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  1. Re: Help with yellow jackets - don't understand making hive entrance smaller

    Its that time of year, apparently. I am experiencing the same problem. I have had yellow jackets on the ground below the hives all year, but recently they have moved up to and into the hives.

    I...
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    Re: Where are they?

    That's priceless. Thanks for sharing it.
  3. Re: I got so excited when I found this site I dove right in.

    Hi Matt. Welcome from a first year beekeeper in Ohio.
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    Re: First state bee inspection

    We have county apiary inspectors here that report to the state. I have had my hives inspected and came away as a positive and learning experience. I have no problem having
    my hives inspected.
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    Re: oops. scared off my queen.

    I can empathize with you on this one. This is my first year and the mistakes I have made. And they seem to always involve a queen.

    We will be able to look back on these days and laugh, I suppose....
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    Re: Sting virgin & first aid

    The only thing else I would add is to have a lit smoker and puff some smoke onto the sting area. This will mask the sting and possibly stop others from gang stinging you. Good Luck.
  7. Re: "Just come get them - - they are already in a "hive" " (video)

    Great video. I actually watched the entire 13 minutes and found it very interesting. Thanks for sharing it with us.
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    Re: Newbee to Bees

    Hello James, welcome to the forum from Ohio. Glad you joined us.

    There are a lot of helpeful beeks here and a wealth of beekeeping information. Good luck
  9. Thread: Mowing?

    by BeeMoose
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    Re: Mowing?

    In the spring when I started my hives I was able to mow right up next to them. Now with the colonies having grown to larger numbers, I have gotten stung twice while weedeating.

    Recently I have...
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    Re: White mark on some of my bees?

    I noticed the same thing on some of the bees to one of my hives yesterday. Thought I was seeing things. I just assumed it was some sort of pollen they had been in. Really made me

    look twice...
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    Re: I'm really new. How new....

    Hello Jason, welcome to BeeSource, from Ohio. Glad you joined us.

    I was in your same position this time last year. I had decided, after talking to a friend who was a beek, that this is something...
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    Re: too many bees ????

    I am by no definition an experienced beekeeper. Can only talk of my experience. I started a hive on May 28 with a 4lb package. I started noticing a lot of bearding and lots of
    bees flying around. I...
  13. Re: Are carpenter ants a nuisance or big trouble?

    I had a similar problem with two of my hives earlier this summer. They were congregating on the inner cover and even brought their queen along to establish a colony.

    I researched this web site and...
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    Re: Hello from Northeast Ohio!

    Welcome to the forum from Southeastern Ohio. Glad you joined us.

    Do some searching or asking around if there is a bee club in your area. I found this is one of the best sources of information...
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    Re: Cost of doing business

    As in any business you will find your first year costs through the roof with little return. So you have to be able to sustain your costs/investments for the first year and expect little if any...
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    Re: Celebrity Beekeeper

    Very interesting. He's starting big with 26 hives.This is good to see as it will bring beekeeping and the honeybee to the spotlight.
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    Re: Are these guys nuts?

    Looks like my hives on any given afternoon/evening. I would say orientation flights. But what do I know, I'm a newb as well.
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    Re: What does swarming look like?

    Nice video. Thanks for sharing it.
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    Re: Hi fom SW Ohio

    Hello from Southeast Ohio, glad you joined us.
  20. Thread: Cockroaches

    by BeeMoose
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    Re: Cockroaches

    I thought I was the only one experienceing this problem. I didn't want to say anything out of fear someone might think my girls are bad house keepers.

    I usually only found one on the top of the...
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    Re: Happy Independence Day!

    Missed this thread yesterday, but wanted to chime in to hope everyone had a fantastic 4th of July and all soldiers were kept safe
  22. Re: I asked my wife to take notes while making splits

    Wives always seem to find humor in some of the stuff we do.

    That is a priceless note. I about snorted coffee through my nose!
  23. Re: Hello everyone I am brand new to the Bee community.

    Welcome to the forum Josh, from an Ohio new bee as well. This is my first year and I am loving it. Hope you enjoy your new hobby.

    Dave
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    Re: Help a first timer please!

    First, I am a first year beekeeper. I wanted to chime in to tell you that this looks like one of my hives in the afternoon. I am guessing by reading here on Beesource that it
    is a ventilation issue...
  25. Thread: House Wrens!

    by BeeMoose
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    Re: House Wrens!

    Cute picture. Thanks for sharing.

    They look like they are saying "Well, you weren't using it......"
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