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    Re: Is this a hornet's nest?

    Thanks for the replies - accurate or otherwise. Where I am from in Georgia yellow jackets build their nests in the ground. I am not familiar with yellow jackets building above ground.

    This nest...
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    Is this a hornet's nest?

    This nest is in Colorado (Colorado Springs - elevation 6,200 feet). The paper shell reminds me of hornets in Georgia but I thought hornets were larger than these.

    Should I eliminate this nest?...
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    Re: Bees cleaning the dead from a dwindle.

    Thank you. I had not heard that term before. I learn something every day.
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    Re: Bees cleaning the dead from a dwindle.

    Forgive my ignorance but what is "the mountain camp supply"?
  5. Thread: Top Board ?

    by Hobo
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    Re: Top Board ?

    Would you want to live in a house constructed of diesel-impregnated wood?
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    Re: Sorry for the Stupid Question

    Hey, I resemble that remark! :banana:
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    Re: Nematodes control SHB

    Thanks. I just learned about this. At our bee club meeting last night a lady from the UGA Bee Lab said nematodes were great to combat SHBs. I plan to get started with my bees this spring. Maybe I...
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    Re: Nematodes control SHB

    Where do you get nematodes? Once you start using nematodes do you need to replenish them every so often?
  9. Thread: Hi from Georgia.

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    Re: Hi from Georgia.

    Greetings from the other side of Atlanta.
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    Re: The Birds and the Bees...

    Check out this thread - http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?307023-birds-and-the-bees - from a couple days ago. You might find your answer there.
  11. Thread: I have honey bees

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    Re: I have honey bees

    I don't think he is coming back. His last activity was when he posted his reply in post #3 on 12-28-14.
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    Re: Robber bee caught in the act!

    I liked Belushi better.

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    Re: New beek supply in Loganville GA

    I spent a bit less than a couple hundred dollars there recently for basic equipment. They had a decent selection and, although their prices were a tad higher than those in the 2014 Brushy Mtn...
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    Re: Does A New Beekeeper Need An OAV Set-up?

    Thanks to all for the replies. I know this is a hot topic. I have decided to treat when the time comes.



    That's what I was thinking. It's pretty much a given that my bees will get mites at...
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    Re: Does A New Beekeeper Need An OAV Set-up?

    Thanks for the replies. Neil, your advice makes sense and sounds like a good way for me to go my first year. I know I will need to learn how to gauge my mite load and how to manage it and that will...
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    Does A New Beekeeper Need An OAV Set-up?

    This question is not directed to the treatment-free beekeepers and it is not intended to stir up a debate whether one should treat or not treat.

    A lot of advice I have read says a beekeeper...
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    Re: Natural European Hive Free to Good Home

    Sorry, I couldn't resist.

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  18. Thread: New to it all

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    Re: New to it all

    Welcome. I have learned a lot in my short time here.
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    Re: Beekeeping in Australia 1947

    That was quite interesting. Thanks for posting it.
  20. Re: Beekeeper from 100 Mile House, British Columbia, CANADA

    Welcome. Your corner of the world is beautiful and the people are super friendly.
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    Re: hives on someone else's property?

    Sounds to me like you would be buying yourself a headache. I would pass.
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    Re: Natural Finish for new hives

    No, it is not petroleum-based. Turpentine is distilled from trees, mainly pine trees.
  23. Thread: Hi from Malaysia

    by Hobo
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    Re: Hi from Malaysia

    Welcome. You have three years more experience than me. (I plan to start beekeeping next spring.)
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    Re: productive build day

    Was this your first time to make these things?
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    Re: best hive for someone who got bad backpain

    A Top Bar Hive should be easy on your back.
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