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    Re: Wild Turkeys

    We have a German Shepherd that does that. I'd say it's the sweet center, but he loves grasshoppers too
  2. Re: Setting up a mating nuc then transitioning from mating nuc to?

    Could you brush the bees off a frame of brood into the new box then place that frame back into the mating nuc thus allowing those loose bees to cover that brood ,then move the frame a second time?
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    Re: Bottom Board Designs

    I have a few solid bottom boards in use which use 2x4s for the sides and ends. I simply built a rectangle with the 2x4s using deck screws to join the pieces. Then I decked it with scrap plywood...
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    Re: Redbud in bloom...

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    Re: What air compressor do you have?

    I have the Quincy QT5 /80 gallon with a RapidAir max line plumbed system throughout the barn/workshop. It doesn't have the automatic condesate purge, but they can be added. My cooling loop with...
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    Re: Propolis on bait hive

    Watch for them bringing in pollen.
  7. Re: interesting South Korean migratory landing board

    Yes sir. I was happy to share.

    I believe it says 34 hives fit per truck and three trucks were prepared to start the trip.
  8. Re: interesting South Korean migratory landing board

    I am unfamiliar with the biomechanics of it, but it seems it would rub you raw after awhile.
  9. Re: interesting South Korean migratory landing board

    I noticed the queen catcher too!
    Also what appears to my uneducated eye to be a powered bee brush they passed the frames through when pulling honey.
  10. interesting South Korean migratory landing board

    I stumbled across this video of a migratory operation in South Korea. In it is some interesting equipment including a landing board that is also used to close up the hives before moving. ...
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    Re: Keeping your hives safe in Tornado Alley

    I have a similar setup to Lburou. The exception being I use harbor freight nylon straps like a ratchet strap , except they have a buckle mechanism instead. I run one per hive around the hive and the...
  12. Re: Is it worth testing to determine if they are Africanized Honey Bees?

    Or all these damaged cargo containers I see rolling north on trains and trucks..
  13. Re: Is it worth testing to determine if they are Africanized Honey Bees?

    I've heard that and I'm confused. . Didn't they cross rainforests to get here?
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    Re: voids in plastic frames

    I will do that. Thank you
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    voids in plastic frames

    I use a two part epoxy in my mesquite woodworking that is food safe once cured.. Has anyone used epoxy or something similar to fill the voids in plastic frames that hive beetles enjoy so much?
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    Re: North Texas flow is slowing down

    I checked many mesquite trees over the weekend and found a lot of them have both immature seed pods and immature flower panicles.. That second bloom is right around the corner.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Baithive occupied June 4 or 5. 76036
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    Re: Flowering tobacco

    Thats funny!
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    Re: North Texas flow is slowing down

    I've done a little reading on the sunflowers and it seems a mixed bag.. I'm just glad its there to help give them something to eat for the time being .
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    Re: North Texas flow is slowing down

    Still a lot of indian blanket blooming here, but definitely on the backside of the curve.i noticed a few horsemint flowers last weekend but the bulk is yet to come.. Local farmer has 200 acres of...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Swarm moved into a baithive 6-2-14. Third swarm in the same tree in just over 2 weeks.
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    Re: Making Foundationless frames

    Those are nice!
  23. Re: has anyone ever heard of using compresed gas to calm or sedate bees

    ODFrank- interesting!
    Do/did you have to use a dedicated smoker or clean out the used smoker before reusing ?
  24. Re: has anyone ever heard of using compresed gas to calm or sedate bees

    There was no diesel or charge in the West, Tx fertilizer plant explosion last year..
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    Re: packages from R Weaver Apiaries

    Did you go with their All American or their Buckfast line?
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