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    Re: OAV and Brood damage

    I cant place it(sorry 3 hours of sleep in the last 36...It haunt season), but some were there was a study showing FA contaminated the honey more the OA, penetrating the cappings and all that… 3 hours...
  2. Thread: Mite Treatment

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    Re: Mite Treatment

    I would like to see a source for that , from what I can find thermal kills about 80 percent, another treatment 12 days later another 80 percent of remaining mites for a total kill of 95 percent. I...
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    Re: Beginner Question (Emergency...maybe?)

    Something to remember. The bees aren't your friends, they don't know you, they are not pets, and they can be mild one day and the next day they can light you up.
    Also, I have know proof of it but...
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    Re: Check out this nuc

    I know this was started a long time ago, but you didn't get
    a nuc. You got what probably was a 2 pound package in a
    nuc box.
  5. Thread: Bee Hive

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    Re: Bee Hive

    I have the deep frames, medium with foundation is
    25.00. I don't think I want to paint Cyprus.
  6. Thread: Bee Hive

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    Bee Hive

    A45959

    Found these online about 3 hours away. Quite a drive but they are complete except for frames. Almost forgot, 69.00.
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    Re: Swarm in February??????

    I am between Lafollette and Middlesboro , KY. We are out in the county and have no restrictions either. As far as I can tell.
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    Re: Swarm in February??????

    I never have seen any laws concerning the number of hives. What part of Tn are you in I am in East TN myself.
  9. Thread: Swarm Trap

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    Re: Swarm Trap

    This is true, I used lemon grass oil, my swarm commander hasn't arrived yet.
  10. Thread: Swarm Trap

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    Swarm Trap

    I am thinking it is too early but just got through hanging a swarm trap. My mother said she had a honey bee flying around so I thought worth a shot. We will see what happens.
  11. Thread: Pollen Patties

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    Re: Pollen Patties

    What I was wondering about was where people say pollen doesn't cause build up unless there is nectar coming in also. Then again, if they are bringing pollen in there is probably nectar available also.
  12. Thread: Pollen Patties

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    Pollen Patties

    I have been reading and see people saying pollen patties cause brood build up . Then I read and see it stated that brood build up won't occur without a nectar flow and until days lengthen. This seems...
  13. Thread: Adding Super

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    Re: Adding Super

    I am sorry, I should have stated that I am assuming the brood box to be full. They have over wintered in just a single deep. They have been eating sugar patties all winter.Iwill be checking before...
  14. Thread: Adding Super

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    Adding Super

    I am still new at this and I am trying to determine when would be the best time to add a super to a single deep brood box. I am in hardiness zone 6 b. I am thinking in Mid March or I may add as soon...
  15. Thread: Sissy Bees?

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    Re: Sissy Bees?

    There are not any commercial bees around me....to the best of my knowledge. The nearest bees around me I think are about 10 miles. No one here has any bees, I am hoping to be able to catch a couple...
  16. Re: When getting 1st hives they should come with a warning label

    Oh my Lord what have I done? I didn't think about it, but I have been building nucs, mini nucs, regular deeps.... it's like quick sand isn't it? I have 10 swarm traps ready to go and my wife is...
  17. Thread: Shook Swarm

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    Re: Shook Swarm

    I wasn't trying to be super critical or anything like that, I am just saying he said he wanted a shook swarm....ie...package and people started telling him he needs a nuc. I agree a nuc would give...
  18. Thread: Sissy Bees?

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    Re: Sissy Bees?

    I wasn't really be thinking about the selection process. I was thinking about how people wrap the hives for cold weather. I am also not saying it's a bad thing. I guess what I am wondering is now...
  19. Thread: Sissy Bees?

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    Sissy Bees?

    Don't shoot me or anything but I was sitting here wondering. Is it possible that people are making bees weaker by taking too good care of them?
  20. Thread: Shook Swarm

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    Re: Shook Swarm

    In reading some of the answers here it amazes me that some people still say nuc instead of package. This even after you say no nucs. Why is it that people are bound and determined to tell you the...
  21. Re: This finger joint jig is stupid simple for bee boxes.

    The only problem I have is that I can buy the boxes
    cheaper than I can get my lumber to build them. After
    I mastered box joints too. LOL
  22. Thread: Queens

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    Re: Queens

    The following is from their website. As I said I don't expect these queens to allow anyone to forgo treating their hives but to be another tool in the fight angainst the bee's enimies.
    PURE VSH ~ ...
  23. Thread: Queens

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    Queens

    Has anyone tried the pure VSH queens from Ridgetop Apiaries? I was thinking about making some splits in 2019 and using them in one box and trying another with a Minnesota Hygenic Queen. I know they...
  24. Thread: Bees Gone

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    Re: Bees Gone

    I am not taking it personally because it isn't mine we are talking about. I have lost 2 this year no e because of mites. One went queenless and would not accept another queen no matter what I did....
  25. Thread: Bees Gone

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    Re: Bees Gone

    You sir, are assuming quite a bit. I don't recall saying that he had no ī he had only one. The other 3 are doing quite well. As for quitting , I doubt him doing that, then again quitting is easier...
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