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  1. Re: need quick help I might have messed up a good hive

    if it does get brood in it and I move it back up top once they hatch then they should use it for honey right?
  2. Re: need quick help I might have messed up a good hive

    Thanks dan I think I'll switrch it back to the top
  3. need quick help I might have messed up a good hive

    I installed my package on april 28. They have filled two deep boxes complete. I added a honey super about three weeks ago, and they still haven't moved up into it. So today I put the empty honey...
  4. Re: Is this normal behavior Its been Around 100 degrees outside With pics

    I thought Thats what I should do but I thought it went under the top cover. Should it be like a 1/4 inch? With that in place will the bees use it as an entrance. Thanks for your reply
  5. Is this normal behavior Its been Around 100 degrees outside With pics

    2342I took a few pics of my bees today. They have been great bees so far. Is this normal? I have a screened bottom board with the oil pan out. Should I switch to a regular screened bottom board?...
  6. nice Apairy just east of DESTIN on hwy 98 visible from the road

    just thought I'd say I seen a nice set up right off hwy 98 visible from the road right past destin florida on the west bound side. I stopped to look it had boxes eight stacks high four on each...
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    Re: My boy got stung - went to ER

    Are you sure it was a bee. I have a friend thats not allergic to bees, but if a yellow jacket stings him he has the same reaction as your son . Just a thought
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    Re: When to add a honey super?

    I'm a newbee to. I live in southern louisiana. I installed my package on 4/20. Yesterday I added a second brood deep some say I only need one others say two gives the hive room for more bees. So...
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    Re: package bee's

    I've got the same issue. My hive has a good bit of drone cells. I have read and read. From what I have gathered is that a hive will lay as many drones as they need and if my hive is healthy they will...
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    Re: One deep or Two Deep

    What about my area. I'm in southern louisiana
  11. Re: I have searched and read I just want opinions on adding a 2nd deep box

    What are you putting in your bottom tray? Are you putting vegetable oil, vinegar, lime or anything to kill them? I haven't seen the larvae in mine but I've got a lot of adults in one of the hives....
  12. Re: I have searched and read I just want opinions on adding a 2nd deep box

    Tim my 2 week old package already has hive beetles. They seem to be dealing with them good I found six larve in my bottom tray. So if a Warre' adds to the bottom. Why couldn't a lang be done the same...
  13. Re: I have searched and read I just want opinions on adding a 2nd deep box

    Thanks all for your input. This is my first hive so I'm in the dark for now. I think tomorrow I'll check the hive again, only the outside frames. If they have comb. I'm going to add the second...
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    Re: Why is foundationless so complicated?

    Can you start the first one out with a narrow stip of wax coated plastic foundation glued in, or does every frame need a starter strip?
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    Re: Why is foundationless so complicated?

    I was thinking the same thing. About two out of three post about foundationless either starts or ends with the word mess or problem. I'm rather scared to try, but would love some comb honey.
  16. I have searched and read I just want opinions on adding a 2nd deep box

    My bees have been building for two weeks now all but three frames have comb started on them. Only five are fully drawn. My 1st question is when to add my second box? 2nd question is there any harm...
  17. Re: I think I have shb larve in my bottom pan strange larve with pictures

    It was clean the last time I checked. so thats why its dry. it now has oil:banana:
  18. I think I have shb larve in my bottom pan strange larve with pictures

    These are the larve I found in my bottom pan. They weren't here last week. Thanks for looking.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5yhcI7qxl4
  19. Re: PICTURES finally found my queen two week hive inspection she's doing great i thin

    Thanks for your replies. Nearly every hole has an egg or a larve in it. I oredered the package from simsons apairy in georgia Thanks again
  20. PICTURES finally found my queen two week hive inspection she's doing great i think!!

    Here are some pics of my two week hive inspection. Is the queen suppossed to be so dark? I would hate for the bees to change much they are really calm so far. When should I add another deep all...
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    Re: Home made HBH question

    Tim I don't know mich about hbh. I just wanted to say thanks for your help with the gas tank cutout(even though they all flew away). I bought a package from simpsons bees in georgia and they seem...
  22. Re: need help! new package bee install an hour ago

    Its a gallon bucket with preforated lid. I think I'll just wait three days And release her. i just don't want her to fly away.
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    Re: Packages hived! I now have bees

    I just installed mine. No sooner than I took my jacket off I took a sting to the bicep. That fear is over!
  24. need help! new package bee install an hour ago

    I just installed my package I ordered from simpsons in goergia(about and hour ago). The install went good. The queen was solo in her cage with just a cork no candy. I didn't think of it at first, ...
  25. SHB and aggressive bees positive or negative

    I've been reading that aggressive bees will actually carry smb out the hive, and they do a lot better job dealing with shb and varro mites. I have a wild hive that is very aggressive, and huge. ...
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