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    Re: Raid,,ed hives

    EXACTLY, the hives i had propped open were all very healthy hives. no robbing issues, unless after the populations were killed off by the vandal,the next day i had a usda field inspector tell me that...
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    Re: Raid,,ed hives

    thank you my friends, will be a tearfull goodby, my kids and grandkids are here, ive had these dreams since the last financial crisis in america back in the 70s early 80,s couldnt buy a job in thes...
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    Re: Raid,,ed hives

    well i had mentioned previously that i am staying with my daughter here the last few weeks before i pull out in a few days, i am on her wifi at the moment, this journey starts in three days, after...
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    Re: Raid,,ed hives

    id like to shake hands and be friends here, you seam like a nice enough person and we are both here because we love our bees, a uniqe group of people in the world, my whole life as been what most...
  5. Re: Moving bees Across State line from Illinois to missouri

    absolutly concidered everything listed accept garlic, am no garlic fan other than a dusting od powder, but yes, everything mentioned sounds wonderfull, next spring am hoping to afford some apple and...
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    am moving to south east missouri, reynolds county. i have my brother and my son, nephue and possably one more going down with me to help set up camp and get the bees unloaded and set n level blocks,...
  7. Re: Moving bees Across State line from Illinois to missouri

    i contacted missouri dept of ag, they sent me a form to fill out and asked for 5 bucks, it is a permit to move bees into missouri, it has to be accompanied by a recent inspection that had to be done...
  8. Re: Moving bees Across State line from Illinois to missouri

    be danged if they didnt send me an application in the mail, i have it filled out along with my 5 bucks and hoping to pull out soon as i get it back or at least o phone call, this whole ordeal hit me...
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    Re: Raid,,ed hives

    hello folks, its not good, some of these hives are not going to make it, lost to many bees. this was a major blow to me that will take some time to recover, i have purchased on contract almost 8...
  10. Moving bees Across State line from Illinois to missouri

    am wondering who i would cantact to find out the state of missouri bee regulations, have sent a few emails to varrious places and no one gets back to me. even emailed missouri state eekeeper...
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    Re: Trespassing and Killing Bees

    i just went through this with 13 hives sprayed, house hold sprays with perimethrine something like that, is a low risk insecticide used around pets and family, the bee inspecter said it should break...
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    Raid,,ed hives

    HEY FOLKS , anyways its been a very exremely difficult last few days. Sunday was a beutifull morning, i loaded up several cases of honey to go sit by the roadside and on the way stopped by to prop up...
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    Joining two weaker colonies

    howdy again folks, i did some gambling with agressive splitting, most hives apear that they will make it with feeding, but 4 of them look pretty weak. i have read that you can add two hives together,...
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    Hardman Apiaries

    i have used hardman apiaries for the last 3 years, actualy ordered bees from kelley in kentucky, but the packages they sell are from hardman apiaries. out of the last three years and over 50 queens,...
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    Re: soybean bloom

    i saw an article about soy bean as a honey plant in one of the bee mags, and saw soy bean honey listed in the market pages, thats bout all i know tho, we have hundreds of acres of soy beans around my...
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    Re: Requeening Russians With Italians

    why am i changing, im not very impressed with these russians from hardman apiaries, 8 of the ten pckgs need requeened, every one of them are super slow and spotty brood pattern, the ita;lians...
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    Finding A Human Queen Bee

    howdy folks, im on my fourth year keeping bees, have 45 hives built but not all going. ive been alone raising my own children the last 26 years and finaly free of my kids, ive been alone all that...
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    Re: Requeening Russians With Italians

    thanx for the input folks, this requeening effort will be a slow thing, i have to requeen a few hives with junk queens right off, and those need culled, will give a few of these queens a chance first...
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    Requeening Russians With Italians

    howdy folks, ive got quite a few russian hives 20 plus, this year i bought some golden italian queens out of OHIO queen right colonies, i realy like these beez and wanting to requeen all of my...
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    Queen Mating Question

    i have both russiam hybreds and italians in the same bee yard, am wanting to make queens out of the italian hive as its allways been massive and a good producer, very very gentle bees, i'm...
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    Re: Raising Queen Cells Without Grafting

    i am planning to try this, but am going to use drone foundation, i bought a 10 pack of drone foundation to use specificly for queens, i am wondering if thats what you used, and am thinking that the...
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    Re: Restarting Dead Hives

    9 dead hives equal 18 deeps with drawn comb, .
    i have 6 homemade 5 frame deep nuc boxes, with a jar feeder hole in the top, these all have drawn comb.

    so i'm thinking , building 9 more...
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    Re: Signs of nosema

    thank you so much my friend, i went to your websight and read the nosema section, and am now concidering, removing the fumagilin, these bees are still alive, even with these fecal spatters, perhaps...
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    Re: Restarting Dead Hives

    i have every single bit of this info, so there was no waste of anyones time.read and bookmarked the links posted before me, planning to use it all, i wont know how well all of this works untill i try...
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    Re: Raising Queen Cells Without Grafting

    most definintly going to give this a shot, i have a cloak board and it came with instruction, but just for the sake of doing it, thinking i may try and graft some cells too, am going to live in a...
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