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    Yes, regulations are different in each state, in...

    Yes, regulations are different in each state, in this state it requires an inspection from the state bee inspector. As for advertising, if your not shipping you may want to try your club. The first...
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    As you probably know they tend to concentrate on...

    As you probably know they tend to concentrate on unpainted soft wood. They can also be trapped with a homemaid trap.
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    I agree, luckily I only bought 10 combs, I am...

    I agree, luckily I only bought 10 combs, I am culling it out and will probably make some candles out of it, although not bees wax candles.
  4. Care to reference a few of the papers?

    Care to reference a few of the papers?
  5. Sticky: Ha! Has anybody tried the product I’m selling...

    Ha! Has anybody tried the product I’m selling but haven’t actually sold yet?
  6. Here’s a side question, why are each of you...

    Here’s a side question, why are each of you introducing virgins? Do you find it convenient to use an incubator? Do you like to perform quality checks before they go through the mating process?
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    I think I would have started with more hives. I...

    I think I would have started with more hives. I think a good number would have been 3 hives and 3 resource nucs
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    What do you consider a reasonable amount of time?...

    What do you consider a reasonable amount of time? I placed an order 1/15/20. I needed my equipment for the 2020 season. Two months went by and nothing, he would not respond to calls or emails,...
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    I have bought from Dadant, Western Bee, Better...

    I have bought from Dadant, Western Bee, Better Bee and Humble Abodes(bb supplier) this year. The Dadant stuff was 2-3 weeks each time. Better bee was 1 week and humble abodes shipped same day, even...
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    Wow!!! That’s kind of scary...

    Wow!!! That’s kind of scary...
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    Re: Connecticut

    06470, Newtown, CT (Fairfield County)
    Two hives swarmed, first at 9:26 am second at 3:22pm. (one of the benefits of working from home)
    Comments - One swarm was somewhat expected. We had a...
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    I agree, packaged or banked queens are smaller...

    I agree, packaged or banked queens are smaller than laying queens. When you marked her did you give her 20 seconds or so for the paint to dry? Attendants have been known to groom fresh paint off.
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    Re: A stumper: errant queen

    Are your queens in your hives marked?
  14. Patience is important. On hives that are going...

    Patience is important. On hives that are going through requeening I write the next inspection date on the telescoping cover. That way there is little confusion and prevents me from interrupting...
  15. Michael, Thanks! I am looking forward to this...

    Michael, Thanks! I am looking forward to this book!
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    Yeah between the inner cover and the deep, it...

    Yeah between the inner cover and the deep, it allows for more vent without adding another entrance. You could also turn over your inner cover to create the upper entrance.
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    how long ago did you receive your nuc?

    how long ago did you receive your nuc?
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    I don’t know where you are in CT but you could...

    I don’t know where you are in CT but you could buy a nuc box or two from Bee Commerce in Newtown. I realize you don’t want to make a ton of splits but you could hedge your bets, take a split with...
  19. Re: 2.5 weeks post package install question and pics

    Not now, but eventually you could also move it to the outside positions, rotate it so the wonky frames are outward. Don't do it now as the population looks small ish and you dont want to separate...
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    Re: Bees bearding

    Good morning perez, what is your hive set up, couple of deeps and a super or two? So, this time of year robbing shouldn't be so bad so you have a lot of options. Depending on your inner cover setup...
  21. If it was me I would wait. I would’ve afraid...

    If it was me I would wait. I would’ve afraid that if I recombined that you could have a second swarm. What likely happened is that the mated queen left during the prime swarm. She will frequently...
  22. You can buy an EFB test, you Should pick one up...

    You can buy an EFB test, you Should pick one up to confirm.
  23. Wooden skewers will work, but keep in mind since...

    Wooden skewers will work, but keep in mind since you are not going to be extracting that frame you could just mark it and be extra careful. The more the frame is used the stronger and more stable...
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    Poll: I respect your experience, I just made a solar...

    I respect your experience, I just made a solar melter this spring I took this picture today (to show off to the wife), I started it with some cut out brood comb. Am I missing something, gunk uptop...
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    I have a flow hive, it is very difficult to...

    I have a flow hive, it is very difficult to inspect and yes you still need to inspect before harvest. One thing I will say is that it is very strong. Just today I unburied it under a pile of poorly...
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