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  1. Thread: Feeding

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    Latest to feed... hmmm. Two or three, ok, four,...

    Latest to feed... hmmm. Two or three, ok, four, five, factors, assuming you even need to feed... you don't want to confuse the queen into thinking there is a flow on if there isn't in late fall. ...
  2. Thread: Feeding

    by ibeelearning
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    You just started, you are not supposed to know...

    You just started, you are not supposed to know what you're doing, else, you would make the rest of us look like a bunch of old fools. We've been at it for years and still don't know what we're...
  3. Thread: Feeding

    by ibeelearning
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    So, how do you come to the decision to feed right...

    So, how do you come to the decision to feed right now? In absence of other information, in your location, I'm thinking you shouldn't need to feed at present.
    What methods are you using for swarm...
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    Damn, Gypsy, that's a thang!...

    Damn, Gypsy, that's a thang!
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rasberry_crazy_ant
    I thought you were just talking about the Texas State Legislature.
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    NE Alabama: I still run a few ScBB and can't...

    NE Alabama: I still run a few ScBB and can't really tell a difference over wintering. Gurus like Michael Bush say they can't tell much of a difference-- and he's in a cold climate. If/when it gets...
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    Welcome! :hi:

    Welcome! :hi:
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    Well, it's done; I'm sorry. I can deal with...

    Well, it's done; I'm sorry. I can deal with occasional winter dead outs. But summer losses make me feel guilty and sad.

    You could look around for the nest (if you find it, the hell with soapy...
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    Welcome. :hi: With National equipment, I am...

    Welcome. :hi:

    With National equipment, I am assuming you are from the UK?

    And, wow. I don't think I've ever seen anything quite like that. I would assume that weather proofing would be the...
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    IMHO, wax moth invasion comes after the carnage,...

    IMHO, wax moth invasion comes after the carnage, but WM are rarely responsible for the carnage itself... and the remains do look like wax moth.

    I have been thinking about the bees torn in half...
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    Welcome. :hi:

    Welcome. :hi:
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    Welcome. :hi:

    Welcome. :hi:
  12. They are better bought in the winter on sale, but...

    They are better bought in the winter on sale, but where's the fun in planning, eh?

    There are cheaper ones on the market, but I really like this for a starter extractor. Lots of steel, but still...
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    Agreed. I have tried several programs, and spent...

    Agreed. I have tried several programs, and spent more time trying to use them than it was worth to me, particularly if I am doing a lot of manipulations. It just seemed like a constant battle with...
  14. Live from New York, It's... well you can't make this stuff up.

    Bees Descend on Barclays Center’s Roof
    "For a few days last month, the green space was a four-star destination for hundreds, maybe thousands, of bees that suddenly showed up to forage on the...
  15. I quote Michael Bush on robbing: Stop it. Now. ...

    I quote Michael Bush on robbing: Stop it. Now. http://www.bushfarms.com/beesrobbing.htm

    If you use screen to close the hive, it will still have ventilation.

    I like to think I can read the...
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    About 10 gallons so far. Looked today when...

    About 10 gallons so far. Looked today when fogging... I could probably take another 5 gallons at the end of the month, but would rather put more honey on this year's splits. I didn't don my bees...
  17. Three new laws aim to protect beekeeping in New Jersey

    "The first measure signed into law Friday extends the Right to Farm Act protections to commercial beekeepers who are producing honey or other agricultural or horticultural apiary-related products,...
  18. Welcome:hi:

    Welcome:hi:
  19. Bee Science & Health ABRC Proceedings, Part I Abstracts from January 2015

    From Kelley Beekeeping • Issue 59, July 2015 - available with customer sign-up, and well worth the trouble:

    Bee Science & Health ABRC Proceedings, Part I Abstracts from January 2015

    American...
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    Yum, yum, neonicotinoid honey

    :eek: Massachusetts:

    "Overall, 73 % of pollen and 72 % of honey samples contained at least one detectable neonicotinoid..."

    http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/EN15064.htm
  21. http://www.beehivebarn.com/shop/index.php?route=co...

    http://www.beehivebarn.com/shop/index.php?route=common/home
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    :rolling: The Gypsi Good Neighbor Award I...

    :rolling: The Gypsi Good Neighbor Award I might make up a story about how those are specially bred Mexican Drug Cartel Killer Bees and she might to ought not to done that. ...or once the...
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    Sticky: Generally, you will see liquid (nectar) in the...

    Generally, you will see liquid (nectar) in the cells. Gradually, the bees will reduce the water content of this to honey and cap with wax.
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    Sticky: Welcome! :hi:

    Welcome! :hi:
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    Welcome!:hi:

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