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    Thanks!!!!!

    Thanks!!!!!
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    supercedure cells?

    Are these supercedure cells or where they are just adding comb???

    http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn159/sds888/Hive31.jpg
    http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn159/sds888/hive32.jpg
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    I dont know. This is only my second year at this...

    I dont know. This is only my second year at this and my first was a complete failure. This was a package I installed on April 4th.
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    Help with one of my hives

    http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn159/sds888/hive1Frame3.jpg
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    Can anyone tell me what is wrong. Frame #5 that looks like all...
  5. Thread: Sugar Water

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    Yup I buy 50 lb bags from Sam's Club right off...

    Yup I buy 50 lb bags from Sam's Club right off the shelf.
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    Terrible News out of SC

    My wife came home and told me that a beekeeper in the upstate of South Carolina has died. She stated that he was twenty feet up in a tree getting a swarm out and fell and died. That is all of the...
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    when do I..... (packages)

    When do I take the entrance reducer off? When do I stop feeding? If the queen is mated when does she start laying? Thanks
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    Well I guess you learn from your mistakes and do...

    Well I guess you learn from your mistakes and do differnt the next time. So far the bees are still in the hive but I will probably not be able to check them again till Sunday.
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    When should I check the bees again?

    When should I check the bees again?
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    The feeder I have on them is an entrance feeder. ...

    The feeder I have on them is an entrance feeder. The video came in my beginer's kit from brushy mountain last year. It showed just placeing everything on top of the frames and putting an empty deep...
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    Big Mistake????????

    I am completely foundationless. So I installed a package on Sat how a video showed me. Put an deep on top of the frames place the queen cage in there open the box and place it on top of the frames...
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    Ultra beeze hands down a great suit.

    Ultra beeze hands down a great suit.
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    Seed and seedlings how much $ and do you ship?

    Seed and seedlings how much $ and do you ship?
  14. Thread: What to plant?

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    How big is the area? If it is reasonably...

    How big is the area? If it is reasonably managable I would plant lavender it is drought tolerant and no maintance. I am not sure though that it will grow where you live. If it large area I would go...
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    Had the same problem. Had one hive and the bees...

    Had the same problem. Had one hive and the bees just basicly disappeared. Had a probably 30 dead bees in it but never found a queen and I had stores left. Those things are getting frustrating. Well...
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    Thanks I would save the frames but I am going...

    Thanks I would save the frames but I am going foundationless so I dont want to put those frames in with the new bees I was hoping some wild ones would move in. I am already onto the ants I built a...
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    All of a sudden we are finding a lot of them in...

    All of a sudden we are finding a lot of them in yard the last few weeks before then I only seen one in the last five years here. The other day I was picking up a board in the yard with my bare hands...
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    Bees disappeared questions????

    Ok I only had one hive this last year as a beginer. They got down to very very few bees maybe 1000 or so. Then I went out there this last week when it was like in the 70's and no bees to be found...
  19. Thread: New member

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    Welcome from just up the road.

    Welcome from just up the road.
  20. Thread: milkweed???

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    Thanks dragonfly. I wasn't looking for any...

    Thanks dragonfly. I wasn't looking for any certain one. We saw a monach butterfly this last year for the first time at this house and my wife was wanting to make a butterfly garden. She saw a show on...
  21. Thread: mold

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    Yes I have the entrance reducer on. and the...

    Yes I have the entrance reducer on. and the screen bottom closed. It is a two deep hive but the stores and the bees are in the top deep. No I did not see any brood. Is that a bad sign??? The hive is...
  22. Thread: milkweed???

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    milkweed???

    Does anyone know where I can get some milkweed??? Thanks
  23. Thread: mold

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    mold

    Couple of weeks ago I went out to the hive and noticed they were down to about 1000 bees and four frames of stores. The tempures here have been from the low 30's to 70's. So I put on a hive top...
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    I like all the comments about the Clemson hives....

    I like all the comments about the Clemson hives. I got the Clemson Color paint from walmart the other night and my wife is going to make me paw stencil. GO TIGERS!!!!!!! It will be interesting how...
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    I am glad this post was here I was thinking about...

    I am glad this post was here I was thinking about painting one of my hives Clemson orange with a tiger paw on the front but it would probably be to hot. I will have to keep thinking about it.
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