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    Re: You might bee a beekeeper if ?

    If between the months of June and September, you are sticky, and your kitchen is sticky, and your truck is sticky...........ALL THE TIME (Although I spose in other parts of the world you might be...
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    Re: yay first day of spring :)

    ahhh, thanks for the info :)
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    yay first day of spring :)

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    Took this pic today, finally warmed up enough everybody could cruise around outside.
    Can anyone tell, is one a drone? or are they both workers?
    Anyway, they were cute either way :)
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    Re: unbelievably low mite count?

    sorry, forgot to answer some questions, I was a rank beginner when I bought my two hives in june, bought all my equipment hive boxes and bees from the same guy, I guess technically my two colonies...
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    Re: unbelievably low mite count?

    Great good to know,
    I only asked because my mentor seems somewhat skeptical when
    I tell him my mite numbers, he said the numbers where unusually low.
    Thanks for the replies
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    unbelievably low mite count?

    Has anyone ever had a hive with almost no mites?
    meaning, over a one week period an average of 3 mites.
    I have a screen with a tray underneath which is sealed from all sides,
    and I checked the...
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    Re: Excited and confused

    Ok, that makes sense why there were still bees there , but what are the drone cells about? Keeping in mind this is my top honey super which had (and never has had)no brood of any kind last time I...
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    Excited and confused

    Very excited. extracted my honey yesterday for the first time - that's something, to go from barely knowing what a bee looks like, to having a few pailsful of honey in just a few short months:D
    I...
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    Re: Bottom or top entrance - or both??

    I just have a bottom entrance, but I also use an excluder (please don't hate me :))
    And I was wondering if having a top entrance as well would make them more efficient
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    Bottom or top entrance - or both??

    For maximum freedom of movement for the bees would two entrances be beneficial?
    Or would it cause problems?
  11. Thread: Hive feeders

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    Re: Hive feeders

    [QUOTE=judyv47954;691467]This is what I am using this year.
    http://www.premier1supplies.com/detail.php?prod_id=30961&cat_id=141

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    Hi Judy,
    I was wondering where you put this feeder - do...
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    Re: Help with capturing hive

    False alarm :)
    They turned out to be bumblebees.
    But thanks everyone for the advice.
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    Help with capturing hive

    Yesterday a friend called and asked what he should do with a hive of bees he has living in his compost bin. Being a naive and slightly dense blonde I said I would come have a look this afternoon and...
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    Re: checking brood box

    Thanks very much for all the helpful info.
    Now for another question (or 2) :)
    Since I can't winter with canola honey and i'm not a huge fan of feeding sugar, would it be possible for me to buy...
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    Re: checking brood box

    Okay, new info -
    I was unable to check my 2 hives for 2 weeks and when I finally made it 3 days ago I got quite a surprise.
    Hive 2 which had one brood box, then the excluder (onthe advice of my...
  16. Thread: Hello from Canada

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    Re: Hello from Canada

    Hello!
    Which province?
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    Re: Is smoking bad for my bees?

    okay, humor I can handle as long as everyone isn't outright mocking me :) although I spose I'd get used to that too :)
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    Re: checking brood box

    I should probably take this moment to clarify that I am actually a girl. Less awkward now than in 6 months :)
  19. Thread: Hello from Canada

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    Re: Hello from Canada

    Okay, what about the bees that are already outside? After I smoke the hive and give them a couple minutes will the ticked ones go back inside?
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    Re: checking brood box

    thanks everybody for the info
    I guess I'm a little confused because my mentor knows that I got all my equipment from him (as in boxes) and he knew that I was a complete beginner just starting out,...
  21. Thread: pictures of eggs

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    Re: pictures of eggs

    I got it now, thanks much everybody
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    Re: checking brood box

    my guess is they are deeps, don't quite have the size ration down in my head so possibly mediums, but I think deeps. That if very interesting, thanks.
    Wasn't expecting a big honey crop this year, my...
  23. Thread: pictures of eggs

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    Re: pictures of eggs

    I went and looked and I only see larvae (or I should say the only thing I see that I recognize is larva - what do the eggs look like? then I'll go look again
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    pictures of eggs

    I'm farmiliar with capped brood, capped drone, uncapped larva but I have yet to see what eggs look like (or I've seen them and I don't know what I'm looking at. Does anyone have a pic, or if there's...
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    Re: checking brood box

    Thanks for the answer, on one hive I have one brood box and one super, and the other consists of only one brood box. We had very unusual weather this year, and my bees were only ready to be picked up...
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