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    Re: coating inside of hive body in beeswax?

    A propolis tinture (Propolis + Alcohol) applied with a brush does wonders for getting swarms to stay! Helps that "New hive" Smell.
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    Re: Burr comb for purchase?

    Dont forget to check craigslist!
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    Re: Using a Blacklight to see eggs

    Mini LED Flashlights work just as well
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    Re: Hive Tracks... Who is using this

    I use Hivetracks, its very cool to use for us Millennials, I am grandfathered in so I don't have to pay the dollar a hive.
    I will say that If I had to pay that now, it would not be worth it.
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    Re: splitting a warre hive

    You need to remember to check the underside of boxes to visually inspect.

    BernhardHeuvel posted some pics of a hive with queencells, When you see this, go ahead and split, as long as each box has...
  6. Re: Why the heck does my bee look charred by a fire?

    Chronic paralysis virus? or Hairless from fighting robbers
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    Re: Abandoned hive

    I am sure he doesn't want to call his friend a Liar. But I agree, try to call the Beekeeper and verify.
  8. Re: Queen with tail in supersedure cell ( whats up with that)

    For the good of the hive, a queen will lay the egg of her own destruction!
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    Re: Abandoned hive

    He said above that the beekeeper didnt want the hives, so FREE BEES FOR OP
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    Re: Drone layer in swarm

    Well theres a queen cell right in front so they want to replace her.
    I say squash her, and transfer some open brood from another hive so they have to raise a new queen
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    Re: Olive Garden Salad Jars

    Nice response from Olive Garden, I dont fault them at all.

    Still there has to be someone who makes similar bottles. I wanna know! They are pretty and I would buy some!
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    Re: Olive Garden Salad Jars

    I would contact Olive Garden Corporate, they may be able to provide the manufacturer name. Got a pic of this Jar? Now I am curious.
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    Re: FOUND! Bee Tree. Now what?

    Number 3! Swarm Traps! It a Gold mine of Bees!
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    Re: Re use wax moth comb

    After freezing a frame that was like that, I gave it back to the bees. Two weeks later the bees cleaned it up and are using it like any other comb
  15. Re: How can I make hive boxes that are perfectly stackable-a necessary requirement.

    I have seen people make the peices 1 inch longer then it should be (top and bottom) and then assemble the boxes. Once assembled, using a table saw, cut a half inch off the top and a half inch off the...
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    Re: Celebrity Beekeeper

    Wow cool! Also from that article.
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    Re: New Member from PNW interior

    Welcome, I hope you enjoy going all Mediums, I do. The ONLY drawback to using all mediums is purchased nucs come in deeps.... but thats whats swarms and splits are for!
    Huge fan of your work in the...
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    Re: 3d printing comb

    As 3D printing becomes more popular it will lower in price. I bet the next 10-15 Years we will see a boom
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    Re: Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

    Awesome, been missing the SOMD Podcast. Thanks for filling the treatment free void.
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    Re: how do I harvest

    Well, normally a bee escape board is the easiest way. But here's a way to do it without one http://thebeespace.net/2008/11/20/cut-comb-honey-harvest/#more-1114
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    Re: Digusting Sight BeeHive

    I was driving along the 5 Freeway in Salem OR and saw a couple of hives at the edge of a farm. the hive boxes were dilapidated and some didnt even have a hive cover, just left out in the air.... No...
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    Re: New hive won't build straight comb

    If the bees are building comb in the wrong direction, move the whole hive so its parallel with the direction they are trying to go.
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    Re: Beekeeping conversions/rules of thumb

    When making 1:1 Sugar syrup for feeding, "A Pints A Pound the world around!"
  24. Re: New beekeeper wondering if it is too late in the season the get set up

    Add another to the "NOT TOO LATE" list.
    I caught a swarm last year in July and they overwintered fine. Check craigslist for nucs and buy it up and FEED FEED FEED
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    Re: New Swarm Removal Website

    Wish you could search by city instead of State
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