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  1. Re: You guys that raise Autumn queens: When do you graft?

    I want to try a graft and try my hand but i am thinking i will wait till spring. I am in south MS so i could probably do it weather wise I just dont want to screw anything up.
  2. Re: Emergency Queen Cells from Mini Mating Nucs

    I am gonna try to copy the mini plus style hives that are used in europe for mating. They are basically 6 half medium frames, a bottom board, brood box, and Lid. Since its modular you can pull the...
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    traps going out

    First trap went to my parents house. caught 1 there. Second trap hung today on an old barn. new location . Third trap goes up tomorrow. caught 2 swarms in the same spot with the same trap. Lost a...
  4. Thread: 2019 Goals

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    Re: 2019 Goals

    My goals this year are to take the 6 hives i have and get atleast 5 into doubles and then 3-6 palmer style 4x4x4 double nucs built up. Maybe get some queens mated and banked in some 3 frame queen...
  5. Re: Using a Micheal Palmer double 4 nuc as a Queen Castle?

    i like the idea of follower boards . that or a frame feeder
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    Re: Double NUC Setup vs two 5 frames NUCs?

    I cut deep boxes down to make my 4 frame supers. I just cut the Finger joint sides off and joined them together with glue and pocket hole screws. This left me with the center section that has the...
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    Re: spring advice please

    yep drop QE, medium super, then a feeder shell with syrup let them draw comb and fill with syrup. Then you pull the super sling out the syrup and store that box till nectar flow
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    Re: spring advice please

    why not drop a couple of those medium supers on top of each double nuc and let them draw those while your big 10 frame hives get all the drawn comb to maxamize honey production
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    Re: Feb 1st? All is well?

    Currently i have 6 out of 6 still alive one i am gonna have to feed they are light.
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    Re: For those running all deeps

    duplicate post somehow
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    Re: For those running all deeps

    I am gonna try it this year too. I have 6 hives currently 3 double deep 10 framers 2 5 over 5 nucs and one single story nuc. I am sticking to deeps this year to get as much deep drawn comb made as i...
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    Re: French Hill Apiaries Dot Com

    thank you! i have watched everything i can and will attempt to apply some of your methods here in south mississippi and see what works here and what doesnt. I have enough equipment to run 3 double...
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    Re: Mini Mating Nucs

    yea my print bead is 220x220
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    Re: Mini Mating Nucs

    my print bed is too small. maybe i can hack the landing board off and it will fit. i will play with it
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    Re: Mini Mating Nucs

    johno i sent you a pm with my email address
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    Re: Mini Mating Nucs

    Are the STL files public or private? i would love to have a copy of them if they are public.
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    Re: Bee suit poll. Best bee suit?

    i have an ultrabreeze full suit. I live in the hot humid south mississippi. I can wear a pair of running shorts under my beesuit with no shirt and am fine. pretty pleased with it. only thing i might...
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    Re: Running All Deeps

    This is my plan for this year. I am running all deeps this year to get as much comb drawn as i can and at the end of the season i hope to have 3-400 drawn deep combs. Next year i will start running...
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    Re: Equipment direction after 1st season

    I am in the process of finishing up buildng boxes for next year. I went all deep's this year to try to expand and get as much comb drawn as i can. I went into winter with 6 Colonies 3 in double...
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    Re: Kelly end of year sale

    I am in my first year and went with mill run boxes after building all my stuff from sawmill lumber i planed down and milled. I am painting them with 9$ oops paint so i dont care if there is a knot...
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    Re: Kelly end of year sale

    i bought Deeps from mann lake for 8.95 each for 36+ mill run boxes when they ran them on sale. i have had a couple in the pile that i have had to trim up the finger joints but for the most part they...
  22. Re: So, what did you scrounge today? Braggin encouraged

    wow 16000lb of sugar!
  23. Thread: Coraplast

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    Re: Coraplast

    perfect that worked much better.
    thank you
  24. Thread: Coraplast

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    Re: Coraplast

    Any chance you have a larger image of that? its pretty hard to read even blown up.
  25. Re: Difference between honey wax cappings and brood wax cappings

    pretty sure thats just travel staining on the brood cappings due to the ammount of bees that walk on it vs new wax over honey
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