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  1. Re: Brood nest on the edges of the hive not in the middle? Should I do anything?

    I am wondering if there was a backup of stored honey. In Jamaica, I also sometimes see this after there is a swarm and the brood is pushed to one side.
  2. Re: what's your worst bee sting experience?

    I remember when i just started out and the local association sold me a dark brown bee suit... they still sell them by the way! I had a box that was just horrible. i never knew anything about changing...
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk224/digi_2008/IMG-20130728-01560.jpg

    Is this a psuedoscorpion? The prey of Varroa mites?
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk224/digi_2008/IMG-20120326-00737_zps0f1ab4d3.jpg
    Little cousin resting on bee stand with a doubled nuc
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    Does anyone on this site have any connections with universities? I have a really cool idea for a PHd. Something I observed with the bees and i would like to check it out.
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    Sure No problem, Khaas15. i will share some mead as well.
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    Well It is the same one as I saw advertised by the FatBeeMan. First flat sheets are placed at the entrance of the rollers( In this picture the rollers are still covered in plastic. The rollers are...
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk224/digi_2008/IMG-20130701-01492.jpg
    site of my 6th apiary.
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    Dont worry it is totally free!!!lol
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    Anyone planning to come to Jamaica for the summer? I am now on summer holidays and would not mind to show you around. Oh by the way....!!!! If you ever want to know about a place in Jamaica that you...
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    Re: suburban vs. rural honey production

    I have a few apiaries and as many are outlining the ones that are closer to the living areas are much better. To be honest i hid an apiary next to an upscale community and it put my other apiaries to...
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    Re: Nucs swarming

    with bees, expect anything. lol. I have had this on several occasions. If the nuc was very populous then it will swarm just like a regular hive. In my country April is a key time for swarming not...
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    Re: New Nuc

    I have noticed that when there is nectar around and the bees are in a good mood they will usually accept even as little as 30mins. If not wait a day
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    Re: Brood Chamber questions

    A word of caution here. Whenever you go into a hive dont ever wait till tomorrow to do something. As soon as possible correct the problem. It will cost you more time later down.
  15. Re: Can I feed surplus honey from one hive to other hives in my apiary?

    Be careful sometimes the hive that has the most stores are the ones that frequently rob weak or diseased hives. Someone here will agree that sometimes it was our best hive that went down to some...
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    Re: Foundationless frame question

    From experimenting myself, I realized that if too many are placed in the brood nest and the flow ceases or a period of rain they tend to draw swarm cells faster. especially since the comb is nice and...
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    Re: Queen Question

    There might be another explanation. The old cell that you saw may have been where the queen that you saw came from. your hive may have superceded the old queen. If it was the old queen you saw then...
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    crude wax to use and make foundation sheets
    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk224/digi_2008/IMG-20130722-01535.jpg[/URL]
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    I have purchased my own foundation mill

    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk224/digi_2008/IMG-20130722-01545.jpg[/URL]
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    I have finally sorted out the website problem. Much easier than I had expected. Im all fired up to go again. I have many things to discuss from the last time.
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    My website has been hacked. If it is accessed by a cell phone a pornographic site come up instead. is there anyone who can assist? using laptops and desktops work fine. Please assist.
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    I see that many people are viewing the dadabs.com website. The main purpose of the site is to share with other persons how beekeeping is done in a country that does not have distinct seasons. Where...
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    I am so sorry I missed you ViggoMunk. I had some family emergency and had to be up and down. I really wanted to taste that Danish honey!
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    We do have beekeeping associations. I will make some calls to see if we can meet if possible. Are you in jamaica now? You can give me a call at 876 401 4251.
  25. Re: Help!!! I want to start breeding for vsh in jamaica to save my country

    Yes Oldtimer. You are right. I wish there was a way to import already worked on bee stock. I am wondering if there is a way I could legally import drone sperm, use AI to produce queens from best of...
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