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  1. Thread: Ant problems

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    This is probably a dumb ? but would the bees...

    This is probably a dumb ? but would the bees drive them out if you put them back on the hive?
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    how do you guys store your cord between...

    how do you guys store your cord between treatments? I place mine in a plastic tub pour the emulsion mixture over them then put the lid. on but they are tough to get out to put on the hive.should I...
  3. Thread: Is it too late

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    This may help I planted 2 small plots end of july...

    This may help I planted 2 small plots end of july and it just starting to flower but the bee are not working it yet http://www.sarep.ucdavis.edu/cgi-bin/CCrop.exe/show_crop_9
  4. Thread: need more input

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    Daisy I started them in April with 5 drawn...

    Daisy
    I started them in April with 5 drawn frames from my neighbor and fed them till they filled the 2nd deep then i was able to steal some frame(4)of brood for other 2 hive that were started about...
  5. Thread: need more input

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    . >What are you intentions for the supers? ...

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    >What are you intentions for the supers?
    they don't have much in them and what is there is not capped.and I didn't know if I feed them, they would put the sugar syrupy in them.some say we...
  6. Thread: need more input

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    I have a hive that I started from a 3 lbs....

    I have a hive that I started from a 3 lbs. package that was doing so well that I stopped feeding and started putting supers on. not so much for honey but for room and to have them draw foundation....
  7. Thread: Thymol emulsion

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    John it is the emulsion for the cords the...

    John it is the emulsion for the cords
    the insturcatun say to heat the oil and wax till wax melts and remove from heat and add honey
  8. Thread: Thymol emulsion

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    I did a dumb dumb thing when I made the emulsion...

    I did a dumb dumb thing when I made the emulsion I put the honey in with the wax and melted it all together. has this ruined the mix?
  9. Thread: dead bees

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    >Whats your mite count?< have not seen any v...

    &gt;Whats your mite count?&lt;
    have not seen any v mites on the sticky broad test

    &gt;Have you sent any bees in for T-mite testing?&lt;
    how do you T- mite test?

    &gt;Are there any secondary mite related...
  10. Thread: dead bees

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    Have been treating with FGMO & THYMOL and cords...

    Have been treating with FGMO & THYMOL and cords since I have hive them.
  11. Thread: dead bees

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    No they are workers and they seem like they are...

    No they are workers and they seem like they are in good shape as far as the wings but after they get drag out they crawl around a little then die

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  12. Thread: dead bees

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    I know this is like fixing a car over the phone....

    I know this is like fixing a car over the phone.
    but for the past 2 days bee are pulling bees out of the hive that are still alive and dropping them on the ground where they die. there is no...
  13. Thread: Mite Drop Count

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    First year With bees and have been doing FGMO...

    First year With bees and have been doing FGMO with Thymol on 2 hives and haven't found a single mite. thought maybe i was doing it wrong. so i was glad to see a 0 mite drop from someone else.
    Thank...
  14. Thread: Aphids

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    My garden is over run by bugs. dose anyone know...

    My garden is over run by bugs. dose anyone know of a insecticides that i can use that won't harm the bees?
    thanks
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    when i checked on my hive this morning I found 2...

    when i checked on my hive this morning I found 2 pupa on the landing board. Is this a normal occurrence or is there a problem in the hive? first timer!
    Thanks
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