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    Re: Two Queen Castle Questions

    In the long run they will be a lot cheaper and you will only get a little better each time you graft.

    Gives you a source of queens you know the genetics of as well as some to sell if you wish too!!
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    Re: Two Queen Castle Questions

    All of the boxes I drill holes into are 3/4" holes with the only exceptions being my swarm traps which I drill 1 1/2" holes in then install gates I can close and that I 3D print.

    TNHB FB Post
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    Re: Hole size to exclude mice?

    Try something like this out of PEX tubing. I had a friend in New York adapt it to 1/2" id copper, I was concerned with copper transferring cold air into the hive in the winter time.

    Easier for the...
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    Re: attach trap to tree

    Watch the video and it will show you what we are going too on all of our swarm traps. We do have some older traps that we will still be using but we wanted an easier way to change them out when we...
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    Re: Two Queen Castle Questions

    Just our $0.02 on queen castles for what it may be worth to someone.

    Create your own out of an old brood box, add a 3/4" shim between the box and the solid bottom so you will leave room and not...
  6. Re: Using a Micheal Palmer double 4 nuc as a Queen Castle?

    We utilize queen castles but have added just 1 more set of slots to give us a little more variation on how we set them up. Toward the end of the season we can end up with 2 Nucs or 1 deep that needs...
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    Re: Glue traps for SHB control

    We have been using this in 2018 and are going to move on to adding up to 7 tubes. This is very easy to make yourself and you add as many tubes as you want. It is 2" long 1/2" ID Pex and very easy for...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain Extractor motor

    Just be sure to check for free shipping! if they have it for what you are looking for. I have purchased a lot of items, electrical and non electrical from them and even though they are on the other...
  9. No captcha boxes for Contavt or Add your listing pages

    How do you go about adding ourselves to the
    Honey Bee Rescue / Swarm Recovery page?

    We do not see any box showing randomly generate text ( Captcha)
    so even after entering all of the required...
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    Re: Slate tile roofing material hive

    Never did get the invite to go see these in person but after a little review of the picture that was supplied I asked a couple more questions and I am now 100% positive what the person who contacted...
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    Slate tile roofing material hive

    I just received a text from a gentleman yesterday about a swarm ( been in this slate tile stack for 2 years now) of honeybees. Of course I asked if he was positive it was honey bees and he assured me...
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    Tennessees Honeybees

    I first became interested in Honey Bees early in life as I can remember my younger brother and I gathering all of the sweetest items from my parents house and pouring it out on the stumps, logs,...
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