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    Good place to keep bees

    A chicken yard is an excellent place to keep bees.
    I kept bees in a chicken yard for years. I also had guineas in the same yard.
    They will not bother your bees.
    You might find that the chickens...
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    Bolling Bee still Exists

    King,
    This guy is like a mercury ball. He is not gone.He is just moving around.
    Go on line and Google Bolling Bee.com
    He is showing as the Tallapoosa River BKPRS.Assn. President
    He has Bolling...
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    Thanks for the reply

    Gene,
    Thanks for the reply.
    I sent this out wrong. It should have been a new post.
    The pressure cleaner sounds like a good Idea.
    I will try it. I hope that it will take the yellow stain from from...
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    How do you clean up SHB slimed hives

    This has been a good year and a bad year for me.
    I have made lots of honey, but I have lost 8 double deep hives to SHB. Some had two or three meduim supers on them.
    These hives are still heavy with...
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    Shb don't have any problem with hard dry soil.The...

    Shb don't have any problem with hard dry soil.The lava will crawl for many yards . The grown beatles can fly just like the bees. Once they get it an area they survive like all the other bugs.
    I...
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    I hate to tell you folks this,but if bees can...

    I hate to tell you folks this,but if bees can survive in your climate, so can the shb.
    They stay in the hive so much that the bees tend to not pay them a lot of attention, except in summer and even...
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    Chef, I sent you an E-mail. thanks, Drugstore

    Chef,
    I sent you an E-mail.
    thanks,
    Drugstore
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    Queen mating flites

    I know that in 1787 Huber discovered that queens mated outside of hives. In 1788 he reported that he had two queens that mated more than once. In more modern times, entomologists have stated that...
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    A good source for mats to put under Beehives is a...

    A good source for mats to put under Beehives is a pool company.
    I got the Idea when I replaced the vinyl liner in my pool.
    The pool companies cut the old liners out with a case cutter and haul them...
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    Jar feeders

    Larry,
    The info you have gotten is true.
    The temperature fluctuation is causing your problem.
    If you are trying to hold your costs down and feed your bees, you can go to your local feed store,buy...
  11. Thread: Rabbat depth

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    Rabbat depth

    The standard rabbit depth is 5/8 of an inch.
    I have ordered supers From dadant, Betterbee, Kelleys and Rossman.
    I did however order deep supers from Kellys year before last that had a 3/4 rabbat....
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    Good Stuff

    Grant,
    Your presentation is really great.
    You laid it out well.
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    If the moisture content is too high, the honey...

    If the moisture content is too high, the honey will sour and ferment.
  14. Chrissy, Thanks!

    I was not told about whether the Head or tail side of the penny should be applied to the sting area.
    I was assured that the copper in the penny somehow took care of the problem.
    I wish it was that...
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    Mark,
    Thanks for the answer.
    The beek who said this was true is the president of a state beekeeping association and he said he is also a certified beekeeper.
    Your answer is pretty much the same...
  16. Will pennies stop swelling and pain of bee stings?

    The latest thing out on the internet is that if you tape a penny to a bee/hornet sting area, the pain will go away and the swelling will go away.
    I have been stung many times but have never tried...
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    We don't need another expensive treatment

    IMO..We need to push for the legal use of Vaporized or dibbled Oxalic Acid.
    It is cheaper and more effective.
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    Thanks for the answers. Guess I will buy a plane.

    Thanks for the answers.
    Guess I will buy a plane.
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    ekrouse, Thanks for the reply. Does the plane...

    ekrouse,
    Thanks for the reply. Does the plane cut the cappings on the frame with one swipe or do you have to swipe more than one time? If you swipe more than one time, how do you prevent gouging the...
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    My old electric uncapping knife has burned out...

    My old electric uncapping knife has burned out and I have to replace it.
    I am leaning toward buying the electric plane.
    Knives and planes cost about same amount but heating elements and blades can...
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    Joel, Do you plan to over winter these Nucs in...

    Joel,
    Do you plan to over winter these Nucs in N.Y. or in Carolina?
    I plan to do the same thing in Alabama if I can ward off the shb.
    I am just in a hurry to make increases and it is a lot cheaper...
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    Michael B, Good stuff. These new beeks are...

    Michael B,
    Good stuff. These new beeks are getting some plain, simple, expert advice and if they listen it can save them a lot of dissapointment and money.
  23. Thread: Good Book?

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    Bubba, All the books mentioned have merit, But I...

    Bubba,
    All the books mentioned have merit, But I have to say that I agree totally with Bruce's post. The books he mentioned and the advice about medication he gave is very good.
    You will find that...
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    Arlyn, Welcome to Beesource. Thanks for the...

    Arlyn,
    Welcome to Beesource. Thanks for the Info. ;)
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    Fat/beeman, Thanks for the invite.I believe I...

    Fat/beeman,
    Thanks for the invite.I believe I have my problem solved.
    What part of Georgia do you live in?
    If I don't get the SC med foundation soon, I might take you up on your offer. smile.gif
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