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  1. Re: how to clean / de-mold styrofoam hive top feeder??

    Thank you very much Bill,

    I'm going to suit up right now and do it!!!!

    Gary
  2. how to clean / de-mold styrofoam hive top feeder??

    that's all I want to know....thank you

    Gary

    Chicago
  3. Re: Will there be enough time for bees to store honey for winter???

    have 2 deeps---cumulative honey is approx 5 full frames- both sides..still have @4 empty frames w/out any drawn comb.....rest of frames have brood with some pollen around.
  4. Re: Will there be enough time for bees to store honey for winter???

    will be doing a full hive inspection tomorrow--will advise... thanks
  5. Will there be enough time for bees to store honey for winter???

    2nd hive has new superseded queen.. but supersedure process started @ 30 days ago w a frame of larvae from hive 1.. let it sit for 27 days before inspected... have eggs, larvae, and capped brood!!...
  6. Will there be enough time for bees to store honey for winter???

    2nd hive has new superseded queen.. but supersedure process started @ 30 days ago w a frame of larvae from hive 1.. let it sit for 27 days before inspected... have eggs, larvae, and capped brood!!...
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    Re: Ventilated bottom board

    never did use sticky board--- been told mites shouldnt be a problem the 1st year.. Plan on swapping out completely..
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    Ventilated bottom board

    at what temp do I replace the screened/ventilated bottom boards with the solid bottom board. I'm in Chicago and I expect it's going to get cool pretty soon.. Even now, night temps starting to hit...
  9. Re: 1 hive or 2 to start---newbee planning on ordering complete kit(s)

    pov hill thanks alot
  10. Re: 1 hive or 2 to start---newbee planning on ordering complete kit(s)

    I see you're in Milwaukee--- where did you initially get your queen & bees? Were they Italian- as they seem most suited to this climate?? thanks alot
  11. 1 hive or 2 to start---newbee planning on ordering complete kit(s)

    What's the best way to get started... I live in the city--Chicago.. getting excited!!
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