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    Re: I can't believe the cost of nucs this year!

    I always seem to sell too low,I want people to get a good deal and I know, it is a disorder of mine.:(
    My brother has the disorder also,He has a little stand in front of his house that he puts...
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    Re: Look who wants to feed our bees!

    Not here yet
  3. Thread: Mowing the lawn

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    Re: Mowing the lawn

    According to my mentor, People should not be mowing at all.
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    Re: what kind of dog do you like ?

    Very true
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    Re: what kind of dog do you like ?

    We have Great Danes now and love them,One of the best dogs we owned was a Australian Shepard mixed with a Bouvier.

    House trained at 10 weeks and always guarded my daughters when they were outside...
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    Re: Local flow begins?

    I am trying to figure it out as well. My forsythias seem to bloom at different times,even on the same bush :scratch:
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    Re: Where have all the hive tools gone?

    A friend of mine loses his all the time and we are out together he always wants to use mine.
    I do make him hand it back to me every time before he walks away from each hive.
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    Re: I can't believe the cost of nucs this year!

    I see nucs going from $125 to $225 around here all the time And they can be anywhere from 3 frame med to 5 frames deeps packed.

    All depends on quality and how fast you want to sell.
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    Re: Saw my Queen today :>)

    Sorry to hijack but will the queen be safe when you add a frame of bees and brood from a different hive?

    Got the same problem.
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    Re: good hive tool on amazon

    I had this one in my wishlist for months,wondered how good it was.
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    Re: Mowing, Dogs and bees

    Thats funny!!! We have 2 Great Danes and 1 of them does the same thing,Even will stick her face at the opening.
    I have to lock them up if I'm working the hives because the one loves honey and...
  12. Thread: Used Hives

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    Re: Used Hives

    I buy used equipment when I can but, I know the where and why of them most of the time.
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    Re: ordering supplies and long wait times...

    I have ordered from Dadant a few times (peak and non peak times) and it always has been 10 to 15 business days before anything is shipped out.
    Mann Lake ships out within a day or so.

    I have been...
  14. Thread: Your toolbox

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    Re: Your toolbox

    I have something like that,got it from my wife because she got a new one for work.
    So far it has worked well,if I remember to take it with me.
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    Re: Heard Queen Piping for first time

    The first time I heard it I thought something other than bees were in the hive.
    These little critters never cease to amaze me:)
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    Re: Hello from Michigan

    Welcome!
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    Re: At a loss...I just don't understand

    Nice pics!

    Brings me back to when I had fish,way too many. Didn't help that I worked at a pet store and got to order what ever I wanted:)
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    Re: Feeder question for newbee.

    The jar with the holes in it worked well for me,I tried the chicken waterer trick in the yard and I put marbles in it so they
    would not drown and they crawled inside the waterer and died.

    I'm...
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    Re: Newbee mistake = dead hive?

    He admits it was an amateur move and that is why he was so upset about it,He did it to keep the queen down and let the small amount of brood hatch out and forgot about them. Credential wise he has...
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    Re: Newbee mistake = dead hive?

    Don't feel too bad,I was out with a very experienced beekeeper last year and he forgot to pull some excluders from one of his yards
    and lost alot hives there,he was sick about it because he knew...
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    Re: Beekeeping - a Guy or Gal thing

    The local bee club seems to have a good 30 to 50% female and the rest are mostly couples.


    I usually go to the meetings by myself and come home to tell the wife what it was about.
    She loves...
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    Re: Why isn't she being attacked??

    My wife has sat just off to the side just like that and that close too, Wondering what kind of camera shot to take.

    I went out to caution her and I'm the one that got tagged and I was behind the...
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    Re: Mean Bees More Productive?

    Not sure about being productive but I have noticed that the mean ones seem to make it through the winter.
    Of course maybe I just notice the mean ones more.
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    Re: Swarm commander: Does It Really Work?

    Thanks for the updates,

    I want to try it but it is more than I want to pay at the moment,of course I still have time here.:)
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    Re: How long do most newbies stay with beekeeping?

    I almost gave up before I even started just because of the overload, Becoming a doctor sounded easy compared to a beekeeper.
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