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    just broke even this year. (5th year).had to sell...

    just broke even this year. (5th year).had to sell two hives to do it though.Now Im buying 6 hives next year.
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    4-22-07 crocus pollen and some white pollen...

    4-22-07 crocus pollen and some white pollen (poplar?)
    05655 a full week late from last year
  3. I lost 1 russain hive this year already it had...

    I lost 1 russain hive this year already it had tons of bees no brood or honey
    meanwhile my mutts look fine
  4. I lost 1 russain hive this already year it had...

    I lost 1 russain hive this already year it had tons of bees no brood or honey
    meanwhile my mutts look fine
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    I live here in northern vermont (zone 3 or 4) and...

    I live here in northern vermont (zone 3 or 4) and I have had maximilliam sunflowers for 3 years I havent seen a single bee on them.
    oh and dont make the same mistake I did and buy the plant bare...
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    when a scout bee marks a spot, in a new hive or...

    when a scout bee marks a spot, in a new hive or trap, is the sent the same as the swarm lure?
    If so how would the bees know the differents between the lure and the new location?
    Is it in bee signs...
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    well I dont plan on selling any soon but I...

    well I dont plan on selling any soon but I thought it would be interesting to hear some advice from the pro's thanks.
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    I wounder if the swarm would land on the lure...

    I wounder if the swarm would land on the lure before departing to another spot? giving me time to hive them.
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    swarm catch

    will swarm catch lure swarms to a branch without any swarm trap box or equipment.
    In other words if I were to lower a 10' limb or sapling and stick on a swarm lure capsule on it and let it go,would...
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    packaged drones?

    any thoughts on how to package drones?any market for packaged drones?
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    voted

    voted
  12. Is it swarm lure that he is useing or something...

    Is it swarm lure that he is useing or something else?
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    I have notice the same honey this year in...

    I have notice the same honey this year in northern vermont we dont normally get this light honey this time of year.I have seen them working (loosetrif)?this week.maybe thats it?


    Brad
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    I guess the first frost question was a bad idea....

    I guess the first frost question was a bad idea.
    but what flowers seem to bee the most cold hardy necture producers? I just planted some buckwheat it might be a little late. :eek:
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    Is it true that the honey flow stops after the...

    Is it true that the honey flow stops after the first frost?It seems that bees here anyway make honey well after the first frost.I cant remember where I heard this but is it true?
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    oh buy the way power napper took your edvice and...

    oh buy the way power napper took your edvice and got a scrach ticket and won 20$ thanks :cool:
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    thanks for the info. but sadly Im a cheap...

    thanks for the info. but sadly Im a cheap frenchmen and my hives are spred out to much to have a fence. I just take my losses. hopefully the taste of apiguard burns the bears mouth.
    (my little...
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    Lupine, I haven't heard that bears dont like...

    Lupine, I haven't heard that bears dont like apiguard.I have heard that bears can smell colonies from a long ways away and the bear in the gas grill was very close and very hungry .I could only think...
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    I have seen several bears in my area and had an...

    I have seen several bears in my area and had an attack on one of my hives this spring. A couple of days ago I saw a 180 pound bear getting into a gas grill 5 feet from a house. This house is only...
  20. Thread: Apiguard

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    hobie I think that you put apiguard on the top...

    hobie

    I think that you put apiguard on the top of the top deep or super.The apiguard is heavier then air so it wants to settle.

    My question is if you were to put your supers and apiguard on now...
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    Dick -I will try the Styrofoam peanuts I have...

    Dick -I will try the Styrofoam peanuts I have some extra. Did try warm syrup still had a lot of dead bees,Im nervous to feed like that now the colony has taken a big loss. with all the rain up here...
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    I have one of these nucs and I must be doing...

    I have one of these nucs and I must be doing something wrong because I have tried to feed it twice and lost alot of bees.
    The first time I poured about 3/4 of a quart in the top and lost about 1000...
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    I had a bear problem this spring I moved most of...

    I had a bear problem this spring I moved most of my hives and left one Russian hive and made 3 splits with it. The bear hasn't bean back for a while I hope that the bear finds this strain of bees a...
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    plum trees 5/11/06 05655

    plum trees 5/11/06
    05655
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    yeah, and that sounds illegal. Is this an outyard...

    yeah, and that sounds illegal. Is this an outyard or near home?

    this is near home but I decided that mother nature doesnt want me to have hives here so I moved them 4 miles south up a little...
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