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    Re: How long can a queen stay in her cage?

    Hi Michael

    I have another question but can't find a question about it anywhere. If you take a queen out of her hive for a short period of time how long can you leave her out of her hive before...
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    Re: Adding bees to weak hives..

    Hi Michael

    Coming out of winter I lost a Queen and the bees in the hive have dwindled. I replaced the Queen and found she wasn't laying, my bees continued to dwindle. I put in a frame of capped...
  3. Re: Best Way to Combine Large Queenless Hive with Small Nuc

    Good plan with inserting some empty comb. I will do that. I think I have been on tunnel vision mode. Don't know why that didn't dawn on me. I was focused on taking away frames instead of adding. Dur!...
  4. Re: Best Way to Combine Large Queenless Hive with Small Nuc

    Thanks for the info, here is more info that may make my situation clearer. I have 6 hives. 3 of the 6 are Queenless but have many bees. I also have one Nuc and 2 active hives. Out of the 2 active...
  5. Re: Best Way to Combine Large Queenless Hive with Small Nuc

    It is April 2019. I have a large 2 deep hive that came out of winter Queenless and a small 2-3 frame Queenright Nuc. There are definitely no eggs, larvae or capped Brood. This hive is hopelessly...
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Hi

    I store mine in a plastic storage bin with the lid on. A bin that does not have any openings for air and clamps shut. I put wax paper in the bottom then in between each layer of sugar bricks...
  7. Re: any thoughts re: opening/treating a hive in cold weather?

    Michael

    It is 44 degrees at 1:15Pm right now here in Washington. I am planning on doing a OAV treatment on my bees today. However I have a question I can't seem to get a clear answer on. I have...
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    Re: 1/8" hardware cloth-Where?

    Thank you NorthMaine

    Your answer was helpful and I appreciate it. Cheers! Linda
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    Re: 1/8" hardware cloth-Where?

    Because I wasn't here 12 years ago and I needed an answer and I am not familiar with this website yet.
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    Re: 1/8" hardware cloth-Where?

    Silly question but I don't know much about hardware cloth. Is 1/8 inch hardware cloth the same as 8 gauge hardware cloth? I need to order some 8 gauge. Thanks in advance for your answer. Linda
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    Re: HELP!!!!! MY queen is DEAD!!!!! :( :( :(

    Hi everyone,Scraped dead bees out from my 3 hives today. I found a dead queen in one of them. Here is my dilemma.
    My friend thinking he was helping scraped dead bees out from my green hive before I...
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    Re: How many trays will this recipe make?

    Unfortunately my stove is gas and will only go down to 170 degrees. It's been in the oven for a while Now I just need to know what this sugar is supposed to look and feel like when done. In one of...
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    Re: How many trays will this recipe make?

    Thanks for your reply :o)

    I cut he recipe down to 1/4. That made one large cookie that has edges. I have it on the lowest heat 170 degrees in my gas oven. Not sure how long to leave it in. How is...
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    How many trays will this recipe make?

    Can you tell me how many large trays of sugar cakes Lauri's sugar black recipe will make? It's hard to determine this by her pictures. I only have 2 hives. Also, if I have extra sugar cakes is there...
  15. Re: Laurie's Sugar Bricks question for those who've made them

    Oops I meant was it pure citric acid
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    Was I pure citric acid or have other ingredients also?
  17. Re: Laurie's Sugar Bricks question for those who've made them

    Harley where did you get your citric acid? I'm not finding pure citric acid just a mix. Can you tell me what brand you used? Thanks :o)
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    Where did you get your citric acid? I went to the canning dept in the grocery store but did not find pure citric acid only a mix. What did you use?
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