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    Don't replace the tree. Peach trees are amazing....

    Don't replace the tree. Peach trees are amazing. Just keep pruning it in the winter they way you want it. If there were green leaves on it in the fall there will be twice as many in the spring. They...
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    I didn't seem to have much luck with that either....

    I didn't seem to have much luck with that either. I put up a second box near by and all they did was steal the comb. I'm very discouraged.
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    Dwindled down rapidly to about a dozen bees. I...

    Dwindled down rapidly to about a dozen bees. I did not spot a queen or any queen cells. There were about a half dozen larvae uncapped and maybe two dozen capped cells. All the robbers I trapped were...
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    My little robber bees. There are guards outside...

    My little robber bees. There are guards outside the small entrance, and anything that comes in are scrutinized or blatently jumped upon. They have adopted the hive as their own. Wish I had a decent...
  5. The only wild bee hive(s) I have ever seen was in...

    The only wild bee hive(s) I have ever seen was in California at a closed down warehouse. The 3 story eves are where they made several colonies. One had to be 5 feet wide and 4 feet down. I don't know...
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    Robber Report: Opened the hive to inspect. There...

    Robber Report:
    Opened the hive to inspect. There was definately an increase, but not 2 pounds worth. There were quite a few dead bees in the slot feeder and
    a bunch on the screen on the other side...
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    Like my robber bees, I captured them between 11...

    Like my robber bees, I captured them between 11 am and 12 noon. Today at that time it will bee +- 72 hours. But I will open the small screen door tonight, just for my safe robber bee keeping. This...
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    It would have depended upon whether he went into...

    It would have depended upon whether he went into the grave before or after the sun set. The Hebrew "day" begins at sundown. So if he was placed in the grave before then he went in on Thursday,...
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    Sponge, ok. When I went to check them this am,...

    Sponge, ok.

    When I went to check them this am, I noticed that their buzzing has declined to a gentle hmmmmmmmm not a frantic BIZZZZZZ. Peaked in one side and noticed very few dead ones, Very few. ...
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    Where did this information go? someone posted a...

    Where did this information go? someone posted a website where I could buy NWC pkgs and I lost that post and address. Anyone here know?
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    >>And yet, it's a generally accepted Biblical...

    >>And yet, it's a generally accepted Biblical fact that Jesus was in the grave

    Don't know, wasn't there. Maybe his death was like their days.
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    Didn't look at the pictures first. Oh, god,...

    Didn't look at the pictures first.

    Oh, god, they are sooooooo beautiful. And those babies! congrats.
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    >I seriously doubt they were truly straight...

    >I seriously doubt they were truly straight run...

    Yeah, me too, specially you can sex them at birth by color. I won't buy from Cackle again. But I did hear from a post on a chicken site that they...
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    I figured I'd give them a 96 hour three days...

    I figured I'd give them a 96 hour three days anyway. My only concern now is what are they doing in that smalla space and getting water to them. I took out a small chicken feeder of water to put in...
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    What about DE down on the ground though?

    What about DE down on the ground though?
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    ooookaay, cool.

    ooookaay, cool.
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    oooo Friesian horses. Do you have any problem...

    oooo Friesian horses. Do you have any problem with lameness? I once visited a breeder in in the Cajon Pass of California, , , went with , , of all things a horse ciropractor. They seemed to have a...
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    Even if this does work I think I would like to...

    Even if this does work I think I would like to start over next year with NWC's If I can find a package dealer that ships somewhere. How about requeening this hive if there is a viable larvae or queen...
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    Heavens don't you have a freebee throw away...

    Heavens don't you have a freebee throw away newspaper locally to advertize that in? Ususally found in every grocery store. I know Californicate has the Penny Saver, We have a Trader here in Missery....
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    Now that you mention it there is one keeper I...

    Now that you mention it there is one keeper I know around here. But I think I am just going to run thru this experiment here at home, It might be something for the books, mabye not. I was planning on...
  21. My Mom-in-Law had a very similar problem when She...

    My Mom-in-Law had a very similar problem when She lived in San Diego. She told the neighbor to check the bees ankle for their identification tag to make certain that they were "her" bees and not ones...
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    What I would do is what someone suggested to Ann...

    What I would do is what someone suggested to Ann in the Beekeeping 101 forum. I thought that was a smooth move.
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    They are in the shade already. The box has a...

    They are in the shade already. The box has a screened bottom board and I screened in the medium bottom entrance. I can put on a screened-in top opening too for more ventilation tonight. There were...
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    Dee suggested that with my situation, I might...

    Dee suggested that with my situation, I might lock the robber bees up when they came to visit. I figured it couldn't hurt, nothing to loose, it was past a bad situation. A couple handfuls of nurse...
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    Dee, I had thought about that but I didn't think...

    Dee, I had thought about that but I didn't think I was thinking right. I wonder how long I would have to lock them up? Would they accept a new home? There certainly are enough. I wonder if they would...
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