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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    right do not get me wrong If the neighbors had probulums with the girls she should have talked to him ,, and if they didnt work it out then they should go to city ,,, but 10 in that small lot is a...
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    10 hives in that small yard ,,,is a lot of bees flying.. if i was next to him ,, i would be ok with it ,, find someone with 10 hives and walk back and forth all around them and all over the...
  3. Re: Not Drawing on Plastic Foundation/Swithing to wax

    my girls will do nothing with plastic ,,,, if its put in they will build between but nothing on ,, top to bottom never touch the plastic ,, they go from the top of the frame
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    Re: Bumblebee vs. Honey Bee

    i'll take having the bumblebees take the little nectar they take compard to what the yellow jacket ,, wasp ,, hornet take ,,,, this week we had some bumblebees come land on us and they were...
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    10 hives for that small of lot ????? don't get me wrong but that is a lot for that small lot... and yes I do have bees but thats a lot of bees for lot that small
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    Re: Galvanizes wire in honey frames?

    yes it will get in the honey ,,, wax ,,,, and might kill the bees ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, cause there's lead in Galvanized wire
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    Re: Where have all the hive tools gone?

    I ALL WAYS put my tools ( for the hives or car ) in a SAFE place ,,,, its even safe from me ..... now were is that safe place I put that 14th hive tool !!!!!!
  8. Re: Next Question about painting plastic frames

    wax foundation is all I will use ,,, the one year I used plastic trash foundation the girls wouldn't draw it out ,, waxed it nothing they almost died off I put wax foundation in and they had it...
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    Re: Look who wants to feed our bees!

    is there a insecticide on the seed ???????????
    funny they do one thing for bees yet kill bees every other way and every one loves them again
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    Re: Beekeeping - a Guy or Gal thing

    male or female it depeds who you talk to ,,,,,, my wife is into bees ,, helps with the hives ,,, all my kids help any time we ask ,,, and one has Fibromyalgia ,, if she gets stung it feels ...
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    Re: Quilt Box Inspection

    i fill a deep with chips ,, no frost on the lid
  12. Thread: I See Bees!

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    Re: I See Bees!

    Oh go a head and set 4 5 feet from the front of the hive and drink some coffee and enjoy watching the girls ...
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    Re: How young did you get your kids involved?

    youngest grand kid was 4 when him and all the other kids helped catch a 4 swarms ,, none had any protective clothing nor have any now , they all helped with the hives the first year we had...
  14. Re: Dumbest thing you ever bought for beekeeping ?

    all a bee brush does is piss them off .. gloves ??? never used them but then of ten years only used a suit 2 times ,, never used just a vail
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    Re: lesser of two evils

    for skunk put tac strip on the hives landing board ( like the tac strip for putting carpet in ) the skunk will scratch the hive to get the bees coming out then lick them up ,,, when they try...
  16. Thread: Bad Honey

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    Re: Bad Honey

    as for the crystallized honey,, just take a spoon , knife or any thing and dig some out ,,, I myself love crystallized honey , I put honey in the fridge to make crystallize
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    Re: My neighbour's bees have it in for me...

    40 feet mine ar 20 ,,, coffee with in 5 feet a few times a week ,,, grand kids think the bees enjoy watching them play within a foot of the hive ( in front of it ) they also like to pick up drones...
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    Re: Why do bees leave the hive to n December?

    I don't speak honey bee so I can't ask them !!!!!!!!!
  19. Thread: Stings

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    Re: Stings

    I had one sting on the inside of my mouth ,, also had one set on my in the ear hearing aid , boy was that buzzz loud ........
  20. Re: When your ex topples your hive, can I site animal cruelty?

    9 gallons is a lot from one hive ??????
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    Re: Is a inner cover necessary with quilt box

    I only put the inner cover on top of the quilt to keep track of it ,, or come spring were the heck did I put that darn inner cover ,, last year i had the quilt right above the cover and it...
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    Re: Is a inner cover necessary with quilt box

    I think if the inner cover is right above the frames you get condensation so leave the whole bottom of it exposed to the bees bedroom

    I make a spacer from 1x2 and tack burlap to the top of it...
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    Re: I'm pretty sure I killed my hive today :-(

    i have things going on here all the time and never even think about blocking the girls in ,,, but then we all like to play with the girls ,,, the rule is look befor you slap
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    Re: Is a inner cover necessary with quilt box

    last fall when I put the girls to bed '' by mistake I put the inner cover under the guilt box and the moisture condensed on the inner cover and dripped down on the girls killed the hive .. I make a...
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    Re: winter quilt configuration?

    I use the quilt but all I do is put a spacer made from a firring strip with burlap to make a space above the frame in that space i put a candy bar a polen patty ,,,,,on the spacer i put a box ,,fill...
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