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    Re: Varrox and Varrocleaner Oxalic Acid Vaporizers:

    To those who have purchased either the Varrox or Varrocleaner Vaporizer, please feel free to leave your comments on this thread!

    Thanks to all purchasers and please recommend these vaporizers to...
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    Re: Queen cage candy hole or no?

    You guess correctly..........
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    Re: Queen cage candy hole or no?

    LEAVE THE CANDY INTACT! Especially when requeening a large hive. Nothing bad will happen with leaving the candy intact. If you puncture it and kill the queen ........duh! Then if you don't kill the...
  4. Re: Took this photo at my cousins hive, queen cell

    Not a bad pic...... why spend the extra $$? You can see the larvae in the cell cup.......
  5. Thread: My first graft

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    Re: My first graft

    If you really MUST reuse the old cups, steam them clean first...... but it all honesty, they pennies spent on new cups are well worth it. Go cheap....elsewhere! :)
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    Re: Box joint machine??

    I'd "test fire" that unit before laying out the $$$$
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    Re: Varrox and Varrocleaner Oxalic Acid Vaporizers:

    Varrox and Varrocleaner Oxalic Acid Vaporizers:

    Beekeepers now have a greater choice in vaporizers. We have both the Varrocleaner and the Varrox Oxalic Acid Vaporizers. We recommend the...
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    Re: Can I store SS cells

    Don't need attendants with cells if kept warm. I don't think he wants virgins, so if they hatch, they're worthless........
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    Re: Jar feeder / hole size

    The size of a straight pin is just fine....
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    Re: Can I store SS cells

    Sure you can store them....... until they hatch! Keep them warm ..... about 93-95 degrees (in a cooler with a hot water bottle???). No worry about humidity since it's just overnite...........
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    Re: Installed my 1st. package of bees today.

    Congrats........but the pic is weird. There's a guy in the whitest bee suit I've ever seen and his wife beside him in tank top? Something just don't seem right :)
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    Never, Never, Never and Never again wear.....

    button fly jeans.............:eek:
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    Re: Queen Cell Cups / Royal Jelly / Egg

    Ray, I meant a bee built QC not a QC cup..........
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    Re: russian bees for a new beekeeper

    They are slow to build, somewhat aggressive, supposedly have a better mite tolerance, speak with a slight accent and reek of Vodka!
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    Queen Cell Cups / Royal Jelly / Egg

    Does anyone know if you see royal jelly in a QC whether it's placed there before or after the egg is deposited?

    Also, if the queen actually measures a cup prior to depositing an fertilized or...
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    Re: Honey Bee Identification

    Are there any?
  17. Thread: Colored sugar

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    Re: Colored sugar

    Just for fun, I occasionally put food color in the syrup............ makes for some really neat comb.......Esp if you use different colors at different times when feeding.....
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    Re: Stumped on a package bee abscondment

    When the bees "left" was there still a queen in the 3 holer? Or was she released and went with them??
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    Re: Filling internal feeders

    I use old, clear cat litter plastic containers that I find at the recycling facility. The kind that have the handle built into the side ... those handles make it easy to lift and pour w/o spilling...
  20. Thread: Notice to Ian

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    Re: Notice to Ian

    Hey Ian,
    It was 76 here today in sunny, SC! :)
  21. Re: do I really need to use all 8 holes in deep frames (bobby pins)

    Think again, raising and educating that "cheap labor force" of kids.........ain't cheap!
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    Re: Foundation & Drawn Comb

    Those capped frames can be frames of either honey or brood..............
  23. Re: How do queens kill other queens still in the cell?

    Authors: CARON, DEWEY M.; GREVE, CARLTON W.
    Source: Annals of the Entomological Society of America, Volume 72, Number 3, 15 May 1979 , pp. 405-407(3)
    We could not verify the report of Huber (1814)...
  24. Thread: What are nucs for?

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    Re: What are nucs for?

    You can used stacked nucs (with a QE) to make some nice comb honey.........
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    Re: Permacell, Honey Super Cell

    He sells in much smaller lots, but needs a total of 1,000 to place an order with the manufacturer.
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