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  1. Thread: is he still around

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    Re: is he still around

    That comes to about $50/lb shipped to my house.
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    Re: FDA ruling it the works?

    This is all very draining...
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    Re: FDA ruling it the works?

    It may get more notice than you think. After all they, unlike us, are unfamiliar with BC's opinions.
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    Re: 19" Top Bars? (Best Bar Length?)

    I built a square-sided TBH that a deep frame could hang in. They build comb that fills the entire space. I would say the downside is, that when fully drawn out, the combs are rather massive. Handling...
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    Re: small cell foundation

    I have always dumped packages onto small cell plastic frames. No problem.
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    Re: small cell in super but regular bees ordered

    Have you actually measured? And is it all the same size?
  7. Thread: oxalic acid

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    Re: oxalic acid

    I do it 4 times at 10 day intervals in August.
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    Re: Ohio winter losses high?

    I've been hearing 40% loss. And it's still pretty early. I'm at 10%, though.
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    Re: A strange question?

    Let them build up into med. nuc boxes on top of the deep. Later in the year, when the queen is working in the meds, put a queen excluder between the boxes. After any brood has hatched out in the...
  10. Thread: Epi-pen?

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    Re: Epi-pen?

    $90
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    Re: Make a hive swarm for demonstration?

    It would be tough to get them to swarm on schedule.
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    Re: worst spot you have been stung.

    Worst spot was at my house.
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    Re: What happened to Lauri?

    She's being a bee guru on facebook.
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    Re: Places in Ohio to buy hive boxes

    It's a long way from you, but Barry Conrad http://hiveandhoney.com/home.html is in Canal Winchester and is a straight shooter.
  15. Re: Please help me evaluate a beekeeping site and stand

    Am I seeing SHB larvae among the corpses in the other photos in the album?
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    Re: Stepped outside today to find THIS!

    Snow is gone. Grass hasn't greened up. Time to go looking for hive tools.
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    Re: Stingless bees in the Yucatan

    The honey is in balls or sacs about the size of golf balls. Not really comb as I'm familiar with it. He just tore a little opening in it and sucked the honey out. The pollen, or bee bread, is in...
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    Re: Stingless bees in the Yucatan

    Most of me did. I may have left some of my digestive system behind.
    Extracting with the syringe didn't seem that tedious and, other than that, there is very little work involved in tending these...
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    Re: Stingless bees in the Yucatan

    Harvesting honey.
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    Re: Stingless bees in the Yucatan

    Apparently, some of the photo links above didn't work out. Try these:
    Trigona bees- https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tyqqp423jzdq9ht/lY_T6NACPx
    Melipona-...
  21. Thread: honey and botulism

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    Re: honey and botulism

    Maybe they don't have such delicate immune systems.
  22. Thread: one to one recipes

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    Re: one to one recipes

    I once accidentally made a batch 1/ 0.95.
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    Re: Stingless bees in the Yucatan

    You can't even buy them here. This type of beekeeping had fallen out of style. They are only available by splitting. That's one of the things Stephane is doing here, splitting aggressively to...
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    Re: Stingless bees in the Yucatan

    His English was as sketchy as my Spanish and I may have some garbled info. This honey does not ferment at 28%. The sticks in the pan- I asked and didn't follow the explanation, but I think it had...
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    Re: Stingless bees in the Yucatan

    I'm breaking this post up, as we are experiencing thunderstorms and the internet keeps going out.
    If anyone visits the Mayan Riviera and is interested in this stuff, I encourage you to check...
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