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Today 03:48 PM
 Hive Inspection in the Evening, a reminder
Next time try lighting them up with a flash light. Even more fun! (88 views, 1 replies)
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Today 03:45 PM
 New agitated Behavior?
Isn't that what honey stores are for? I am not planning on harvesting any honey this year unless they just kick butt and produce a couple of supers but I'm not expecting that. I just wanna learn how... (433 views, 21 replies)
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Today 03:40 PM
They're all over the white clover right now. (8,442 views, 203 replies)
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Today 03:38 PM
 Queen dead
Hi, My name is Erin and I'm new to the beekeeping world. My family and I have just started a small beekeeping operation with two hives. Unfortunately one of the hives appears to have lost the... (12 views, 0 replies)
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Today 03:29 PM
 Full moon and bees
I have about 100 vampire bees trying to chew at the tiny gap in the box wood. Now I know why :-) . sorry couldnt resist. (155 views, 4 replies)
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Today 03:28 PM
 Inspection Question
I have a swarm (captured) that have been in a hive for 3 weeks now. Originally they were clustered in a ball between two frames and not moved ( I thought) in 2 weeks. Wk 3 they now have drawn new... (17 views, 0 replies)
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Today 03:28 PM
 Swarms for cell builder?
I would not use them for a CB. They are in honeycomb building mode, not in queen-rearing-then-swarming mode. They are not in royal jelly production mode. Recently caught swarms usually get treated as... (111 views, 1 replies)
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Today 03:27 PM
 20 questions you ask before responding
Agree with others. Everybody and their grandma got smart phones. no pic, no go, unless its one of your association members or other beeks. (161 views, 3 replies)
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Today 03:25 PM
 wild bees gathering at gtop of my chimmney
Just let a beekeeper take a look before you keep building fires. Why call someone and then keep messing with them. A new swarm is two weeks away from having very much comb built. Just be patient and... (263 views, 6 replies)
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Today 03:19 PM
 Bees and darkness
Tenbear-But to hell with bees let's talk deer! (282 views, 5 replies)
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Today 03:17 PM
 Can't stop strong hive from robbing its splits
Rebalance them so one is weak....put it at old location. (318 views, 8 replies)
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Today 03:14 PM
 Hatching and Introducing Virgins
A friend of mine sprays diluted honey on the target bee colony - just a single spray cloud - then places the VQ on the top bars. I've always sent hatched virgins out for I.I., then placed them... (165 views, 3 replies)
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Today 03:13 PM
39090 Central Mississippi. Caught a football-sized swarm in a crape myrtle. Got a call yesterday (5/26/16) from an elderly man about a swarm in a small tree next to the mailbox. Caught and hived the... (1,652 views, 35 replies)
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Today 03:12 PM
 Split, new nuc, or keep rolling?
I got 1 hive. Russians (from nuc April 23) have built out 1 deep w/foundation, 1 medium foundationless, and now working on 2nd medium foundationless. The brood nest is the size of a basketball.... (30 views, 0 replies)
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Today 03:09 PM
 LAND FOR BEES in victorville or apple valley
Probably many people here are wanting land for bees themselves, or would keep land possibilities to themselves in case of expansion. Put an ad on Craigslist or just tell several people you are... (185 views, 1 replies)
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Today 03:06 PM
 Keeping a nuc a nuc?
Can I high jack and ask a ? How many 5 frame nucs stacked is too much ? (Build 5 frame nuc box and keep stacking) * this is a healthy nuc that keeps growing.... So , expand to 8-10 frame... (421 views, 3 replies)
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Today 03:04 PM
 Sideliner Uncapper
There are two sellers of uncappers called sideliners and at a glance they look like they could be different. Brushy Mountain seems to have been the first one to have offered the sideliner. Mann... (14,715 views, 34 replies)
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Today 02:44 PM
 How did your almond bees turn out????
I hear ya Keith - and this is a in the morning job as I don't do to well in the afternoon sun myself - Guess that's been my savior and why I have not had a bunch of problems - around 11:00 in the... (480 views, 10 replies)
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Today 02:34 PM
 Colony Update here in MA
Dearth sounds unusual, esp. since your other yard which isn't all that far away is putting on 30 lbs.! Maybe your Rockland yard was being robbed out by someone else's bees? Since tomorrow is... (14,270 views, 126 replies)
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Today 02:26 PM
 squarepeg 2015-2016 treatment free experience
since the last update: 1. we still have a flow here and i saw noticeable progress in the supers over this past week, but my sense is that our main spring flow is trailing off. we've been short... (122,144 views, 609 replies)