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  1. Re: Phrases I just wouldn't have expected to say till I started beekeeping

    Pinch a queen.
  2. Re: What do you think this is? UFO Reported on the news

    The video was from 2012 I'm sure they would have gotten you by now :D
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    Re: Lesson learned....nuc robbed out

    I moved my nucs a few miles away and am also feeding them. The reason I moved them is to try and protect them from my larger hives. I hope it works, I haven't gotten to check them this week.
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    Re: Collecting cool apiary photos - care to add?

    My wife has a Prius and so does a friend of mine, both have been used to haul bees.:D
  5. Thread: Apologies!

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    Re: Apologies!

    66 isn't that old, isn't it supposed to be the new 36!:rolleyes:
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    Re: Summer heat and screened bottom

    My SBB are always open, even in the winter. Ventilation is also very important in the winter because of potential condensation.
  7. Re: Gotta vent about customers' expectations of charges

    Well said.
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    Re: is this some kind of scam?

    Also any phone conversations will be done through a digital translator for the convenience of the deaf mute.
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    Re: is this some kind of scam?

    This is probably a scam. Be very wary.
  10. Re: Gotta vent about customers' expectations of charges

    Life is not all about money but unfortunately the power company will not accept payment in bees.:scratch:
  11. Re: ideas/suggestions for hive inspections during the "mean" and lean season?

    With a jacket you wear pants (or at least I do) I would think the vented suit with shorts would be the equivalent of this. I wear a vented jacket pants and a thin t-shirt. After 30 minutes or so I...
  12. Re: Gotta vent about customers' expectations of charges

    Unfortunately we have had a rash of "free bee removal" ads in craigslist over the last year or two. This adds to the belief that they are "doing us a favor".
  13. Re: Gotta vent about customers' expectations of charges

    Ma'am you and your pet bees have a nice day!
  14. Re: ideas/suggestions for hive inspections during the "mean" and lean season?

    Hmmm.... Are you young enough or old enough to be losing teeth?:D
  15. Re: Epic fail and the nicest bees a guy could have

    Did you coat the inside with anything?
  16. Re: Walmart colander with bucket brackets for straining honey

    http://www.bushfarms.com/beesharvest.htm
    About the middle of the page there is a double bucket strainer.
    I made one a couple of weeks ago and it worked great. There was no standing over it waiting...
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    Re: Bee store supply north Alabama ?

    There is also Werner's Trading Company in Cullman. He should carry about everything your cousin would need, he used to even sell packages in the spring. In the back of the store he has a nice display...
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    Re: Bee store supply north Alabama ?

    If you plan on going to the Alabama Beekeepers annual convention on September 26 and 27 vendors will bring orders for no extra charge.
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    Re: Will this feeder work?

    Doesn't the wood itself need some type of sealant?
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    Re: large hornet, not european

    12845
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    Re: storing dry supers--are SHB a problem?

    As long as the bees have cleaned them up SHB will not be a problem. The main concern is wax moth and maybe the occasional rodent.
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    Re: SE Louisiana plant suggestions

    Tallow? It's invasive but :rolleyes:
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    Re: Price of Nucs in your area ?

    $250 sounds more like the price of purchasing a single deep hive. This year our area ranged from $100 (bring your own box and 5 frames to trade in) to $150 (bring your own box). The $150 was on the...
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    Re: FOUND! Bee Tree. Now what?

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Hives crashing, SHB?

    What AstroBee said. I am also a believer of as much sun as possible for the hives. Sun, better for the bees worse for the beekeeper.
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