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    I was told that if 9 frames were used in the...

    I was told that if 9 frames were used in the brood box, the brood comb wouldn't be drawn out any futher, but they would draw the comb out more where the honey above the brood is stored. He says you...
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    Tasted cream honey for the first time this...

    Tasted cream honey for the first time this week,never even heard of it before getting into bees, it is absolulty delecious!! Someday hope to make it myself.
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    I started last spring with one hive that was...

    I started last spring with one hive that was given to me, at that time I did't know a thing about honey bees. Read everything I could get my hands on, joined this forum and fell in love with my new...
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    Being rather new to beekeeping, I am interested...

    Being rather new to beekeeping, I am interested in learning all I can, that includes both American Bee Journal and Bee Culture. I find both magazines very interesting,
  5. Thread: I got stung

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    I get stung once in awhile,but have a fear of...

    I get stung once in awhile,but have a fear of getting stung on the face, more specifically in the eyes. Like you I enjoy watching the bees up close but I always slip a bee veil on before going in...
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    Maybe you've heard of drumming. It is supposed to...

    Maybe you've heard of drumming. It is supposed to have a calming effect on bees and gets them to move upwards. Maybe pan banging also has a calming effect and gets them to settle close by. Just a...
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    I haven't use any of the essential oil's yet,but...

    I haven't use any of the essential oil's yet,but am thinking about using them.Could someone tell me what is lecithin,am not familiar with that term,and where can it be purchased?
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    I ordered 2 queens from Kelly. They came in the...

    I ordered 2 queens from Kelly. They came in the regular mail,postage was 60 cents.
  9. From what I have been told,if you let the bees...

    From what I have been told,if you let the bees have the fall honey they will fill up the top box with honey and the queen will thus be forced down into the lower hive body in the fall of the year.
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    I tried the fgmo applied to the cotton mop...

    I tried the fgmo applied to the cotton mop strands, the trouble I had is that the bees would pull the strands down between the frames. In pulling the strands back out there is the possibilty of...
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    If you have another weak hive you could combine...

    If you have another weak hive you could combine using a double screen board left on for 24 hrs, or you could use a sheet of newspaper to combine them.Your lucky to get such a big swarm, I just pick...
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    Saw an add from Browning Cut Stock,prices seem...

    Saw an add from Browning Cut Stock,prices seem reasonable for hives and frames, has anyone done business with them, could you tell me if they are selling a good product for the price?
  13. Thread: No Brood

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    My queen arrived today what is the best time to...

    My queen arrived today what is the best time to introduce her to the hive? Is it at the time I shake all the bees from the frames or should I let them queenless for 24 hrs?Also read different...
  14. Thread: No Brood

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    Started to feed the hive 1-1 sugar water to...

    Started to feed the hive 1-1 sugar water to simulate a honey flow,called a place in Texas ,Lamb's Honey Farm, they are going to send me a Carniolan queen by Friday. Temperature on Friday may be in...
  15. Thread: No Brood

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    Very new here working with bees, have only one...

    Very new here working with bees, have only one hive was hoping to expand to two or three this year. Not good at finding the queen, but I know there is a problem with my hive. Hive made it through the...
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    Chould a SBB be used when starting a small colony...

    Chould a SBB be used when starting a small colony out in the spring? Or would you use a standard bottom board when starting this small colony in order to help the bees conserve heat in the brood...
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    We have our tbh almost completed, now trying to...

    We have our tbh almost completed, now trying to figure out what kind of foundation to use as a starter strip. Is there a need to use brood comb foundation in the nest area,and then cut comb...
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    In process of building our first tbh, making it...

    In process of building our first tbh, making it with straight sides,large enough to hold 30 tb's and using standard hive dimensions so that regular frames will work in tbh. Just purchased a book by...
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