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  1. Re: Second deep is 100 % pulled. What next?

    simbly add a super with only two frames! and see how the bees will react, after a
    4-7 days open the hives and check the frames, if the bees needed this space then they will have had covered them...
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    olive tree honey? does it exists?

    I live in Palestine, in my area grows thousands of olive trees that blossom this month.
    olive trees have thousands of tiny flowers, but i merly see bees foraging on those trees.
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  3. do brood rearing deffer from year to year?

    one of the old beekeepers in my region claims that in this season the bees would orientate them self more for brood rearing and swarming
    rather than collecting honey . that is because the rain is...
  4. where to keep harvested frames full of honey till extraction?

    I want to harvest honey frames tomorrow. today i put the bee escape boards under the supers.
    the echo is that my friends want to join me while extracting the honey, but they only have free time at...
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    Re: queen bee found outside the hive

    i have checked all of my hives today and none of them was queenless, they all had new laid eggs.
    now in Israel we have Autumn and the brood nest is expanding again after a hard dry hot summer.
    we...
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    Re: queen bee found outside the hive

    After I found her, I picked her up and placed her on the top frames of the nearest hive, two worker bees started to
    Groom her but she was weak and didn't move, so I closed the hive and after one ...
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    queen bee found outside the hive

    Hi everyone,
    Today morning I noticed a queen bee on the ground in front of one my hives, she was sufuring from cold and her wings were gone !
    Should I check all the hives now for a queen presence?...
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    Re: frames molded, nectar fermented

    What about to soak the frames in water for overnight? Or maybe to wash them with hose ..and to brush them ...
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    Re: frames molded, nectar fermented

    But the bees will be sick if they eat the fermented honey. Can they digest it properly?
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    frames molded, nectar fermented

    Hi,
    I stored about 30 frames witch wasn't empty but they hold some pollen in them, some others contains nectar and some capped honey. The problem is due to the high humidity some fungi with...
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    Re: some of you will laugh

    grabbing a cold one ................ :)
  12. beekeeping jobs in Australia/new Zealand

    Hallo,
    i am a 35 old beekeeper, with tow years experience, I am managing 10 beehives successfully.
    wanted to know about job opportunities in beekeeping abroad, because i want to enlarge my ...
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    Re: Careers in Beekeeping

    I am also looking for good job opportunists in beekeeping in Australia or new Zealand?
    I am a new beekeeper 36 years old, I own 10 beehives managing them healthy and successfully
    i am physically...
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    Re: flumethrin during honey flow?

    you are right!
    now i don't know what to do ! I don't have screened bottom boards , so i can't make the sugar dusting.
    Can you offer me something ? i can buy it from you ,i have a Paypal account.
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    Re: flumethrin during honey flow?

    Thank you very much,
    i browsed the site , i am interested in Hopguard , JStinson said it is safe to use during nectar flow.
    the price is ok, (25 treatment (50 strips) pack $ 30.00)
    but i failed...
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    Re: flumethrin during honey flow?

    You say one of your colonies collapsed. What do you mean exactly? Could they have swarmed? Or, perhaps due to high mite levels or some other reason, has their adult population dwindled? Are you sure...
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    Re: flumethrin during honey flow?

    I don't have a screened bottom board. but i dusted the bees with powder sugar after i laid a plastic
    board above the bottom board. i only got a small amount of mites, less than 7-6, although i can...
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    flumethrin during honey flow?

    one of my strong colonies collapsed today leaving the queen with just few workers.
    the hive was infested with varroa mite.
    there is a going nectar flow now, the other 7 hives that i have seems...
  19. Re: whitening top of frames, what does it tells?

    Hello Lazer128, Mike Gillmore.
    its nice to here from people who raise bees in another different countries.
    beekeepers in my area don't use supers! and they run only one deep box as a brood...
  20. whitening top of frames, what does it tells?

    Hello,
    I started this year 8 hives in this early spring.
    now the hives are tow deep boxes. i have a good nectar flow going on that will last perhaps until the end of June.
    the weather here is mild...
  21. Re: question about Bacillus thuringiensis Thuricide

    thank you all for you'r advise.
    yesterday i bought Certan/B401 on eBay from Germany.
    now I understand the differences between the varieties of this bacteria.
  22. Re: question about Bacillus thuringiensis Thuricide

    Hi John,
    you mean you have seen the moths running out of your supers after you have spryed them. great that it works for you.
    but I am looking for someone who tryed the "Thuricide" to till me if...
  23. question about Bacillus thuringiensis Thuricide

    Hi all
    I have a wax moth in my area, so I bought Bacillus thuringiensis Thuricide according to advise i had read in
    a book about beekeeping. have anyone used it ? is it useful against wax moth...
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    Re: Bees seeking out water

    when there is a large brood activity in late winter, bees do need huge amounts of water to dilute the honey and feed the larva.
    the need for water at this time is much more greater than if it was in...
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    Re: dead drones (pupa) thrown outside

    at the main time the problem seems to be minor, all hives are strong and working properly. sure i'll keep eyes open and do all
    the required procedures in time. I think as JD's Bees mentioned above...
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