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    Re: Killing Wasps in New Zealand

    That's exactly what I was thinking- a cheap 'B' movie- 'Night of the Killer Zombie Wasps'...
  2. Re: Topic: Expectations and Realities of Beekeeping (The First Two Years)

    Great video, Dan. I learned a lot from it. I also enjoyed your homage to the solitary pollinators.

    Thanks for posting.

    Russ
  3. Thread: Kentucky

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    Re: Kentucky

    Near Paducah- Climate Zone 7a:

    Recent blooms (+/- last year in parentheses).

    Purple Deadnettle- 2.18 (+12)

    Daffodil- 2.19 (-1)

    With the relatively cold weather that has settled-in around...
  4. Re: Entrance Reduction for Langstroth When Trapping?

    Cool picture, JW.
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    Re: 8 frame all medium hives

    odfrank:

    No one else has bitten, so I thought I would share my meager experience with all eight-frame mediums without QE's and with slatted racks.

    Last winter I started with four colonies in...
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    Re: Swarm trap plans-quick, easy and cheap

    Admonition duly noted- thank you for the input.
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    Re: Swarm trap plans-quick, easy and cheap

    Thanks, odfrank. Makes sense to me. I'll look forward to hearing how this turns out for you.

    I don't have any deadouts to fill yet, but I am thinking strongly about placing production hives...
  8. Sticky: Re: SW Michigan Horizontal Hives - Sans Treatments

    Way to go, Nick. Here's hoping they all pull through.

    Russ
  9. Re: Swarm News: Swarm of nearly 40000 bees in California send 5 to Hospital with Stin

    That is humorous...
  10. Re: Entrance Reduction for Langstroth When Trapping?

    Mike:

    Since none of the experienced trappers have weighed-in yet, I'll offer a few thoughts based on my limited experience and let others chime in as well.

    My experience has suggested that...
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    Re: Swarm trap plans-quick, easy and cheap

    odfrank:

    Thank you for the post. I am intrigued by this idea. Is the rationale for embedding your swarm traps atop existing colonies strictly for convenience sake or have you found that scouts...
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    Re: 2020 How was your winter?

    Thanks, GWW. Same to you- It's about time for an update on your thread ;).
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Gray Goose:

    Alright, I finally got around to applying the propolis tincture. My experiment with the spray bottle was a big fail as I got about three squirts out before the tube got occluded- so...
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    Re: 2020 How was your winter?

    I understand and appreciate this goal and intend to adopt it as my general philosophy as well. I expect that you will succeed in your efforts.

    Keep up the good work!

    Russ
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    Re: 2020 How was your winter?

    GWW:

    Thanks for starting this thread- it has been neat to see where everyone's colony development is in the various regions of the US (and abroad).

    Are you yet ready to conclude that you...
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    Re: Cracking Hives The Easy Way

    Thanks, TJC1. This past summer I actually used the high 'E' string thinking that the smaller diameter would be better for cutting. While it is counter-intuitive, I believe you are right that the...
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    Re: New Beek in Delaware this year!

    Twlunt:

    Welcome to Beesource! You've come to the right place to get your questions answered as there are many experienced beekeepers on here who are very generous with their time and expertise.
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    Re: Sierra Nevada

    SnH:

    Welcome to Beesource! I concur with Rod that you should inquire locally to see if there are any beekeepers in the neighborhood who can help mentor you in the process.

    Beyond that, Mr....
  19. Thread: New to bees

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    Re: New to bees

    Nubeeguy:

    Welcome to the forum. Beekeeping is a beguiling (and sometimes infernally maddening) experience. I encourage you to avail yourself of all the excellent resources here, and you will be...
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    Re: 2020 How was your winter?

    Great photos, GregV.
  21. Thread: Newbee here!

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    Re: Newbee here!

    Welcome, 1alexie. This is a great place to glean a wealth of practical and experienced advice from folks who are very generous with their assistance.

    Best of success to you in your beekeeping...
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    Re: My first trap-out

    Congratulations, dd33. I sincerely hope that this colony preforms really well for you.

    Enjoyed reading your posts and glad it worked out.

    Russ
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    Re: Cracking Hives The Easy Way

    Gray Goose:

    As always, you have great ideas- I had no idea such a tool existed, but it looks like that would do just the trick. Here's one at Home Depot:
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    Re: Hello from Lutz, Florida

    Paulzie:

    Welcome to Beesource! I wish you all the best of success in your swarm trapping efforts, and I would humbly suggest that you take fullest advantage of your experienced beekeeper...
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    Re: My first trap-out

    dd33:

    This is the same problem that I ran into with one of my trap-outs last year. I took them home and ultimately found the queen.

    In your specific case, and if you have the luxury of a...
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