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  1. Thread: Bee Whisperer

    by wvbeeguy
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    Re: Bee Whisperer

    never saw those before, did you make them. I always used cinderblocks, wood, whatever to get about a foot off the ground, helps keeps skunks out and when combined with screened bottom board lets...
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    Re: NewBee in Keswick, VA

    bad luck with the weather, not much you can do about that, keep feeding them , faster they can draw foundation the faster queen can lay to start replacing bees. SHB is a real problem , several traps...
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    Re: Hello everyone my name is Chris.

    lots of good info here, remember if you have a set back, talk to some beekeepers in the area, maybe they could look/help because if you have them long enought there will ALWAYS be setbacks Mark
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    Re: Maxant superior service

    Lloyd, side note if you dont mind, brother in law gave me an unused sundance pollen trap, wasnt sure he had all pieces, had it about 5 years and never used it, anywhere I can get pic or drawing of...
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    Re: HI from NE Ohio

    Welcome
    Winter has been tough, was in Akron area over weekend, had big snow last week, warming up when I left. MAYBE we will have early spring, bees able to take cleansing flights, get some early...
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    Re: Want-a-bee from Ky.....

    screened bottom boards, biggest reason is as bees manuver around, groom themselves etc, varro mites drop off (thats a good thing) and with solid bottom they can reattach to other bees coming and...
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    Re: Hello From Kansas

    Welcome to the crazy world of bees, and beekeeping advice, go for it if you want to, worst case you lose bees in walls, still got corn crib you want. Taking bees out of structures can get interesting...
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    Re: Hi my name's virginia

    Welcome VIrginia
    If you make it thru the first winter you already learned something, Mark
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    Hello from southern West Virginia

    found this forum searching for nuc plans. Wow. Lots of good info , have 2 hives surviving winter (so far) adding 2 nucs this spring, hope to have 5-6 by fall and get back to around 8-10 by next...
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