Yes, July 7th,14th and 21st
Type: Posts; User: Broke-T
Yes, July 7th,14th and 21st
I have never removed them. Bees seem to do fine.
Bit the bullet and ordered a new system. It shipped out today. Can't wait to get it installed.
I have about 20 queens left from this week if anyone needs any.
This week is the last of my regular production. Starting week of July 7th I will break down and consolidate all my mating nucs. ...
Before you start cutting. Drop the handle to the lowest position, then bend the handle upwards slightly so that the frame holder will drop all the way down.
Freight on 5000 sheets from CA to MS was only $290
I ordered 5000 sheets of black unwaxed medium foundation from Nick at Acorn yesterday. He was several hundred dollars cheaper than Pierco. We have been using Pierco for several years and will now...
We have a strong privet flow and it is light and mild tasting. Just had a bee meeting and a lady said she has started planting buckwheat and it makes great honey. I think the soil that a plant is...
I have a large jacketed kelly sump that wee have a 33 frame dumping into. It had the 1 1/2 inlet and outlet. The outlet is not a problem but the inlet was. We disconnected the pipe from the inlet...
Are the fields around you blooming with white clover. When the clover is blooming my bees won't work anything else.
Yes, I do it all the time.
Welcome to BeeSource neighbor. You can find lots of good info here.
I planning on producing hand dipped tapers. How do you make your labels?
Any pictures would be nice.
We buy the western cedar migratory tops from Western Bee and they stay flat. Love them. We paint them.
For the last two years I have used nothing but queenless cell builders. I add a frame of brood every week to keep young nurse bees available. I think they are great.
We have one. I guess it gets really hot in summer but supers are on hives from mid March till late September so container is empty.
I stilll have a few open mated VSH queens available in June.
June 10th 40
June 17th 100
June 24th 80
Queens are $22 each which includes marking. $20 shipping per order with free...
From emergence to first eggs will be 12 to 14 days if she had good mating weather. Longer if weather was bad and she had to wait for her mating flights.
You might try Robert Russell at Russell Apiaries. :D He had every breed his mind could think up. ;)
Catch the wings. It gets easier with practice.
Once you have the queen in the cage hold in your left hand with index finger over hole. Catch attendants with right hand by wings, quickly open hole and stick her head in. As she enters put finger...
I mark all mine green this year. If you are going to the trouble of marking why not use the correct color so it means something.
Last week a reporter for a local TV station came out and interviewed us for a farm family segment to air on Saturday mornings. It was on this am and turned out nice I think.
Here is the link.
I am looking for a Cowen 28 frame extractor with infeed and outfeed system. Uncapper not needed since I will be using my Maxant chain uncapper mounted on Sr spinner. I also already have a sump to...