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    Timeframe to freeze frames

    Can I have at in the afternoon and freeze in the morning or is that too long to wait before bad things happen with wax moth eggs?

    Thank you,

    Anthony
  2. I got a queen with not attendants this year. The...

    I got a queen with not attendants this year. The bee supply place said it would not be a problem and it was not. I put it in on Friday morning and released it on Monday night. She is doing great.
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    Thank you for the info. I like your stands. Are...

    Thank you for the info. I like your stands. Are you running Langstroth and managing like a warre? I assume that would work and the frames would fit. Maybe a little to much room between boxes but...
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    Warre Hive in Dallas TX Area

    I am considering setting up a Warre hive. I have read that in a Warre hive, the honey should be harvested late summer or in the fall because of the risk of brood still being in the honey area. I...
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    Thanks everyone- great info - looks like I am a...

    Thanks everyone- great info - looks like I am a little late this year but will start prepping
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    Best way to catch a swarm

    It this such a thing as a best swarm trap or best practices of swarm traps and attractants?

    Anthony
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    Replacing Humble veil

    I have a humble bee jacket with a fencing veil. It ripped the other day. I wear a ball cap with it. Even with the cap support, I have problems with the veil collapsing and I get sting on the chin....
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    Hive split and room for brood

    Hello - I am going to be doing two splits this week and will be using mated queens. I am doing the splits to increase my hive count and to prevent swarming. I am planning the split by moving some...
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    Re: New to Beesource but not to beekeeping

    I bought a torch on Amazon. The chefs torch also works upside down. My propane torch does not. I would rather have the other size because propane would be cheaper to run. I know MAPP gas runs...
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    John - are you treating only oav at this point? ...

    John - are you treating only oav at this point? At one point you were going to try a year round treatment of ova. Did you do this?

    Anthony
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    Anyone else using one? I find it real easy to use

    Anyone else using one? I find it real easy to use
  12. Converting Horizontal Lang Deep to Lanf Medium

    Hello - I have a very generous friend that is a master woodworker and he recently gave me a horizontal hive that uses langstroth deep frames. I would like to use mediums. I am planning on putting...
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    Alex - would you have a parts list? have you fired it yet? it looks unused.

    Anthony
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    Re: getting stung through my fencing veil

    Thank you for the info. I do wear a baseball cap. Actually, I maybe in the other situation. I bought a suit that is too large for me maybe by two sizes because the price was so right. I think I...
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    getting stung through my fencing veil

    Hello - I have a humble bee jacket with a zip on fencing veil. I have bee getting stung on the chin and ears. Humble bee sells other veils that will fit the jacket such and round and square. Are...
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    Sticky: Re: Want Swarm Prevention? Try the OSBN Method

    Thank you Matthew - That makes sense that they only need so much drone comb. Do you only cut and crush the drone comb and extract the other comb or leave it or crush it also?
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    Sticky: Re: Want Swarm Prevention? Try the OSBN Method

    so after repeated use of this method, a hive might end up with almost all drawn comb having some drone brood cells on it. Do you just leave it that way or do you remove the drone comb? Can this...
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    Maybe use a band clamp and then wire and take the clamp off. Also, does anyone thing heatsink paste will hold up? the stuff used to transfer heat from a power supply to an aluminum heatsink.
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    Re: OAV with honey supers

    I know that when the supers are blocked or removed no OA crystals will settle on them, but the hive can have 10s or thousands of bees that have crystals on them and they might be all over the hive...
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    I let them starve - now what

    Hello - I had a hive starve. Found out today. A lot of bees. I shook a lot out but there are a lot still in cells. If I put these frames on another hive, will they clean them out?

    Anthony
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    Re: New to Beesource but not to beekeeping

    I bought one

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWnUdrPeVpw&t=15s
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    Sticky: Thanks Matt , that helps me a lot. This was...

    Thanks Matt , that helps me a lot. This was above and beyond cutting your plastic foundation when you normally don’t use it for this

    Thank you,

    Anthony
  23. Thanks Lee - did you build a special tray that...

    Thanks Lee - did you build a special tray that slips in above the screen in the bottom board to hold the wand vaporizer? Do you have any pics?

    Anthony
  24. OAV Wand Treatment through Shim at Top of Hive

    Anybody using a wand OAV to treat from the top. Will the vapors fall through the hive? I want to do this for two reasons. With a clear top I can see the action and when it is done and no chance of...
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    Sticky: Re: Want Swarm Prevention? Try the OSBN Method

    Would this approach be appropriate for my situation?

    Two hives - 1 with 3 medium boxes, 1 with 2 medium boxes
    Both hives have mostly drawn comb
    I have no extra drawn comb
    I am using plastic...
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