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  1. Re: Templeton-Stade honey/wax press uploaded to sketchup warehouse

    Yes, those Germans responsible for the IWF catalog did that. But they have made the videos available online, for free.

    https://av.tib.eu/search?74&q=beekeeping&o=12
  2. Re: Warre hive just for thoughts and discussion

    It always makes me smile when people write that Warre hives don't use frames. Of course Warre himself even designed and used frames. From what I have seen there are more choices available/used today...
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    Re: Mating yard, drone coloneys

    I bought a book suggested by Michael Palmer called Mating Biology of Honeybees, wicwas press. It really is very good and has a lot of information about DCAs etc. One of the authors lectured at the...
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    Re: 4.9 foundation embosser

    http://www.ebay.de/itm/Mittelwandgiesform-wassergekuhlt-Wachspresse-von-4-9mm-Deutsh-norm-350x200-mm-/172055507039?hash=item280f4eb05f:m:mCWbnaQn6R4GDgG8aB-1b_A

    This guy does 4.9, air or water...
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    Re: Germany Carnica breeding program?

    Its on the website that is listed in the book, its even in English.



    We can use what ever Bee we like, Carnica, Buckfast and even the the old blackbee have breeding programs. But Carnica and...
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    Re: Roger Delon's Stable-Climate Hive

    I have 12 delon hives, 8 currently occupied this winter. I use stainless steel for the frames. Don't know about using galvanized.
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    Re: Good Books

    Northern Bee Books claims to have the largest stock of new and second-hand beekeeping books in the English speaking world. I don't know how much it costs to send to the States, but for Europe its...
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    Re: Buckfast Abbey

    The Monk and the Honeybee can be viewed on youtube. that will answer your questions.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4j9tSneoL4

    Lesley Bill wrote For the love of bees. In it she states that...
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    Re: Good Books

    The Biology of the Honey Bee, Winston
    Honeybee Democracy and Wisdom of the hive, Seeley
    Mating Biology of Honeybees, Koeniger Ellis & Connor
    Breeding Techniques and Selection for Breeding of the...
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    Re: All Mediums: Was Brother Adam wrong?

    WE have hives like this in Germany, they are called hinterbehandlung beute and some of the very old beekeepers still use them. Some beekeepers have even put draw slides on them so one can manage them...
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    Re: Queens from drone eggs

    The following study shows that this is doable, fertilization within 30 seconds of an egg being activated (laid) produced female eggs while over 30 minutes produced drone eggs

    Egg activation and...
  12. Re: What to do with capped syrup frames come spring?

    Keep an eye on the stores, you may have rob a hive or two to feed others in need. Don't forget the bees really go through stores at a surprising rate when they build up. If they really do have too...
  13. Re: Anybody Using the vmvaporizer to treat for mites?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Manual-Type-Pill-Making-Machine-TDP-0-Single-Punch-Tablet-Press-Mechanically-/261321801224?hash=item3cd7fe3e08:g:RlgAAMXQlgtS-XpH

    with this you could make them in house.
  14. Re: Anybody Using the vmvaporizer to treat for mites?

    It is possible. We have 1 gram oxalic acid tablets available in Germany. Not only is it easier and faster to use but since the oxalic acid is so compact in tablet form it vaporizes more efficiently...
  15. Thread: Winter

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    Re: Winter

    No winter here yet today was 16 degrees C and the bees are bringing in pollen. I normally treat with oxalic acid at this time of year so I went through a few hives to check for brood. Most have more...
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    Re: Comb Honey

    Or Micheal Bushs reprint of Carl E Killons "Honey in the comb"
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    Oh ace, I said "and appeal to a lot of beekeepers who want to be seen as professional beekeepers." Totally different, these beekeepers might have only one hive.



    To manufacture sure, but they...
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    Re: Introduced Queens superseded

    I have been working my way through several different methods of queen rearing per year, and have tried most of the ones mentioned here on beesource. Including the cloak board. I must admit It was my...
  19. Re: Has wind ever taken out any of your hives before?

    A perfect hit, I was lucky only one roof slightly damaged because the hive stand was driven into the soft ground taking up most of the force.
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    but cheaper than the present plastic one:lookout:
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    Yes but there seems to be a lot of resistance to Plastic from the sideliners/professionals and don't forget changing the material would create a new product, the "Professional flow frame" and appeal...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    Me too, but maybe a street a bit more local.:D




    Now this I like, the numbers game... but first lets look at the ingredients in the recipe for your witches brew. What we need is...

    1 Eye of...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    And he clearly states that they are just doing that for the demonstration.
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    In the "Russian" video the flow frame super has been taken off the hive, I think that could have been the first mistake. We all know from experience how much the cold affects propolis, wax and honey....
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    Oh its much worse than that...
    they even managed to get people to give them money for nothing in return. REALLY. Look I have proof...
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