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    My bees are eating a lot (I think)

    I feed my bees when I first got them with a mason jar through the top inner cover. I caught the swarm late and wanted to help them out. At that time they took about a quart every 3 or 4 days. they...
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    Re: Tall size bee jacket

    I don't know how tall you are so maybe this won't work but this worked for me.

    I am 6 foot 6 inches with long arms and very wide shoulders. I found that the Mann Lake economy hooded jacket fits...
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    Re: My Bees are building Up????????

    They have starter wedges that are waxed. Why are they starting in the middle of the wall/foundation?

    Should I pull the two frames with foundation. And just use the foundationless?

    I got the...
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    My Bees are building Up????????

    My bees like to build up. I have one deep box that they have built out very well. I put a medium on top with foundationless frames except of the 2 frames in the middle. I thought they might like a...
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    Re: 2-Queen Warre Hive from Secondary Swarms

    I am interested to see if this works, I hope it does, please keep us posted
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    Re: Couple Questions about Traps

    Eikel

    Trust me you are not the first person to say that to me, I am an over thinker, no offense taken.

    We will see what happens, traps will go up this week and hopefully I can report back...
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    Re: Couple Questions about Traps

    I am leaning toward putting all 16 frames in, 8 in both boxes with the entrance drilled in the side.

    Do you think the bees with "feel" like it is to small having to fly around/though the frames?
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    Re: Couple Questions about Traps

    i never thought about not filling the top box.

    I guess I am wondering since I am using (2) medium boxes should I fill both boxes with foundationless frames or leave the bottom box empty? I don't...
  9. Thread: First Year!

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    Re: First Year!

    Welcome. I am new here as well and everyone has been great. There is a lot to read
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    Re: Couple Questions about Traps

    A couple quick pictures of what I am working with
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    Couple Questions about Traps

    I built some traps out of (2) 8 frame medium boxes and to finish them up I have a couple questions

    1. I want to drill the entrance hole on the long side of the box, does this matter? should it...
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    I have a Plan and Some Questions

    I helped my grandfather with bees as a kid and have always wanted to do it on my own as an adult. I have finally have the time to invest into bee keeping and look forward to the adventure.

    My...
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    Re: Hello from Upstate NY

    Thanks for the warm welcome

    Enjambres, I actually Live in North Greenbush but I thought Albany was easier to identify. I will definitely try and make it to the meeting on the 17th. I do travel...
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    Hello from Upstate NY

    Just wanted to say hello from around Albany NY

    When I was a kid I "helped" my grandfather with his bees. He has long since passed but I thought I would reuse/rebuild some of his old equipment...
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