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    Re: CuNap Wood Treatment

    So do you just dip them or dip then paint?
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    CuNap Wood Treatment

    I saw this in Mann Lake catalog and wondered if anyone was dipping their hive bodies in this stuff?

    One would think if Mann Lake was selling it would be safe but I wondered how the bees handled it...
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    Re: Buckfast Queens

    My buddy and I ordered buckfast cells from Miksa last year. My buddy who lives more in the country had his go hot. The drones he would be for using mating would be hotter, close to africanized. Mine...
  4. Thread: incubators

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    Re: incubators

    Hey Wisnewbee, looks like that themostat is set to 99.5 degrees. Isnt that too high?

    Lupester.
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    Re: Texas beekeepers hives messed with.

    They are pretty lucky those arent my hives. There would have been a serious ***** whipping.
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    Temp of capped brood.

    I have always heard that uncapped eggs/larvae needs to be @95 degrees to live. What's does the temp need to be maintained for the capped brood to live?
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    Re: what to do with drawn comb

    If you have a friend that you work bees with you should donate them to him!
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    Re: Honey Paw Uncapper

    It uses steam from a steam generator. I purchased a small one used for bending wood. Here is what I purchased:
    http://www.cometsupply.com/mp/EARLEX/pm/ELXSS77USSG/
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    Re: Honey Paw Uncapper

    I got one. It was a little complicated to get the funds wired to their bank but it arrived a week after I paid for it. It works great. After uncapping 9 supers there is less than 1 shot glass of wax...
  10. Re: post your plans and picture of your *2 hive migratory pallets

    Are you guys using treated plywood or regular plywood?
  11. Re: post your plans and picture of your *2 hive migratory pallets

    So how do you modify your handtruck to handle those pallets?
  12. Thread: stolen hives

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    Re: stolen hives

    Those are awesome!! Thanks Jed
  13. Re: Anyone know what this flower is .......Texas unmowed area? Bees are working it.

    I zoomed in on the pic and it looks like they do but I'll look at the plant tonight. Does foxglove seed naturally?
  14. Re: Anyone know what this flower is .......Texas unmowed area? Bees are working it.

    I know it is a lupin....what specific one. Texas Bluebonnets are lupins but it is not a Bluebonnet.
  15. Anyone know what this flower is .......Texas unmowed area? Bees are working it.

    I found this growing in my unmowed are near my pond for a second year in a row. 6055Anyone know what it is? It kind of looks like rocket larkspar but the little flowers are bigger than my larkspar.
  16. Thread: Dansk Farms

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    Re: Dansk Farms

    "Their website says pre-order for May 28th. Perhaps they are having problems."

    When I ordered it said pre-order for April 15th. When I ordered it was January.
  17. Thread: Dansk Farms

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    Dansk Farms

    I placed an order with Dansk that was supposed to be shipped on the 15th of April. I tried to communicate with them when the queens did not ship out. Left phone messages and emails multiple times....
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    Re: Danish Buckfast Queens in the US?

    I placed an order with Dansk that was supposed to be shipped on the 15th of April. I tried to communicate with them when they didn't ship out. Left phone messages and emails. Luckily they take...
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    Re: Queen cells and virgins

    Are the cells still in tact or did the bees tear them down?
  20. Re: Friend of mine looking for bees in Western Albemarle County Virgina

    Sorry for those that tried to PM me. My mailbox is clean now.
  21. Friend of mine looking for bees in Western Albemarle County Virgina

    I have a friend who has about 100 acres in Western Albemarle County Virginia (near Crozet) who willing to let a beekeeper put some hives on his property. He grows hay with clover all over his...
  22. Thread: 1K new mast

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    Re: 1K new mast

    Yes, go to photo bucket, open an account, upload the photos, post the link to the photos.
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    Re: labels on Mason Jars

    I agree that is why I buy the Kerr jars. Walmart has the Chinese jars also for a buck cheaper a case....they can keep them. For $.10 a jar I'll keep some Americans employed.
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    Re: labels on Mason Jars

    We use the round labels from onlinelabels.com also. That has our apiary info on it. I buy the Kerr jars from Walmart. They have the least raised lettering. I put the nutritional information and a...
  25. Re: Bee Swarm in September in Indiana......Give me a break!

    I just missed getting a huge swam last night. Weird this late in the season but down here we have more time before winter.
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