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    Re: What Books for CHRISTMAS ?

    Honeybee democracy and The Buzz about Bees are great books.
    There are many old bee books available online as well.
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    Re: EFB: how to manage it?

    Requeen and feed pollen substitutes if no good pollen available.
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    Re: Breeding and rasing bees for packages

    Do what they do when they swarm. They swarm when they have a lot of necatar and pollen comming in, and when there is a lot of brood. A good young queen with great brood pattern. Healthy bees, well...
  4. Re: Dadant, First Lessons (Italianizing an Apiary)

    Dzierzon had similar opinion.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Dzierzon

    My own are quit oposite. I do not like the yellow bee. Much prefer the darker, carniolan one, exactly for the same...
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    Re: How many beehives can we manage?

    Large company in NZ, two people team covers 1000-1200 hives.
  6. Re: Small Scale Treatment Free (Mediterranean) Experienced Advice Needed

    This beekeeper is somewhere in Spain, he is working with small cells.
    http://resistantbees.com/blog/?page_id=56
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    Re: What is the problem? AFB?

    According to the image, it is not AFB.
  8. Thread: Thymol question

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    Re: Thymol question

    Hard to say. I've applied it always on top bars, and was carefull not to do it while it is too hot. If its too hot thymol will evaporate rapidly which could cause damage to your hives (open brood...
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    Re: Apivar: low results

    Hi Eduardo,

    I recommend you read more on this site http://www.mitegone.com/
    It is about a commercial product but there is a ton of information about formic acid application. You will find all the...
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    Re: Apivar: low results

    Couple of things:

    I would check for mite levels, I consider it a must. You need to know what are you treating, how much and what results did you get. I did formic acid in August, checked the...
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    Re: Color of brood cappings

    Yes. Watch out for different colors and the greassy looking capings which could be an indication of AFB. Another bad sign is if the cappings are sunken.
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    Re: 9 Frames in 10 Frame Super

    I use nine frames in 10 frame boxes all the time, brood boxes and supers. Works great, if you know what you want and what you do. It helps you to work faster with less danger of killing bees and...
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    Re: What to do with laying worker DRONE brood?

    There is difference. The drones from this colony are weaker and smaller. A waste of resources. There was a paper somewhere on this.
    I would scrape them, shake the bees out on the ground and add the...
  14. Thread: Wax moth larvae

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    Re: Wax moth larvae

    If your hive is really strong no need to worry about wax moth. I am not sure if it is really so strong you think. You can always remove the frame with the damaged comb.
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    Re: cutting and sticking queen cells

    Just make a dent in the comb with your finger, and glue the cell a little bit into it. Push the frames together and that's it. Bees will take care of it. It's harder to describe than to do it. There...
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    Re: Stressful grafting and queen rearing attempt

    Queen rearing you do, no matter if rain, sun of snow. It is on a tight schedule.
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    Re: Horizontal hive using medium frames?

    Methinks not really good idea. Time tested horizontal hives throughout eastern Europe use large frames, deeper than your "deep" frame.

    Like the one here:
    http://youtu.be/vqPec2NpLe4
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    Re: Queen cells on plastic comb

    There is no much to it, not in a way you could useful describe it here in a written form. Just do it slowly and carefully. You need to be very carefull when you cut it, so you do not bend or twist...
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    Re: Queen cells on plastic comb

    You can cut cells of plastic foundation if you are very carefull and if the cell is positioned in way which allows it to be cut off. Not often but it can be done.
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    Re: Can workers move an egg into a queen cell

    Couple of days ago I saw something weird. Eggs in the honey box, egss in the brood box, and a new queen excluder between. What? The interesting thing was that the queen was not in the honey box, she...
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    Re: Strong large hive . Not many eggs why?

    Yes you should. I guess your bees will swarm out soon.
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    Re: worst spot you have been stung.

    Sting in your reproductive organ is rather painful and unpleasant. Don't do your toilet needs near your hives after checking them...
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    Re: GMO Sourced Honey

    In Serbia we dont have GMO canola, and it crystalizes quickly. Nothing to do with GMO.
  24. Thread: Bee House Plans

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    Re: Bee House Plans

    You are welcome. To the other person which cant open the link, it works for me when using firefox. Just a page, but when you click on the images you get detailed tech drawings.
  25. Thread: Bee House Plans

    by Sasha
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    Re: Bee House Plans

    Does this help?

    http://www.pcelinjak.hr/OLD/index.php/Kosnice/10-okvirna-a-konica.html
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