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    Re: Swarm Trap Questions

    Somebody in the May 2010 issue of Bee Culture in the classified ads section has the 5 frame Scentry traps that were used years ago. I do not know about buying from somebody other than a reputable...
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    Re: Dealing with Stickies

    I know that there was something that was mentioned in one of the Brushy Mountain DVDS about swarm traps (this is rather old, early 90s) that could be sprayed on the comb to protect it from wax moths....
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    Re: Swarm Trap Questions

    I have the traps that I got from mann lake, and have them spread out over several fields about a mile apart.I did buy some lemon grass oil from a health food store. I am on a swarm call list. I have...
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    Swarm Trap Questions

    I have set out some swarm traps this year and have several more that I would like to put out. What should be the minimum amount of distance between them and how affective can they be. I do not know...
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    Re: Normal dieoff

    I saw no mites in this hive when I did a sugar dusting.

    This hive cannot be starving since it has a full deep hive body along with a shallow super.

    I am trying to figure out what is going on,...
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    Normal dieoff

    Hi
    I checked my hive yesterday to remove any snow that had accumulated on the front of the hive (there was very little). I noticed about 20 dead bees out on front plus about 4 pupa on the front.
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    Re: Russian Honey bees

    Good luck finding somebody who will ship. That is the biggest problem.
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    If i am thinking of the correct person, yeah, he is dead.. he died a few years ago. If I recall he had massive health problems of some sort. I only met the guy once when I bought my first package of...
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    Re: Western Bee Supply

    The prices are great from what I have seen on your site, but if i did order a pallet of hive bodies, shipping would kill me. and since I don't have a loading dock, it would be very tricky trying to...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I was satisfied, but he slower than heavy sugar syrup on a cold day.

    Plus the place is a little bit of a mess with all the frames of old comb lying around the place
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    Re: Western Bee Supply

    Probably more than i could ever use at one time
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    Western Bee Supply

    I was considering ordering
    some items from them, but I want to know if anybody has an comments,opinions, or the like against them

    Thanks in advance
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    Re: Russian Honey bees

    Being this is my first year with the Russians, and that I installed the package very late this year (31 May -- the breeder shipped them very late in the season).

    I can actually state that my...
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    Does anybody remember

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    Back years ago, when i first started beekeeping in 2001, I had a colony of Midnites that I requeened with an Italian Queen. I know now that the Midnites are gone, but does anybody remember or...
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    Re: Hello from Northeastern TN

    Actually, my dad use to be a full time taxidermist before he went back to school to teach math.

    As for his reasoning for naming me "Drake" i do not know. My middle name is German and my last name...
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    Hello from Northeastern TN

    Hello!

    I am Drake. (I know it sounds like a weird name, but it is my given name)

    I am starting back in beekeeping after many years of not being involved.

    Originally I had three Italian...
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    Russian Honey bees

    Hi

    I hope that I am posting in the right forum for this question. My question concerns the Russian Honeybee.

    Is the Russian bee its own subspecies of Apis mellifera or it just an adapation of...
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