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    Re: Help identify dark bees

    If you could get a photo, it may help those that know more than I do identify them.
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    Re: First Swarm of the season

    :thumbsup: awesome!!
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    Re: New Hive stains around entrance

    A photo of the stains might help with the diagnosis.
  4. Thread: First Split

    by 22DPac
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    Re: First Split

    I would say it really depends on how much brood and stores you have available for the splits and how many bees to cover the brood. If you think heating the brood could be an issue, use a nuc ...If...
  5. Thread: robbing?

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    Re: robbing?

    when bees from one hive take stores from another hive.
  6. Thread: Loud bees!!!!

    by 22DPac
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    Re: Loud bees!!!!

    What did you see when you went through the hive. Did you see eggs, the queen or multiple eggs on the sides of the cells? That may help diagnose an issue, if there is one.
  7. Thread: What to do

    by 22DPac
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    Re: What to do

    It sounds like that would be the easiest route. If you wanted to try and eventually get them back into mediums, you could place the medium boxes directly on top of the deep, especially if you have...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Saw a swarm today(4-1-14) to an old oak tree. 82 degrees and sunny. Paulding County, Ga 30157. I setup a trap to try and draw them out... hope it works!
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    Re: Yoshino cherry trees

    The bees are all over my Yoshino, as well!! It has more blooms this year than it ever has!!! I love watching the girls pack away the pollen!
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    Re: Mature drones in your area

    I noticed some drones flying today. Sounded like bombers coming in for a landing...It's amazing how much noise they make!!
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    Re: 2 more Dead outs

    I am no expert, but I do know that most of the time including pictures of the dead outs helps the ones that are determine what happened. Close up pics of the cells will also help to see if there...
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    Re: Spotting when there is a flow ...

    Here is the thread about bloom dates.

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?292671-Post-your-bloom-dates-2014!
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    Re: Comb Honey Production by Michael Palmer

    Great Information!! Thanks for sharing!
  14. Re: Will the half left without a queen make it this early?

    I am guessing that PITA is pain the the (tail).


    oops.... Pain in the*
  15. Thread: Scout Bee ??

    by 22DPac
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    Re: Scout Bee ??

    Great catch!! I hope one of my traps catches a swarm as nice!!!:thumbsup:
  16. Re: Will the half left without a queen make it this early?

    I think the issue is that there is a disconnect between both for message conveyed and message received. No need to really be concerned with those things, at this point. The good thing is that two...
  17. Thread: Honey Bound?

    by 22DPac
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    Re: Honey Bound?

    Maybe they hadn't started filling up the brood area and were storing more nectar than you usually see from an early flow.
  18. Re: Is it too late to start this season? Where to buy...stuff

    Glad they were able to help you. I thought they still had a few nucs left. They are awesome to work with. I went by there today, myself!
    I am waiting for 2 nucs to get there to add to what i have....
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    Re: New Commercial beekeeper

    :thumbsup:
  20. Re: Is it too late to start this season? Where to buy...stuff

    elrods garden center in dallas, ga. may have nucs left. They are a mann lake distributor too.
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    Re: New packages in old comb?

    +1
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    Re: Did I do this split right?

    Did the hive without the queen have eggs/young larva or are you planning on adding a queen? How many splits are you wanting to make, since you have queen cells in the hive with the queen?
  23. Re: Will the half left without a queen make it this early?

    Have you seen drones in your hives? I had to do the same thing with a hive, but had swarm cells and chose just to move the frames with cells and add some pollen and honey. Did you do a complete...
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    Re: First Swarm couldn't have been any easier.

    Awesome!!
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    Re: Crazy busy day for a newbie.

    Glad you have lots of bees now! I know you were really looking forward to the season starting and it seems to have started with a bang!! Congrats!!

    :applause:
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