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    "Although it can happen, I wouldn’t count on the...

    "Although it can happen, I wouldn’t count on the swarm finding it’s way to any swarm trap or hive within 300 yards, swarms prefer to select a home further in distance."

    ---Does this mean they...
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    where will they go?

    where will they go?
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    They swarmed yesterday, (Thursday). They are so...

    They swarmed yesterday, (Thursday). They are so high up we can't possible get to them.
    However, my husband has reserved a lift to cut some branches from other trees but it won't be till Monday.
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    After a warm winter, I've a colony that must have...

    After a warm winter, I've a colony that must have done well. It swarmed a couple weeks ago and we caught it. I haven't the time to work my hives so my husband has kind of taken over. I know it's...
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    I did not put an excluder on my hive in time and...

    I did not put an excluder on my hive in time and the queen has already started laying in the super.
    I am so preoccupied with everything else in my life right now, I didn't realize it. (dumb newbie ...
  6. Thread: Ear candling

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    I've done it and I've dissected what was left of...

    I've done it and I've dissected what was left of the candle after it was cut and it was definitely ear wax. Ear wax is dark and almost orange looking. It was within the melted wax from the candle...
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    Duh...I should have known they were the baroque...

    Duh...I should have known they were the baroque style horses...My friend has a website/registry www.americanasporthorse.com There is Americana Baroque...which is the cross with that style horse....
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    Micheal Bush OMG! I love your Fresians!...

    Micheal Bush OMG! I love your Fresians! http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif I wish I was more into dressage...I have always had a thing for the black horses. Are they calm and gentle like most...
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    near my bees. I would move the brush pile but...

    near my bees. I would move the brush pile but it's so big it would take days. I am going to move the hives around the corner instead.
    I was wondering if anyone else burned things around their bees...
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    Thanks!! ...

    Thanks!!
    http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif
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    I was cleaning my 2 dead hives out to put in the...

    I was cleaning my 2 dead hives out to put in the freezer and this was the only frame and only side that had this spotty black stuff on it.
    It kind of looks like mold but I'm not sure. ...
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    Oh..no doubt in my mind they starved. Every...

    Oh..no doubt in my mind they starved. Every single bee in the hive were head first, buried into their cells. So sad http://www.beesource.com/ubb/frown.gif
    One hive that was particularly weak all...
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    Well, Weaver is sold out of package bees. I...

    Well, Weaver is sold out of package bees. I guess I'm out of luck this year..unless anyone knows where I can get any other Buckfast bees.
    Would it be wrong to have other bee races in the yard with...
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    this winter. They starved. I have two left and I...

    this winter. They starved. I have two left and I think they are going to be ok. I have fed them with 2:1 sugar water.
    I would like to know if I can and should order any more bees to replace what I...
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    thanks Bill! I will check all the links and see...

    thanks Bill!
    I will check all the links and see what I can beecome a part of. http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif
    I have given all my hives sugar. The one hive I thought was completely dead,...
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    Ok Jack..I'll try 'em. Thanks. I haven't had...

    Ok Jack..I'll try 'em. Thanks.
    I haven't had much luck with anyone wanting to answer my questions. I've been made to feel like I have no business with bees.

    I'm heading to the hives tomorrow....
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    Thanks MB and Billy Bob. I believe next weeks...

    Thanks MB and Billy Bob.
    I believe next weeks temps are going to be below 40 for highs. There may be one day that might be 50 or so. I have terra patties, checkmite strips and Mita-thol. I can also...
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    Hi all...I am very new to beekeeping, less than a...

    Hi all...I am very new to beekeeping, less than a year. I am so happy to have found a bee forum. I have tried unsuccessfully to contact people around me for information on bees. I don't get returned...
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