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    I extracted 28 frames this year and averaged...

    I extracted 28 frames this year and averaged right close to 3 lb per frame. This was frames newly drawn from foundation using 10 frames per super.
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    EastTexas, I have a tagential extractor. I works...

    EastTexas, I have a tagential extractor. I works with 6 shallow frames or 3 medium or deep frames. I have the directions from Mann Lake and will scan them for you if you have a similar extractor....
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    Michael, could you describe how to strain honey...

    Michael, could you describe how to strain honey with the double buckets? I gather you cut the bottom out of one bucket and set it into another with the screen in between but how do you fasten the...
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    Michael, I'm still learning here. When I saw...

    Michael, I'm still learning here. When I saw robbing and the bees fighting there was obviously something wrong. Thanks to your advise I got it stopped. This spring, second year, I saw a great many...
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    Dick, I'm not sure what you mean. I have an e...

    Dick, I'm not sure what you mean. I have an e mail address here and I'd be glad to talk to you off the forum.
    James
    Santa Fe Texas
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    If you rub the pins with beeswax they will go...

    If you rub the pins with beeswax they will go through the holes much easier. I put the foundation in then pushed the pins in. I had a pocket screw driver that I used to open the ends of the pins that...
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    I'm in my second year of beekeeping with two...

    I'm in my second year of beekeeping with two hives. They survived me and are doing well. They are pretty resilient critters. I'm sure they will be fine. What part of Texas are you in? I'm close to...
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    CM, I got my first bees in March of 03. I had a...

    CM, I got my first bees in March of 03. I had a bad case of robbing that I think was brought on by spraying sugar water all over the place when hiving them. I saw lots of bees fighting and tumbling...
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    Thanks Michael, I'll pop in and take a peek...

    Thanks Michael, I'll pop in and take a peek tomorrow.
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    I want to look in my two hive but there are bees...

    I want to look in my two hive but there are bees washboading all over the front. The front of the two brood boxes is covered. They seem ok and loads of bees coming and going, some with pollen. Id...
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    I'm new at this too so take this with for what...

    I'm new at this too so take this with for what its worth. Lloyd Spear has written several items on BeeL on drawing comb. He seems to know his stuff so check this out ...
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    The screen is good for making hive top feeders to...

    The screen is good for making hive top feeders to keep the bees out of the sugar water. It is also good for reducing entrances when it is still warm.
    James
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    Thanks for the reply. I don't really care if it...

    Thanks for the reply. I don't really care if it doesn't get all the bees out. I can brush or shake the remainder. I only have two hives. I didn't like the Bee Go when it arrived with a MSDS.
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    If you can use a bee blower to clear supers why...

    If you can use a bee blower to clear supers why cant you remove the supers and then use the bee go? I used it last year on top of the hives and really felt bad about the foul chemical stench I left...
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    Try GlmasterBK@aol.com

    Try GlmasterBK@aol.com
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    Does anyone know if there is a honey flow in the...

    Does anyone know if there is a honey flow in the Houston area in the fall?
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    I'm a first year beekeeper. When I took my hive...

    I'm a first year beekeeper. When I took my hive top feeders off I washed them out with the water hose and set them on the patio to dry. A little later I noticed a few bees taking the propolis off the...
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    Thanks guys. I will try the painting and the...

    Thanks guys. I will try the painting and the syrup both and see how it goes.
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    I have some rite-cell foundation the bees removed...

    I have some rite-cell foundation the bees removed the was coating from and didnt draw out in a medium super. Can I recoat it and if I can how do I go about it? Thanks
    James
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    I dont know about York but I had exactly the...

    I dont know about York but I had exactly the opposite experience with R.Weaver. I had several e mail and phone communications with them and went there in person to pick up my two packages. I was...
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    Denise, I've got a thyme plant in the corner of...

    Denise, I've got a thyme plant in the corner of my garden thats 3 yrs old now and is flowering for the first time. I havent noticed any bees on it but I havent really been paying any attention. I...
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    My bees do this too. When the temps are up to 90+...

    My bees do this too. When the temps are up to 90+ the front of my hives are covered with bees late in the evening up to the top of the bottom brood box. We finally got some rain and it cooled off the...
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    I only have two modern bee books, Beekeeping for...

    I only have two modern bee books, Beekeeping for Dummies and The Queen and I. Only BKFD even mentions mites and it suggests treating whether you see any mites or not. If my memory is correct George...
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    Pete I should have prefaced my reply with I dont...

    Pete I should have prefaced my reply with I dont know, I'm in the same boat you are. Here is a link for the Houston Beekeepers Assn that describes a typical year in the beeyard down south....
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    I'm going to need to check for mites in the next...

    I'm going to need to check for mites in the next couple of weeks. The usual procedure down here is to put apistan in after the honey flow. I dont want to use it unless needed. I'm thinking of using...
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