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  1. Thread: Questions

    by TRAPPERTOM
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    Questions

    Today was the first day that it was over 60 degrees, so i decided to take a good look, both hives look like they made it through winter fine, they were both packed with bees. a couple...
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    When to replace Queen

    this will be my second year, i installed two packages in April last year, it looks like both hives will survive winter ok, question is, should i replace the queens with new ones, or let these go this...
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    Re: Working naked!!!???

    Yeah, go ahead and do it, please
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    Re: Amt. of time to draw comb?

    Mine did the same thing, it is week 6 for me and I just added another deep, and have been feeding them syrup from the beginning, and will until second deep is drawn out, things will get slow, but a...
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    Re: Problem with my extractor

    Yeah, you are missing a rubber piece that goes in between the coupler
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    Re: When to stop feeding

    i installed two packages on april 27th, and have been feeding them ever since, i just added another deep last weekend, when they draw that one out, i will stop feeding, you will get many answers on...
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    Re: Hello from Missouri

    where at in Missouri, i live in cameron, and this is my first year also, welcome
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    my hive today

    there was good action at the hive today, just wanted to share

    http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n486/tomfrommo/th_VIDEO0006.jpg


    sorry it is turned the wrong way, did not know how to fix it
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    Re: Bees Sleeping Outside The Hive?

    Mine have been doing that too, nothing to worry about
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    new package install question

    i installed two packages of bees last friday, everything seems to be going good, i did put bucket feeders over the inner cover, and then an empty deep around that, with the top cover over it. i put...
  11. Thread: queston

    by TRAPPERTOM
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    queston

    I installed two packages last night, how long shall I leave the packages in front of the hive, one is empty, and the other one still has about 50 bees in a little cluster. Thanks
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    Re: hive location

    i wanted to be able to see them when i went out back, they are turned towards the house, so i thought they would have to get high up to clear the house
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    hive location

    here is my two hives ready to go, get my bees friday

    http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n486/tomfrommo/IMAG0161.jpg

    http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n486/tomfrommo/IMAG0159.jpg
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    my hive before painting

    this is the first time i have posted a picture on here, so i just wanted to make sure my photobucket picture would post on here, more pics to come for sure



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    Re: Fresh Comb in package

    you can throw it away, they must have been in there for a while
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    syruo mixture

    I am new to this, and I have a question about a 1 to 1 sugar water mixture. I assume it is by weight, half a gallon of water weighs a little over 4 pounds, so do I add 4 pounds of sugar, is that...
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    Muliple hives

    if i have two new hives, and get my two packages of bees on the same day. i have heard that if they are too close together, all the bees will go to one hive, how far away from each other do they need...
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    Re: New from missouri

    thank you everyone, i willl be looking forward to all the information, and thanks a lot Dean, look forward to meeting you
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    New from missouri

    hello, my name is Tom Wenzel, i am from Cameron Missouri, i am originally from Iowa, born and raised on a farm that my parents still have to this day. a few months ago i had this urge to try a hive...
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