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  1. Re: Opposite of feeding. Killing bees for honey production

    Will, How do you feed when it is Cold like that? bucket or Frame feeder. Always HFCS? or sucrose
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    Re: Singles for Sale

    Looks like 300+ sold. If the rest sell they wont make it to FL
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    Re: Singles for Sale

    semi load guessing around 7500$ depending on MI
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    Singles for Sale

    This fall again I will have 600 singles for sale.

    The equipment is mostly less than three yr old, and the queens are all spring 2015 Italians from Indian Summer Honey Farm. They are on four way...
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    Re: Queen cell installation

    Jim do you normally feed them as soon as you make them?
  6. Re: How do you preserve sugar syrup solution?

    David do you use any emulsifying agents with your oil or just throw it in?
  7. Re: I have questions about transporting queen cells.

    LOL i doubt it a honey flow can make a poor beekeeper look good.
  8. Re: I have questions about transporting queen cells.

    Phil you say that in Nor Cal it is crazy to expect a 70+% take why is that? when i use cells here we are disappointed in anything under 82% today went thought 104 and hade a 90% i figure 88% normal?...
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    Sticky: Re: Blue Diamond - in the orchard reports

    thanks Phil! great to know
  10. Re: Paramount Farms buys out Headwater Honey (David Mendes)

    Has anyone heard what they are going to do with the bee after almond pollination?
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    Re: Getting bees ready to head to cali

    Good shipping first two loads out Friday and Saturday nights going to Bakersfield hoping they have something to do when they get there
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    Re: Over wintering hives

    sounds like bees might be getting short had three brokers call this week looking for bees each wanted 3+ loads
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    Re: Migratory lids

    you are from WI? i think lots of guys up there use the cheese board. it comes from somewhere in WI some one there would know better i just heard that.
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    Re: Over wintering hives

    yes i think their are bad varroa years last year was bad this year not bad at all. Had an "easy" if i dare say time of it. lol watch this week ill look at them and they will all be dead, love...
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    Re: Over wintering hives

    yes looking excellent over here also, havn't heard of any losses around here yet.
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    Re: Pallet Decks

    for all my bee space boards i buy treated 1x2's i can get 940 8footers in a bunk for about .70 a piece
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    Re: Pallet Decks

    Keith do you use untreated wood then? And are you dipping them just like a bee box (300f for around 5 min)?
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    Re: Pallet Decks

    They will build them to my specs, I supply the wood and clips, I think they will build and clip for 8$
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    Re: Pallet Decks

    The reason I'm going with the treated plywood is i have a company that will build pallets for me, but they want to use new wood, and the form board is used with the rivets and cement and stuff on it....
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    Pallet Decks

    Just wondering what you guys use for your decks on your bee pallets? I have been using concrete form board but; am thinking about using treated plywood for this next batch i need to make. Do you...
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    Keith is this what you are talking about?
    http://www.roperatchet.com/products/index.htm#1-2
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    acbz can you post a pic on the forum i would like to see that also
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    Re: 6.7 psd Scorpion

    2011 F-350 86,000 miles one sensor went out, other than that a great truck!
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    Re: Tracheal Mites Must Be Extinct......

    Ian i couldn't tell you if i even have any.
    The cost is so small each year and i see benefits from using menthol with other essential oils, that even if i didn't have T-mites I would still use it....
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    Re: Tracheal Mites Must Be Extinct......

    In one or two more years I might take you up on the Rogain Mark lol.
    I used to use menthol a few years back then quit because "No one has T mites". But the bees just never looked as full and...
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