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  1. Thread: Escape tools

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    Escape tools

    anyone using this type of Escape?

    a Dadant M0080650685
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    Mite treatment in pouring rain???

    hey guys....I started my OA treatment 7 days ago.....I should treat today....3 to 5 " of rain today is predicted......

    do I treat?......or if I'm can't today....do I have to start over???
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    honey and treating OVA

    ok....first I KNOW you cannot treat with supers on.....

    BUT could you treat if you put a barrier between the supers and the brood chambers?...like maybe cut a political sign and place between...
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    Re: Clover Field...How many hives?

    its Crimson.....
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    Clover Field...How many hives?

    Hey guys...I have a guy that has planted 7 acres of Clover and asked if I would want to put some bees on it......how many hives would one put on a 7 acre Clover field?

    thanks,
  6. Re: Screened inbees....HEAT....TIMING...Spraying

    thanks guys....I did release them at 12:15...90 degrees...they had just finished spraying...and I give them a 30 minutes to settle....it was insecticide.....

    but afraid to leave them much longer....
  7. Screened inbees....HEAT....TIMING...Spraying

    ok guys....I just moved some bees on a cotton fields a month or so back....farmer called saying they have to spray...and he says he's sorry!!!...

    I GET IT!!!!!!!!!!.....NEED TO MOVE BEES...BUT I...
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    Re: Don't spill nectar!

    it can get out of hand quickly.....
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    Re: Cheapest places to buy plastic bottles???

    I buy bears form a local container guy....400 for $115 plus caps....total $155

    so .38 each...not bad.



    but the question is ....bear or glass jar....which one is your customer using...
  10. Re: 3 or 4 queens....still not queenright????

    ok...so I split the hive into 2ea. 2 high nucs(5 over 5)....added a frame of fresh eggs to both.....today I checked to see if they were building queen cells in each hive.....both had some...
  11. Re: 3 or 4 queens....still not queenright????

    would a "DUD" queen be normal size?....or would she be Virgin size?
  12. 3 or 4 queens....still not queenright????

    Hey Guys....I have a double deep that I found queenless a while back....I have bought 3 or 4 mated queens and also a virgin queen and cannot keep them from killing her....I leave her in there corked...
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    Re: You guys are not going to believe this...

    I've had 3 swarms off my hives in the last week or so.....good and bad thing.....all the hives are still FULL....hard to tell which one it came from accept digging thru and finding Queen cells!!
  14. Re: Found queen dead outside hive today! Advice!

    Do you have any drones???
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    Re: OAV with a fogger

    :popcorn:
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    Re: mite treatment

    Question?

    if you "Fog" with mineral oil this time of year.....do you have to be concerned about temperatures?

    should you not fog with temps going below 32 within a couple days?

    anyone have...
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    Re: Lauri's bricks down to an Art!

    are you guys adding Vitamins & Electrolytes in these bricks? (in the 4lb version)

    I didn't see anyone doing this in the 3 pages this far? (Could have missed it!!!)
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    Re: New to feeding bees

    big YES on that!
  19. Thread: Disease??

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    Re: Disease??

    in "QueenlessDones"case.....can you put anything in their feed or in the hive to help them?...after being that sick....some type of meds?.....I know you can treat for things like AFB and Nosema to...
  20. Thread: Still OAV

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    Re: Still OAV

    I was doing my last treatment...and removed the entrance reducer...and it seemed like 100's and 100's all piled up against the back of the reducer.....took hive tool and scrapped them off.....

    it...
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    Re: Apivar strips and demise of Queens!

    My Queen did the same thing last year....

    she was fine this year.

    time of year.....she has stopped.
  22. Re: WWE>>6 out of 6 of hive hives robbing at once!

    better....reduced all entrances and took up all frames....

    I removed each towel / sheet last night after dark and removed hardware cloth.....added reducers.
  23. Re: WWE>>6 out of 6 of hive hives robbing at once!

    I had balled up bees fighting on all 6 hives....dead bees in front of all 6.....Undertakers dragging out dead bees this morning.....seemed more that excitement.
  24. Re: WWE>>6 out of 6 of hive hives robbing at once!

    about a mile away.....
  25. WWE>>6 out of 6 of hive hives robbing at once!

    ok.....2nd yr beekeep....never heard of what I saw today.....6 out of 6 hives robbing at once....always heard...robbed Nuc out....or Robbed weak hive.

    hind sight is 20 / 20.....(big mistake)I...
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