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    Re: Opinions Needed (Bee Kill vs Trap-Out)

    A beesource discussion does not prevent or replace a club decision. There is always a back story and more then one version to every story.
    However, if one believes wild bees are best terminated,...
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    Re: Opinions Needed (Bee Kill vs Trap-Out)

    A hive 8 feet in the air that is keeping out yellow jackets. What would I do about the bees? Enjoy the view.
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    Re: Opinions Needed (Bee Kill vs Trap-Out)

    You have a parasite in your club. (If true) You could check back with some of your prior calls who did not follow through with removals, this may have been going on for a while.
    He is not only...
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    Re: Our understanding of genetics is changing

    But those influences are relatively stable within an individual's program. In order for a species to thrive within a fluctuating environment, those influences also must be somewhat self regulating.
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  5. Re: Reoccurring robbing! How can I prevent it.

    At this point this thread might be too late: http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?302347-Sugar-lump-robbing-stopper

    Wolfer's 200 feet probably is best after the robbing is ongoing.
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    Re: What would you do???

    I would not change my method in Sept. Double deep is the standard.
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    Re: Bee Removal, Frisco Texas (preston and Eldorado)

    Got a call for an under the eve swarm in Auburn Me. I can't schedule it. Pm me for the # if you can.
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    Re: Bees under screened Bottom board - swarm?

    I'd try lifting the BB and existing hive up on top of an a new hive body with frames. Use the bottom as a top of the lower and the bottom of the upper. If they are going to hang out there they might...
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    Knotweed for winter prep?

    I need to fatten up a couple of nucs for winter. I can place them near knotweed on a small piece of land, How is the pollen and nectar for a winter source? The stuff is covered in bees (not mine) but...
  10. Re: How to tell if I have a laying worker or a new queen?

    Upcoming beekeeper's calendar? Can't wait to see Ms.March.
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    Re: Something went very wrong, very fast ...

    estraya, Logic hints at nectar if only because fewer bees handle the pollen and you would be seeing brood death unless it was a short lived pesticide.
    Nectar is used immediately and only the surplus...
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    Re: How do you follow a "bee line" ?

    Refrigerator would do it. Snow storms do it if your not careful installing packages without comb!
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    Re: How do you follow a "bee line" ?

    Mostly I was joking, but getting them on syrup can be surprisingly hard. That may be just an indication the hive is not that close. Had robbers (or scouts) on empties, took them 2 weeks to start...
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    Re: How do you follow a "bee line" ?

    You could always put out a weak nuc and feed it. Somehow I think there would be a steady stream of robbers.
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    Re: Viability of Drones from Laying Workers

    I'm capable of mating with Halle Berry. That fact in no way increases the odds of it happening.
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    Re: Laying worker or Drone laying queen?

    Not much value in the old LW hive beyond the comb. Scratch the drone comb caps and combine. Worry about the single good hive now.
    You would have a better chance with a new split and a queen than the...
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    Re: VSH behavior against small hive beatle?

    Saw a few early this spring at first inspection in one hive out of 3. No packages, no SHB after the first inspection. Fingers crossed.
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    Re: Something went very wrong, very fast ...

    Any resemblance to: http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?302369-Sick-quot-Black-quot-Bees
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    Re: Something went very wrong, very fast ...

    Long term low level exposure is more likely to contaminate wax than a bee kill level. Your bees are not making wax today. Nectar and to a lesser extent pollen are the likely carriers. In a dearth...
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    Re: Something went very wrong, very fast ...

    If it is not robbing, you have to consider pesticide as a possibility. Feeding a weak syrup might thin it out till it breaks down. I would not wait to open either.
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    Re: Something went very wrong, very fast ...

    If stores are left and no visible fighting robbing is less likely, though they do give up eventually. Are capped stores being opened ?
    Wax pieces on bottom? Stores missing?
    Tongues out?
    Look at...
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    Re: spraying laying worker hive for requeening

    The queens you put in were actively laying? Out of one hive and into another or similar to a shipped queen? Any difference in your opinion?
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    Re: spraying laying worker hive for requeening

    What was the mix?
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    Re: Baffled from bee tree

    Not much swarming here. Two, 5 ft off the ground last year, 1, 40 years or so ago on the cross bar and the transformer of a power pole, left that one alone.
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    Re: Baffled from bee tree

    Always wanted to try a super soaker, never had the chance. they will do about 30 ft straight up.
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