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Type: Posts; User: Frontyard Beekeeper
Ask saltybee. He should know.
A little too far for me to drive. Could you mail them to me?
What you are hearing is a virgin queen piping. They will do that shortly after emerging.
if the only gloves you qwn are about a foot and a half long and ventillated
Welcome to the forum jack. Glad you did take the plunge. You most likely will never regret it, and if you need advice from time to time, this is the place to find it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FJH62mgOH8&feature=related these are 3 teens from italy. 15,16,and 17 tears old. you might want to bookmark this.
Here is a thought. If you can get an exceptional queen with the most desirable genetics to lay only drone eggs, place her in a nuc with nurse bees and all drone comb. The drones will have only her...
Hold on, I'll run out and kill some
Your post sent me on a trip down memory lane. I was about your age when i got my first hive. I have kept bees off and on for about 62 years now. I loved it then and still do. Welcome to...
Welcome to the wonderful and crazy world of beekeeping. Just take advantage of the topics and information that are offered in this forum by the best and most proficient...
I'm glad that someone asked that question. I just bought 27 lbs of yellow clover seed. I suppose the same applies to it as well.
Came back home after mowing my mother in laws lawn. decided to check my bees. got stung, had a reaction,and came to the conclusion that i'm allergic to my mother in law.
The copper penny works, but you must stand on one foot and jump up and down while singing trhe star spengled banner.
Try a little beeswax on that zipper. Works wonders and i bet you have some.
Hi Gypsi, Keep on mumbeling and fumbeling. Thats how you learn. If you think the bees will make it thru the winter where their at, perhaps it might be best to wait until spring and give them a fresh...
I watched a big red wasp land on the front of my hive the other day.She grabbed one of my girls and about ten bees jumped on her.She dropped the bee and retreated up the hive and they let her go. But...
Neceor?????? Can't spell (cat) without getting hair in my mouth.Thanks Peter. Seems like a wasted trip just to bring pollen and not a little necter with it.
When watching my bees returning to the hive, i have noticed that some are loaded with pollen and some are not. I assume that the ones without pollen are carrying necter or water. Do the bees with...
If you have a weak hive with not enough bees to cover the brood or build comb, is it feasible to bait feral bees and vacum them up and add them to the hive? Could you introduce them with the...
I recently did a cutout and lost most of the bees and the queen. Bee-vac ate em. Tied the brood comb to the frames and some honey and installed the bees.