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  1. Re: New hive building comb in vertal strips down frames.

    Yea, I went into the hive, and the girls were doing great. Not only were they doing great, but I saw a "complete" frame of brood (both sides). They are healthy, wealthy and wise, beyond my...
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    Re: Building comb between brood chambers

    The 2 outer frames (8 total) were just starting to be worked on when I added a brood chamber. The center 4 frames were a flurry of activity today, so I left them alone, and didn't do a deep...
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    Re: screen bottom board

    I never actually used the sticky part of the "tack paper". Also, my tack paper came with a grid type rubber screen, supposedly to keep the bees from sticking. All I do is put vegi oil on the tack...
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    Building comb between brood chambers

    I added a 8 frame, deep brood chamber (BC), possibly a little early. One week later I did an inspection, only to find that for the most part the 2nd BC is untouched, however upon lifting it off, I...
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    Re: beekeepers in Upper Peninsula, Michigan

    I found an Upper Peninsula Group out of Marquette. I'm in Kingsford myself and I haven't found any associations here, but I did find 1 beekeeper in Iron Mountain.

    Upper Peninsula Beekeepers...
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    Re: If you were buying all your equipment again...

    Thanks, I will ask those questions.
    The supplier, in this case, is deep in the woods, where as I am on the outskirts of Kingsford Mi, a rural area.
    When is the best time to move the hive? Now,...
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    Re: If you were buying all your equipment again...

    Hello all. My name is Bob and I'm sure that I'm newer than most anybody here, since I start in Spring in the U.P. of Michigan. I don't have much $$$ to start with, so I will be doing some "Horse...
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