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That is a pretty cool video.
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GENERAL BEEKEEPING - MAIN POSTING FORUM. / Re: In Need of Advice Please
« Last post by MT Bee Girl on June 27, 2016, 10:04:51 AM »
Ok. Thanks cao. They're right in my yard so I visit them frequently and can keep an eye on that.

What about my queen? Think she's starving?
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GENERAL BEEKEEPING - MAIN POSTING FORUM. / Re: Feeding in Fall/Winter
« Last post by Michael Bush on June 27, 2016, 09:50:21 AM »
They will need capped stores to get through the winter.  If they are dumping them at the end of the season, they will have none.  Feeding syrup at that point usually causes moisture problems.  It is a dilemma.  If you have other colonies then i would try to have extra honey to give them right off the bat.  If you have enough capped stores to give them, they should have a good chance of overwintering.
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> How long is reasonable to wait for them to build a queen cell?

24 hours.
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THE 2ND AMENDMENT / Re: Golf Clubs
« Last post by Michael Bush on June 27, 2016, 09:46:32 AM »
>Caine supposedly used a rock.

I'm pretty sure it was an AR15...

Back to golf clubs.  Even one person dying from a golf club should be enough that all golfers should just give theirs up.  What is one life worth?  If outlawing golf would save even one life wouldn't it be worth it?
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GREETINGS/TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF / Re: Hello from Ontario!
« Last post by Rurification on June 27, 2016, 09:18:46 AM »
Welcome to the forum.  Lots of great people here.
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GENERAL BEEKEEPING - MAIN POSTING FORUM. / Re: drone comb
« Last post by Michael Bush on June 27, 2016, 09:12:12 AM »
>What would cause this?

Reproductive biology.  It is necessary for the continuance of the species.  At the peak of drone rearing 25% of the brood may be drone brood in a normal healthy colony with a good queen.
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GENERAL BEEKEEPING - MAIN POSTING FORUM. / Re: oils for treating hives
« Last post by Michael Bush on June 27, 2016, 09:09:27 AM »
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesnotreatments.htm
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesfoursimplesteps.htm#notreatments

Essential oils will disrupt the ecology of the colony and interfere with the communication of the colony.
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DISEASE & PEST CONTROL / Re: Borax/sugar in a straw for ant control
« Last post by Michael Bush on June 27, 2016, 09:07:16 AM »
I've always done borax:sugar:water in 1:1:1 ratio.  It's quite effective on ants.  If you want to make sure the bees can't get it, then put it in a tupperware sandwhich box with 1/8" holes in it.
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REQUEENING & RAISING NEW QUEENS / Re: Karl jenter system
« Last post by Michael Bush on June 27, 2016, 09:03:39 AM »
Is the jenter box between frames of open brood in the brood nest?  That's where it needs to be.
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