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    Re: Strong hive / Weak hive

    Tom, You could call your buddy Luke and see if he minds you moving a hive to his property for a couple weeks, then move it back to your property to a spot you prefer. I doubt he would care.

    This...
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    Re: Bees in swarm box. What now?

    Interesting Video
  3. Re: How many times do you think I can split my hives safely?

    Joel, Thanks for sharing your process. I found it very informative.
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    Re: Swarm Traps/Nucs made from pallet wood

    About $15-$20, give or take depending on the type and quality.
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    Re: Collecting pollen in January?

    I have tons of Mahonia on my property. I currently own no bees. My property was buzzing with TONS of bees today on all the Mahonia I have here. I live in Alcoa, TN (outside of Knoxville) so that may...
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    Re: What's blooming right now in East Tn...

    I have a spikey type bush all over my property. It spreads like a weed. Some type of holly maybe, I don't know. I am in Alcoa, TN (near Knoxville) and it is blooming right now. I think I had all the...
  7. Re: Natural comb perfection vs. foundation imperfection

    The post below was in another thread but I figure it relates to this discussion so I will post it here also....

    An intersting study done with Foundationless and Small cell (4.9mm) foundation can...
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    Re: A q on 4.9mm foundation and frame building.

    Flower, - You say that your local bees draw out comb at 4.9. If you read the study posted you will see that some bees do indeed draw comb of this size. Noteably, german bees, as well as Africanized...
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    Re: A q on 4.9mm foundation and frame building.

    An intersting study done with Foundationless and Small cell (4.9mm) foundation can be found at the link below:

    http://rosecombapiaries.com/2012/02/bee-research-2009/

    Due to the findings in this...
  10. Thread: NUC Suppliers

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    Re: NUC Suppliers

    Thanks again to everyone who has given advice!
  11. Thread: NUC Suppliers

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    NUC Suppliers

    I am a beginner beek. I joined a bee keeping association earlier this year and have been going to the meetings and learning about bee keeping. I figured I would do that and test the waters before I...
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