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phyber
Today 06:56 AM
 Newbie looking for beehive box kit DIY
And if you're willing to pay more, you can order assembled and painted boxes too. (7 views, 3 replies)
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Acebird
Today 06:54 AM
 Too many stings/venom?
If you don't work regularly off a ladder you will get cramps. My concern is not knowing your sting tolerance when working off a ladder. It can be life threatening. (44 views, 2 replies)
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wcubed
Today 06:54 AM
 Ready to swarm???
I guess the rapid responders are waiting for me to respond. I would sit on it. Three cells at roughly the same stage of development is typically supersedure in progress. The colony that supersedes... (111 views, 1 replies)
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loggermike
Today 06:52 AM
 What is your State's Pollinator Protection Plan like?
Thanks for taking the time to find that. I will mull it over today. Got a load of bees in the driveway and the sun is coming up.. (986 views, 27 replies)
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missybee
Today 06:51 AM
 Embarrassing mistake
I would just put them somewhere they will stay dry i.e. out of the rain. Let them air dry out. Spread the frames apart so they don't start to mold up. (40 views, 2 replies)
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phyber
Today 06:48 AM
 New package slow to expand comb on frames...normal?
My first package of bees are doing well at drawing comb/capping brood/storing honey in their frames, however, only the first 3 or 4 frames that are closest to my entrance feeder. Frames opposite the... (5 views, 0 replies)
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crofter
Today 06:45 AM
 re-queening every year !
Mites do carry a lot of viruses that can affect the whole hive and also the queens health. I think there is a good chance of connection between the prevalence of mites today and the longevity of... (1,864 views, 45 replies)
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phyber
Today 06:43 AM
 Did I Just Poisoned My Girls?
if you're asking if feeding them boiling water poisoned them, then no. I warm/boil my water before pouring sugar in as it helps the sugar dissolve faster. However, if you gave them the boiling water... (49 views, 2 replies)
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Acebird
Today 06:41 AM
 First Hive Inspection -26 Apr 15
Recommendations: 1 Pull out the last frame and leave it out so you have room to pull out other frames and put them back with out rolling a queen. 2 At the very least I would work over a cover,... (37 views, 1 replies)
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BeekeepingIsGood
Today 06:40 AM
 Questions of an new beekeeper
They almost certainly would have been raising some amount of brood long before temps hit 15. Here, I figure they were starting small amounts of brood for sure in March. I imagine in the warmer, more... (154 views, 5 replies)
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dsegrest
Today 06:36 AM
 Colony Identifer
I tried to plagiarize your sheet, but could not get it to copy and print by itself. Would you be kind enough to attach it to a post as a pdf or better still as an excel document? (164 views, 5 replies)
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gatsby174
Today 06:35 AM
 insecticide article
http://www.weather.com/science/nature/news/neonicotinoids-insecticides-bees-decline-population-new-study-united-kingdom (15 views, 0 replies)
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Joey
Today 06:35 AM
 Michael Palmer nuc plans.
So I can make a 10 frame deep with a division board down the middle? What's the width of the division board? And I'm guessing 4 frame nucs sitting on top? Would happen to have the dimensions for a... (4,077 views, 14 replies)
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beemandan
Today 06:35 AM
 Idiopathic Brood Disease Syndrome Treatment Options
Having drawn comb for them might be the saving grace. I'd think that if they were on foundation alone.....they wouldn't stand a chance. (407 views, 20 replies)
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seapro220
Today 06:33 AM
 complete bee
Is this what you are referring to - http://www.completebee.com/html/Complete.html It might be ok to try if you need to (late winter/early spring) but I personally don't like to always feed... (119 views, 2 replies)
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BeeKeepersRUS
Today 06:32 AM
 Carpenter bees.
Hi, Appreciate this posting maybe too late but have you or anyone tried using natural non-toxic solutions like tea tree oil or orange oil spraying methods? I had a similar issue last year with an... (763 views, 9 replies)
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seapro220
Today 06:18 AM
 nuc combining
Update - I wanted to update on what I did, and how it's worked out. I decided to just combine with newspaper, the QR nuc on top of the QL nuc and all has been fine. I'll be moving the frames... (200 views, 4 replies)
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RFloyd
Today 06:17 AM
 Think I might have a problem...
Thanks for the responses, guys. I'll keep an eye on them this week, by this Saturday they will have been in there almost 6 weeks, hopefully there will be a queen in there by then. I'll maybe go ahead... (360 views, 7 replies)
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Andrew Dewey
Today 06:16 AM
 Feeding early spring options?
Welcome to BeeSource! It is hard to answer your question without knowing what plants are giving pollen in your area and if the bees will have flying opportunities to go and get it. A nuc ought... (36 views, 1 replies)
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crofter
Today 06:16 AM
 How do you preserve sugar syrup solution?
Thymol to prevent molding of the syrup is a far, far weaker concentration than any mite killing thymol concoction. Dont get the two confused! (639 views, 14 replies)