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  1. Re: uncapped queen cups- do they have eggs in them?

    Bees will make queen cups in anticipation of their natural swarm instinct. In some instances, depending on the hive, they will keep some queen cups ready (on standby) just like they have brood comb,...
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    Sticky: Re: Do you know your bee laws?

    KENTUCKY

    http://www.lrc.ky.gov/KRS/252-00/CHAPTER.HTM

    Individual pdf's indexed at this webpage.
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    Re: Tiny queen breeding/rearing boxes.

    Very nice looking queens and I love the mini nuc pictures. Thanks for great ideas.
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    Re: Post your bloom dates 2013!

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    Red Maple
    Daffodils
    Henbit

    Bees working and bringing in pollen when it it warm enough to be outside. Temps up and down like crazy. 60 a couple of days then 30 the high the...
  5. Re: Is there an easy way to find other members from my own state?

    You might want to try the local bee club in the county near you. I'd bet there are several beekeepers in or around Danville, they just may not be on beesource. Try emailing the contact and see what...
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    Re: Feeding on warmer days

    I mountain camp all mine each fall. So far about half are eating the sugar. We had a terrible drought this year so guess I'll have to feed through March. The girls were bringing a bright red...
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    Re: Southbound 2012

    Myrtle Beach...lucky you!
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    Re: First year beekeeper, in Kentucky

    I've been in beekeeping since 2007 and have about 30 hives right now, got up to 40 some this late summer but with the drought this year have a lot of the summer nucs that I had to combine or have...
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    Re: Southbound 2012

    Yes, very interesting. Thanks Mark for the "education". What general area of SC have you moved your bees to? I would assume the further south the better as long as there is forage. How does one...
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    Re: Cheaper Wood?

    So is it better to cut a log now and let it lay and dry out until next fall to have it sawed up or go ahead and have it sawed now and then let the lumber dry for a year?

    Tim
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    Re: First year beekeeper, in Kentucky

    Welcome to the forum. I'm about as far in West KY you can go without crossing the river to Illinois or Missouri. You will find lots of good information on this board and be sure to check out some...
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    Re: Southbound 2012

    Very interesting to watch for us non-migratory types. Certainly a learning experience. Have a safe trip.

    Tim Goodin
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    Re: Cheaper Wood?

    Cleo, what kind of life do you get on the poplar?

    I remember as a kid, my dad cut the poplar logs, we hauled them to the mill and built all our tobacco barns out of rough cut poplar lumber. I...
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    Re: Goats cows and bees ?

    I was running 30 boer goats and two horses with my 30 hives last year in the same field, they never bothered the hives. I have seen the goats get stung on occasion if they get too close. Sold most...
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    Re: Hello from SE MO...

    Welcome!
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2012

    Kevil, KY 42053
    Goldenrod just starting to bloom after a four month severe drought.
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    Re: Wheres Kingfisher

    I posted to his facebook page a month or so ago, he said "real busy with his real job and life...having a tough time with the bees"

    I always enjoy reading his comments and posts.

    Tim ...
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    Re: A New Way to Kill SHB

    An interesting idea but unfortunatley the exhaust fumes from a vehicle are not 100% carbon monoxide although it is a component. According to wikipedia the exhaust ranges from Nitorous Oxide, Ozone,...
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    Re: Newbee in Kentucky

    Welcome from West KY.

    Tim
    Ballard County
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    Re: not sure this is the site for me

    Welcome to the site! Are you guys as dry as we are here in far west KY? As far as the forums go I just take them with a grain of salt. There are a bunch of good ideas on here and always somebody...
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    Re: mother - daughter duo queens photo

    Very nice picture. Not to hijack the thread but I wonder if this is a genetic trait that can be selected for? Two queens peacefully coexisting in a hive. I've seen it several times this year also....
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    Wonderful 2012 HAS Conference St. Louis

    The 2012 Conference was wonderful. I took the queen rearing track and some of the other classes as well. All speakers and instructors were very helpful and informative. Made some very nice...
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    Re: Who's planning on attending HAS?

    Me either, hope they have a big list at the front door.

    Tim
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    Re: Need Better Idea for Filtering Honey

    I bought a big stainless steel screen strainer at the Kitchen Collection $14 in our local mall and a small package of cheese cloth $4. The strainer is big enough to set on top of my 5 gallon bucket....
  25. Re: Supporting 1000+ hives on a hundread acre farm?

    I bet they feed tankers full of HFCS also. I have about 30 at my place with monoculture corn and beans and they are pretty well maxed out I can bump them to 50 pretty easily but have to feed some...
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