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  1. Thread: All Dead

    by Homemaid
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    Re: All Dead

    Sorry you lost all of your bees. We are in the learning stages and hope we can keep at least some of them going.
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    Re: Lost a good one. Rip soupcan

    Sorry for your loss.
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    Re: Mid February hive check photos

    Great pictures. Love to see healthy happy bees.
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    Re: Not sure how to proceed

    What a great find. What a great source of survivor bees. I agree treat this as your fountain of youth and you could get a great strain of bees who winter great. Keep us posted as you proceed with...
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    Re: Hello from Michigan

    Welcome...
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    Re: Holy! Quick Shipping Bee Man....

    great to hear,, you hear so much about shipping nightmares..
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    Re: Bees Stolen - Blythe , California

    Im not from California so I probably wont bee any help to watch for them. I am sorry this happened to you. Stealing is just so wrong on any level. I surely hope you catch these thieves...
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    Re: What did you get for Christmas?

    We are just getting started with bees so we had a beekeeping Christmas. We got a refractometer, Stainless Steel bottling tank, uncapping tank, Stainless Steel Strainers, Maxant 4100P Extractor.
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    Re: NeeBee 2 hives different races

    I am a newbie myself but I would think you would want to have at least 2 hives so you have something to compare to. I dont think there is a problem with having different kind of bees. I know a friend...
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    Re: Bee Hive Color

    Thank you CharlieB, and Comper100.... I think they look pretty good too.....
  11. Re: Mann Lake just purchased 35,000 tons of sugar (USDA auction)

    sugar is a commodity that never spoils. So that could be sold over the next several years. As long as it does not get wet it is fine.
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    Re: Beeswax prices?

    I have an Amish friend who I get some from for $3.00 a lb.
  13. Thread: Dark Wax

    by Homemaid
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    Re: Dark Wax

    I've also read that some use milk strainers. Very cheap at Animal supply stores..
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    Re: Bee Hive Color

    Thank you...You sure can.. I just love them, can't wait for our bees...
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    Re: Bee Hive Color

    Thank you.. Not sure what I'll do next taking a break and getting some last minute Christmas gifts finished up..
  16. Re: Success - First time Building Super, Bottom Board, and Entrance Reducer

    Congrats... They look great...
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    Re: Bee Hive Color

    Very nice. I love the color.. Did you see mine in post #7?
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    Re: 80 year old honey ?

    That would be my question also. Maybe you should have some analyzed and see just what they were hiding. Wouldn't it all be crystalized after soo many years?
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    Re: Bee Hive Color

    Thanks I love them....
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    Re: Bee Hive Color

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=8510&d=1386955664 here are my hives. I like color.
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    Re: Preparing equipment for next spring

    8510 We are new to beekeeping and have been getting hives ready to get started in the spring. This is what we have so far.
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    Re: "Keyboard Beekeepers" ?

    As you can see by my post #'s I'm new to this also. I like to read everyone's posts. Yes I have taken a few classes and done the fall conference and everyone has their own way. Not saying any are...
  23. Thread: Dark Wax

    by Homemaid
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    Re: Dark Wax

    I don't know a lot about it but a guy at our club says to filter it through sweatshirt material with the fuzzy side up.
  24. Thread: Snow on hives

    by Homemaid
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    Re: Snow on hives

    I agree with the snow insulation. When we were teenagers we went winter camping. We hollowed out a snow drift layer some plastic down and put our sleeping bags in. We were actually warm in there. So...
  25. Thread: Best gloves.

    by Homemaid
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    Re: Best gloves.

    Where is the best place to buy these?
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