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  1. Thread: Top bar nucs

    by chiefman
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    Re: Top bar nucs

    I used this Technique when i got a hive from a cavity cut out. Works VERY well too easy can get messy but the bees clean everything up
    http://youtu.be/asYwcWxWGv4?list=UUndWYkPK3h04-69TmN_ZcNw

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  2. Re: Does this mean Topbar are Hives Illegal in Australia

    Its a great place to live. But i'm sure many wild Brumbies are a pests in NSW and they need to be culled as they do great damage to the land. They were introduced here many years ago
  3. Re: Does this mean Topbar are Hives Illegal in Australia

    Easier said than done :).

    I have the support of our club .... and it seems our state apiary inspectors have supported the th. So all good for NEW :)
  4. Re: Does this mean Topbar are Hives Illegal in Australia

    Ohh Boy.. :( I'm expecting this from some our members when I propose introducing this style of beekeeping at our club
  5. Does this mean Topbar are Hives Illegal in Australia

    I was going to look at building a Topbar hive here in Australia then i came across this

    http://www.honeybee.org.au/pdf/RTE2217A.pdf

    on Page 23 it states "By law, in Australia all honeybees...
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    Re: Les Crowder - Topbar Beekeeping

    The Book has far more info and is a MUST for any new and even seasoned TBH beekeeper. There are just some great pointers which will help and another way of doing things.
    As for the DVD is have seen...
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    This is a Similar article i think ...

    This is a Similar article i think

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070503/ap_on_sc/honeybee_die_off
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    Talks about the way bees behave ...

    Talks about the way bees behave
    http://www-biology.ucsd.edu/faculty/nieh.html
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    A friend of mine is a stone mason he saw my hive...

    A friend of mine is a stone mason he saw my hive and was wondering if a stone bee hive would work even a Top bar hive. Can any one see any problems with it (apart from being really heavy).

    [This...
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    I just learnt something today from a gardening...

    I just learnt something today from a gardening show i saw on TV and would like to share it with you.

    If you taking cuttings from a plant to make new plants, usually you can dip the end of the...
  11. Thread: Voting booth

    by chiefman
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    I have a sugestion to make this site more...

    I have a sugestion to make this site more intertesting.

    i have seen a lot of other sites with a voting area where members vote and then can see what is the more popular "in thing " at the moment....
  12. http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/s978921.htm

    http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/s978921.htm
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    I went to a bee society meeting a few days ago...

    I went to a bee society meeting a few days ago and one of the guys there makes his own foundation.

    I forgot to as him how he makes it.

    is there an easy way to make it.
    (just out of curiosty)
  14. Thread: Inner covers

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    How many bee keepers use inner covers here ...

    How many bee keepers use inner covers here

    Most suppliers dont sell them here

    What do you do to stop the beeps from building comb on the inside of the hive lid?
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    Ive seen some suppliers here provide metal bottom...

    Ive seen some suppliers here provide metal bottom boards.This is a sheet of metal over the wood.

    One supplier does not believe in them as he reckons they get cold and the bees dont like it.
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    A lot of the old timers keep 8 frames here simply...

    A lot of the old timers keep 8 frames here simply just to make lifting the boxes easier
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    I was wondering what most people on this forum...

    I was wondering what most people on this forum use.

    8 or 10 frame hives

    What seems to be more popular ?
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    Yes i Mean hive that look like this ...

    Yes i Mean hive that look like this
    http://www.bindaree.com.au/pricelists/products/plastic_hive.htm

    will the condensation be a problem
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    Im planning on buying another hive and have had a...

    Im planning on buying another hive and have had a look at a plastic hive.

    They look pretty tough

    The advantage i see in them is that they dont need painting and should last a bit longer maybe....
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    You could make a peice of wood that fits exactly...

    You could make a peice of wood that fits exactly the width of the the nuc which sits on the bottom of the nuc.

    then cut out notches in the wood the width of the frames so that the frames then slot...
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    I was wondering what is the maximum amount of wax...

    I was wondering what is the maximum amount of wax a bee could produce in one day.
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    I heard Copper Napthenate is carsinogenic....

    I heard Copper Napthenate is carsinogenic. (spelling i know ) causes cancer is this true ?
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    Now thats what i call over coming you fears ...

    Now thats what i call over coming you fears

    Like you i was stung as a child and i would get scared when a moth would fly past.

    A mate of mine used to pick bees off flowers by the wings and hold...
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    Does anyone here keep stingless bees?. have a...

    Does anyone here keep stingless bees?.

    have a look at this site
    http://www.uq.net.au/~zzrzabel/
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    I would like to take this opertunity to thank...

    I would like to take this opertunity to thank
    Michael Bush.

    He has got me out of trouble many times and has given some great advise. Even if its all the way down here in Australia.

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