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Offline Shanevrr

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How many hives do you have?
« on: May 03, 2011, 11:06:02 PM »
as you all know i have 4.  :wierd:
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2011, 11:21:54 PM »
I have two. I want more.

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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2011, 11:44:07 PM »
I have two. I really do not want to have more but I do want them to be healthy and productive.
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2011, 11:45:07 PM »
I have enough tops and bottoms for 200 hives.  Sometimes I have to use makeshift tops or bottoms because I run  out, which would mean I'm over 200, and sometimes I have some setting around, which would mean I'm under 200.  In queen rearing season I usually have 200 mating nucs also.  I usually try to overwinter between 30 and 50 nucs in addition to the 200 hives.  But people like round numbers.  So I'll just say 200.
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2011, 11:49:11 PM »
I have 18 more or less.....I got a swarm call tonight so maybe it will be 19 tomorrow!.  Mine are not all in the same place - 2 at home, 2 at Blue Heron, 2 in Rabun county, 1 at my daughter's house, 2 at the Stonehurst Place Inn, 9 in south Georgia....

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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2011, 11:54:32 PM »
I have enough tops and bottoms for 200 hives.  Sometimes I have to use makeshift tops or bottoms because I run  out, which would mean I'm over 200, and sometimes I have some setting around, which would mean I'm under 200.  In queen rearing season I usually have 200 mating nucs also.  I usually try to overwinter between 30 and 50 nucs in addition to the 200 hives.  But people like round numbers.  So I'll just say 200.


OMG...WOW...WTH cool lol.  Your a busy man.  Like your website too...awsome
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2011, 01:25:18 AM »
Four bee yards with around 65 at the moment but that could increase in the next few weeks, selling some here and there, adding some here and there.


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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2011, 06:58:28 AM »
12 colonies spread out among 4 bee yards. They consist of captured swarms, cut-outs, splits, and 1 package. I have 10 frame Langs, 5 frame deep nucs, & 1 Kenyan Top Bar Hive.

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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2011, 07:45:44 AM »
5 right now, but that wil increase as soon as the swarming starts around here.
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2011, 08:20:26 AM »
Two, with two more nucs on the way this month.  Just getting started.

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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2011, 09:30:57 AM »
13 and a half. The half is a trapout Im doing so Im not counting it til I can get it home. You need to talk to Redbee on here and ask him if you want some impressive numbers.

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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2011, 09:53:26 AM »
I have about 100 registered with the state.

But lets just say I have few more than that.....  :roll:
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2011, 10:25:44 AM »
5 right now, looking at increasing to 8 when I get a second bee yard started, 4 each.

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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2011, 02:52:30 PM »
2 so far but weather pending i'll have 4 after i do my splits this weekend.  Then it's feed feed feed to see how many more splits i can make.
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2011, 03:19:42 PM »
2 colonies, 6 nucs, 3 Langstroth hives, one KTBH, which I shouldn't count because I built it so badly.
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #15 on: May 04, 2011, 04:47:05 PM »
3 made it through the winter - we're looking for 2 - 3 more but BetterBee kept changing our date and now we're not available the weekend they have our bees!

Anyone in the NY (rockland\bergen) county area know of any bees - let me know!
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #16 on: May 04, 2011, 05:00:25 PM »
I've got as many as I have with more planned.
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #17 on: May 04, 2011, 05:22:34 PM »
One hive one swarm and a make shift nuc.

But that all could change was up to 7 last year and only made it to winter with one.  :-x

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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #18 on: May 04, 2011, 05:53:51 PM »
Wife says im a wack job i have 14 hives :)
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Re: How many hives do you have?
« Reply #19 on: May 04, 2011, 06:06:54 PM »
5 and working on more.

 

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