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    Re: tea tree oil

    to help prevent nosema . i just heard some use it ?
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    tea tree oil

    i am making sugar board using 2:1 syrup how many drops of tea tree oil should i use in a gollon of 2:1 sugar syrup ?
  3. Re: Too Large of Mite Count On Sheet For Dec.?

    jsnider if u some vaporizers with the vehicle running it can damage the glow plug i was told not to do so when using my vaporizer
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    Re: Sugar brick question

    i was told from an old timer beekeeper that he has always just used 10lbs sugar to 2 cups of water never had issues with mold. and they harden up in like 2 days no heat just set in a dry place . so...
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    Re: Foundation question?????

    ok i ran out of deep wax foundation so i used med foundation for starters in deep frames. so half of my deep frames ended up worker cell and half drone . on all my deep frames that didn't have a full...
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    Re: feed with candy boards

    i would like to know what to do with all the 2:1 syrup left over can i make hard candy boards with it ?? or what others do with theres ??
  7. Re: Trying to figure out what kind of feeder I now have

    these top hive feeders http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/10-Frame-Hive-Top-Feeder-w_Floats/productinfo/688/ r bad and kill lots of bees because the floaters only float for so long and they sink...
  8. Thread: heat tape

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    heat tape

    What kind of heat tape are people using to heat their honey tank??
  9. Thread: Wintering

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    Wintering

    i would like to hear how some bee keepers are wintering there hive . do some just let the bees do what bees do ? and what has been ur survival rate. and do most rearrange the hive for them? and what...
  10. Re: Heading Pads for winter warmth - yea or nay?

    i have read that some have used the extra heat to help out over winter and that will cause the bee's to be more active which leads to eating a hole lot more of extra winter stores
  11. Thread: new queen

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    new queen

    i had a hive supersede the queen and now they have no eggs just brood. instead of disturbing them i watch the front entrance. if i see pollen coming in does that mean the queen is back to laying...
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    Re: proplis on my pants

    i use my wife's finger nail polish called 100% acetone takes it right off my hands
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    Re: bad honey or ?

    yeah that's the thing I didn't catch it before I made 2 nucs with 2 new Queens
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    Re: bad honey or ?

    1891718918 how long till this goes away
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    bad honey or ?

    i had a 1 gal gar of black or dark brown honey was like molasses or tasted like black licorice. didn't like the taste so i feed it to the bees in 1:1 syrup water. here is the thing feeding it to the...
  16. Re: Raise a queen?/Buy a queen? For a split...

    unless u want local queen do ur own or find a local queen and put her in and u will be at least 3 weeks a head and no brood break just a thought
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    Re: 2nd brood box

    yes its called the 7 -10 rule
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    Re: paint stripper

    https://www.google.com/shopping/product/5615649780572228350?q=toxic+free+and+biodegradable+paint+stripper&biw=1920&bih=951&bav=on.2,or.r_cp.&bvm=bv.94455598,d.b2w&tch=1&ech=1&psi=lghrVaP7OcTAtQXl24P4D...
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    Re: paint stripper

    well have done some checking and found stripper that is toxic free and biodegradable so should be ok to use :applause:
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    Re: paint stripper

    yes i understand that some paint looks like some one has painted over some mold or something. another reason is i want to start fresh no harm in that just need to know if u have used paint stripper...
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    paint stripper

    has any one used paint stripper before? can this be done? i have a few old 1974 brood boxes that r in good shape would like to stripe them down and repaint. tried to sand down with 60 grit doesn't...
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    Re: How to Split without moving hives?

    ok i did do all of the above suggested i now have a nuc thats 5 frames the 2 out sides are honey and pollen 1 of the 3 r capped brood and the other 2 is full of eggs . when to move to 10 frame box ....
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    Re: Mow grass/weeds around hives.

    i use old carpet works wonders
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    Re: Trapout help

    what i heard is they dont like the smell of wd40 so get every thing ready the trap out screen the box with excellent ventilation ware they cant get out spray hole they will poor out very pissed off...
  25. Thread: chalkbrood

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    chalkbrood

    what is one's thought about chalkbrood . what causes it, how to get rid of it . how much bleach is save to put in a quart of 1:1 sugar syrup.
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