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    Re: Smoke or no smoke

    Just remember they are FEMALES, they are unpredictable.;) It is better to have it lit and not need it than to need it and not have it lit. Like has been said before some days I need little to no...
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    Re: New from NC

    Welcome to the site
  3. Re: Bee photo wanted for business card, earn a hundred bucks

    Here's a couple.
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    Re: Swarm on a bush

    17900 this is a possum on a gum bush :D
    No seriously that is a good looking swarm Barry.
    I got one last Friday.
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    Probably around 2 1/2 pounds.
  5. Re: The billion little things that make a beekeeper's life easier

    Michael,
    Sounds like the voice of experience.:D I tripped over a concrete block due to a helper placing it behind me and me not knowing it. I had a brood box in my hands and fell on top of it....
  6. Re: What are your thoughts on queen excluders

    Acquired one years ago, don't ever use it. Well I did one time when I was having trouble finding a elusive queen.
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    Re: What is your "Regular Hive" setup?

    10 frame deeps for brood and shallows for supers. This old boy ain't as young as he used to be when I could heave all deeps. I'm thinking about going to all mediums for ease of having just one size...
  8. Re: Feeding Question (At a distance away from the hive)

    michkel, I have open fed my bees for years and the feeders are at a distance from the hives. It will not in most case robbing, robbing when feeding usually takes place when the feed is "too close" to...
  9. Re: Feeding Question (At a distance away from the hive)

    Are you in a Nectar Flow? If there is Nectar for the bees to gather they will ignore the sugar water. Distance will not deter them it's like the old saying, "Build it and they will come", if you put...
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    Re: Meals on Wheels

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    Re: Hello from NC - How to get started

    Welcome to the forum
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    Re: epipens?

    My Doctor refused to write me a prescription for one. He said, they are expensive and they have an expiration date. He also said, You are not allergic and you would be better to take a double dose of...
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    Re: inner cover

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  14. Re: I have a queenless hive can I use it to raise cells?

    They will.
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    Re: GILL OVER GROUND/CREEPING CHARLIE

    Usually its blooming period is from April to June but this is all according to your particular zone.
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    The bee Gods are smiling on me.

    I had a large winter loss this year and was setting up some brood boxes in the yard to install some nucs I am getting the last day of this month. I had set one out with some drawn comb for a package...
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    Another Invention for Beekeepers

    Found this on the internet and thought I'd share it.
    May be another gimmick or it just might work. I'm not saying yay or nay until I see valid proof, just like with the Flow Hive.
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  18. Thread: canola

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    Re: canola

    WELL EXCUSE ME FOR NOT HAVING ANY ILL EFFECTS. First of all I don't appreciate being called completely wrong. I stated that I have not had any ill effects. My bees have not experienced any ill...
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    Re: canola

    I agree Tenbears, I have used roundup around my hives for as long as I can remember and I have not experienced any ill effects.
    And as far as Canola honey it will set fast. I had a friend of mine...
  20. Re: G'day all, Jumping onto this site from Durham, NC. Looking forward to being here

    Welcome.
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    Re: Good morning from East TN!!!

    Welcome
  22. Re: Hello from the Real Northern California! A newbie

    Welcome
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    Re: Newbee from North Jersey

    Welcome
  24. Re: Good morning everyone! New forum member!

    Welcome
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    Re: Good mornig

    Welcome
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