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    "It all goes back to who you buy from and how...

    "It all goes back to who you buy from and how good of a job they do shaking the bees."
    Camp9, can you elaborate?
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    Do you need to buy this every year?

    Do you need to buy this every year?
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    Tax Software

    What software are you using for your tax return? I am planing to do my own tax return and beside my job I've got some income from beekeeping and Christmas trees. I do not qualify for the free IRA...
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    Warre may be outdated from the commercial...

    Warre may be outdated from the commercial beekeeping point of view. However, there are some interesting ideas for people dealing with winter loses.
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    Warre's People Hive

    Did anyone here tried the Warre's hives?
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    Thank you Symplyhoney. This info is changing my...

    Thank you Symplyhoney. This info is changing my approach. Is there a certain temperature I should be shooting for that will guaranty the spore’s death? I am not using plastic.
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    I do not intent to keep the honeycomb; that goes...

    I do not intent to keep the honeycomb; that goes to candles. By "equipment" I meant all the wood. Scrape and deep. Why get a new colony to clean the sh.... of the old one, even if it's sterilized?
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    It takes time, but it is well spent. Have fun!...

    It takes time, but it is well spent. Have fun! It's hard for me to imagine that anybody will sell one that works well. Be cautious.
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    Just don't drink the methyl HVH. Ethylic is vodka...

    Just don't drink the methyl HVH. Ethylic is vodka without the water, or vodka before they add water. You need a fractional distillery.
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    Lab Oppinion

    I called a lab. While they do not have literature on the subject, one technician when trying to infect the bees with nosema accidentally put the spors in methanol instead of water and all the spores...
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    Thank You!

    Thank You!
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    nosema-equipment

    Would methylic alcohol sterilize the equipment from a nosema infected hive? (dipping) How about freezing?
    Thanks
    Daniel
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    Router Advice

    I finally decided to add a router to my table saw. What are the main things I should be looking for when choosing one, and do you have any advice on brand and source?
    Thanks a million.
    Daniel
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    Honey house drain

    When required to have a “Honey house” or room for extracting, I understand that the room needs to be wash-off. I guess that means that you can let the kids play with the water hose inside the room....
  15. I didn’t realize that the 8 frame you are talking...

    I didn’t realize that the 8 frame you are talking about has a smaller supper. I thought you use 8 frames to get deeper cells and more honey. What is the advantage of an 8 frame arrangement, beside...
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    I understand why is better to treat when...

    I understand why is better to treat when broodless, but I do not see the logic behind the temperature issue. Is the treatment less effective if they are in a tight cluster?
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    Celsius is fine with me. I lived in Halifax,...

    Celsius is fine with me. I lived in Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto, Burlington, and Guelph. Unfortunately is about -4 so I'll wait.
    By the way, Nova Scotia was the best place with the best people I've...
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    Oxalic Acid Or Not

    I get between 10 to 25 mites on the bottom board over 2 days. Should I treat ( smoke) or not? I am thinking this is a good time to get rid of the monsters.
    Thanks
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    My bees never cut out those rubber bands. I...

    My bees never cut out those rubber bands. I usually remove them when the comb is re-attached to the frame. I keep saying to myself that I need to build those half frames hinged on the bottom with...
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    -queen excluder -smoker (the "traditional" one)...

    -queen excluder
    -smoker (the "traditional" one) I use a 6" long copper pipe with a piece of cotton twisted inside. Light up one end and blow gently the smoke where you need it, than set it on top of...
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    They all marched in the super, they were 10-20...

    They all marched in the super, they were 10-20 bees around the tree I got them from, I had the queen excluder between the super and base, and now they are all gone. How did she escape, why did they...
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    Sorry Benton I thought you are talking about the...

    Sorry Benton I thought you are talking about the queen excluder. Mine is a light plywood box same size as a deep. I usually have 2 frames with foundation (old), the top and bottom are easily...
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    I haven’t use mine in 2 years, but this sound...

    I haven’t use mine in 2 years, but this sound like a logical thing to do., so I would say yes, have one ready just in case. Anybody who knows if swarms have drones? They will be 65 F tonight but it's...
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    I didn’t get the chance to move that swarm since...

    I didn’t get the chance to move that swarm since I had another one landing on a branch just as I got home. I hived them using the queen excluder as per Stangardener’s advice. Now I realize I have no...
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    Same Old Trap

    I was walking by one of my swarm traps today and here they were going in and out like they’ve been there for at least a week. This is the same trap in the same location that I had a swarm all over it...
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