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  1. Re: When your ex topples your hive, can I site animal cruelty?

    I don't understand people. Why hurt an innocent animal because you have some sort of psychopathic problem with another human being? It doesn't get much lower than that. (Well OK, lower would be...
  2. Re: Feeding wild bees - wow, they sure drink alot!

    If this is how you treat people who care enough about bees to try to feed them, well . . . good luck with the rest of the world because they don't care at all about bees or your beekeeping.

    If the...
  3. Re: Feeding wild bees - wow, they sure drink alot!

    Thanks for answering my questions. :rolleyes:

    With bees dying all over the world because of monocrop farming, you have the nerve to chastise me for feeding the bees harmless sugar-water solution?...
  4. Feeding wild bees - wow, they sure drink alot!

    I just started feeding wild bees two days ago. (Well, of course I really don't know if they are wild or from kept hives.) Anyhow, I am feeding them sugar-water 1:1 mixture and I am amazed how many...
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    Re: Hello from southern AZ.

    After some investigation it looks like, for various reasons, raising bees is kind of tough here in the Sonoran Desert. I think I will just start feeding the bees and forget about raising them for...
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    Re: Hello from southern AZ.

    Thanks for the response.
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    Re: Video- Feeding some wild honey bees

    Sorry, I asked too soon. Never mind. I found this info: http://www.apishive.com/honey-bee-health-2/how-when-and-why-to-feed-your-honey-bees
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    Re: Video- Feeding some wild honey bees

    I am curious about feeding the wild bees that visit my hummingbird feeders. I make hummingbird nectar anywhere from 1:3 to 1:5 (ratio of white sugar to water). Should I make the bee nectar...
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    Re: Hello from southern AZ.

    Thanks to all for the welcomes.

    @Joseph Clemens, I hadn't really thought about harvesting the honey, just raising the bees. Do you have to harvest the honey? Yes, the bees are on all my mesquite...
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    Re: Hello from southern AZ.

    Thanks for the welcome.

    I'm not finding any local clubs and I'm finding that beekeeping in the desert here has its own problems starting with keeping out the Africanized bees. While this doesn't...
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    Hello from southern AZ.

    I'm retired in Pima County AZ and interested in beekeeping but I don't know anything about it really. I've seen a few documentaries and read some -- that's about it though. I'm not even sure...
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