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    Re: Question on Apivar

    RAK do know where to put the strips, just asking if am feeding to take of the extra super installed to help build up extra stores for winter and for how long to leave off
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    Question on Apivar

    It says to remove honey supers when using this product ok i got that,this is for us humans, but if you are using a super and the honey in it for the winter food is it okay to leave that super on...
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    Re: Treatment free???

    No sir not at all just wanting to find out if any what might I be doing in correctly is all. Wanting to do the best for the bees have gone pretty much small cell, But never have added anything to the...
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    Re: Treatment free???

    enjambres, I am not to worried about the ground, if any run off at all it stays in the area treated so no worries, and good if it gets the SHB just saying the only thing that was done different...
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    Re: Treatment free???

    Thank's beemandan thinking I am good at inspecting have been doing that for 34 years in my current job, attention to detail is a must, so looking for a mite should be easy right?? lol
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    Treatment free???

    I am in my 3rd year of bee keeping, Do not want to treat at all, looking at the girls everytime that the hives are inspected. Drone larva inspected have not found any mites, that said being told buy...
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    Re: Stacked Wet Frames

    Thanks RudyT
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    Re: Stacked Wet Frames

    If you put your supers out for a free for all, you will have your bees, wild bees, yellow-jackets and four legged vistors come to the all you can eat buffet. If you do put out rasie 3 feet off the...
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    Re: Stacked Wet Frames

    Go out at night and set them on top of your inner cover, depending on how many hives/supers you have. Say 2 per hive install outer cover and in 2 to 3 days the girls will clean them up, remove and...
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    Re: Honey color and flavor

    I did enjoy doing 2 different extractions and may still try to do this again with the up coming fall flow.
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    Honey color and flavor

    Just pulled 4 honey supers off 2 different hives that are sitting side by side, extracted first 2 supers drained extractor then extracted next 2 supers. I was shocked to see what the 2 different...
  12. Thread: Quilt boxes

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    Re: Quilt boxes

    OhioBee where are you at? in Dayton area
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    Re: Paper Combine Question

    I would go for it asap, do the paper combine, the bees below that are queenless should work there way to the top and the ones one top down . Then in a few days 3 or 4 do a hive inspection check for...
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    Re: Time to start thinking about winter.

    We keep putting chemicals and pesticides in our hives, would it not be better to try to raise bees that survive on there own? maybe bees that are more varroa resistant? I am no expert very far from...
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    Re: Time to start thinking about winter.

    In my opintion 1) Would just start to feed early this year. 2) Insure that if you have a weak hive combine with a strong hive. 3) Make sure your hives are facing to the south for the winter sun,...
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    Re: Do bees move stores around

    So having a extra honey super with built comb and foundation to work would be a good thing to have.
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    Do bees move stores around

    When there is no flow on do the bees in a hive move stores around? Have been seeing or think am seeing stores in one place on a inspection go back 7 days later some of the stores are gone filled with...
  18. Re: I need a hayfield sprayed for briars/wild blackberries...

    I would brush hog it all down low, then turn ground under (deep) let it sit for a couple of weeks then rake into a pile and burn. Plant it with a clover wild flower mix if you are wanting it for...
  19. Re: Post your Ohio swarm calls 2013 and 2014

    2 so far in Greene County (XENIA) 1 of 5 pounds the other of 7 pounds of bees both put into 2 deeps with built comb they are building up like crazy. These bees are all black i mean everywhere very...
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    Sluggish bees

    I have a hive that is well not acting well the bees are there but sluggish can open hive use no smoke while doing inspections, the brood patteren is all over the place. The color of some of the bees...
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    Bees acting slugish very light in color

    I have a hive that is well not acting well the bees are there but slugish can open hive use no smoke while doing inspections, the brood patteren is all over the place. The color of some of the bees...
  22. Re: Can someone post pics of brood from egg to being capped

    JWChesnut super thanks so if am seeing day 6,7,and 8 thats a good thing lol
  23. Re: Can someone post pics of brood from egg to being capped

    Okay great and thanks just had some frames last night that had a mix of drone brood and brood in middle of frames trying to get
    a handle on what if anything it maybe
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    Thanks, when they talk open brood meaning before beiing capped?
  25. Can someone post pics of brood from egg to being capped

    I am wondering if someone can post pictures of how brood looks from egg in the cell all the way to being capped? what does open brood looks like? Whats a good patteren to a bad one. What would a...
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