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    SHB in Honey House

    I've never had a problem with small hive beetles in my bee yard. A friend brought over 10 deeps for us extract for him from hives that were honey bound. He dropped them off on a Sunday and we...
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    Re: Extracting Others Honey

    Thank everyone for your insights. This is a very interesting thread.
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    Re: Extracting Others Honey

    I'm going with the $ 2.50 per frame to extract others honey. We will uncap, spin, strain, and put into their buckets, and of course clean all our equipment. Seems like a bargain to me. It's the...
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    Re: Extracting Others Honey

    Thanks everyone for some great information! Appreciate everyone's input.
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    Re: Extracting Others Honey

    They have 60 - 70 frames and won't be helping.
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    Re: Extracting Others Honey

    They would bring the supers to us, we would do the uncapping & extract for them putting it into their 5 gal. buckets. We would do all the clean up of course. I'd like to charge a fair price, but...
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    Re: Extracting Others Honey

    Great info., thanks!
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    Extracting Others Honey

    Wondering if any of you extract other beekeepers honey for them. If so, do you charge for this service? We recently purchased a much larger electric extractor and have been approached to extract...
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    Flavored Creamed Honey

    Random poll. For those that make flavored creamed honey, do you use oils (Lorann, etc.) or do you use freeze dried fruits, or combination of both? Not asking for your recipe, just which method you...
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    Flavored Creamed Honey

    For those that make flavored creamed honey, do you prefer to use oils or freeze dried fruit. For example, strawberry. Would you simply add a few drops of strawberry oil (like from Lorann), or dice...
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    Re: Robber Screen Plans

    Wow, great pics with detail. Thank you so much.
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    Robber Screen Plans

    Would anyone be willing to share plans on building a robber screen? I checked in the Build It Yourself section, but didn't see any.
    Thanks
    Terri
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    Re: Hinged lid on swarm trap

    Mr. Hogan, was wondering if you place the 2 brood frames & 2 frames w/foundation on the opposite side of the entry hole on the swarm trap? Thanks so much!
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    Re: Too late to treat for mites? (North Texas)

    You can fog with mineral oil with a few ( approx. 15) drops of wintergreen oil. Treat every 3 weeks as long as its warm enough for the bees to be flying. This is what FBM shows on his channel on...
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    Re: Combined two Swarms, sort of

    Thanks, will do.
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    Combined two Swarms, sort of

    A little history.....2 weeks ago, a co-worker brought me a box of bees. I put them in a nuc along with 2 frames of honey & 3 frames of foundation. Yesterday, I picked up a colony that was in a tree...
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    Re: Swarm today in Northeast Texas

    Thanks for the info. Lone Oak is about 50 miles northeast of Dallas. Small little town with a whooping 450 people.
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    Re: Swarm today in Northeast Texas

    I do have some drawn comb. Should I put 1 with 4 frames of honey? Thanks
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    Swarm today in Northeast Texas

    A co-worker called me this afternoon saying that he had some bees in a box for me. What?!!? Yep, he sure did. Said they were on a cedar limb. He cut the limb, put it in a box & sealed it up. ...
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    Re: Ultimate In-Hive Feeders

    Thanks guys for the feedback.
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    Re: Wet Bees in Winter

    Update on my hives. Just went out to remove the feeders & mediums. 1st hive, lots of bees moving around. Feeling pretty good about this one. 2nd & 3rd hive, did not see a single bee, none. ...
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    Re: Wet Bees in Winter

    Thanks mgstei1. They actually have a ton of stores. I don't know what in the world I was thinking! I watched a video last night from the FBM about not feeding sugar syrup in the winter. Wish I...
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    Wet Bees in Winter

    First winter with bees. Last weekend I added a plastic paint can feeder to my hives. Don't ask me why I thought they needed it, but I did. Big mistake! In doing so, I added an empty medium box on...
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    Re: Ultimate In-Hive Feeders

    I'm liking the mason jar design. I'll have to give this a try. With the plastic paint container, you are still opening up the hive & disturbing the bees. With this design, that would be...
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    Re: Ultimate In-Hive Feeders

    Thanks for the info. I'm thinking I'll try one. I've tried several others, but most have lots of bees drowning.
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