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    You have to spray every two weeks. I have not...

    You have to spray every two weeks. I have not seen where I am killing bees by spraying for weeds around the house. Now spraying a field that’s different.
  2. My thoughts are the same as ericweller and GregV

    My thoughts are the same as ericweller and GregV
  3. Thread: Tree ID

    by Honeybeenut
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    I use the app PictureThis very accurate and I am...

    I use the app PictureThis very accurate and I am taking pictures of every plant. Learning a lot about plants and trees
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    Thanks. That’s interesting for sure. I didn’t...

    Thanks. That’s interesting for sure. I didn’t throw all my drawn out comb at them this spring and made them draw out a few more but makes sense to conserve in the fall I guess I always thought a flow...
  5. Same thing happened to me couple years ago....

    Same thing happened to me couple years ago. Killed all my foragers wait it out they recover in 2 or 3 weeks. Someone prolly sprayed there fruit trees.
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    No new comb in the fall???

    This is my sixth year beekeeping and last fall I was talking to a friend and was expressing my disappointment in the lack of drawing out my new frames. He then told me that bees only draw out comb in...
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    I had a hive acting just like you discribed a...

    I had a hive acting just like you discribed a couple of weeks ago. If it’s just you there bothering is one thing but when they bother others it’s a different story. After a trip to the ER with a...
  8. Has anyone noticed that Formic agitates the bees....

    Has anyone noticed that Formic agitates the bees. I treated this spring and when I went to remove The strips they liked to ate me up.
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    I own a grocery store sometimes I would buy milk...

    I own a grocery store sometimes I would buy milk where it was cheap if I ran out. I’d have twenty gallon in my cart and people make those comments if would say yep one for each kid can’t have them...
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    A couple of weeks ago I marked a Queen and when I...

    A couple of weeks ago I marked a Queen and when I went to release her I tapped the marking cage about two times and smashed her. I threw a mad fit and came back to the hive and pushed her off the...
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    Starting out problems seem huge because your...

    Starting out problems seem huge because your experience and knowledge of bees is low. I would get perplexed and stressed until I started embracing the problem that arise and seen it as an opportunity...
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    the likelyhood is that the hive swarmed, the...

    the likelyhood is that the hive swarmed, the queen cells have hatched and the lid flipped back down and been re sealed which bees sometimes do, the worker brood has all hatched.
    Old timer you were...
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    Oldtimer. That I didn't pay close attention too....

    Oldtimer. That I didn't pay close attention too. I do wish I would've taken pictures. The one in my out yard was a couple of weeks ago and decided to just let it play out maybe I get there tomorrow...
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    I have 17 hives. This is my fourth year. One...

    I have 17 hives. This is my fourth year.
    One was over wintered and one was a swarm I caught. Trust me I know what I am seeing. The over wintered colony had multiple cells so I broke one open there...
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    Lonely Queen cell

    I have gone into three different hives this year and found only a queen cell or two and no other brood except a few drone brood about to emerge. That seems odd, as to me it would seem there should be...
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    That banana theory is so inconsistent that I...

    That banana theory is so inconsistent that I don't buy it.
    I am not sold on the idea that alarm pharmone and bananas have any similaritys.
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    Ended up finding some that fell off a truck. ...

    Ended up finding some that fell off a truck.
    That's hilarious.
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    The reason that's on the label is because it's...

    The reason that's on the label is because it's considered a miteacide.
    If purified water would kill mites and you was going to use that as a miteacide they would recommend you take the supers off...
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    I guess I am confused to why anyone would feel...

    I guess I am confused to why anyone would feel the need to add anything to ultra bee. Megabee or beepro.
    I would just think a lot of research went into those products and the best was created even...
  20. I just used left over house paint. Wasn't sure I...

    I just used left over house paint. Wasn't sure I wanted to get away from the traditional color white but I got to say it adds life to the apiary ( not the bees) just me morally. I wouldn't go back
  21. Thread: cold

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    May the Grace of innocence be on your side. Don't...

    May the Grace of innocence be on your side. Don't wait till spring to read up on bee keeping. Winter is a ferfect time to study and learn to know bees.
    Keith Deleplane has a good book for...
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    That's what I use and it works great. I don't...

    That's what I use and it works great. I don't like having a bunch of specialty stuff sitting around in my way. Just use standard equipment.
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    Hello from southwest Indiana

    I have been keeping bees for several years this year I am going into winter with 11 colony's.
    I am looking to produce honey to sell in our store.
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