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    Re: Combining hives

    Thank you, while not very productive, she is decidedly alive. I guess I should have given them more attention.
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    Re: Combining hives

    There is no sign of black bees. The population is low, 2-3 frames, no brood, very little stores, although I started feeding them today. I had written them off as I thought the comb etc may be...
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    Re: Combining hives

    No, I am certain of this, as I assumed the new queen brought the virus and that it would have emerged with the newly hatched bees. I tried to assert this notion on another forum and was chastised. ...
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    Re: Combining hives

    As sure as a second year bk can be! It was a nuc I started with two frames of brood and bees and a frame of honey and pollen, plus a purchased queen. I thought they were robbers at first because...
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    Combining hives

    I have two hives which are queenless after having swarmed late in the season. One large swarm took up residence in a swarm trap a couple hundred yards away. They are at a farm where i work.

    The...
  6. Re: Can you please sign this petition regarding Neonicotinoids

    Meanwhile, plans are being made for a time when perhaps bees won't be around. Scientists at Harvard have tried to make a robotic bee, while agrochemical companies are trying to develop a GM one,...
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    Re: Please Stop...

    +1
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    Re: LEGO Beeyard Project

    Nice! Voted!
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    Re: Equipment cost?

    Actually they don't let you determine a shipping cost when you place your order online like many vendors. You have to call them or submit the order and they call you.

    They will not ship or bill...
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    Re: Equipment cost?

    I ordered from Humble Abodes and they called me to give me a shipping quote. It was not cheap but significantly lower if delivered by freight and not UPS or FedEx .
  11. Re: How do you start a new package of bees with no foundation?

    Last year was my first year. I started with a nuc and a package. I dumped a package into a foundationless Lang, hung the queen and checked to make sure she was released 2 days later, and then that...
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    Re: Hive Hosting Payment by Honey

    Keep in mind someone less informed on Beekeeping may have advised him on this arrangement. Keep the amount of honey you want, don't buy it back you earned it. If he is willing to buy your honey to...
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    Re: Vegans don't eat honey?

    http://store.veganessentials.com/bee-free-honee-vegan-honey-substitute-p3733.aspx

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    Made from apples. I hope they were hand pollinated and no bee labor was used.
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    Re: Laying worker Question????

    I thought I had read that the workers in a lw colony will kill the queen whether introduced or from a combine.

    http://www.bushfarms.com/beeslayingworkers.htm

    In one of his suggestions he uses...
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    Sticky: Re: Rearing queens for a small operation

    http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-raise-a-queen-bee-with-the-miller-method.html
  16. Re: First Langstroth - am using foundation less frames

    I have only had bees since May, but I have standard deep langs that I went with no foundation or wire. In general I am pretty happy with them and would do it again but i did have issues. You...
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    Re: Treatment free strategy

    :). That's a keeper. I just copied that to my 'journal'. Thanks AR BKR
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    Re: Fun Animated video of Girl and her Bee

    Really nice.
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    Re: Queen breeding vs queen rearing

    Simply that I had already reserved some packages from Wolf Creek Apiaries. I wish I had heard of him last year when I was caught up in the Northern Queen/survivor stock buzz. That was my first...
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    Re: Queen breeding vs queen rearing

    Agreed. I am glad I am OK with my mutts. If I need pretty I can check out my dogs15368
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    Queen breeding vs queen rearing

    Yesterday I went to the Northeast Organic Farm Association Winter conference. I attended a workshop given by Dan Conlon from Warm Color Apiaries. He very quickly drew a distinction between Queen...
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    Re: The do nots in beekeeping

    I thought I would revive this thread as there are some funny stories and good advice in here.
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    Re: Treatment free, is it really that easy

    At least for brood production that seems like a benefit for honey production, as a larger population would potentially mean more foragers.
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    Re: chickens

    I have a dozen free ranging chickens who patroled my hive daily, their coop is about 15 feet away. They seemed to mingle peaceably. I am new but that was my experience.
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    Re: CSA's Said Ok. Now What?

    I don't have any advice as far as your written agreement, but I would find out if the farm is leased or owned so you are dealing with the correct person. I keep bees at a CSA type farm as well, but...
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