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  1. Thread: Busy bee`s

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    Re: Busy bee`s

    I am going to check for that,they were not dead they were walking on the ground first time I have seen this.
  2. Thread: Busy bee`s

    by DIXIEROADIE
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    Busy bee`s

    The girls are busy working up a storm this morning.It was very cool last few days and some rain,today I was picking a few off the hive entrance because they were stuck because of the moisture on the...
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    Re: Mushroom Hunters/ Hen of the Woods

    Do you cook them like morels?I do not know if these grow in Ks. but if they do I need to go shroomin.
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    Re: Mushroom Hunters/ Hen of the Woods

    I picked about 30 pounds of morels this year wish I could find a morel that big....yummy!
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    Re: Mushroom Hunters/ Hen of the Woods

    I second that,love the morels, what do they taste like ?I had too look that one up it is edible so pack me some,a little honey might be good with that!
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    Re: funny story.

    Once bitten twice shy,I would go with the story whipped five guy`s` at once and you should see how they look,then buy a round. Sounds better but not as funny compared to I flipped off a bee and she...
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    Re: funny story.

    That is funny,except for the sting.
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    Re: Kansas bees still bringing in pollen

    We planted sunflowers and they are loving it,watched them today and they are busy,opened and peeked in the top and they were all over ,hope they fill them all up before the next rain.I am really...
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    Kansas bees still bringing in pollen

    Was watching the hive today and even with the winds gusting the girls are bringing in pollen,being my first year I was not for sure when it all ended for the season here in Kansas,Also got to watch a...
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    Re: Hitting the books

    Love reading and I have learned so much from sites like this one,that's why I keep coming back here so much.
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    Hitting the books

    Sorry I have not been in for awhile,just got some new books in and have been reading and re-reading,I found that as newbee it helps when you have pictures when you are looking at your hives.I am...
  12. Re: How come all these bee master can work without a suit?

    Yesterday I got stung through the suit and gloves,to me it is the unknown,not knowing for sure what would happen if the bee`s were all over me,part of thinks it would be cool,I worry about too many...
  13. Re: How come all these bee master can work without a suit?

    This is why this site rocks,yet get alot of info without the B.S. Iwould just be concerned if they were to go into alarm how many stings can a person take?I am well into the stings are just a small...
  14. Re: How come all these bee master can work without a suit?

    I have an idea I will dye my suit the same color as the bees and add a stinger and just blend right in,They will think I am the master bee long live the king!
  15. Re: How come all these bee master can work without a suit?

    I think I will keep the suit after today ,I went and opened the hive and under the suit I had just shorts and a tee on,those girls were so mad they stung right through the suit,once done I made a...
  16. Re: Is there such a thing as too much honey in a hive?

    I opened the hive this evening and the top box has the first two frames of capped honey and then six some 3/4 full of brood but it was tan color,then the last two were uncapped honey about 1/2...
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    Re: Love those bee`s

    The library is getting me some books on bees and beekeeping looking forward to getting something I can take with me to compare.It is hard to just take what you learn on the net,when a book with...
  18. Re: How come all these bee master can work without a suit?

    I have not gotten my courage to go head first into the hive but I get closer and closer each time.The stings are not that bad it seems like I get more than enough to make me run when in shorts and...
  19. Re: Is there such a thing as too much honey in a hive?

    I f you have brood in the top boxes should they be moved to the bottom deep super ?I noticed quite a alot of brood in the first and second top boxes ,I left the bottom alone and did not pull any...
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    Re: Love those bee`s

    I have one hive I just moved and everyday is a bad day for them,They will chase you for a few hundred yards and then wait until you think it is safe and boom.I wish I had spent more time with my...
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    Re: Bee's with attitude!

    I moved a hive last month and my girls were nice and calm no stings,the next day I was mowing and going close to the hive no problem I get about 20 yards away and they came unglued.It was kinda funny...
  22. Re: How come all these bee master can work without a suit?

    Another dumb question could a person put bee go on the suit or would that have disastrous results? Theory is that if they do not like the smell shouldn`t they stay away from you?I do not seem to be...
  23. How come all these bee master can work without a suit?

    Have you that handle the bees without a suit always done it like that or what? I see people with no suit bees all over them and they must not be getting stung.Do you build up an immunity to the...
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    Re: Love those bee`s

    Wow so many great ideas,THANKS ! So even though the sunflowers are still drawing in the bees ,it is better to go ahead and feed them? So much to learn from all the master bee keepers but I love it,I...
  25. Is there such a thing as too much honey in a hive?

    Stupid question every frame from top to bottom is either full of capped honey or has brood in them Should I remove some of the frames and add new or just stack another super with frames?I just moved...
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