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    Re: How many hives on a semi trailer?

    432 on a 48', 6 double deeps per pallet, stacked 3 pallets high
  2. Re: Viktor Zhdamirov guilty after jury trial in 2012 Hive theft

    hmm next will be drones
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    Re: almonds long on bees?

    I have relatives in Devil's Lake, heard the water level report often.
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    Re: Time to get nervous #3

    Rustyhawk started a thread in the commercial forum with a link to some pictures taken on Wednesday northwest of Chico.
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    Re: New Hummer Bee

    I compared the Swinger with the NEW Hummerbee XRT at the California bee meeting at Tahoe, they were both there next to each other. Hummerbee gets my vote. Take a look at them on their site, joint has...
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    Re: 6-way vs. 4-way pallets

    With 6 to the pallet it is much easier to tie down for transport and you can put more hives on. Also having entrances to the side rather than pointing at you while moving with forklift is much better.
  7. Re: How was your Norther CA surplus this year?

    Apparently Rader hasn't looked at a map of San Luis Obispo county......
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    Re: The Myth of CCD

    I believe it may have something to do with the use of Roundup. Since it has become the standard for eliminating weeds, it has also eliminated a lot of what the bees feed on- natural wildflowers from...
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    Re: Fact ir Fiction?

    Plastic is capable of static charge also, just research plastic pipe in dust collection systems.
  10. Re: Do many of these threads belong in the beginner area?

    So then the people with more experience and knowledge would have to spend more time in the beekeeping 101 forum to answer the questions there...............
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    Re: Russell Queens

    You ordered your moonbeams last fall, not a year ago, AFTER your nuc deal and AFTER you and Russell made up and became best of buddies . You knew your moonbeams would not be sent till spring, and...
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    Re: Air Regulator

    Hook it up directly to your air tank.
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    Re: How many hives per truckload?

    Pretty much depends on length of deck, 48 foot 432 hives at 6/pallet. Some of the rural roads in the almond areas of California only allow 45 ft
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    Re: ABF convention in Vegas

    Don't hit the bet all button every time and you might make it longer than 1 hour LOL

    See you there.
  15. Re: Requeening colony of bees in a commercial operation.....

    JD has it right.....or they are using cells from within the same apiary or operation
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    Re: Mann Lake - Customer Service

    Beehonest, I would bet if you asked for a tracking number they would email it to you when shipped.
  17. Re: Which commercial pollen patty substitute do you recommend for winter feeding?

    Feeding protein supplement is not the same as feeding honey/syrup. Bees need protein to live and will readily eat patties while leaving stored pollen alone for broodrearing. When a bee runs out of...
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    Re: Mann Lake Great Service

    If we order by 3 pm from the Woodland store we get it about 10 am the following day. Always good for a laugh when I complain to the UPS driver for such slow service.
  19. Re: any of you have luck putting out baited swarm traps?

    Don't the moths lay the eggs inside the hive on/in the comb that hatch into the larvae that do the damage?
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    Re: HopGuard for Varroa

    We used Hopguard twice on several thousand hives, never had any reaction from the bees other than it seemed they kinda liked the stuff. There are no "heavy chemicals" in Hopguard. sheesh how's the...
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    Re: F-650, what size bed?

    You do not need CDL if the 'truck' is rated for 26000 OR LESS, and you may pull a trailer with gvwr of 10000 OR LESS, and may pull a trailer with gvwr of 10001 OR MORE with J ENDORSEMENT
    You do need...
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    Re: F-650, what size bed?

    Class A is required to drive combination vehicles, such as tractor-trailers, with a gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 pounds or more, provided the vehicle being towed has a gross...
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    Re: Crystallization

    Temperature may play a role also, We had a discussion about this a year ago. 57 degrees F is the temp that encourages the fastest granulation. Temps lower or higher slow it down. One retailer we...
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    Re: Ritecell proframes, or pierco

    Pierco has a 10 year warranty
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    Re: foulbrood in apiary selling bees

    Aparrently nobody is reading the definitions at the top of the rules and regs:

    2. “Apiary” – Any site or location whereby one or more colonies of bees are kept
    at anytime during the year.

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