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    Re: Old pollen in cells

    This is only my second year but, I've had the same thing and I set the frames out and the bees were robbing them. I'll bet if you put them in the right order in your hive, the bees will make good use...
  2. Re: New Beek in Bucks County PA, Blogging Experience with New Equipment

    Welcome aboard! I grew up in Bucks County. I live in S.E. TX now. I have family in Fairless Hills and Newtown. I wish you success in your endeavor.
    -Randy
  3. Re: Are they Cooling off or do my girls have a surprise waiting for me?

    Another E.TX beekeeper. I'm in the Beaumont area (S.E. TX). Like I always say, it hasn't got hot yet.
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    Re: Hello from Texas

    Welcome. I'm in S.E. TX. I started in April.

    Randy
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    Re: Adding bees/brood to nuc

    I had a small bunch that I added to a nuc with a decent sized swarm in it. I thought it would be good to strengthen one growing hive rather than let them struggle and maybe make it. Of course I...
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    Re: No queen, bad timing, need advice

    Can you find someone with a frame of brood/eggs? If so, put it in there and let the bees do their thing. Maybe even ask for a frame with a promise to pay back with a frame when your bees get going...
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    Re: My Top Bar Hive

    Thanks for sharing. A top bar hive is my next project.
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    Re: To super or not to super? With pics.

    Nice pics. Thanks for sharing.
  9. Thread: My mutt queens

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    Re: My mutt queens

    Great pictures. Really nice woodwork. Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Final Leukemia Update

    Sounds like a strong little girl with alot of love and support. I Will pray for your family. Thank you for sharing.
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    Re: making jams/jellies...

    I'm glad you asked that question. I was wondering that my self just yesterday. I had hoped you would have got some advice on that by now. I'm going to check back.
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    Re: Drone die off/ kill off???

    I'm new at this but I'd like to hazard a guess? Or probaly add another question is a better way to put it. Could it be that their food supply is low and they don't want to feed the drones? I'm...
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    Drones at work?

    I caught a swarm monday, checked on them Wednesday. Everything looked good, building comb, everyone seems calm etc.. But I've been noticing the drones are coming and going like their working? Are...
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    Re: I have a complaint!

    I have heard from experienced beekeepers that it's great for getting new hives started, etc. However, I read an article today in "Bee Culture" that was asking the question could reusing drawn comb be...
  15. Thread: Mixing bees?

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    Re: Mixing bees?

    Wow, so I could have 3 nuc boxes of AHB's? In between posts I've been doing some googling and reading. I've caught 2 swarms,the best had quite a few drones, which I've read that the AHB produces more...
  16. Thread: Mixing bees?

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    Re: Mixing bees?

    Thank you. Your reply now leads to more questions. First, the deeps. That's all I have right now and the boxes looked full. Can I switch to mediums later?....say in about two weeks? Or would it be...
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    Mixing bees?

    Hello, Everyone. This is my first "post", just been doing alot of reading. I just started beekeeping about 2 weeks ago. I got 2 nucs setup and they filled the deeps that I set them up in or so it...
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