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    First of all, just want to wish everyone a very...

    First of all, just want to wish everyone a very Happy New Year.

    Yes, I'm currently in Northern Japan and will be in this neck of the woods for about a year. Figured that it might be a better gig...
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    I have had a big problem with those hornets...

    I have had a big problem with those hornets (European) around my hives. I must have killed well over a 100 in a weeks time. Purchased one of those "shock" flyswatters (2 D cell batteries) and it is...
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    jamie, You would have to see his yard to...

    jamie,

    You would have to see his yard to believe it....you would be the only one in a suit because those bee's are the calmist that I've seen.

    Congrats on the small cell....you certainly got...
  4. I have 6 of 'em.....they seem to certainly serve...

    I have 6 of 'em.....they seem to certainly serve the purpose!
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    Don is about one of the nicest people to meet. If...

    Don is about one of the nicest people to meet. If you have an interest (as we all do) in bee's....he would help you with all the "dumb" questions that we might conjure up. It is beyond patience......
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    Well, hopefully I'll find out in about 2 more...

    Well, hopefully I'll find out in about 2 more days!
    Will give ya a SITREP then.....

    Regards,

    Greysmoke
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    I ALWAYS take the short cuts when I go to Helen!

    I ALWAYS take the short cuts when I go to Helen!
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    Well, all the rain that we had during the...

    Well, all the rain that we had during the sourwood flow in the past years didn't help much. Most of the ol timers said it washed the nectar away. Don't know how this is possible though considering...
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    ...giving away me secrets Bob? ;) Hopefully...

    ...giving away me secrets Bob? ;)

    Hopefully it will be a better season, compared to the last 2 years.
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    Butterchurn, I'm over here in Iraq and if...

    Butterchurn,

    I'm over here in Iraq and if your son is near my location (Bayji,near Tikrit), I'll do my best to check on him for you.

    Let me tell everyone that all the best wishes and prayers...
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    Jack, Thanx for the beecam....all the way from...

    Jack,
    Thanx for the beecam....all the way from Iraq!

    Now I'm homesick for my girls :(
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    Thanx for the info and links Billy Bob... when do...

    Thanx for the info and links Billy Bob... when do you intiate this transaction in the Great State of Georgia?
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    Daisy...don't know about the disease or acid...

    Daisy...don't know about the disease or acid rain, but I've noticed a large amount of cacoons on the sourwoods, even though it is later in the season.

    BillyBob... I was "up" in the higher...
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    Thanx for the reply's Gang. I won't give up any...

    Thanx for the reply's Gang. I won't give up any hope.
    Billy Bob... I'm awaiting for 'em sour woods to have a better flow because this year it wasn't too hot (at least for me).
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    Well, my neighbor hooked me up with some SBB's...

    Well, my neighbor hooked me up with some SBB's the other day and decided to put them on yesterday. Now I've noticed some bees out in front of the hive that had "crinkled wings" or deformed wings so I...
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    Hello, As for just starting out I would...

    Hello,
    As for just starting out I would suggest Beekeeping for Dummies. It really lays things out in "layman terms".

    JMHO,

    Regards,
    Greysmoke
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    hmmm... never heard of this application before....

    hmmm... never heard of this application before. Sounds interesting
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    Jason G, I'm glad that ya made out on some...

    Jason G,
    I'm glad that ya made out on some bee's. Funny... when I read that article I realized that I lived right down the road from the area (Tobacco Rd area)@ Pembroke Place 3yrs ago.
    ...small...
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    Thanx for everyone's reply... wfarler...I was...

    Thanx for everyone's reply...

    wfarler...I was planning on purchasing a new queen.
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    Hello Gang, Just had a question in reference...

    Hello Gang,
    Just had a question in reference to a split this time of the year in these parts. I have a strong colony in a 2 brood box and was wondering on a split. Not much production in the...
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    Michael, You are absolutely correct, and I...

    Michael,
    You are absolutely correct, and I certainly would've been the first one to mess up this terminology. When dealing with the girls one has to speak the right "lingo" or I can imagine that...
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    Hugo, Your English is very understandable and...

    Hugo,
    Your English is very understandable and clear. I would've never knew that it was your second language.

    Regards,
    Greysmoke
  23. Thread: feeding

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    abeille... I would only assume that with the...

    abeille...
    I would only assume that with the sourwood blooming around my area that it would be pretty decent (note: this is my first year dealing with this and I don't have any other year to...
  24. Thread: feeding

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    I also had a similar question with this topic. I...

    I also had a similar question with this topic. I was feeding this hive "heavily" and they consumed for a 2 brood box set up. After check'n on the brood boxes (with approx. 8-9 frames full) I set up...
  25. Thread: Bee breeds?

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    I absolutely agree with the 2 hives... I started...

    I absolutely agree with the 2 hives... I started on only 1, just to experiment and to get lessons learned from it. Even though I haven't been through a winter I wished that I had another hive to make...
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