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    There are bees in Charleston I can assure you. No...

    There are bees in Charleston I can assure you. No shortage in my yards lol. Def also wild bees
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    For sale forum problems

    I read the for sale forum guidelines. It says I have to pay to post. I went to the settings as instructed but can’t find out how to pay so I can post. I’m on a mobile device. Please help
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    Thanks for reply. I may get one next year. How...

    Thanks for reply. I may get one next year. How long does it take you to process 1000lb honey with this setup and will uncapping tray hold all cappings from 1000lbs. How many frames does the uncapping...
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    Astrobee, are you using a clarifier/sump or just...

    Astrobee, are you using a clarifier/sump or just straining into five gallon buckets? If using strainer how often do they clog on you with this setup. Also how are you processing cappings? Was...
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    Stan.vick I’m in Charleston sc. I was wondering...

    Stan.vick I’m in Charleston sc. I was wondering about the summer too. Last year I made good honey in June. Curious ab this year. I’m out of boxes. Everything should be ok til I make my first pull...
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    I bought an inverter from Lowe’s for like $70....

    I bought an inverter from Lowe’s for like $70. Made sure it’s right size. Just clamps to battery terminals. I leave truck running and plug in extension cord to inverted.
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    Pretty much a dearth here too lol. My guess would...

    Pretty much a dearth here too lol. My guess would be Chinese tallow or palm. They weren’t near cotton.
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    I think mine made most of theirs in March lol. I...

    I think mine made most of theirs in March lol. I had three hives swarm out of 50 and two of those swarmed in February. Everything started blooming when my hives were being fed. Then seemed to shut...
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    Spoke w three more beekeepers. One just pulled...

    Spoke w three more beekeepers. One just pulled avg 65lbs/hive on 200 hives in south ga. Myself and two others will be pulling in Charleston area this week or next and expect to get ab same avg on...
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    In Charleston sc. all hives have 3-6 supers....

    In Charleston sc. all hives have 3-6 supers. Going to do first extraction in a couple weeks.
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    I asked to report back. Thanks. I was asking...

    I asked to report back. Thanks. I was asking because I had a yard of overwintered nucs that showed signs of nutritional stress. They were late splits in 2017. Normally pollen isn’t a problem here but...
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    Vance please report back and let us know if you...

    Vance please report back and let us know if you see any evidence of efb in these super weak protein deficient bees. I am curious ab the signs of efb showing themselves due to lack of pollen and...
  13. When they do that I just scrape it off w hive...

    When they do that I just scrape it off w hive tool, make it into a ball of wax, melt on top of smoker and scrub back on the frame.
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    Thanks clyderoad. I looking for a more efficient...

    Thanks clyderoad. I looking for a more efficient way as I get more hives. Going through 50 for swarm control is tedious. I currently donít use excluder but was thinking or giving it a try. I equalize...
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    Yes this is the best post on beesource. I laughed...

    Yes this is the best post on beesource. I laughed for a while.
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    Clyderoad, do you ever let the queen lay in the...

    Clyderoad, do you ever let the queen lay in the medium above excluder after honey flow starts?Yes you are keeping that area with polished open cells but they arenít getting used. Also they inevitably...
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    Please pm me if sale falls through

    Please pm me if sale falls through
  18. Iím in Charleston sc and I have capped drones in...

    Iím in Charleston sc and I have capped drones in several hives. That was last Wednesday. Also I definitely wouldnít combine. You donít want a virgin queen killing the only mated queen you have. Also...
  19. Sticky: Yeah I should have said that. No catching swarms....

    Yeah I should have said that. No catching swarms. Also another caveat HoneyHouseholder is the best treatment free beekeeper. His method doesnít count in what I was saying lol
  20. Sticky: I just want to see a treatment free beekeeper...

    I just want to see a treatment free beekeeper with more than 30 hives, less than say 200 that makes an average honey crop of at least 60lb per hive minimum for longer than 5 years and a surplus of...
  21. Sticky: Gww, yes. I should hope I continue to learn and...

    I am not questioning your experiances at all. I just wanted to ask if you atribute some of the improvement in prodution to having more drawn comb and learning minipulations better.

    You should be...
  22. Sticky: What Johno and Lauri said. I got into bees...

    What Johno and Lauri said. I got into bees because I like animals and outdoors. I had no direction so I searched online. There were websites that led me to believe treatment free was possible and...
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    Use oil base primer then at least two coats latex.

    Use oil base primer then at least two coats latex.
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    1. Kill several varroa mites 2. Not have to...

    1. Kill several varroa mites
    2. Not have to build or paint any equipment
    3. Queen rearing
    4. Sell some honey wholesale
    5. Most important...don?t let the bees die. Best quote I?ve ever heard was...
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    Yeah I can put it in barrels but wasn?t sure...

    Yeah I can put it in barrels but wasn?t sure which would be easier to get rid of. Something I?ll have to figure out before then. I could also pay someone to sit at markets I suppose. I?ll figure...
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