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ruthiesbees
Today 01:21 PM
 Failed Split Re-combine?
Option #4. Take the queen from the original hive and put it in the failed split so you have a good queen to release in the next couple of days. Let the big hive raise a new queen, plus make more... (125 views, 5 replies)
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Fivej
Today 01:17 PM
 What should I have on hand??
The only thing you need to have on hand right away is your chosen treatment for mites. For me that is Oxalic acid (wood bleach) and a method to deliver it either by dribble or vaporization. I also... (278 views, 7 replies)
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Bee Arthur
Today 01:14 PM
 How to Make an Oxalic Acid-Glycerin Towel (Video Demonstration)
Thanks for the feedback, everyone. I took down the video to make sure I've got the kinks worked out so I don't misinformation. (260 views, 9 replies)
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Beekeeper5550
Today 01:14 PM
 Newbee
Yes, you've been over here, thanks for checking. (302 views, 10 replies)
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Matt_inSC
Today 01:10 PM
 Bees all over outside of hive
You could test by swapping another hive into that location. Give it a few weeks and see if the same thing occurs at that location. (33 views, 3 replies)
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pink bee man
Today 01:10 PM
 I want to move my hives ~15' and flip their facing direction
I move mine around to back of house so I put a nuke some honey and comb one new wat was going on but one was well I sat nuke there ,put it next to hive next day all went some were . Put nuke back... (361 views, 16 replies)
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D Coates
Today 01:06 PM
 Lit smoker PSA
I'd make fun of you but I did a similar thing a few weeks ago but with my finger tips. My smoker was falling over and I reached over quickly to catch and missed the guarding. Lettin' it fall next... (767 views, 15 replies)
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Matt_inSC
Today 01:00 PM
 OTS Method Users
My dad and I are first year adopters of OTS. So no long term experience with it yet. I will say I've found notching the right cells has proven tougher than expected. I think on our first attempts... (339 views, 5 replies)
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Wandering Man
Today 12:57 PM
 BeeWeaver bees
Thanks for the clarification. (536 views, 14 replies)
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sebashtionh
Today 12:56 PM
 Breeding Techniques and Selection for Breeding of the Honeybee: Friedrich Ruttner
thank you i will look into this (131 views, 4 replies)
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pjigar
Today 12:53 PM
 New install cluster at entrance.
Could they be just bearding? Do they have bottom entrance? I not then try to add a small bottom entrance which may help them ventilate better. (207 views, 4 replies)
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quickdraw
Today 12:52 PM
 Bee feed for sale
I have 55 gallon drums of sugar water for bee feed. $25.00 per barrel Joe Vermillion 4787 county road 23 Fostoria Ohio 44830 419-894-6403 419-619-9107 mapleman419@gmail.co m (7 views, 0 replies)
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pink bee man
Today 12:51 PM
 Today in the Apiary
I'm in KY it's a pretty nice day,53 the temp. Bees have been start ing 2 make comb,they were going out win temp. Was 35 ,getting redbuds and plums,peaches. Had a 18 degree nit few days ago , but it's... (257,223 views, 1,492 replies)
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pjigar
Today 12:51 PM
 Burr Comb on grafted queen cells
If you make a narrow frame for queen cups (read 3/4"-7/8") then it may ease with the burr comb around the cells. Also give the girls something to draw comb on if they are so inclined. All advises... (164 views, 1 replies)
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IAmTheWaterbug
Today 12:43 PM
 Combining queen cells with queen-right hive?
Thanks! Yes, each of the 3 sections will have its own entrance, and each will be screened off from the other sections. The bottom deeps were split from the original hive, so they should have... (147 views, 4 replies)
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ProfessorBob
Today 12:37 PM
 coming out of winter upstate ny
All 3 Langstroth hives made it through the winter. Currently, the bees are bringing in lots of pollen. In fact, during that warm weekend we had back in February they were somehow finding pollen! ... (196 views, 3 replies)
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D Coates
Today 12:30 PM
 Hive set up with pollen traps
Doesn't matter. Either way will work just fine. Personally I remove the bottom board because the open spot will create a whole lot of confusion to foragers. Also, mice/critters like to nest in... (68 views, 1 replies)
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sidpost
Today 12:24 PM
 Gloves to wear with ultrabreeze jacket
The Mann Lake "economy goatskin" gloves work well for me. So far, they have been really sting resistant and they have some feeling and dexterity, unlike normal leather gloves. The 'cloth' sleeve... (707 views, 20 replies)
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Cuttingedgelandinc
Today 12:15 PM
 LEGA Vaporizer
Yes, I purchased the heat gun vaporizer as my Varrox evaporator is taking too much time. I will keep it as a back up. I have also read through most of that thread. Any updates? (131 views, 3 replies)
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dudelt
Today 11:54 AM
 Help discerning if we should take the plunge
I too agree that you should go for it. One of my adult kids brought 2 hives to my house and asked if he could keep them there. No pressure at all! We said yes and my beekeeping journey started. I was... (858 views, 30 replies)