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    I use a pink styrofoam type board, just like a...

    not familiar with a follower board do you have a pic of it?
    Its a removable divider?[/QUOTE]
    I use a pink styrofoam type board, just like a follower board, because I had it
    A follower board is...
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    Re: 2 frame or 5 frame nuc?

    He said hello, 2 frames in the spring, 5 frames in the summer.. His second reply was yes, it's a reply,. It's French.
  3. Re: Will bees draw honey combs just from sugar syrup?

    yes, I think megabee site has directions
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    Re: Too late to start double NUC?

    I just made splits last week to over winter. Here in Tulsa, for the third year. I had heard M. Palmers interview on YouTube a few weeks ago and learned of his paint cans. I went out and bought some....
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    Re: To late to split?

    I have had better luck with doing the later June early July splits myself. No more of unseen cold fronts were brood die.
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    Re: Advantech Bottom/Top Boards

    following
  7. Re: Oxalic, Glycerin, Shop Towels - a promising stopgap flyswatter

    Following
  8. Thread: queens

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    Re: queens

    Yes you can change the type of queen.
    But if you already have a good queen laying keep her build her up two stories as a double nuc. Then go and find emerging brood frames at least one, two would...
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    Re: Needing everyones help - Survey

    I'm in Oklahoma and I might be different than most. I use mostly nucs, and want the outside to measure 91/4 across.
  10. Re: Lauri's sugar bricks the easy, fun and LAZY way!

    Some really good information everyone thanks.
  11. Re: Laurie's Sugar Bricks question for those who've made them

    Thanks for the link
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    Re: Traps for Small Hive Beetles

    Don't know, i don't use them. The guys I know haven't lost any hives from it.
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    Re: Traps for Small Hive Beetles

    They eat it. Look on you tube a lot of guys are using CD boxes and cutting places for the hive beetle to enter. There they have put combat roach gel in them . They swear by them.
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    Re: SHB problem- WHAT TO DO???

    After seeing all these replies from people in the north, here is my feed back from the south west.
    Hive Beatles are not like wax moths!!!
    They can be herded in corners by the bees and lay their...
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    Re: Traps for Small Hive Beetles

    Don't know if i would do this, but a friend of mine is putting roach traps by combat in each of his hives and swears by them.
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    Re: OAV with brood, seeking studies

    following
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    Re: Poll: Split Now or Wait til Spring

    I used to live north of you in Franklin, Ky. on hwy 100 exit 6 there on I-65.
    You said you have Russians and they cluster small and use little reserves. I'm due west in Tulsa and just did a few...
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    Re: Trouble understanding overwintering nucs

    JDMOODIE , I over winter also with 5 over 5. I slide all mine together. Are you saying you leave them as stand alone units?
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    When to Feed for winter

    I was wondering when you should start supplement feeding to double deeps hives to get the desired weight and, part 2 what do most feel is the best weight.
    Also, part 3 if you are doing 5 frame...
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    Re: Nuc Gameplan

    If you don't want more than one hive, you have 10 frames if you are two nuc high. Just put them in a 10 frame box and get ready to add another ten frame and let them build upfor winter.
    If you...
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    Re: Queenless destroying queen cells?

    Thanks , I was just wondering.
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    Re: Mann Lake ProVent Jackets?

    I'm happy with my Brushy Mountain vented jacket with a dome hood.
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    Just following
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    Re: Queenless destroying queen cells?

    Don't know but I want to follow this thread and have a question for you.
    Since these were all field bees did you add nurse bees with the frame of brood and eggs?
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    Re: Quality of "Emergency Cells"

    I think its more about how well the queen goes out and gets breed as to how good of a queen she is. And the weather can play a major role there, no matter how you raised her.Actually how the bees...
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