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    Re: Richinbama 2018-2020 beekeeping quest

    Hi guys/gals !!!
    Been almost a month since I updated my thread. Lazy, but still busy. So here it goes...
    Last inspection I had several hives that swarmed. Just after back procedure. Did inspection...
  2. Thread: Our bees

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    Re: Our bees

    Welcome to our forum. !!!! Join a local bee club, most counties have them, and are free to join . You will find all types there, and some kind person will help show you the ropes. Also, this forum.is...
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    Re: Hobbyist bottling tank suggestions?

    Why not get a good grade polyetelyne barrel. You can install a drain on it just like the bucket. Can get them in various sizes. I think 35 to 40 gal. Is the normal. Will last a lifetime. Most of the...
  4. Re: What do you guys finish your hives with?

    Use a spar urethane. It's marine grade, and uv protection built in. Regular urethane will peel allot of the time. I use a exterior primer and 2-3 coats of exterior semi floss from glidden premium....
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    Re: 2018/19 Journal NW Florida Gulf Coast

    When the heat cranks up, as in now.. and the rains stop... So goes my white dutch...
  6. Thread: hive issues

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    Re: hive issues

    Pull the honey, treat for mites, and be ready for the dearth. I'd feed and pollen patty after pulling honey . I like he, and laldredge reccomendation. Maybe a young queen in there also. Treatments...
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    Re: 2018/19 Journal NW Florida Gulf Coast

    Sorry about the habitat loss. And disease issues.... ouch, wht happened?
    My harvest went kaput.... I'll get one but I had that back procedure done. All looked well, and I worked hives thorough...
  8. Re: super placement question post harvest & during dearth

    Hi Heather, I'd process the honey, and put the boxes a way from the hives. Let the bees clean em good. Then stack em on top of hives . Wax moths and beetles will get them.if not enough bee coverage....
  9. Re: Heat wave in Massachusetts, nectar flow??

    Linda, if you open feed.. I'd say 75 yards away is good. As far as what the bees are bringing in on your flow.. I'm in bama, and can say that the bees are going to find any plant that we think is a...
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    Re: First cutout

    I did a yellow jacket removal for a friend once. Was working at his house. They made a nest at the wall, and concrete/brick on rear porch. They were hot that day. I waited till dark, got me a couple...
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    Re: First cutout

    He, now that's a bummer!!! I'd be a bit upset...lol looking for bees, and a nasty yellow jacket nest. Those things are scary. All the work to get there, and then no work... sad it was your boss.i...
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    Re: 1st ever sting and no swelling ?

    Hi Linda, I get stung maybe 3-5 times a year so far. 3 yrs. I wear a vent. Jacket, and nitril gloves. Yes, they can get through either, and depends on how determined they are. Had one get through...
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    Re: hand crank extractor to motor?

    I'm sure you can convert anything. I'd look at radiant site for this.id say worth more to do 4 or better frame up though. Bearing
    Or gears quality might be along term concern
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    Re: Richinbama 2018-2020 beekeeping quest

    Hi jw, as I understand about next procedure.... It's an attempt to stop the pain, basically treat the symptom. Doc says nerves will regenerate about 1 yr out. My thoughts are anything to keep me...
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    Re: Richinbama 2018-2020 beekeeping quest

    Hi ar1, thanks. All went well and home now. All seems to be well. Medial branch nerve block on both sides. Next will be to cauterize nerves to hopefully take away pain. Trying to prevent that back...
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    Re: Richinbama 2018-2020 beekeeping quest

    Thanks Heather. I'm going to try find a bloom chart or something in no. Bama area. Maybe nrcs? Print it out, cause my memory is royten...lol hope you guys are doing well. Rich
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    Re: Richinbama 2018-2020 beekeeping quest

    Will be pulling honey very soon. Should have a small harvest coming in. Flow ending soon, I'm guessing. Still havnt got the blooms of plants in my head yet. Lots of clover around my place, and other...
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    Re: 2018/19 Journal NW Florida Gulf Coast

    Glad all is well. How big of a honey harvest do you expect this spring? I think mine will be fair one. Disappointed to loose 2 very nice and large hives to swarming.. I suspect. Lost half my honey on...
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    Re: Richinbama 2018-2020 beekeeping quest

    Thanks ar1, doing these things to try and put off the inevitable I guess. Thanks for the prayers and thoughts.
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    Re: Richinbama 2018-2020 beekeeping quest

    I'll be posting soon my latest apiary inspections, and updates for my journal here. Hope everyone has a great weekend !!!
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    Re: Richinbama 2018-2020 beekeeping quest

    Just let me know when your like to make the journey...lol
    This weekend is hay raking, bailing.
    Next week I've got back procedure happening. Not sure how that works yet. But , if procedure goes...
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    Re: Richinbama 2018-2020 beekeeping quest

    Was a good visit to your place Nick. Mabye we can do It again sometime. Rich
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    Re: Should this worry me?

    No James not confused. This is based on what I found when I got there to your house. After inspections there were correct amount of boxes on your hives, adequate entrances space for them to defend,...
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    Re: 2018/19 Journal NW Florida Gulf Coast

    Doing well here Heather. Lots of rain, and lost a few hives. I figure they were cooped up, and when it cleared, they flew the coop. I had 14 hives, now 9. All looking very nice, even the nucs. After...
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    Re: Should this worry me?

    As weak as the hives were, id not open up the entracces much more than we did. It will promote robbing. Most of these hives were queenless, and had to share brood from 1 hive that qas the strongest...
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