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Today 11:04 AM
 Queen Cell in New Package
Thanks everyone … appreciate the quick replies. Harry - I wasn't going to do another inspection until next weekend … can I wait that long? Or should I go in again in a day or two, verify the... (106 views, 5 replies)
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AR Beekeeper
Today 11:02 AM
 Can this be EFB?
Yes, it shows the symptoms of EFB. Follow the treatment recommended on the USDA website. (6 views, 1 replies)
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Harley Craig
Today 10:59 AM
 Two thoughts from a non-TBH owner on how to add complications to your life...
it's a lot easier to slide the first bar back ala Michael Bush style and provide a top entrance than to stair step a hive design, but hey I'm simple like that. If you have the time, go for it... (19 views, 3 replies)
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Today 10:58 AM
 New beekeeper needs advice post swarm
As Harley Craig said, then you will have your answer. :thumbsup: Good luck. Alex (145 views, 8 replies)
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Harley Craig
Today 10:57 AM
 Where did my bees go?😫
my theory is that you didn't have the queen, they moved next door to the nuc and they were so instantly packed that they absconded. Jus a WAG though! (10 views, 1 replies)
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Harley Craig
Today 10:55 AM
 Water dripping from hive this morning
you can always throw a few pennies under your inner cover if it doesn't have an entrance/vent hole. If it does, that should be adequate ventilation for a nuc. (9 views, 1 replies)
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Today 10:44 AM
 Our new Bee Hive
hello soar, and welcome to the forum! i like to have weight on the top to keep the strong winds we have here on the ridgetop from blowing the cover off. i use a couple of 4" concrete blocks. ... (28 views, 1 replies)
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Today 10:41 AM
 lots of crawlers - no deformed wing
I had a very similar situation with my first two hives last year. One hive made it and one did not. At lot of really helpful forum members help me figure out it was probably mites causing the... (90 views, 3 replies)
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Today 10:40 AM
Help! Are my bees getting ready to swarm? The back of the hive is covered in bees. I installed my 1st nuc in mid-April. Everything seemed to be going fine. The smaller green hive next to it is a nuc... (11 views, 0 replies)
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Today 10:37 AM
 Aficanized bees are fake
I agree with the OP's statement - there is no such thing as Aficanized bees. Heck, I've never even heard of Aficanized bees! :D (1,259 views, 62 replies)
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Today 10:35 AM
 Moved frame of brood up. Was that right?
Like HC said, they are getting ready to make a lot of babies, and the stores will suddenly disappear. (61 views, 2 replies)
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Today 10:35 AM
 Wanting to move hive within beeyard
What's the procedure to move a hive within your beeyard? (20-30 feet) I want to move a hive so that it gets a little more sun do I just wait until dark when the forage bees have returned then just... (8 views, 0 replies)
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mike bispham
Today 10:24 AM
 Treated first time today
So which conversation is that? The one where you claim there is no such thing as a bred resistant bee then continue that line despite having been shown a list of such bees for sale, together with an... (576 views, 18 replies)
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Today 10:14 AM
 Spraying for Ticks/Lawn Ferilizer
Why would one consider fighting ticks with an insecticide? Ticks are not insects; remember? (703 views, 18 replies)
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Today 09:47 AM
i have one hive that has earwigs in it. i have only seen them on the inside of the top cover, and usually no more than a dozen. will they harm the hive? any ideas on how to keep them out? thanks... (21 views, 0 replies)
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Today 09:38 AM
 How long to wait for eggs?
Congratulations, I'm glad it is working out. Digital photography is a great help to me as well. Alex (319 views, 8 replies)
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Rusty Hills Farm
Today 09:37 AM
 Pollen patty recipe
Unless I feed pollen sub, about the only beetles I see are the ones floating in my oil pans. I think I've seen one live one so far this season. The rest...:D. I do have VSH genetics in my hives... (244 views, 4 replies)
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Today 09:36 AM
 we're coming in hot
This is what I tried and they all just flew on the attack. going to spray them with water/syrup next time so they can't fly. they are very very active today (285 views, 4 replies)
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Today 09:33 AM
 It's Time to Spray
And that is exactly what I was talking about when I said It depends on which BT is applicable to the target insect. Bacillus Thuringiensis Aizawai (BT A) is sold as XENTERI as where Bacillus... (360 views, 13 replies)
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Today 09:33 AM
 Wild bees smaller than domesticated?
Dadant has small cell wax. I have been reading Bushes book. As I am 65 this year, lifting full deeps is getting much harder on the back. I am just a hobby beekeeper but am interested in trying... (640 views, 15 replies)