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    Re: Indoor wintering - set them out

    Ian, why did you decide to move your bees out? What temp swings are you seeing know? Is there anything producing pollen yet? We probably have similar conditions here its just further south but at...
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    Re: Something is eating my bees

    A few years ago I found muddy prints on the front of a hive. I set up a game camera and after seeing a number of moose legs I saw lots of skunks. That summer I used the egg and aspirin method but...
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    Re: honey crystalization sight

    I would wrap with a heating pad and leave on low overnight to re-liquefy and see if air, wax or moisture come to surface and then use plastic wrap set on top to lift out the offending material. This...
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    Re: It's been pretty cold!!!!!

    Been cold up this way too. Got a lot of snow and a bit of a blizzard like I haven't seen in a while. It will get real cold now as the clouds clear off.
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    Re: Mosquito spraying in Dallas

    They spray here twice a summer and it is malathion and applied either from a plane or helicopter. I have called is often that they call me ahead of time and I close them in in the early am cover...
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    Re: Is Styrofoam insulation

    I used styrofoam under my hives last winter and had good success. Had a bunch of 2" around and used that. I live @ 7,250' elevation and it gets real cold here for a long time, woke up to light snow...
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