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  1. Thread: Tennessee

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    Re: Tennessee

    5/15/18
    38232 Hornbeak in Obion County
    Swarm moved into empty ten frame box I had in yard. A good chance it came from one of my hives that I removed all the queen cells from a few days before? I'll...
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    Re: My bees have kidnapped my backyard!

    Keep a couple badminton racquets handy for that pesky guard bee that ventures too far from hive
  3. Thread: angry bees

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    Re: angry bees

    It will get better. You're at the right place. Just have to glean the good advice from bad. They had a thread on here a few years ago about people with less than three years of beekeeping under their...
  4. Thread: Single Box Hive

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    Re: Single Box Hive

    He seems to be very sucessful
  5. Thread: Single Box Hive

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    Re: Single Box Hive

    Watch Devan Rawn on You tube. He uses 10 frame single brood boxes. Checks hives every 10 days and uses queen excluders below honey supers. I think he is up north and does this make a difference? I've...
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    Re: Hello from Urla-Izmir Turkey!

    Welcome to a good site to learn
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    Re: Am I opening the hives too often?

    Reduce size of your hives. I have a couple of my hives in a semi shaded area. I have to use oil pans on these two and keep them crowded. Lots of supers look cool on a hive but one deep full of bees...
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    Beekeeping and chiggers

    Down south here we have some insects called chiggers. Google it and all kinds of YouTube videos. They get bad in the middle of summer here in northwest Tn.
    Anyway I had to do some weedeating around...
  9. Re: Beekeeping ls like crack except you die from crack and stop spending money.

    Try the 'Planted Aquarium' hobby and you may catch the multi tank syndrome. Or become a 'Purple Martin' landlord and get more the one gourd rack. Vegetable and flower gardening will grow also. My...
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    Re: where to place the latest medium?

    I would put the extra medium with drawn comb on top. I don't like to separate the brood if they are in the deep and medium.
  11. Re: Modifying bottom board for oil tray - allow for ventilation?

    I have all seven of my hives with oil trays and no ventilation incorporated into them.
  12. Thread: SHB larva?

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    Re: SHB larva?

    SHB are going to be bad this year in my part of the country. They overwintered here in bigger numbers. We had a mild one.
    I use oil pans and find more than normal for this time of year. The bees...
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    Re: Bees and martins

    I have three martin gourd racks of 48 gourds total about 50 yards from my hives too. I manage(landlord) them properly.
    I totally agree with Brad Bee. I've seen dragonflies picking off bees in front...
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    Wet Honey Flow Weather here in NW TN

    Hello all I'm just ranting about another year here in the upper corner of Northwest Tennessee.
    My 5th year of beekeeping with 7 Lang hives. I've found out we have a short intense honey flow here....
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    Re: THEY ARE MAD! New guy here

    This has been an excellent thread. Kudos for jumping into this.The rewards is worth all the anxiety and stings. So nice of those guys to give you advice, hardware and that frame of brood.
  16. Thread: corn meal

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    Re: corn meal

    In flyable weather this time of year the bees are all over my scratch corn feeder for the chickens.
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    Re: Drones in February? should we worry?

    Thanks for the post and pics. Time flies
  18. Thread: newb in TN

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    Re: newb in TN

    Welcome from Hornbeak TN
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    Re: Almost a newbie from Memphis, TN. :)

    Welcome from Hornbeak TN
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    Re: New Beekeeper from Vonore, TN

    Welcome from Hornbeak TN
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    Re: Check it out October orientation flights

    Nice video. I use quart jars too and some tops hold two jars. I like to cut off the tops of plastic two liter bottles and place them over my jars. I painted them a dark color to hide them from sight...
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    Re: Getting ready for Hurricane Matthew.

    Hope you the best. We had a guy on here who posted he uses 5 gallon buckets with water on top a year or two ago.
  23. Thread: House Attack

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    Re: House Attack

    This time of year they are poking around everywhere looking for whatever. I have six hives in my backyard too. They don't bother us or come inside. Usually it's a solo honeybee here and there. They...
  24. Thread: Sugar Souce

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    Re: Sugar Souce

    Kroegers $.99 4# bag two weeks ago and stocked up. They'll let you buy a pallet too. We keep look out at local stores through friends and advertising. Not many stores close by out here in the...
  25. Thread: honey locked?

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    Re: honey locked?

    I would leave the honey alone. The bees know what they're doing. I run double deep brood boxes and want them to fill them up as much as possible this time of year with the fall flow. Most of it will...
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