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  1. Re: Hoping to finally start beekeeping this year, but...

    Welcome

    If you use solar fence set it up so the fencer is in the middle of the yard with no plastic handles in the fence.
    This way the entire fence is hot.
    Take a long painters pole with you to...
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    Re: New member from mo

    Randy

    Bee Keepers of The Ozarks meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month in Springfield.
    Check us out.

    http://www.ozarksbeekeepers.org/
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    Re: New member from mo

    Welcome Randy I
    Are you a member of a local club?
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    Re: How to sell bee colonies

    If your selling full hives, they can go any time you want.
    If your doing splits you will need more equipment to make a full hive. Top/Bottom
    You could do the splits late March early April and have...
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    Re: Missouri

    Well it has started.
    I saw 3 dandelions today and what I think are wild Violets.
    Branson Mo.
    2-5-2016
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    Re: Missouri

    gww
    You can subscribe to this thread under thread tools.
    Now it's time to watch the buds.
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    Re: Observation Hive Plan

    Well the 1" vents came today.
    They are just what I was looking for.
    They have small vent holes and the plastic is finished nice enough to use on a cherry Observation hive.
    I RECOMMEND these....
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    Re: Gunfire

    Our shooting table is on the back porch and I have hives about 40' from it.
    At the other end I have 3 nucs about 30' from the 50yd. target stand.
    My son's get upset because I use the table to set...
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    Re: Observation Hive Plan

    Coal Reaper
    Yes you can just use wire.
    The thing is I restore furniture so I want it to have a finished look when people see it.
    Besides i'm using clean cherry wood.
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    Re: Observation Hive Plan

    D Coates
    Thanks. I did a search last year and could not find much in small 1" vents.
    I did it starting with "miniature vents" and keep adding to it.
    I ended up with " miniature 1 " plastic vents "...
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    Re: 2 Of 3 Flying today ?

    I had one nuc that was not flying today 3 others right beside it were.
    I lifted the top and the top box was full of bees.
    Give them and you some time.
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    Re: Observation Hive Plan

    This is off topic a little.
    I am trying to locate the vent covers like the ones on Draper Bees Ob hives.
    I did contact them last year but did not get a reply.
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    Re: Observation Hive Plan

    Scott
    My first thought is are you running all Medium hives?
    If so you will be ok.
    If not were will you get replacement brood frames when/if needed?
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    Re: Observation hives?

    If you want to see the Queen and or eggs this would NOT bee my first choice.
    Look for one that is a single frame wide x 4 or 5 high.
    I have one that is only 3 frames high and they needed to be feed...
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    Re: Quote I really like........

    Amen
  16. Re: How far away from your apiary do you live?

    I have 8 beside my wood shop.
    One yard 25 miles away at our church. (Used to teach new beekeepers)
    and 3 other yards with in 5 miles of the church.
    And 4 farms wanting hives next year.
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    Pros & Cons of full vented sute's

    I did my last cutout for the season today 90+ degrees.
    I had 2 fans going with a jacket/veil and light color pants.
    After I was finished I was soaking wet to the point I had water dripping from the...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Received a call last Sunday about a swarm in at tree.
    Ran by one of my yards and garbed a swarm trap.
    It was to far out and up to shake out.
    We hung the trap in the tree as best we could and...
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    Re: Flood damage question

    David
    How are the bee's?
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    Re: Honey Dew From Oak Trees?

    Phoebee
    Try this link. http://www.honeybeesuite.com/what-is-honeydew-honey/
  21. Re: Very Very New and Need LOTS of Guidance and Support (Buyer beware LOL)

    Welcome to bee source.
    First thing you should ask of your local club is do they have field days or mentors who would be willing to show you what they are doing when they work there hives. Our club...
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    Re: Honey Dew From Oak Trees?

    My home yard produces honey from the oak trees every year.
    It is a little tart tasting but still very good and dark. (It also sells very fast):thumbsup:
    When you live in the wood's like me the...
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    Re: Flood damage question

    David

    A member of our club had 10 hives washed away in the flooding we had 2 weeks ago.
    He found 6 in tack and alive that got caught in a fence.
    The last I heard 4 were back to laying and the...
  24. Do Bees have some form of radar ???

    [B]Pleas hear me out before cutting me down on this[/B

    My son and I removed a LARGE hive today from the ceiling in a bedroom of a second floor apartment building.
    Last Saturday we worked for 6...
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    Re: removing hive from a house

    MariahK

    You will need a lot more equipment than you think!
    Also be ready to take a honey bath when you start cutting comb.
    Don't save comb that is just or mostly honey, try to keep just the...
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