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    Re: OTS Question

    I'll second that. With small numbers, 2 attempts- 2 queens and 6 queens respectively, I've seen 100% emerge rate, but only 50% mating return rate.

    Maybe my wife is feeding too many birds? Maybe...
  2. Re: I brought home honey and found some brood...now what?

    Yes, but apparently they use invisible ink and each hive writes in a different encryption. :D
  3. Re: Look at this exposed column-of-bees I will be removing soon

    That sure will fill one of your top bar hives. You may want to split it from the get go.
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    Re: Thermal Imaging Camera

    I've tried the Seek unit. It works fairly well in general, but it is hard to see a colony inside a wall or ceiling with similar surrounding temps. I guess is would be referred to as resolution. ...
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    Re: Hello from Houston

    Howdy, It is a dangerously addictive hobby.
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    Re: Bees have made a home in my house

    Where are you located? Please post some pictures. There may be someone that will help.
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    Re: Good mornig

    Howdy.
  8. Re: Brand New to Beekeeping and Super Excited

    Welcome. Beware, beekeeping is addictive.
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    Re: What Should I Have Done?

    He turned it upside down to take the picture.
  10. Re: First sting of 2015, but probably not the last

    They seem a bit more feisty than last fall when I cut them out. Maybe it's the numbers, maybe it is because I rearranged their world, maybe I rolled the queen, maybe... Oh, my bad, they are bees in...
  11. Re: Made a linseed oil wax/paste for inside the hive

    How does the OSB hold up? I get irritated every time I look at the dimensional lumber quality and price.
  12. Re: Swarm Trap... in the back of TRUCK BED?

    Then you have an excuse for being late. "Honest, I was stuck in a traffic jam..." :) If you started to drive off would the swarm follow??? That would be a sight!
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    Re: Follower board and how many bars

    If only we all had it so rough..... :) Is there any land for sale out there?
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    Re: foundationless frames

    Is there a good way to encourage them to draw all the way to the bottom of a frame? They nicely leave a bee space around the bottom and sides. What would they do with a narrow frame bottom, like a...
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    Re: fishers bee quick

    It works well to move them out of areas toward the new hive box. It is much longer lasting than smoke and more directional. In any case, it is not a long term repellant.
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    Re: hey new here but was just wondering

    Welcome to Beesource. The search tool is your friend. :) Check these out:
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?307501-Extractor-less-honey-by-quot-Honey-Flow-quot-Flow-Hive...
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    Re: Want to make just a few queens

    Get queens from TX. We ain't got no AHB influence here! :lookout:
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    Re: NUC Day 3

    That's a good benchmark!
  19. Re: New bee keeper tragedy but may have silver lining.

    If all the capped honey was removed, it wouldn't take them more than a day to clean up what remained. Then the robbers would be gone. Even with the goofy weather a swarm is quite possible. If a...
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    Re: NewBee from Texas

    Howdy, welcome to the club. Don't be too proud to put on a suit or gloves. They get hot at times depending on flow, weather, smell, and many other variables. Mine seem to ignore the smoke or get...
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    Re: Who's got drones

    Plenty in Houston also, with more emerging. I caught a swarm on 3-4 that had drones with it.
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    Re: Mann Lake Pro Feeders

    Yes. I don't korrect no speling or gammar
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    Re: Mann Lake Pro Feeders

    So, they are almost Time Lords?
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    Re: 3D printed beekeeping tools

    Most aren't really practical even with a donated printer sitting next to me. ;) Each print isn't perfect and it isn't really smooth like injection molding. Maybe i need a better $$ machine. Now,...
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    Re: Swarm prevention of long lang hive

    I don't have a queen excluder, but have some old comb I want to cycle out of the nest. The queen keeps laying in it. Can you use a couple of honey frames as a "queen excluder" and move some capped...
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