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    Re: Useless tools or beginners luck?

    Get a metal bucket to carry your tools. That and a smoker is all I carry. Love it. I do wear a suit and boots. I started using the boots after crushing bees under my feet while wearing low tops.
  2. Re: aggressive racoon, or fox?, climbs 12 feet, flips heavy lids, eats comb, trap set

    I always tie a 50 foot rope to the trap. That way if I catch Mr. Skunk he can go for a swim at the pond.
    Not being mean but here most skunks test positive for rabies.
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    Re: Beware of the Birds!

    I nailed a big rubber snake above my gutter to keep the woodpecker from beating it to death.
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    Re: Frame/Foundation Rotation

    I am a hobby beekeeper with 3 hives. My hives are 3 years old.
    I will start replacing the deep frames with wax foundation when spring arrives.
    How long will it take to replace all the frames?
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    House bill to ban Neonicotinoid HR 2692

    A bill is in the house to ban all Neonicotinoids. It is called "The save the American Pollinators Act of 2013, HR 2692
    A large story in the Saturday Lexington, Herald-Leader, on the opinion page.
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    Re: Aggressive Bees - I'm looking for help!

    Bait a live trap. They sell them at a number of stores. Tie a rope to it. If you catch a skunk you have to drag it away and drop it into a pond. That's about the only way to get rid of a skunk. ...
  7. Thread: wax worm frames

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    Re: wax worm frames

    Get some payback. Take wax worms fishing. Put them on a very small lead head feathered jig. They are the best bait for large bluegill and crappie I have ever found.
    I catch 15 inch crappie on them...
  8. Would this act as a control for mites and shb

    I am new here, but have been reading the forums for several months.
    I do not live where I can try this. But I am wondering if it would act as a control of mites and shb.
    If you had a small farm...
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    New member, Tom in Georgetown Kentucky

    Hi, I am Tom and live in Georgetown, Kentucky. Just got registered. I have 1 hive with 2 more arriving this month.
    I have been keeping bees for 3 years. I had 2 hives but lost one last fall.
    I...
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