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Today 07:12 PM
 Melissa's questions
I don't recall seeing the guanine. Good information. And the hive I just PM'd the larvae was too old and rotten to tell. The first hive that I PM'd, I pulled some out, I was looking for snotty... (915 views, 22 replies)
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Today 07:08 PM
 Help me find the queen
There looks like a few cells with something gray/dry in the bottom. Dead larva? This is my first year but if I saw a frame like that and it contained open brood I would be concerned. None of those... (353 views, 15 replies)
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Today 07:00 PM
 Mann Lake "Employee Owned"
I agree totally and anyone who has ever worked in a larger company will tell you exactly what you stated. I was always told that if someone called regarding a past employee to refer them to human... (447 views, 26 replies)
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Today 06:51 PM
 Super DFM - Honeybees
In my opinion, the mircoflora found in bee bread act more as a preservative mechanism by increasing the acidity of stored pollen. Good or bad it helps to preserve stored nutrients. Pollen... (1,235 views, 33 replies)
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Today 06:27 PM
 Happy holidays from NY !!
Hello , I just started bee keeping this summer I have 2 gives right now , one was a late June Swarm I caught in my yard & the second is a 2 deep hive a bought from a local bee keeper (8 views, 0 replies)
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Today 06:15 PM
 Ask This Old House now instructs beekeepers?
>8) The honey processing was also disturbing. Did he brush the second side of the frame? How many bees should be pouring out of the extractor? Yes, the unscreened extracting shed and the dead... (823 views, 12 replies)
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Today 06:02 PM
 Buckfast bees
I have some from B Weavers, I just line them up when I first go out to the hive and say "Hold it, there won't be none of that #*@$. Looked out today, and they're going strong, good working girls. (2,137 views, 13 replies)
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Jerry T Indiana
Today 05:59 PM
 to split or not to split
square peg no offense taken you're fine on that comment. Okay guys I appreciate the comments I'm going to sit down and read everything in detail here in a bit thanks a lot (363 views, 8 replies)
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Today 05:57 PM
 Honey Bee Hemocyte Profiling by Flow Cytometry
Correction: Honey Bee Hemocyte Profiling by Flow Cytometry Notice of Republication This article was republished on December 3, 2014, to correct errors in Figures 3, 4, and 5 that were introduced... (356 views, 1 replies)
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Today 05:55 PM
 Greetings from central MD
Welcome Jim! (93 views, 6 replies)
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Today 05:51 PM
 Question about winter/spring build up
Chilliwack, are you saying that you are giving them pollen sub now? I think I am in about the same marine zone that you are. My notes show crocus at my elevation and cherry in the valley about 8... (468 views, 12 replies)
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Eduardo Gomes
Today 05:46 PM
 Resistance to varroa : what mechanisms?
Does the mechanism that bees resistant to varroa use is only one? No! Does the mechanisms that bees resistant to varroa use is universal? No! Does the method used to create bees resistant to... (26 views, 0 replies)
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Jerry T Indiana
Today 05:21 PM
 Need answers tonight 4 hives to move
Btw thanks for all the info provided (462 views, 14 replies)
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Today 05:06 PM
 Russians or Carniolans
syrup is a big debate 1:1, 5:3, 2:1 see other posts and threads. the bees will not take the syrup below 50 f. to 55 f., how much? enough so they have a supply in the hive at all times. (565 views, 14 replies)
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Eduardo Gomes
Today 04:15 PM
 Marin Bee Survey: Hobby keepers - a net population sink
I did some research and you are correct. The essential oils of Lavandula stoechas are used as insect repellent. I am very surprised! Of the time I used to join weak hives (never used with the... (3,286 views, 120 replies)
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Today 04:09 PM
 My DIY OA Vaporizer!
I think what I was really trying to convey was the idea that I'm not cooking the OA off quick and not making an effective vapor from it. It was just a shot from the hip observation. I'm going to get... (614 views, 22 replies)
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Today 04:02 PM
 New guy with some questions
foundationless comb can be used in an extractor but it is more difficult and the comb can break much easier. uncapping is more difficult also. there is the possibility of brood in the supers without... (295 views, 13 replies)
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Michael Bush
Today 03:58 PM
 Making up Mating Nucs
>I assume you are moving open brood? There is generally some open brood. I don't worry too much if it's open or capped, just so there is a frame of brood and a frame of honey. The extra shake of... (366 views, 13 replies)
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Today 03:42 PM
 The store of Valley Bee Supply
You're welcome!! I apologize for the delayed response to your email. Busy day!! :) Merry Christmas (296 views, 6 replies)
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Today 03:08 PM
 What type of glue for assembling telescoping top?
+1 Except I use staples (118 views, 7 replies)