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    Re: Minor flow in the Atlanta area?

    Goldenrod is smelling strong but I see very little blooming.Shortly when it starts blooming good we should get a bumper crop this year.
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    Re: Drones Blind Queens with Semen

    Maye its just sexual gratification.Who cares what color the light is afterwards!!!
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    Re: b-box

    I just looked to see what it is and the first question that popped into my mind is how many fools will be separated from their money?
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    Re: Drones Blind Queens with Semen

    Sniff test.Well I have never sniffed one after she came back mated but like you JW I find it a little hard to believe.
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    Re: Sugar $0.39 / lb at walmart.com

    You are right "all walmarting is local"!!! $11.74 for 25# at my store but the next store 35 miles away it is $7.60 for 25#. I called Walmart to see how I could get the good price and they said all I...
  6. Re: Africanized Beehive ? Someone has tried ?

    Havent tried and dont intend to.I like tending to mine wearing only T shirts in our heat here.
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    Re: Mosquito spray companies

    Why would it be a disturbing trend toward BtI? It doesnt harm bees or humans.
    https://www.epa.gov/mosquitocontrol/bti-mosquito-control
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    Re: Liquid form of BT Aizawai

    Two of those small bottles of liquid Btk is about the same price as a bag of BtA. A bag of BtA take along time to use it up.When spraying it on your combs and they dry the spores remain and when a...
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    Re: Fall Extraction Blues

    A couple 2x4's with supers on top of them and a fan on top blowing down through them. It works here with our humidity.
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    Re: Bees Returning to Nuc Boxes

    Well there is the reason everyone needs to put n where they live.My advise just wont work in Canada.If you were in the south like I am it would work but there is a great difference in south Arkansas...
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    Re: Bees Returning to Nuc Boxes

    Leave them alone a few days and if they are still there it would be a swarm.Then just close them up at dark when everyone is inside and move to your preferred location.Being warm weather if any are...
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    Re: Bees Returning to Nuc Boxes

    Did you look to see if by chance a swarm moved in.A good number of bees coming in and staying for the night sounds like a swarm moved in.
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    Re: Monterey BT for wax moth prevention?

    So far hasnt killed me nor any of my bees.I used it on my garden also.
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    Re: Liquid form of BT Aizawai

    BtA and BtK both kill Lepidopteran insects which wax moth larvae are.You can use either one.Some use Dipel and Thuracide witch both are BtK with good results.BtA was once and may still be labeled for...
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    Re: Drone capturing device.

    I bought a drone trap about 40 years ago when I first started my own hives.New at the time it sounded like a good idea.Dont know why but thats how fools get separated from their money!!!
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    Re: Partridge Pea

    They will work them here in south Arkansas but not a whole lot of them around.
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    Re: My beetle trap is working ???

    I have wondered the same thing about beetles leaving the traps and bees getting a taste of boric when hauling the dead beetles out.One thing for sure the boric pollen sub mix in traps will definitely...
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    Re: My beetle trap is working ???

    Boric is slow acting and beetles eat a little and die elsewhere so you hardly see them dead in there.They die and bees haul them out of the hive.I have used it and it really gets them.
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    Re: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

    Larger quantities can be made up in a 55 gal. barrel.Draw hot water from your house is the easiest way for me but a burner under your barrel will work as well also.You dont need boiling water but the...
  20. Re: I dropped my queen outside my hive in the grass

    I have had them fly off the frame and then just stand still and she come right back to the frame in my hands.
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    Re: Oxylic acid schedule

    I would tend to agree with more mites coming in when you keep seeing the same amount of mite drops.Colonies that are over run with mites and robbers coming in and mites go home with them.With...
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    Re: varroa heat treatment?

    Live Oak I spend an hour treating 50 hives and I treat 5 times at 5 days apart so its not just a one time treatment leaving all the mites under the cappings.I dont lose 40%-60% of my hives either.I...
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    Re: varroa heat treatment?

    Those Mighty Mites are $299 and would need a generator.My provap 110 was $485 and 10# of OA $28 plus and inverter $35.The Mighty Might would take me 125 hours to treat my hives.My provap takes an...
  24. Re: Why would a queen less hive swarm with newly hatched queen

    I had one abscond last week.I found only one queen cell in the brood nest that had hatched and there was no other brood.No dead bees anywhere like a robbing took place and there was plenty stores...
  25. Re: From my first three months in beekeeping.

    It looks like experimenting and education was his objective and it worked for Andhors.Without experimenting and learning you go nowhere.
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