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    Saskatraz queens laying eggs

    I am a begininer in my third year. I have a question. I started out with Italians and lets just say that didnt work out as well as I wanted to. Decided to swicth to Saskatraz which I am very happy...
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    Saskatraz queens

    Just started my third year. To be brief,I started with Italians. For some reason I lost a lot of queens which as you will see is a big problem.I have 4 hives and this year I requeened all four...
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    Saskataz Queens and bees

    I only have a couple of years of bee keeping but I thought the qualities of the saskatraz bees were what I was looking for. Make a lot of honey,winter good, and resistant to varroa. My question is...
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    Super with brood

    I used the mighty mite treatment for varroa. Checked hive in one week-no brood and no queen. Super was about ready to harvest and to my surprise eggs,larvae, and capped brood. If you have used a...
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    Heating up crystallized honey

    I was going to go to the Farmers Market with honey for the first time.Had some one pound bottles already filled but crystallized. Friend in bee club said heat water up to just below boiling, take of...
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    Re: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

    What if you just wanted to make a gallon in the kitchen??????
  7. Thread: Robbing???

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    Robbing???

    Did a Mighty Mite treatment on one of my hives yesterday. So was a lot of movement of boxes and of course a lot of heat. My first try and I left an opening and it heated hive up enough but didnt get...
  8. Re: Retired veterinarian bees have no nectar sourcears

    GREG V I hope you are still there. Took all food away and things seem to be ok except for one thing. Bees are going out and coming in from foraging trips so I think they really didnt need all that...
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    OK some things I have. I have a lot of bees,larva,eggs and capped brood. I feed my bees in a empty super on top. There are always a load of bees up there just clinging to jar or anywhere but load of...
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    GOING TO GIVE THIS SOME THOUGHT. THANKS. i DID NOT MEAN TO POST THIS SORRY. nEW TO THIS
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    OK some things I have. I have a lot of bees,larva,eggs and capped brood. I feed my bees in a empty super on top. There are always a load of bees up there just clinging to jar or anywhere but load of...
  12. Retired veterinarian bees have no nectar sources

    Retired after 45 years. I have treated thousands of animals and raised animals including endangered species.Started bees 3 years ago and have had some success and some bad problems but thought this...
  13. Things I heard at s bee meeting about plants

    I am not having a good nectar flow right now. Sunflowers are just now coming up and wildflowers are about one month behind. I asked for help and I am new at this great bee club . These people know...
  14. Clover in central Illinois-What type to plant

    Almost the whole nation has had some bad weather. Starting my 3rd year and I am in the country surrounded by late planted corn and soybeans. My neighbor plants a huge field of sunflowers-not coming...
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    Heat treatment for varroa

    I am a newbie and trying to treat varroa without chemicals. A experienced and very good beekeeper who is also anti chemical mentioned an instrument that kills varroa by heat.
    If anyone has used...
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    I am a retired veterinarian and I know some...

    I am a retired veterinarian and I know some plants that are poisonous to animals especially grazers that eat the whole plant. Are some nectars and or pollens noxious
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    Plants and taste of honey

    Newbie here. I know the nectar and pollen ??have a lot to do with the taste of honey ( especially the nectar.) Are there any plants in America the would really make honey taste bad or be noxious ....
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    Re: Bee Police Help I have been robbed

    I have not used Honey B Healthy but it was said in our bee club to prevent mold in syrup. In future will put all comments in one place. newbie
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    Re: Bee Police Help I have been robbed

    Put robber screens on now ? Will start on 1:1 syrup when stays over 50 degrees. on sugar block now, Your help is really appreciated.. I live in central Illinois.Was 50 today but windy. Little cool
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    Re: Bee Police Help I have been robbed

    Located in central Illinois. Has been cool but and not 50 degrees for much time so still on sugar block. Dont think is warm enough to get frames out,but maybe in 3days, Cold in winter and hot in...
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    Bee Police Help I have been robbed

    Was a newbie last year with three hives. When dearth hit my bees were on 1:1 syrup then all these bees came from I don't know where. Everyone was getting sugar and each of my 2 deeps were putting...
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