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    Sticky: Re: My journey towards treatment free

    Bees have been flying and foraging on what they can find. Had decent weather some part of the last 5 days. Apparently pollen is in short supply right now. They are using my pollen sub heavily. I put...
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    Sticky: Re: clong 2018-2019 Treatment Free Experience

    Do you not have small hive beetle problems this time of year??? I have them present in my overwintered colonies. They are such a problem later in the year that I have not attempted feeding in hive...
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    Sticky: Re: clong 2018-2019 Treatment Free Experience

    I hope that the folks that are jealous of our start date take note of the DONE date... It starts quick and ends soon. All too brief... One must be poised to take advantage of the flow. Then you ask...
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    Sticky: Re: clong 2018-2019 Treatment Free Experience

    My bees have access to purple dead nettle, dandelion and mahonia right now. I am open feeding a commercial pollen substitute also. They are using the sub very well and I expect them to continue to...
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    Sticky: Re: clong 2018-2019 Treatment Free Experience

    Could this be the cause of fowl brood??? :lookout:
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    Sticky: Re: My journey towards treatment free

    Remarked to my daughter that ground hog day was about 4 weeks away... I will stock the pollen sub feeders. May put a little sugar syrup into a hive top feeder... Definitely will be taking note of...
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    Sticky: Re: Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    Welcome to Beesource jjelen21. Beekeepers are people... we come in many flavors.
  8. Thread: WIW Deeps

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    Re: WIW Deeps

    If you are going to cut down frames, make sure that they don't have any wire in them. I do understand that the OP has plasticell...
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    Sticky: Re: My journey towards treatment free

    It's time to start thinking about grafting. I can see the buds swelling on the red maples
  10. Re: Is there a problem in giving bees a bit of fermented honey?

    I always give my fermented honey to the keeper...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Oh boy! Looks like you got bees that are maiming mites...
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    Re: Seeking advice for Breeder Queen

    You made an investment in your bees. With the price of packages being asked right now, you did fine. Offset your costs by raising and selling 20 or more queens along with your daughters. Drone...
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    Re: Seeking advice for Breeder Queen

    New River has II queens still available this morning...
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    Re: Seeking advice for Breeder Queen

    One has to be a young person to stay up that late or take a good afternoon nap... I hate having to wait for the possum to drop.
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    Re: Seeking advice for Breeder Queen

    I agree about using more than one breeders II queens to improve my stock. Fusion Power suggests another good source on top of the ones that you mentioned.
    I have been working to add Carni and VSH...
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    Sticky: Re: My journey towards treatment free

    A Happy and prosperous New Year to you and yours Russ.
  17. Thread: Georgia

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    Re: Georgia

    30 December 2019
    Haralson County. GA 30113
    Purple Dead Nettle
    I have been seeing dandelions in the yard blooming for a couple of weeks now but didn't think to post it.
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    Re: Intro Pickens Co Georgia USA

    Thanks for the good words squarepeg..

    I like to use advantec for tops and bottoms. I have found that it is a bit heavy for bodies but that is just me.

    I do not feel that our environments are...
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    Re: Intro Pickens Co Georgia USA

    Hi William,

    Welcome to Beesource. I hope that you enjoy your journey.
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    Sticky: Re: My journey towards treatment free

    We are alive and well here... been very busy with trying to build a business. Bought a band saw mill and have been learning to use it. Long days of logging in the heat and then sawing and stacking...
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    Re: Georgia

    26 December 2019
    Haralson County. GA 30113
    Mahonia or Oregon Grapes
    Got home from work in 67 degree weather and smelled the blooms from a distance.
  22. Thread: Georgia

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    Re: Georgia

    5 August 2019
    Haralson County. GA 30113
    Some remaining spots of Sumac. Strong Golden Rod flow.
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    Re: Georgia

    10 June 2019
    Haralson County. GA 30113
    early variety of Sumac and Sourwood
    Had 5 days of pretty good rains after over 3 weeks of nada. Hopefully a good Sourwood flow...
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    Re: What do you use to help see when grafting

    :thumbsup:
  25. Re: Queen Introduction-Cells Hatched, Virgin's Possibly Flown

    Virgins are hard to spot. If your bees are dark, more so. They are small and runny.
    I would put the mated queen, in her cage, into a nuc and see if your virgin will become mated. Time enough to...
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