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Today 10:49 AM
 combining new package with existing hive?
I agree with the above. Have a 2nd hive ready for the pkg, hopefully you will need it. If not, install pkg. on last years hive, and try to split it this spring and use the 2nd hive too. (202 views, 4 replies)
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Today 10:37 AM
 Early Queens CANADA
Really... hmm, I better make sure they did not drop my standing order under the desk. lol I will report back what I hear, from my side of the computer :) (653 views, 22 replies)
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Today 10:37 AM
 8 frame or 10 frame deep hive body?
5, 8, or 10 frame boxes will all work for a trap. Just a matter of how much equipment you want to build...a nuc is never wrong to have on hand. If you catch a swarm in a full size box, then you... (47 views, 2 replies)
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Today 10:33 AM
 Anyone using a Utah Hive?
Revolutionary! :scratch: (1,078 views, 10 replies)
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Today 10:24 AM
 Russian Bees
I acquired some "Russian" bees shortly after USDA released them . (Queens came form Andy Webb Calvert Apiaries in AL) Explosive build-up very difficult to keep in my hives. No more aggressive than... (1,007 views, 30 replies)
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Today 10:24 AM
 Beekeeper & Unit Manager Positions Available in Central FL Panhandle
Looking for beekeepers and managers to work in a Florida based migratory operation. Working in Florida through May then in Northern states June-September before returning to Florida. Must be able to... (21 views, 0 replies)
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Today 10:17 AM
 Too early to start swarm prevention strategies ?
Yea, I'll be following this thread as well. I just got finished reading Swarm essentials as well and will read it again. It's in the 20's here and snowing. I can't wait for warmer weather to get... (67 views, 2 replies)
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Matt F
Today 10:14 AM
 Entrance reducer laying on the ground
My reducer was dislodged one day in the fall as well. I searched all the frames for evidence of a robber or critter, and found none. I assumed it was moisture/temperature/bees...but moisture and... (445 views, 13 replies)
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Today 10:14 AM
 Treatment free, is it really that easy
Obviously he is talking about two ten frame boxes and not bothering the outside frames. Twenty minus 4 being 16. (20,843 views, 520 replies)
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Today 10:13 AM
 Just bee heads outside the entrance?
Mice leave the head of a dead bee, and leave them in the area. Birds seem to carry the dead bee off to peck at it, at least that's what have observed here in NY this winter. While I agree a mouse... (171 views, 8 replies)
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Rader Sidetrack
Today 10:11 AM
 Bees don't heat the hive - modified version
The following quote was posted in a thread in the Consumer Reports forum, and according to forum rules, since I didn't buy the product, I can't respond there - so I'm doing it here: :D (click... (33 views, 0 replies)
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Today 10:00 AM
 hive corner reinforcement?
You don't know anything of the product or it's applications to be making a statement like you did. (3,818 views, 18 replies)
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Today 09:46 AM
 My recipe/method for sugar blocks
Casper... We actually did this with our experiment two posts above. In the kitchenaid mixer we used 3-4 pounds of sugar, 2/3 cup vinegar, tsp each of HBH and Amino-B, pinch of minerals, (I forgot... (48,614 views, 349 replies)
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Today 09:40 AM
 Eco Bee Box
Jay, you never sent all the product back, only items damaged by shipping company or yourself in the car accident you claimed you had, yet it was insured. Had the package in your possession for a... (1,135 views, 8 replies)
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apis maximus
Today 09:38 AM
 Probiotics in prepared patties...WORD from the sacred Mountain
Yes sir. Fully understood. Don't sell yourself short with that feeble mind thing. It's not feeble. At all. Peace, right back at you. (3,347 views, 140 replies)
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Today 09:37 AM
 Why foundationless? Newbie questions
You can say that about a vast majority of products invented by man: cars, washing machines, microwave ovens, chainsaws, tractors... These were probably also seen as "gimmicks", when first... (507 views, 20 replies)
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Today 09:36 AM
 wiring frames
Crofter where are you getting that virtually for nothing wire? (247 views, 8 replies)
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Today 09:16 AM
 Mann Lake weathertek
Yep, my thoughts exactly, thehackleguy. Didn't know they had stuff on there till the other day, most is overpriced, but other stuff they are clueless. (155 views, 2 replies)
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Today 09:00 AM
 Photos of my partial sheet of foundation in deep frames -experiment
This is my first year of beekeeping coming up, so please take this for what it is worth. I have not seen much of a labor difference so far. The 1/3 pieces snap into the frame without breaking off... (5,519 views, 63 replies)
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Today 08:49 AM
 Dead Bees In Front of Hive
I had tons of bees (seemed like tons) in front of my hives a couple of weeks ago when the first warm weather hit. My hives aren't equally active in the cold. One hive will still be active when the... (212 views, 4 replies)