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    Re: free beekeeping books to download

    Here is a site i get books from.
    https://archive.org/search.php?query=Beekeeping
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    Re: Extracting without an extractor

    I like the challenge bees give:)
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    Re: Life of an egg in a cell

    That is an interesting statement that im looking into. I wondered if the bees brought the feed into the hive and placed it onto the stores frames first or placed it onto the brood frames for...
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    Re: Extracting without an extractor

    Thanks for the reply.

    I did finish a 21 day on the 9th OA application via a wand. I will order some strips.

    My goal is to make it through the winter and to use the bees as pollinators for my...
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    Re: Extracting without an extractor

    I started back in June feeding 1:1 syrup and switched 2:1 mid july. I just read that the bees use 1:1 for building and 2:1 for storage.

    Is there any truth to this? I did have a large stores build...
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    Life of an egg in a cell

    When the queen lays an egg in a cell, how is the cell prepared for the acquisition of the tiny egg?

    Will the worker bees slightly fill the cell with some food source before the queen lays?

    The...
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    Broodsafe still up?

    I clicked on the broodsafe website by accident and the site shows 404 error.
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    Re: inner cover questions

    I was wondering why they called it telescoping lid. Thanks for the info.

    Can you explain migratory covers?
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    Re: Keeping Bee Hive Records

    I ordered some different colored flat thumb tacks so I can press them in on the top of the frames to identify which ones have brood and stores. I will take pictures before closing them up then I can...
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    Re: Keeping Bee Hive Records

    Here is a feature that allows me to assign pictures to the log.
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    Re: Extracting without an extractor

    Thank you for your replys.

    I did have 2 frames in each hive that did not have comb on them. I was checker boarding my empty frames in from the outside in to see if the bees would build comb on...
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    Extracting without an extractor

    Is the a method to extract honey without and extractor? I went into the hives on Friday and in each double deep hive I only have 2.5 frames of brood and the rest are sugar syrup. I want to clear out...
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    Sugar syrup storage

    How long can sugar syrup last after its made without anything added to it as a preservative?
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    Re: Oxylic acid schedule

    I found scorch marks on thr bottom of 2 frames from my wand. Next time I am going to look through the bottom to see that it is lined up with the space.
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    Re: Keeping Bee Hive Records

    Here is todays notes. Still working on design.
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    Re: Varrox: A cautionary tale

    I just finished going through my hives and i noticed scorch marks on the bottom of 2 frames. I did not have any hanging comb. Next time I'm going to peek under the sbb and make sure the wand is...
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    Re: Keeping Bee Hive Records

    My wife set up an Jorte calendar app on my kindle that has a really good feature that allows you to keep a diary. The cool thing about it that it lets me set up quick buttons to speed up data entry....
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    Essential oils

    What do I need to look for when ordering essential oils? Some of them are misleading, just scented and not truly an extracted oil.Any brand preference?

    Mike
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    Filling up frames with capped sugar

    I went in to the hive to check things out before i give my second OA treatment. Im finding that the bees are filling the frames with sugar. I only took a look on the top boxes and not the bottoms. Im...
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    Re: Tangled Bees

    I have sbb, are the bees in need of more ventilation?
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    Tangled Bees

    Yesterday while treating my hives I noticed that there was three clusters of tangled bees on the bottom of the frames. I thought they were building comb. I checked them this morning and they tangled...
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    Re: Oxylic acid schedule

    I started to give the hive the first treatment of OA but I could not get the reducer out and ran out of time. I got back to the hives yesterday and removed the brood chambers off the bottom boards...
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    Re: Where to buy bulk sugar?

    I wish they would ship sugar. Pick up only here. 7.60 a 25lb bag
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    Another question to add to this is what is the right amount of stores the bees should have at a given time building up to winter? I dont have any supers on just double brood.
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    Re: help with hive

    Any update on what you ended up doing?
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