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    wanted Nucs in BC Canada

    Looking for some Nucs here in BC I am in the Prince George area, But will be traveling to Vancouver May 25th.
  2. Re: Hives booming faster than I thought possible

    I was thinking I was going to remove it "the burr comb" but at the time it was covered with bees. I will clean it up tonight.

    Thanks
  3. Hives booming faster than I thought possible

    I have two hives this year, started from 4 frame Nucs. I hived the Nucs 17 days ago did the first real check today, both hives are booming. bees coving all 10 frames in one and 9 frames coved with...
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    started two nucs

    I started two nucs two weeks ago, both the same everything. I even placed them on one pallet just facing difrent directions. One hive the bees are busy collecting pollen every bees returning is...
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    More drones that I have ever seen

    The hive is very active right now bees in the air everywhere. I was standing watching them come and go, and it seemed like every tenth bee is a drone. they the drones are flying in and out others...
  6. Thread: bee suit?

    by steve62
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    Re: bee suit?

    Quality Round Hooded Jacket
    hhmmm did not add the pic
    go to www.beemaidbeestore.com the one I have is $32. works well.
  7. Re: Bees coming and going but no pollen on thier legs.

    Everything is in bloom right now clover ,blackeyed susans, indian celery, fireweed.
  8. Re: Bees coming and going but no pollun on thier legs.

    I do not know myself but I am told "from the guy I bought the bes from" that up here August is the best flow and fireweed is what the bees would be after.
    I was also told it is very hard to winter a...
  9. Re: Bees coming and going but no pollun on thier legs.

    thank you very much Steve.
  10. Bees coming and going but no pollen on thier legs.

    I am a new beek, I have one hive two supers for brood one on top for honey.
    bees are very active lots of them coming and going. But I do not see any pollun on their legs.

    fire weed is in full...
  11. Thread: No Smoker?

    by steve62
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    Re: No Smoker?

    Well I am new to bees and only have one hive bought it to see if I liked it.
    I recieved my bees in a four frame nuc. and the guy I got them from gave me an old beatup hive with 10 frames. I...
  12. Thread: New to bees

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    Re: New to bees

    Ok i have sprayed the new frames with sugar water 1-1 mix and spaced out the old frames as well. They love the sugar water and I have left a container for them infront of the hive. How long should I...
  13. Thread: New to bees

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    Re: New to bees

    Thank you for all the info, I will spray the frame with sugar water and stagger the frames today. I have not been feeding them at all there has been lots for them to gather ever since I have had...
  14. Thread: New to bees

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    Re: Knew to bees

    It is a wax coated plastic with combs drawin on them for the bees to build on.
    hope that makes sence.
  15. Thread: New to bees

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    New to bees

    Ok I bought my first nuc May 20th. I was given an old hive one super 10 frames,bottom board, top board and a lid. The nuc came with four frames full of bees and the queen. I placed the four frames...
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