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    Live near U.K. National honey show?

    Hi!
    My boyfriend and I are going to be visiting England (we live in CA, USA) at the time of the national honey show. I was wondering if anyone lives nearby as we are interested in staying with local...
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    Determining which hive is hot

    Hi!
    I'm sure I'm going to get a lot of jokes in response to this, but hopefully a good answer too! 🙂

    Two of my beekeeping buddies have (at least) one hive out of several in their apiaries...
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    You can steady your hand using a fulcrum finger....

    You can steady your hand using a fulcrum finger. This link shows how we do it in dentistry. https://pocketdentistry.com/instrumentation-for-diagnosis-and-basic-treatment-of-gingivitisperiodontitis/
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    Pare down the central shaft of a feather. Works...

    Pare down the central shaft of a feather. Works great and is what Doolittle... uh... did!
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    Sorry, here is a link...

    Sorry, here is a link https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TrQZwHTYXrM

    Ha! I kinda thought he pulled the crazy wallpaper off OK, it was so extreme and the frilly pink curtains, etc. but it certainly is...
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    Ukrainian 'effective' beehive

    Was browsing around, looking at unusual beehive types and came across a number of videos by a Ukrainian entomologist who is promoting them. I was wondering if anyone knows about these or has a...
  7. Thread: mite maulers?

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    Bought some (ankle. Others and more mailers) from...

    Bought some (ankle. Others and more mailers) from Dan Hanlon last year, but we had a shipping mishap and a monster heat wave and lost most in transit. Dan is a super-nice guy and seems squeaky-clean...
  8. Re: Using synthetic window screen for not even a day. Ok?

    I have synthetic window screen on the tops of all my Warre hives and they never bother it.
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    Re: Ladies' beekeeping attire

    My garden is my beeyard and it was indeed a honeybee. Thanks!
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    Re: Ladies' beekeeping attire

    Yeah, I imagine suggesting one might need to embarrassingly expose oneself was intended to put women off beekeeping!
    I got stung recently by a bee that ran up a loose pant leg while gardening,...
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    Re: Ladies' beekeeping attire

    Thanks for the info and nice photos. Miller says he hates to be stung and his first wife is was like me and swelled up when stung, so I'd hoped to hear some good old fashioned ideas for keeping bees...
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    Feeding bee bread back to bees

    Sometimes, when I am cutting up honey comb, there is a good-sized chunk of cells with bee bread, but not big enough to bother wiring back in. Is there any way to re-use this bee bread for the bees?...
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    Ladies' beekeeping attire

    I was reading Miller's book, and he talks about how his wife 'assisted' him in his beekeeping (sounds to me like it was more than that, but whatever. He writes about her clothing, how she pinned her...
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    Re: Ant Barrier set of 4 Made in U.S.A.

    I bought some of these, they seem to work. Like with any moat you have to manage 'bridges' and what you use in them. The guy who sells them is a beekeeper and seems very nice and, as you say,...
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    Impromptu Hopkins-like method

    My partner got a package last week, and as he was busy with work it fell to me to remove the queen cage, etc. Well, I get in Ther and what a mess! We were short a few empty frames with splines, so we...
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    Re: Making your own queen cups

    I just made some cups this week and grafted into them and looks like about half (5) were accepted, which I'm happy with, especially since my starter colony was not ideal. I just used the end of a...
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    Re: Lost the queen!

    So they made some queen cells. One was even capped on Sunday so they must have JUMPED on making her. Queen cell means no queen for sure, right?
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    Lost the queen!

    Oops!
    Was trying to catch the queen from a swarm to mark her and... oops, she flew away! I quickly squirted a little diluted lemongrass oil into the hive (which was all-new stuff quickly cobbled...
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    Menlo Park, CA beekeeper

    Hi all,
    I am a new beekeeper in the Bay Area of California. I started last year with two packages and two Warre hives (one for me, one for him). His hive quickly went queenless and we got off to a...
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    Re: Warre population?

    Thanks for the info, Neill. They are almost fully occupying two boxes, mostly brood, also some stores. They have their comb from last year plus some from a failed colony from last year that I ended...
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    Warre population?

    How do you gauge the strength of a Warre hive? One often hears of Lang keepers talking about how many frames or boxes they have of this or that. How do you mentally convert that? It seems that Warres...
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