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    Re: Foundationless Comb Management

    I would never open a hive in October... This was the last week of August
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    Foundationless Comb Management

    A fellow beekeeper who visited my apiary a few months back made a point regarding some of my foundationless frames... Approx. of the comb is drone comb or honey storage comb. According to him this...
  3. Re: how much honey can be produced from goldenrod?

    That just means there's something even better somewhere else...
  4. Re: Ontario beekeepers sue Bayer and Syngenta

    LIKE!!! :D
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    Re: Skep beekeeping in Germany

    [QUOTE=BernhardHeuvel;1012050]Actually that family kept 3,000 skeps during summer.

    (nowadays the young Klindworth doesn't run any hives anymore)

    Just curious, any ideas why he no longer keeps...
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    Re: OAV and feeding

    I don't think it was necessary to pull the feeder, at least I've never heard of "not feeding" during the treatment period... Is the only risk agitating & drowning a bunch of bees?
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    Re: How many supers

    Depends on the winter longevity and harshness where you are... last year I had to feed all the double deeps from March until mid to late May. One of my 4 hives had a medium honey super left on and it...
  8. Thread: Mowing?

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    Re: Mowing?

    I use a riding mower & I've always trimmed tight up against the wood pallet each hive is set on spending anywhere from 20-30 minutes inside our fenced area.
    Bees don't seem to have any reaction...
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    Re: Still hanging around

    you sir have a problem...

    & yes, I also like the tongue shot!
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    Re: Cold canadian winter was good for something

    no change here...
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    Re: Swarm cells in August (SW Ontario)

    Does the bottom deep super have at least a few empty drawn frames for the queen to lay or is it all backfilled with honey? (empties towards the middle)
    Where are the cells located, bottom of frame...
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    Re: Feeling "ripped off"

    I second that
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    Re: Got er DONE...

    congrats, I made my first hundred honeybears this year... I know that feeling of satisfaction.
    http://www.sudburyhoneybee.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/dfgdfgdfg.jpg
  14. Artistry using figurines & bees by "Happy Culteur"

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    Re: Honey Bees on Lavender

    I saved those ones... super nice, that must be a expensive camera...
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    Re: Queen pics from today's check

    Always handy to have a smartphone nearby, you never know what you might encounter... Nice pictures
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    Re: Does smoking calm Yellowjackets?

    Smoking a Yellow jacket nest was a VERY BAD idea but now its off my bucket list...
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    Varroa Count / ratio

    This is my second year at beekeeping, I have (8) colonies & so far I've never treated my bees for anything.

    Although I rarely observe varroa mites I'm beginning to suspect they're above the...
  19. Thread: Dark Queen

    by Yvesrow1
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    Re: Dark Queen

    update: I have mutt bees, I bought extremely dark bees from one supplier claiming it was Russian Stock and unknown breed bees from another supplier which looked like typical Italians. Why it's so...
  20. Thread: Dark Queen

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    Dark Queen

    Love the colors of this queen :thumbsup:

    http://www.sudburyhoneybee.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/securedownload11.jpg...
  21. dealing with bees who want to go honeybound

    It seems like bees are back filling the brood nest even though they have a open med. super over head... has anyone else had this prob. & is there a way to motivate them into moving up?
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    Re: Bees in RI. types?

    google "leaf cutter bee"
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    Re: Inhaling Beehive Air - Apitherapy

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  24. Before you complain about your overly warm bee suit, consider what its like to wear o

    Before you complain about your overly warm bee suit, consider what its like to wear one of these…

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    Funniest thing I've seen in a while

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