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    Re: WTB Super Late package.

    I think it is a real good price for the time I have put into them trying to get the right genetics to be strong enough to make it without treatment. That is what I have been shooting for. I want my...
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    Re: WTB Super Late package.

    Chris, I'm selling hives for 125.00 with a equipment swap. You will get more bees than a package because i'm removing 2 supers from the hives, and brushing the bees into the brood box. And, all of...
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    Re: Mel Disselkoen method

    So that all the royal jelly goes to the queen cells. Foe better queens.
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    Re: USPS FAILS at delivering queens

    you could just order queens from apiaries that will replace them if something happens.
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    Re: 3 out of 4 queens dead

    Jackie sent me a email this morning informing me that they were shipping my queens Tuesday. They had every right to refuse replacing the queens since they were find when I pick them up at the post...
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    3 out of 4 queens dead

    I picked up 4 queens at the post office this morning. I checked them before leaving and they all seemed to be find. I went to the bees to make 4 nucs for them. I left the air conditioning on most of...
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    Re: 8 frame or 10

    I'm phasing out my 10 frame hives. I've sold 10 in the last two weeks. Now I'm build all eights for next year. IT is now just the weight issues. It is easier for me to pick up a eight frame because...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    I bought a excalibur crossbow & scope 6 years ago. The scope messed up, and I emailed the company about getting my scope repaired. The next day I recieved a repair number, and a address on where to...
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    Re: Advice on my sticky queen situation

    How much did the five kona queens cost. I'm getting four NWC shipped to me Monday. I would feel good about my chances if the hive already has two cells. The interruption in brood should help knock...
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    Re: a little tip on sealing ply-wood boxes

    We have very large equipment shipped to us. Most of it is 3/4" full sheets. It is free, but if they shipped in 12" wide by 3/4 thick nice long cedar boards I would like it more. Point is its free,...
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    Re: a little tip on sealing ply-wood boxes

    I just use a butt joint, and glue. The trick I think is to seal the joints so that moisture can not cause the ply wood to warp.
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    a little tip on sealing ply-wood boxes

    I'm in my third year. The first year I realized that I had to find a way to cut my cost , or I wasn't going to be able to afford beekeeping. I started collecting scrap ply wood from work. I used...
  13. Re: Long range forcast for another nasty cold winter in central-southeast states, rat

    Where is this place to check? It really comes down to one group wanting more government funding doesn't it?
  14. Re: Long range forcast for another nasty cold winter in central-southeast states, rat

    I treat these people like hollywood actors. Entertaining, but messed up in the head.
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    Re: My first experience with Russian bees

    she has been busy. The heavy propolis may be the reason they are not effected by SHB.
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    Re: Intriguing Design for Trapping SHB

    I bet It catches a lot of pollan to.
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    Re: what to do with apples from my apple tree?

    I like to shoot humble bee with a 22 with rat shot. It will grow a pattern about the size of a dime.
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    Re: bee vac disaster

    I built my vac. I have extra relief holes in my outer box that I can open, or close to adjust the suction. I also just built two additional inter boxes because I believe that when the inter box gets...
  19. Thread: No Queens

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    Re: No Queens

    If has worked for me. You will increase your odds if you feed them.
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    Re: queenless hives

    check Honeyrun aparies they have great queens, And I think they are still producing queens this late in the year.
  21. Thread: Mating Nuc

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    Re: Mating Nuc

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    I always removed my strongest first ,and then just pull two pieces of dividers,and let the last queen have the remaining bees. I use my bee vac now.
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    Re: get the bees off the comb

    Just add a couple tablespoons of ammonia nitrate to your smoker,and just brush them off. Try not to inhale the smoke.
  23. Thread: shb recipe

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    Re: shb recipe

    To some of you bleeding hearts. I will share with you a experance that just happen. I'm trying to get my hives on a trailer to be moved after sun down . I had a few bees trying to sting me. I just...
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    the love of the new queen

    I just picked up some carnie queens from honey run.apariary . I made the nuc up yesterday. I love laying the queen cage on the top has,and watching the excitement that the bees show to the smell of...
  25. Thread: shb recipe

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    Re: shb recipe

    you must be special if you don't enjoy smashing a bee that just put the sting to you. Well I must really be a mean beekeeper because I will also kill their beloved queen.
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