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    Re: queenless -enough time to requeen?

    First of all sorry to hear about that. I know exactly how that feels. I would requeen with a new mated queen if you can find one. I would sell you one of mine but I sold a couple days ago. Letting g...
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    Re: Drone cells at the end of August

    Same here. Have two frames of all natural built drone comb. Did a split of my huge hive on seeing that they had a a couple of Queen cells capped. Hope to get some good queens
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    Re: USPS FAILS at delivering queens

    It is always best to local queens from local beekeepers that way u don't throw money away on insurance or best yet, raise a couple queens for personal use
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    Re: yellow jacket near my hive

    The best way to kill a yellow jacket nest underground is to pour dish soap or any type of soap into the nest. Right after you need to put running water to create soao water kinda like when u wash...
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    Re: Black bees

    That is the blackest bee that I have seen in a while. I have a few every once in while from my Carni hive who is rule by a very dark black queen. I raised her from her mother who I accidently killed...
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    The EPA Are Liars

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/828/829/973/epa-repeal-permission-for-use-of-bee-killing-pesticide-cyantranilliprole/

    http://ecowatch.com/2014/02/07/epa-approves-another-pesticide-toxic-bees/
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    I'll Take Your Old Queens

    Hey Guys

    I just wanted to let you know that I will take your old queens from beekeepers who are local and do not want the queens any more or are requeening their hives with new ones. I will be...
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    Re: new beekeeper - equalizing colonies

    Give the strong nuc a super or another box to fill out. If you don't the nuc will swarm, just like mine did because of my neglect. ( I caught the swarm and hived them and they boomed again). I would...
  9. Re: Bottled up my first 50 lbs of honey last night

    Great for you. Enjoy your honey
  10. Re: some capped honey frames in a new hive.

    Hi
    I would leave some of the frames of honey in the hive for the new package. It will help them out a lot, since they wont have stores to hold them through until they can start raising brood. I did...
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    New OB Hive

    Hi Beeks

    Here is a new ob hive that I got from a guy in Oakland, CA. He brought it about 10 years ago, but never used it. It had been sitting in his garage collecting dust, so he decided to sell...
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    Re: How often to requeen

    From personal experience I have seen that queens do better in their second year than their first. I guess they have learned the ropes and are saying "lets do this.
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    Re: Workers in Queen Cage

    There are extras because some of her majesty's attendants die during transit. So it is always best to put in a few more.
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    Re: Testing FREE SHIPPING

    Is there free shipping to northern california
  15. Re: New to beesource, long time with bees.

    Welcome Mac. Enjoy your time on this wonderful forum.
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    Re: I'll Take Your Old Queens

    Send them to my company address in novato. would like them to be in a queen cage with some attendants with food and water. I would like them to be overnighted. Let me know what you want for them.
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    I'll Take Your Old Queens

    Hey Guys

    I just wanted to let you know that I will take your old queens from beekeepers who are local and do not want the queens any more or are requeening their hives with new ones. I will be...
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    Re: New Guy Here

    welcome and be free to ask any question that you might help. you will find a lot of information here. good luck
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    Re: Need new queen

    sounds good
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    Re: Need new queen

    They should be available next Friday thru sunday, then a couple or a few days to take the mating flights. Should have them some time in two weeks.
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    Re: Need new queen

    Hi
    I'm raising some queens now, but I'm not a commercial beekeeper, just novice. The queens are mated in an open yard with Carni & Italian mixed hives. Just not sure if you want to risk that. Or...
  22. Question From a Michael Palmer Video

    Hi

    I was wondering what are cell builders. I heard the term from a Michael Palmer video on youtube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUSMXpeuUFE). I love Mr. Palmers video, very informative. Thank...
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    Re: Lost Queen Bee

    Thanks to all for your replies. I had 5 hives before winter struck the cold snap struck here in northern California. All 4 out of 5 hives perished even with enough stores to hold them over. The hive...
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    Re: Solid Brood - as a bad thing?

    I'll like the queens with solid patterns, always looking for queen
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    Lost Queen Bee

    Hi Fellow Beeks

    I just found my queen bee in front of my only hive. I was wondering why and what could have happened? I have not opened it since October but the bees are buzzy bringing in pollen...
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