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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    no worries, this one had a good heft, and like John said, they are finding something out there and the boxes are getting heavier every day.

    The hive next to it had several frames of brand new...
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    light hive fix?

    I've got 8 hives that are brooding up pretty well now, and have 5 to 6 frames covered in top and bottom boxes (medium). But I have two that are quite weak, with a light 1 to 2 frames of bees. These...
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    Opened hives today (Richmond, Va) since a few of them needed supering, and saw this on one. Reminded me of a street I lived on with lots of busy-bodies that would peek out the window curtain when...
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    Re: Introducing the Easy Vap Pro

    Awesome info, and thanks.

    this is for anyone who might know about solar power math:

    My other thought was to leave the battery down at the apiary and hook up a solar panel to keep it charged. ...
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    Re: Introducing the Easy Vap Pro

    John, (or anyone who has done this)
    I thinking about getting a 12v deep cycle battery and inverter for my easy vap. I have 15 hives. What AmpHour rating should I be looking at to be able to vap...
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    Re: EZ Vap Silicone caps

    Let me state right off that I love the EZ Vap and what I did was totally my fault. The EZ Vap is a great tool.

    I'm only posting this to help people realize the importance of cleaning the unit...
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    Re: How do I relax w/bees?

    I agree with the good suit. I invested in a good 3 ply vented jacket, not really for the stings, but the venting, being in richmond, va.
    It gives me the confidence that if they do get really...
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    Re: Uncapped Honey

    measure the uncapped honey with a refractometer (fairly inexpensive tool) to see where you actually are.

    you can always use several dehumidifier techniques to evaporate the honey after extraction,...
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    OAV and Brood damage

    At a local beek meeting last night, the speaker (Certified Master Bee Keeper) said that use of OAV while brood was present can kill the brood.

    I have never heard of this, and don't really see...
  10. Re: Crystallized Honey to Creamed Honey Process

    I'm going to try this method that Stewart Spinks demonstrates so well.

    Making Creamed Honey - The Dyce Method - Beekeeping Basics - The Norfolk Honey Co

    https://youtu.be/kWugwfMct9o
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    Looks like day one of Goldenrod for my apiary.

    Been feeding heavily to get the girls to draw comb. Was gonna stop, as it seemed that they were just back filling space with syrup, and they're...
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    Re: Any Beekeeping Podcasts?

    https://www.norfolk-honey.co.uk/podcast

    Beekeeping - Short and Sweet By Stewart Spinks

    A Beekeeping podcast for the inquisitive beekeeper with a short attention span! A beekeeper, in fact,...
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    Is it just me, or do you see it too?

    Apparently, I have bees stuck in my head. looked down at the floor in the kitchen and saw a queen bee.
    tell me you see it too ;)

    51071
  14. Storing frames with syrup; the cleaning process

    On some of my stronger hives, I have an extra super on top with frames with just foundation in them and I'm feeding a light syrup to stimulate them to draw comb; which is working.

    Question is:...
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    Re: Mosquito spray companies

    We used this when we lived in the 'burbs' and it worked amazingly well. I believe they use pyrethrin, or pyrethrum. It is supposed to be an extract of chrysanthemum, but I think the pyrethrin...
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    Re: I think I may have CBPV

    thanks,
    I listen to Stewart's podcast, which is why I thought I may have CBPV
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    Re: I think I may have CBPV

    Gino, you don't see the bees jumping around like their feet are on fire, or you don't think that it is a problem?

    I'm not being sarcastic, I'm only third year beek and not sure if I'm seeing a...
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    Re: I think I may have CBPV

    Here are a couple more videos that better show what I'm seeing with my bees.

    https://youtu.be/C8jcL-E8lV4
    https://youtu.be/Lopbu1ShlcY

    thanks for any input on this.
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    I think I may have CBPV

    Please see videos attached.

    The first one is about the bee on the screen on bottom of hive, jumping around.

    One shows what I'm seeing in some bees. The erratic jumping around, looking like...
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    Re: Brazil: 500 million bees die in 3 months.

    were do those numbers come from?
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    Re: Is fall treatment for varroa obligatory?

    John, what do you mean by "three rounds of treatments through the fall". Do you mean like a treatment in Aug, in Sept, and Oct?
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    Slippery floors

    cleaning up some old frames in my shop, which has a cement floor, and the floor around the cleaning area became very slippery because of the wax dust and particles. The slipperiness is now...
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    I'm on my third use of the EasyVap, with 15 hives in the yard. Love it.

    Ran into a slight problem on last round. When I flip over the unit, the OA is not dropping into the heater, even with...
  24. Free virgin queen in the richmond, Va area

    If you live in the Richmond, VA area.
    I have an extra virgin queen bee, to give a way to good home if one of your hives is queenless, or you want to make a split.
    No cost. I just don't need any...
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    Re: Is my hive under attack

    Looks like orientation flights to me. notice the bees crawling up the front face, then jumping off, circling around and then landing.... their first attempts at flying...
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