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Dorian Folie
  • Corrales, NM
  • United States
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Hello Beekeepers,I had a really great first year with my bees, but sadly they did not over winter. So I would like to start again this year. If possible I would like to find a swarm or cheaper bee…Continue

Started Apr 5, 2016

Empty top bar

Hello Beekeepers,I had a really great first year with my bees, but sadly they did not over winter. So I would like to start again this year. If possible I would like to find a swarm or cheaper bee…Continue

Started Apr 5, 2016

Empty top bar

Hello Beekeepers, I had a really great first year with my bees, but sadly they did not over winter.  So I would like to start again this year.  If possible I would like to find a swarm or cheaper bee…Continue

Started Apr 5, 2016

Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
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Help! my bees are over run by hornets! what should i do? I killed two yesterday now there are a ton. I even saw one carrying away a baby bee. Any ideas guys?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ron brooks Nov 23, 2015.

 

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Dorian Folie replied to Tyler Schutte's discussion Bee ready!
"Let me know if there is another swarm available. I am looking for one for my open topbar. thanks! 505-321-7571"
Mar 27, 2017
Dorian Folie replied to Tyler Schutte's discussion Bee ready!
"Congrats on the find!  I have a top bar that I thought the bees were strong enough to over winter but noticed last week that they were all gone.  So I harvested all my honey.  Please let me know if you happen to see another swarm.…"
Mar 17, 2017
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Apr 5, 2016
Dorian Folie replied to Ed Costanza's discussion Swarms
"I have an empty top bar hive ready to go for a new swarm.  Let me know. I would love to have them. 505-321-7571 "
Apr 5, 2016
ron brooks replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"I would make sure it was free of wax moth larva first, tight seal should be fine "
Nov 23, 2015
Dorian Folie replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"If I keep the beehive completely sealed then it should be fine right? "
Nov 23, 2015
ron brooks replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"check your comb if is good your bees will use it ,the problem is, keeping it away from wax moths ,who like to lay their eggs in comb."
Nov 23, 2015
Dorian Folie replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"Thanks! Yeah i definitely learned a lot and won't let the minor set back stop me. I just wish I would have taken more honey from them before the winter season. I wanted them to have the stores to survive.  Next time I will move them…"
Nov 23, 2015
ron brooks replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"looks like you may have taken action toooo late..sorry for the loss,i think I kinda know how you feel,im sure you learned a lot from this and that's what prepares us for the next swarm...hang in there,spring is around the way. I would keep your…"
Nov 23, 2015
Dorian Folie replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"It wasn't other bees that robbed my hive it was the yellow jackets! I went through my hive and killed every last one of them.  It only took a week too. The strange thing was that there was not even 10 thousand dead bees it is almost as if…"
Nov 23, 2015
Jefferson replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"Most likely other honey bees robbed the honey. Sorry for the loss! Was the hive a package of bees or?"
Nov 22, 2015
Dorian Folie replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"Just checked on my bees. they are all dead :-( i killed all the yellow jackets and plugged up the entrance. I wish I would have taken all the honey before the yellow jackets robbed me. "
Nov 21, 2015
ron brooks replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"like I said while ur bees were locked up for a day or two I would have put out a trap where my hive used to be...but before I release the bees I would move the trap some yards away from where the honeybees used to be, some of your…"
Nov 17, 2015
Dorian Folie replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"yeah i hope i can overwinter them and keep the honey flowing! "
Nov 16, 2015
Buckner Creel replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"That's really good. I must be in a low nectar area, or"
Nov 16, 2015
Dorian Folie replied to Dorian Folie's discussion Hornets found my hive! Help!!!
"My question is how much damage can yellow jackets do to my hive.  This is my first year, however they are very strong I went from 0 combs to over 25 bars, 10 of which are full of honey.  I did not take to much from them because I wanted…"
Nov 16, 2015

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About me:
I am new bee keeper but am an active gardener. I have a top bar bee hive and will expand hopefully next year if the bees are happy.
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87048
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)
505-321-7571

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At 8:31pm on April 20, 2015, Craig Noorlander said…

Sorry that I am so slow in accepting.  Please let me know if there is anything that I can do to help you in anyway.

 
 
 

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