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    Re: h) Hive management & inspection

    Thank you AR, I have learned much today! Your last sentence..."remember bees are only a bunch of bugs!" is the best. I'm not there yet but I will keep that in mind. Every morning I bring them...
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    Re: h) Hive management & inspection

    My goodness, I should be working but this is too fascinating not to keep it coming... I will do a "checkerboard' search to find out what that is...it almost sounds as if you put one super facing...
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    Re: NOSEVIT for nosema

    I also use Honey B Healthy in the syrup...they love it. Can I do both Nosevit and Honey B Healthy PLUS the fumagilin? I'll look up your store hours for the weekend. Thanks
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    NOSEVIT for nosema

    Has anyone used this product to treat for nosema? My store was out of Fumagilin B and this was all that was left. It is all natural. Here in Northeast Ohio, I've been feeding my bees since...
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    Re: h) Hive management & inspection

    If this is a duplicate response forgive me.

    I now get what you mean..and yes, without new larva to create another queen, there would be no queen making.... But what about the bottom brood box,...
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    Re: h) Hive management & inspection

    AR
    I am confused. I understand the timing of the excluder - I should put it on when I put on my honey supers. You made me think about using it as managing tool by limiting the number of bees being...
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    Re: h) Hive management & inspection

    Thank you for your imput. As a new beekeeper, I was going in much too infrequent....I did so hoping to stress them less. I had a BOOMING colony and every time I saw them with nothing to do, I'd...
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    Morning

    Hello Dan
    If you haven't been back in a while you should see Avon now. It's grown tremendously. Some old timers hate the change but the new folk love it!
    It's a very nice community!
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    Thank you

    Wow now your comment changes things. I am thinking after four days of either very cold weather or severe thunderstorms if I go into hive this Sunday messing around and ALSO giving them a dusting...I...
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    How to move the ladies?

    Ok..I am not afraid but instead am more concerned of distrupting their work...
    When I did my first inspection, there were so many bees I could not see under them to inspect the comb! One person...
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    Hello from Cleveland,Ohio!

    So very glad to have a spot to grow and learn more on bee keeping as it is my first year. I am at that stage of "self doubt" every time I go into my hive. Thanks to all you experienced bee keepers...
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