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  1. Bee Forum
    Is this possible w/ a strong hive or will I see less honey production? About how many lbs of pollen per week should I expect? Where would I find info on pollen flows? I understand they may or may not match up with the nectar flow. Is it a good or bad idea to use pollen trap in a dearth...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi all, I am a first year brand newby and I am having issues.... seems every time i take the advise of my local supply shop, I end up killing a bunch of bees so I figure I should stop before i kill the whole hive! I have resolved most all of my issues except the latest one... or should I say...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    Hi All, This is my first year to have bees, so I have no resources from the past. I have two swarms, both lured this season. One was lured May 20 and the other one just about a month ago. All my hives are completely foundationless 8 frame meduims. Both hives have 8 frames filled in one...
  4. Bee Forum
    I have two hives, top entrance, one was much stronger than the other, they are just a few feet apart, and I put the pollen catcher on the strong one, patiently waited for them to adapt a couple of weeks and left it on to gather pollen. Got a little pollen, but missed the early spring heavy...
  5. Products of The Hive
    Mann Lake's SUPERIOR pollen trap with a very good PDF http://www.mannlakeltd.com/publications/product/WW-215%20Superior%20Pollen%20Trap.pdf I like it's design better than the SUNDANCE 11 because it can fit onto a pallet. I think that the bees can adjust to their new entrance better than the...
  6. Products of The Hive
    Here's a story about collecting pollen and the significant other is involed plus the mother-in-law http://www.voiceofthehive.com/VotH/15_7_Voice_of_the_Hive-Trapped.htm Ernie
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