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    20---5 frame Carniolan NUCS For Sale

    I will have 20 Carniolan 5 frame Nucs ready for Memorial day weekend for $150 US$ CASH
    4 frames of brood & 1 frame of pollen/honey
    2019 Marked Queen
    Pick up @ my house only, where you will see...
  2. Sideliner Uncapper & SS Uncapping Tank w/ Strainer

    Selling both together for $1800.00 US$
    SS Uncapping Tank is from Mann Lake (HH-187)
    Sideliner Uncapper is also from Mann Lake (HH-226)
    James Ellis
    75 W Ridgeway Rd
    Maysville, GA 30558
    Contact...
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    Re: Need Help With Queen Rearing

    An easy way to make queens is to select your best hive and set up a nuc-one frame of brood that has eggs, one or two frames with pollen and honey, another with hatching bees, and an open frame....
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    Re: Ideas for limiting manual labor for beeks.

    Hi ace,
    I have to agree with the same idea that slickbrightspear said about the bees going into a big robbing and fighting mode. Working at "The Fat Beeman's'' we extract from the bee yard and...
  5. Producing Beeswax Foundation Workshop by Don 'The Fat Beeman' Kuchenmeister

    Looks like Don 'The Fat Beeman' is going to be putting on a workshop about producing beeswax foundation at the Georgia Beekeepers Association 2011 Fall Meeting being held September 10 & 11. Not sure...
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    Re: newspaper combine ?

    From what I have seen working with two experienced beekeeppers-- to combine two hives-- smoke both boxes, combine the hives(no paper between), and they will work things out for the best. If there...
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    Re: How to move a five box hive?

    If you can, make the move at day break. I staple 1/8 inch screen over the entrance. Then slpit the hive with two hive boxes on the bottom board and staple screening over the top. Staple the joint...
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    Re: Suddenly Aggressive Bees

    It has been 24 days since our last rain and this storm came through hard. They might have been affected by the sudden change and the more "girls" in the house the more tempers fly. I have 5 hives...
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    Re: dead brood with tongues sticking out

    How cold did it get? You may be right that by moving the frames up that there was not enough bees to keep everyone warm enough through the cold.
  10. Thread: bee drumming

    by BeeJellis
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    Re: bee drumming

    I have worked with Don "fat/beeman" and his bees over the last 2 years. He has used drumming a few times to orient bees into a new hive or nuc after dumping the bees out on the ground during a split...
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    Can powdered sugar be used to feed bees?

    I may have a cheap source of powder sugar that can not be sold for human uses due to a problem with the packaging, but the powder sugar is ok. I was told that 3% cornstarch is mixed in for flow...
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    Another New Member

    I've been reading the forums for the past year and thought it time to join. Got stung by bee feaver early last year with my son's interest. Had fun with hives last year--learned some hard lessons....
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