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    Thanks for the quick replys. It does look like...

    Thanks for the quick replys. It does look like pollen, I just didn't know it could be on their backs.
    Thanks again.

    Dave
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    Denise, I haven't been able to access "Bee...

    Denise, I haven't been able to access "Bee Forum" for a couple of weeks, I thought it was me because the date keeps current so someone is posting on it. Is it us or is it them?

    Dave
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    I noticed this afternoon a lot of field bees...

    I noticed this afternoon a lot of field bees returning from foraging have a white or gray color on their backs between their head and abdomen. Not all of them, but quite a few from two different...
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    Maybe not perfect, but verrrry close! ...

    Maybe not perfect, but verrrry close! http://www.beesource.com/ubb/biggrin.gif

    [This message has been edited by BeeTexas (edited April 30, 2003).]
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    Deformed Wing Virus

    Deformed Wing Virus
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    I've placed two FGMO emulsion cords in each of 3...

    I've placed two FGMO emulsion cords in each of 3 hives on top of the frames and plan to fog tomorrow or the next day as soon as the breeze dies down. In all the reading I've done on FGMO, I don't...
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    James, I'm using hivetop feeders from...

    James,
    I'm using hivetop feeders from Beecommerce.com and carrying the syrup to the hives in gallon milk jugs that we had saved up. I'm mixing Honey-B-Healthy in each gallon and mixed in Terramycin...
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    James, I did my first hive check today. I...

    James,

    I did my first hive check today. I found out reading about it is a whole lot easier than actually doing it! All three queens were freed, I saw them in hives one and two but in hive three...
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    James, Thanks, I got them hived this...

    James,

    Thanks, I got them hived this afternoon. Two packages in single deeps with plasticel foundation and one in two mediums of Permacomb. Clint was still there when we were about 11:30. They...
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    Dennis, Thanks for your reply, that clears it...

    Dennis,

    Thanks for your reply, that clears it up for me. I now have two deeps of cheerfully buzzing packages.
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    James, I picked mine up yesterday too, and it...

    James,
    I picked mine up yesterday too, and it was very windy and forcast to get in 30's last night, so I put off hiving. Wish I'd read this last night, hope I still have live bees in package this...
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    I'm setting up two deeps for my first two...

    I'm setting up two deeps for my first two packages of bees and want to use Housel positioning. I understand the upside down Y goes toward the center, but is it the side of the foundation that you can...
  13. Thread: Wax Moths

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    Wouldn't the cedar smell taint the honey? I know...

    Wouldn't the cedar smell taint the honey? I know clothes stored in a cedar chest have a faint smell for a while.
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    Check out "When to fog package bees" thread on...

    Check out "When to fog package bees" thread on the FGMO board for info

    Dave
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    BeeCatcher, How does the BeeMax compare to...

    BeeCatcher,

    How does the BeeMax compare to regular wooden boxes. Could you tell a differance in productivity, health, or temperment as compared to colonies in wooden hives? I know Summer's get a...
  16. Thread: Newbee

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    James, Pancho, Thanks for your replies. I'm...

    James, Pancho,

    Thanks for your replies. I'm driving to Navasota to pick mine up also.
    Dr. Rodriguez answered my question on fogging FGMO on the FGMO board.

    Dave
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    Dr. Rodriguez, I am brand new to beekeeping,...

    Dr. Rodriguez,

    I am brand new to beekeeping, but have been researching the practice for several months. My first three 3# packages of Italians are due March 29 and I want to use FGMO for mite...
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    I agree with Kurt Bower. I'm just getting...

    I agree with Kurt Bower. I'm just getting started, but due to reading these posts I'm going to use the FGMO/SBB method of mite control just as Dr. R has recommended. Again, Thank You, Dr. Rodriguez...
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    I'm in the same catagory as Dave W., my first...

    I'm in the same catagory as Dave W., my first three 3# packages arrive March 29th. Hope to be ready!

    Dave H.
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    My woodenware is almost put together, my first...

    My woodenware is almost put together, my first three 3# packages arriving March 29th and I've been reading this board as fast as I can. I plan on using FGMO for mite control, does starting weekly 5...
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