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    Another Invention for Beekeepers

    Found this on the internet and thought I'd share it.
    May be another gimmick or it just might work. I'm not saying yay or nay until I see valid proof, just like with the Flow Hive.
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  2. Thread: canola

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    Re: canola

    WELL EXCUSE ME FOR NOT HAVING ANY ILL EFFECTS. First of all I don't appreciate being called completely wrong. I stated that I have not had any ill effects. My bees have not experienced any ill...
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    Re: canola

    I agree Tenbears, I have used roundup around my hives for as long as I can remember and I have not experienced any ill effects.
    And as far as Canola honey it will set fast. I had a friend of mine...
  4. Re: G'day all, Jumping onto this site from Durham, NC. Looking forward to being here

    Welcome.
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    Re: Good morning from East TN!!!

    Welcome
  6. Re: Hello from the Real Northern California! A newbie

    Welcome
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    Re: Newbee from North Jersey

    Welcome
  8. Re: Good morning everyone! New forum member!

    Welcome
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    Re: Good mornig

    Welcome
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    Re: Do you put weight on your top covers?

    A couple of bricks per hive. I place them in different configurations so I can tell at a glance what I need to do next to what hive. For example 1 brick on its side and one laying down means need to...
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    Re: Winter Losses or Success?

    I did as poorly as I have ever done. I experienced close to 71% loss. the weather has been extremely unusual for this area and I just did not expect it. ( and by not expecting it I didn't plan for it...
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    Re: Touched bear fence

    I have to agree with Brad Bee.
    I had trouble with my electric fence with a similar problem and I fixed it that way.

    (Of course you are taking advise from someone who as a teenager was dared to...
  13. Re: Attracted to light and Untimate demise - Zombie Bees

    Here is some additional info that might help also. https://www.zombeewatch.org.
    I thought I had an infestation of Zombee flies (phorid flies). I had noticed an extreme number (hundreds) of bees dead...
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    Re: Devastated...

    nwpabeeguy, What I did: I placed a high joule electric fence around my hives and cut some aluminum flashing about 4 inches wide, bent them into an "S" shape. Hung the strips over the fence with...
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    Re: Devastated...

    I had about the same thing happened to 2 of my hives last year. By the looks of what I saw it was a BAR. Racoons or Skunks usually leave scratch marks on the front of the hive by the entrance. I...
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    Re: Pseudo Name on Bee Source

    Mine is the name of my apiary, "Dad & Son's Bees". If I had known that my son wouldn't have anymore interest in it than he does I would have come up with, "Dad's Bees" or maybe "Only the Lonely"...
  17. Re: Bee Keeping Accident: Could have been FAR WORSE IMO

    :D I'm not laughing at you,,,,,,,,,yes I am. I had a similar thing happen to me. I was working the yard and I had a helper with me. He not thinking placed a concrete block right by my feet. I turned...
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    Re: my honey has turned

    Heck I'm typing with voice recognition now.
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    Re: Hello from marshville NC

    Welcome to the Forum Greg.
    Sit down, buckle up please keep hands and feet inside at all times and enjoy the ride.
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    Re: My new beevac

    Heck after all these years I'm still learning something near bout everyday.
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    Re: ammo box smoker toter

    Used to use one myself until I lost it and the smoker too.:o
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    Re: Hive Stand Height

    They are that high so the "Skunk" at the White House doesn't get into them:p
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    Re: New spring traps

    In my area of the US I would never use frames with pollen it attracts SHB ( small hive beetles).
    I also would not use frames with newer comb due to wax moth infestation.
    Like I said "I" wouldn't...
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    Re: Dead Out Numbers/Winter Losses

    Lost 3 this year due to unexpected EXTREME cold weather (that lasted a LOOOOONG time).
    2 were small swarms that I really didn't expect to make it. The 3rd one was a booming hive going into winter....
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    Re: we won a hive tonight.

    Yeah Harley, I have eaten so much crow I have developed a taste for it. Again, make memories with your beekeeping daughter. Be safe, live long and prosper. ;)
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