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    I'm with Peggjam, you're doing the bear a favor...

    I'm with Peggjam, you're doing the bear a favor in the long run. Just keep a solemn look on your face when you are talking about electric fences, you wouldn't want anyone to think you enjoy causing...
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    You could call it Beesource, yeah! Seriously, you...

    You could call it Beesource, yeah! Seriously, you better do it Coyote, from what I've seen and heard no two beekeepers agree on enough to get guidelines together on a human time scale.
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    Good luck with your site, I'll definitely check...

    Good luck with your site, I'll definitely check it out from time to time since you're in my neck of the woods. How many hives do you have in Pleasant Hill? I lived in Martinez up to about four years...
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    Now that's a nasty thing to say about hippies....

    Now that's a nasty thing to say about hippies. :eek: I think that kind of name calling is totally inappropriate on this forum.
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    Bee, I'm so happy for you that you made it out!:D...

    Bee, I'm so happy for you that you made it out!:D My parents brought me here to California as a wee lad from Idaho and then proceeded to abandon me when I was grown (I can't imagine why). If the...
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    I recently installed 100 Italian Olivarez...

    I recently installed 100 Italian Olivarez packages onto HSC and agree they are good quality. All the queens were alive and kicking and the bees were very gentle. Out of the first 50 only one queen...
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    California sucks

    Don't even dream about raising bees in CA. If it's not pouring it's baking. If the ground under your feet isn't sliding it's shaking. There are hippies everywhere and most of the rest are democrats...
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    Three out of four ain't bad!:)

    Three out of four ain't bad!:)
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    Is the stationary tank filled through the same...

    Is the stationary tank filled through the same pipe you offload it onto the truck? Are all of the tanks air operated? Looks like a simple, efficient system, mind if I copy it?
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    Do you find the bee sting therapy effective for...

    Do you find the bee sting therapy effective for your MS? I have a friend diagnosed with MS three years ago and would be very interested to find out if my bees could help.
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    I second the request for more details including...

    I second the request for more details including what rebates etc. you got and the anticipated kwh output per year. Looks great, what kind of inverter did you get?
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    I have been thinking about Bruce also. Bruce, I...

    I have been thinking about Bruce also. Bruce, I know I'm not close but let me know if there is anything I can do to help.
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    Get on it dude! Let us know when it's ready for...

    Get on it dude! Let us know when it's ready for prime time.
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    Max is a great guy to work with. I just picked up...

    Max is a great guy to work with. I just picked up fifty cases from him a couple of weeks ago. His place is in southern most California near the Salton Sea, it was 90 degrees in mid March. The product...
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    I think this is what you're talking about. ...

    I think this is what you're talking about.

    http://mkat.iwf.de/iwf/do/mkat/listing.aspx?Action=Schnell&SearchStr=bees
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    Stangardener, Yes, this swarm issued from a hive...

    Stangardener,
    Yes, this swarm issued from a hive my father-in-law has in Napa. They are amazing me with their ability to fight off robbers from hives in the almonds next door. Let me know if you...
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    Brent, What are the temperatures approximately...

    Brent,
    What are the temperatures approximately when your blueberries bloom?
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    Bjorn, Thanks for taking the time to give me...

    Bjorn,
    Thanks for taking the time to give me your thoughts, I appreciate it. It sounds like I should give russians some serious consideration in my plans. I like the idea of a frugal, hygienic bee...
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    Thanks Bjorn and CW for your input. How fast...

    Thanks Bjorn and CW for your input.

    How fast do the russians build up in the spring for you compared to italians? Now I know our climates are slightly different but I was wondering how well they...
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    Are these russian bees?

    From a caught swarm last week. The parent hive was sold as Russians. The bees are aggressively defending their new home from robbers and seem to do some very rough grooming of each other at the...
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    Or: http://www.dave-cushman.net/bee/zsprings.html

    Or:
    http://www.dave-cushman.net/bee/zsprings.html
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    Is this what you're talking about? I don't know...

    Is this what you're talking about? I don't know where you can get them.
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    and we all turn to compost when we die... Best...

    and we all turn to compost when we die...

    Best case scenario.
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    Me too! Wayne

    Me too!

    Wayne
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    I sent you a PM

    I sent you a PM
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