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  1. Is there a way to attract bees that are established in a house siding?

    Hi All,

    My friend just called to see if I could get some bees out of a neighbors house siding, but they do not want to remove the shake siding? I'm not sure so I'm posting here.

    Thanks
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    Plastic verse Steel Extractor inner basket

    Hi All,

    I have been looking at the Maxant and Mann extractors and I just found out that the Mann has a plastic inner basket and I need to get some feedback. I also found out that the Mann has 16...
  3. Thread: Honey Extractor?

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    Thanks for all your comments. I have been...

    Thanks for all your comments. I have been looking for a used radial extractor, but they seem to be hard to come by for the last 4 months. As people have said that it is a big investment and if I...
  4. Thread: Honey Extractor?

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    I was leaning toward the 9 frame radial Maxant,...

    I was leaning toward the 9 frame radial Maxant, but the Mann 18 frame radial is the same price. Hopefully someone with the Mann will chime in?
  5. Thread: Honey Extractor?

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    I use WAXED RITECELL FOUNDATION and I was doing...

    I use WAXED RITECELL FOUNDATION and I was doing my first extraction ever when the foundation was comming out. Maybe I was just spinning too fast. I was doing it in my house and had a fire going to...
  6. Thread: Honey Extractor?

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    Hi, The 9/18 seemed to be a good vaule as...

    Hi,

    The 9/18 seemed to be a good vaule as well, but I was not sure on the 26 guage steel as I know the Dandant and Maxant have a good reputation. Does anyone have the MannLake 9/18?

    Evin
  7. Thread: Honey Extractor?

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    Honey Extractor?

    Hi All,

    I have 3 hives and I will probably max out with 5. Last year I got the cheapo plaxtic 2 frame extractor and I kept blowing out the combs. I'm looking into getting a radial extractor and...
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    Mites? Sticky Board

    Hey all... I'm looking to confirm what I think I'm seeing. I did a powder sugar then pulled my sticky board 48 hours later. The lighter pictures are one hive and the darker pictures are my second...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions... I'm keeping an...

    Thanks for all the suggestions... I'm keeping an eye on the fence and I have put chicken wire on the ground as well. I have a Zareba Yellow Jacket that is rated at 0.28 J and my fence is about 60...
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    Bears and Baiting Electric Fence

    Hi All,

    I'm new and yesterday a bear hit my hive...looks like I might be ok, but now I'm needing some help on my baiting the electric fence. I have done some searching and people indicate to...
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    Forest Fires and Smoke

    We are experiencing lots of smoke in my area the last few days and the bees don't seem as active. There is no possiblity of fire at this time on our property, but should I be concerned about the...
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    What Did I do Wrong

    Caught my first swarm on Monday evening, which was fairly large about the size of a football and I put it into a new medium super. Went to look at them Tuesday and all seemed well so I went out last...
  13. Thread: New ? about ants

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    I have used diatomaceous earth with good success.

    I have used diatomaceous earth with good success.
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    Adding Supers and MegaBee

    Hi All,

    2 weeks ago I opened up my first 2 hives (Placed the NUCs at my location on 4-28-08) and one hive had 8 frames drawn out so I put on another supper. The other hive was just started...
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    The MegaBee patty was bought premade. I'm not...

    The MegaBee patty was bought premade. I'm not using an queen excluder as this is a new nuc with only one super. If I sweep the bees off the tops of the frames will I squish any as I attempt to...
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    MagaBee On Top of Frames

    Hi All,

    How does one add MagaBee patties to the top of the frames? Should I just sweep off the tops and then add Magabee?

    Evin
  17. Thread: Hive Placement

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    Hive Placement

    Hi All,

    Another newbe question :) I'm anticipating my 2 new nucs coming in the next few weeks and I'm not sure the best placement of my hives. I have tons of Oak tress that shade almost all my...
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