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    Scaly Mountain, NC Sourwood

    Does anyone know if the Scaly Mountain area is a good location to place bees for the Sourwood flow? My family has 8 acres there and I'm considering placing some hives on the property to try and take...
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    Re: Package Bees With Nosema

    They were in the hive about a week before the dysentery appeared. I've been feeding Clover Valley sugar from Dollar General. I've used it a lot with no issues.
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    Re: Package Bees With Nosema

    I was feeding 2-1 sugar water with a Boardman feeder. Same as I was feeding the other package I purchased at the same time.
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    Re: Package Bees With Nosema

    I would say dysentery. All over the hive.
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    Package Bees With Nosema

    I purchased a package of bees about 3 weeks ago. All of the bees have died due to what appears to be a bad case of nosema.

    Is there a standard recourse concerning a replacement package or is it...
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    Extracted Frames In Supers

    Would you recommend using extracted frames that have not had the honey cleaned out of in supers you add during the flow?

    Thank you.
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    Old Supers With Drawn Comb

    I recently purchased 20 used supers from my sisters father-in-law. He hasn't used them in 10 years or so. They all have drawn comb that I would like to use. My question is should I use them as they...
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    Looking for 10 nucs-Georgia

    Looking for 10-15 NUCS in or near Georgia.

    Thank you.
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    Carniolan Packages

    Does anyone know of a good Carniolan supplier for package bees?

    Thanks!
  10. Thread: Theft

    by Southwings
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    Re: Theft

    A couple of M18A1 claymore mines properly placed will make sure the thieves never steal again!

    The trail cameras are a great idea. But like it was stated before, make sure they are hidden but...
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    What are the bees doing?(pic)

    What are the bees on the top of the red super up to? It's 4:PM Eastern and 80 degrees. The entrance is full as well.

    Thanks!13871
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    2-1 Sugar Syrup

    If a 1-1 recipe for sugar syrup calls for 1 4lb bag of sugar and 3 qts. of water, wouldn't 2-1 call for 2 bags (4lb bags) of sugar to the same 3 qts. of water? Or am I completely missing something?
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    Medium foundation in a deep frame?

    Is this possible? If so, is there any benefit to doing it?

    Thank you!
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    Re: Buckfast Nucs

    Is it possible to pick them up in Canada and bring them back across the border? If so, I wouldn't mind taking a trailer up and bringing them back.
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    Buckfast Nucs

    I'm looking for Buckfast nucs for next Spring and I wanted to see who might have them? I know the Texas bunch has them but is there anyone else that offers them?

    Thanks.
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    Re: Georgia Law Question?

    I'm off Kingston Rd towards Shoals Ferry.
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    Re: Georgia Law Question?

    Thank you for clarifying that for me.
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    Georgia Law Question?

    Georgia statute states that the importation of hives with comb is illegal without special permitting. Am I correct in understanding that this applies only to bees, hives, etc. imported (true to...
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    Re: can anyone identify this plant?

    It looks like mountain fire pieris. Not 100% sure though.
  20. Newspaper combine with 2 queen right hives?

    Is it ok to do a paper combine with hives that both have queens?

    Thanks.
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    Can anyone identify this plant??

    Can anyone tell me what this is?13099
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    Re: Hi from nwga

    Welcome aboard. There's a wealth of knowledge found on this site. You will find the members are more than happy to share their wisdom and experiences with you. For supplies, there is Pigeon Mountain...
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    Re: Feeding Question??

    This is about as early as I can remember it blooming. I've noticed more and more for the past couple of days.
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    Feeding Question??

    I've been feeding for about 5 weeks now. There is a lot more activity from my foragers due to the fact goldenrod and my 2 acres of buckwheat are starting to bloom. Is it drastic to take away the...
  25. Thread: Bee dancer

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    Re: Bee dancer

    There are some real nuts in this world. Of course if it got rid of SHB then I might consider it!
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