Today 09:26 PM
Strange ticking noises + Bees outside in the evening
Snap, Crackle, Pop, I've heard this sound . And it does sound like they are eating Rice Crispies. (292 views, 4 replies)
Today 09:20 PM
Hot hives and drones
Just requeen with a mated queen. It's would make things simpler. But even if you requeen those mean bees will stay hot for at least 6 more weeks. May of us came out of winter with hot hot hot hives.... (67 views, 2 replies)
Today 09:18 PM
TF solution for internal parasites?
Whatever is wrong with your bees may have been brought to your site with the bees. And it may just be expressing itself now. This is one of the inherent risks involved in the transfer/re-homing of... (105 views, 4 replies)
Today 09:16 PM
Train your bees!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jua2IyMqPiM (267 views, 6 replies)
Today 09:02 PM
attaching a trap out to a concrete block wall
Tap Cons are the way to go. buy the ones with hex heads so you can use a rachet. the ones with phillips heads are a super pain. we make a L shaped bracket out of 2x4 then screw the nuc to the... (164 views, 4 replies)
Today 08:57 PM
Queen Flew away
I opened a hive to see if a queen hatched out. This one has been queenless for a while, and they have had trouble raising a queen, I've added brood/eggs for them at least once. 2nd frame I pulled... (0 views, 0 replies)
Today 08:54 PM
Hello from Pinellas County, FL!
Always glad to have another beek here in Pinellas. Google Pinellas county beekeepers or pm me and I will send you the link. For one of the most populated counties in Florida there are a lot of... (280 views, 6 replies)
Today 08:49 PM
How often can you move a hive
I would button it up after dusk, move it where you want it at dawn and put the plant or branch or whatever in front of the entrance. This way you get all the foragers back before you move it. (529 views, 10 replies)
Today 08:42 PM
how do you keep a great hive great?
I have a hive that is really putting on the honey. The total hive is at about 7 mediums now. I've never really had a hive get so big, though I've seen them on plenty of videos / pictures. Question... (16 views, 0 replies)
Today 08:38 PM
Mites and Propolis
So- I know propolis primary affects are for antimicrobial and anti-fungal... but I have one hive that are insane propolizers... the day after I open the hive there is a small army of bees the next... (10 views, 0 replies)
Today 08:35 PM
Guess it depends on your ultimate goal. Have you started the process, or? (538 views, 11 replies)
Today 08:30 PM
Incubatorwarehouse.com's 12 volt "kit"
I put one in an Omaha steaks cooler. Wide enough to fit the frames. Holds temperature well, the fan blows upward to circulate air over the heaters and keep them from overheating the controls.... (2,846 views, 8 replies)
Today 08:29 PM
Add a Shake of Bees
When I have a colony that is possibly queenless, or have a non-laying queen, I pull a frame of nurse bees on a frame that has some open brood, some very young (or eggs) out of a healthy queenright... (360 views, 5 replies)
Today 08:27 PM
Honey For Sale
Are you heading South any time in the near future? (5,803 views, 8 replies)
Today 08:14 PM
1200 medium supers 800 shallow supers
I'm in Georgia. Do you have any medium or shallow supers left? If so, I am interested. Thank you! (643 views, 5 replies)
Today 08:11 PM
Christmas in April!
Last year my mother paid for two nucs for my Christmas. They have been ready for a couple weeks but I was just able to go get them this evening. I was down to two hives (swarms) last year going... (26 views, 0 replies)
Today 08:09 PM
Do you ever feed swarms?
Agree! (283 views, 8 replies)
Today 08:07 PM
Wyoming Beekeepers Association Winter Meeting
Look up Bryant Honey in Worland. I believe the owner is the president. (2,008 views, 2 replies)
Today 08:03 PM
Pressure treated decking for outer cover?
Thank you for your advice (179 views, 3 replies)
Today 08:00 PM
Propolis envelope techniques?
I can't access the files on my phone, but here is a link to the current research topics from that specific lab and a listing of publications. ... (339 views, 10 replies)