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  1. Thread: Blister/bump

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    Put some (2 or 3) Oxamite strips in your hive...

    Put some (2 or 3) Oxamite strips in your hive this will help a lot, many mites coming in contact with the substances from the strips and die.
    I have strips in my colonies for several week and there...
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    Bill where did you find this website? I have the...

    Bill where did you find this website? I have the information’s from a German site and I got the strips from here. The page is in German and English also and the info is on the Vaporizers page on the...
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    Hi Greg, to save your colony you can use...

    Hi Greg, to save your colony you can use chemicals like Apistan or Cumafos. I wouldn’t go for that, but I would treat the bees with vaporized oxalic acid. I tell you; I had one hive with the same...
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    If you find bees, larva’s or drones with...

    If you find bees, larva’s or drones with DEFORMED WINGS on the landing board in May, I tell you this colony need help or is 100% dead in late fall.
  5. Thread: Selling Honey

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    I build up a customer base during the last 8...

    I build up a customer base during the last 8 years and sell all my honey private. Last year I sold approx 6200 lb. and I hope I have the 10% increase this year again. The wholesalers paying only up...
  6. Thread: Why buy?

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    Hi beeman 202 look what I found. ...

    Hi beeman 202 look what I found.
    http://www.members.shaw.ca/orioleln


    On this website is a picture from a Russian oxalic vaporizer. I wonder why the Russians vaporize their bees if the are...
  7. Thread: Why buy?

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    …………..Last fall I did not medicate the...

    …………..Last fall I did not medicate the Russians. They had less than 10% loss and infestation levels are low this spring. It will be very easy to do some splits to replace the loss……………….
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    Hello Dee, I have contact a bee institute in...

    Hello Dee, I have contact a bee institute in Germany where they testing and breeding bees on 4.9mm cells for some years also.
    Have you studied why your hives survive even if they’re mite infected?...
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    Hello Dee, I have contacts to a bee institute in...

    Hello Dee, I have contacts to a bee institute in Germany where they testing and breeding bees on 4.9mm cells for some years also.

    Have you studied why your hives survive even if they’re mite...
  10. Thread: My FGMO results

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    Michael what are you talking about? What dos it...

    Michael what are you talking about?
    What dos it mean, what is high and what is normal?

    >>Oxalic acid is left in the hive in higher amounts that are normal.
  11. Thread: My FGMO results

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    Hi Ian, that’s the first normal word I heard. I...

    Hi Ian, that’s the first normal word I heard.
    I had the same problem like pogue an all I heard was “have don this or did you this or you must have don a mistake?????” “how often did you treat,...
  12. Thread: Starter Strips

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    Now don’t tell me you keeping bees on small...

    Now don’t tell me you keeping bees on small cells and using your oil fogging on top of it.
    How many beekeepers using small cells on this board?? If someone likes to go the way with small cells...
  13. Thread: Starter Strips

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    You also can make your own wax sheets. It’s...

    You also can make your own wax sheets. It’s something you can do during the wintertime. I made my own mold from silicon and this works fine. The sheets are a little bit bigger but that’s ok, when I...
  14. Thread: Starter Strips

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    You can use starter strips there is no problem,...

    You can use starter strips there is no problem, all you have to do wire your frames horizontal and melt the strips (approx 2 inch) in the wire. .. on top not on the bottom. <G>
    You also can extract...
  15. Thread: Aistan strips

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    It is really bad to hear what happen with your...

    It is really bad to hear what happen with your bees. I’m reading my bee magazine from this month and there is an article about Perizin from Bayer (Cumafos). Warning to use it, many beekeepers in the...
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    Hi Michael, they’re other reason. Smaller cells...

    Hi Michael, they’re other reason. Smaller cells means more bees per frame, Dee has at least 12% more bees per hive and they producing more honey, even if they are a little bit smaller than the bees...
  17. Thread: Aistan strips

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    Hi, we have that problem with Apistan since 1998...

    Hi, we have that problem with Apistan since 1998 in Germany and I asked the manufacturer last year what happen with the strips.
    The answer was that the mites are getting resistant and I should tread...
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