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    Re: Defensive Bees: Requeen?

    Besides getting stung, what did you find during your inspection? Do they have a queen? There may be other reasons why they're doing what they are. If you seriously want to requeen, contact some local...
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    Re: Will bees fly over a freeway?

    When hives were placed just off the highway I hit swarms now and then with what I was driving out in the country. I haven't had that experience on the freeway. I see bees while parked at a stop light...
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    Re: g) How do you install a package?

    With the queen in the package, let the package set in a shaded area for 24 to 48 hrs

    Using a 10 frame deep lang, 4 or 5 frames out, take feeder can and queen out of package, place queen and can...
  4. Thread: bee photos wanted

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    Re: bee photos wanted

    Use them if wanted. no credits

    2009 queen
    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_x09rOsVjeOY/TZ4oZqG1iLI/AAAAAAAAAl0/z5FFy8eipeA/s400/qc.h3.1.jpg



    2010 queen ...
  5. Thread: Web Site

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    Re: Web Site

    a couple of free tools if you want to go a different route

    WYSIWYG web page editing.
    http://www.kompozer.net/

    free FTP
    http://filezilla-project.org/
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    Re: Web Site

    Adding another domain depends on the choice of the host provider package.

    If allowed on that level, yes you can, although you might consider two shopping carts.
    one for each, depends on what...
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    Re: Web Site

    Really depends on how much you're willing to invest, knowledge of building the site, site design, how much traffic you might expect, Do you want a shopping cart, affiliate program, running ads etc....
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    Re: how many hives to begin with...

    Bought enough for eleven, started with nine. Which ever number you decide on or can afford, I'd suggest having extra wooden ware on hand for the just in case.
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    Re: Two New Hives. Mix or Match?

    If you're looking, your bound to run into Bjorn Apiaries sooner or later. Bjorn would be a good place to start.

    Best of luck with your venture.
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    Re: Two New Hives. Mix or Match?

    In my experience, each may have different results, one may build up quick while another builds slowly or has other set backs. For example, a nuc may decide to rear their own queen rather then...
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    Re: Fascinated by Bees

    They will need some management. I'd eliminate any thoughts otherwise.
  12. Thread: Netting or Tarps?

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    Re: Netting or Tarps?

    http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/phpps/pe/interiorExclusion/bees.html
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    Re: bees shortage in almonds

    as far as I know the numbers haven't been given out yet.

    There is an audio attached with Eric Mussen speaking.

    A phone number for more info is on the end of the clip
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    Re: bees shortage in almonds

    A quote from California Farm Bureau Federation


    ... and bee health remains a worry http://www.cfbf.com/images/audio3.gif

    In recent weeks, beekeepers have started reporting more...
  15. Thread: African Bee suit

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    Re: African Bee suit

    Golden Bee Suit

    Is there really such a thing as a bee proof suit?


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    Re: New to the forum - Bill from NH

    hmm, my very first post. Lots a good info and help here.

    If needed, here's a link to Pawtuckaway Beekeepers' Association located in New Hampshire
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