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    Re: bee shaking more than normal

    Yes shaking like the bee in the video. Thank you

    Mike A
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    bee shaking more than normal

    I saw a bee shaking uncontrollably the other day....It was definitely no normal...Anyone ever see something like this?

    Mike A.
  3. Re: Top Bar Hives -- The red headed step child of beekeeping

    How do you get up on it? Use a telephone pole? My 36 in can be a challenge sometimes to free mount. My favorite is my 29 in mountain unicycle. I love riding the trails around a lake near my house....
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    Is a 5 foot giraffe slow going? I would love to try one.

    Mike Adams
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    Nectar producing flowers

    What are some of the common flowers in the northeastern us that produce nectar?
    Mike A
  6. Thread: Crooked comb

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    Re: Crooked comb

    Is the reason to prevent crooked comb for the beekeeper's benefit or does it really to benefit the bees?
    Mike A.
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    Re: russian bees for a new beekeeper

    My first year I supposedly purchased Russian Bees. they were fairly gentle....they did not make it thru the winter however....Last year I supposedly bought Italian Bees...they are extremely...
  8. Re: Top Bar Hives -- The red headed step child of beekeeping

    What size unicycle do you have/how often do you ride? I try to ride at least twice a week. Three unicycles. 20, 29, and a 36 in

    Mike A
  9. Re: Top Bar Hives -- The red headed step child of beekeeping

    I have 3 main hobbies...beekeeping, unicycling/bicycling, and photography....I find in all three a lot of folks get really hung up on equipment....

    Mike A.
  10. Thread: Crooked comb

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    Crooked comb

    I am starting a tbh for the first time and I see that a lot of bee keepers are frustrated by crooked comb. How should you deal with this?

    Mike A.
  11. Thread: Apivar

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    Re: Apivar

    I saved all of my honey last fall for the bees and their is some left...

    Mike A
  12. Thread: Apivar

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    Re: Apivar

    If you applied apivar in September could you consume the honey this spring?

    Mike Adams
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    Re: First time tbh

    Bush Farms says in order to get the bees to build neat and straight comb do not leave the queen cage in the hive... How do you introduce the queen into the hive from a package of bees?
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    First time tbh

    When first starting out with a package of bees how many top bars do you start with? All of them?

    Mike A.
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    Yesterday's action

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    Starting a 2nd hive

    I am starting a 2nd hive right next to my first one. When you shake the bees in the hive to they ever tend to stray to the other hive.Does the other hive come over and inspect the situation?

    Mike...
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    Bringing in pollen

    I live in south central Pa and my bees are bringing in pollen. What flowers are in bloom?
    Mike A.
  18. Thread: feeding bees

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    Re: feeding bees

    If you think they are running out of food....
  19. Thread: feeding bees

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    feeding bees

    On a late winter day if the temp reaches 55-60 degrees would it be okay (if the bees are active) to put a pan of sugar water right outside the hive for their consumption? I know about robbing but...
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    Top hive feeder

    How soon is it good to put your top hive feeder in the hive filled with sugar water? Any specific night/ day temps?

    Mike A
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    Re: What to plant?

    Anything in the mint family. Easy to grow, perennial, and bees really seem to love it. Esp mountain mint.
  22. Thread: Apivar use

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    Apivar use

    Is anyone using apivar this spring and if so, how early?

    Mike A.
  23. Thread: Pheromones

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    Pheromones

    Has anyone used pheromones to trap swarms in the spring?

    Mike A.
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    Listening to bees

    Put a stethoscope up to my hive. Heard them buzzing away. What a cool sound.... Did not open the hive up however...
    Mike A.
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    Re: Chance of swarming

    So isit likely that a healthy productive hive swarms every year?

    Mike A.
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