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  1. Thread: Candles,etc.

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    Candles,etc.

    I need to know what would be the best book for instructions on how to make candles and soaps(from hive products.)I want the soap to be pretty natural with honey and wax,etc.
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    wooden ware treatment

    I'm looking for something to treat my wooden ware with.I have seen perm e8 in catologs,but I only need about a gallon not five gallon.Is there something at menards or lowes that I can get that won't...
  3. Thread: maple wood

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    maple wood

    Can I build supers out of maple wood?
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    does the mineral oil say food grade?the stuff I...

    does the mineral oil say food grade?the stuff I see at wal mart in the pharmacy just says mineral oil.will it work?
  5. Thread: soap recipe?

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    I want to make just a few bars of soap for home...

    I want to make just a few bars of soap for home use.Would anyone be willing to share there recipe with me.I know some people have fine tuned the recipe and are better than the books.My wife likes...
  6. Thread: melting wax?

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    I have wax that I need to melt,but I do not have...

    I have wax that I need to melt,but I do not have a solar wax melter or any other kind of wax melter.Is there a way I can get it melted another way?
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    THEY WILL BE IN A BUILDING WITH NO HEAT EXCEPT...

    THEY WILL BE IN A BUILDING WITH NO HEAT EXCEPT FOR WHEN I GO OUT TO PUT FRAMES TOGETHER OR SKIN SOME ANIMALS FROM TRAPPING.SO I'LL JUST HAVE THE HEATER ON WHEN I'M OUT THERE.SO I JUST NEED TO KNOW IF...
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    How often do I need to change the foundation in...

    How often do I need to change the foundation in my honey supers?Is it like the brood chambers,every 7 years,or do you have to change them at all because the bees clean them out?
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    Can I keep supers in a building where I will be...

    Can I keep supers in a building where I will be heating with a kerosene heater?Will it absorb into the comb and contaminate it?
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    i will be getting packages at the end of...

    i will be getting packages at the end of april.should i go ahead and treat them for afb and efb,yes and also fumidil.or should i wait till fall and do it?i dont want to miss the start of the honey...
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    so i should have about 2 acres per hive?does that...

    so i should have about 2 acres per hive?does that sound right?
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    how many acres of alfalfa clover do i need to...

    how many acres of alfalfa clover do i need to keep my 8 hives in and produce plenty of honey?
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    r weaver sold out on packages.does anyone know...

    r weaver sold out on packages.does anyone know where i can order them from someone else?
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    i must be doing something wrong.i wrap my...

    i must be doing something wrong.i wrap my hives,they have insulated tops on them and they have plenty of food.i know most other people are not even wrapping them and are doing fine.i live in iowa,it...
  15. Thread: NUCS

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    i guess i dont understand using nucs.do i use...

    i guess i dont understand using nucs.do i use them for making splits or what?what are advantages?can someone please explain in lamens terms.so i can understand better.
  16. Thread: BEE STINGS

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    just to let everyone know,later on that kniht...

    just to let everyone know,later on that kniht everything was back to normal.but for just in case measures i got one of the epi pen shots to carry with me.like i said early been stung before no...
  17. Thread: BEE STINGS

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    i have been stung before,but this time it was on...

    i have been stung before,but this time it was on the ear,my lips swelled up and under my arms swelled up,and i'm coughing.anybody have a reaction like this before?
  18. Thread: SICK BEES

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    treat for varroa,or the wing disease,what do i...

    treat for varroa,or the wing disease,what do i use for the wing disease?
  19. Thread: SICK BEES

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    i have some bees with deformed wings and are...

    i have some bees with deformed wings and are loooooking pretty sickly.is it from the varroa mites or something else?
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    does anyone know of companies that sell bee...

    does anyone know of companies that sell bee related stuff,like bee stickers,magnets,stuffed animals,anything related to bees and beekeeping.
  21. Thread: HIVE SWARMED

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    i went to check my hives one was about empty,i...

    i went to check my hives one was about empty,i checked them the week before they were full of bees now one hive is not.they had stores.
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    i want to order some n.w.c package bees,does...

    i want to order some n.w.c package bees,does anyone know where i can order them and they will ship them to iowa?
  23. Thread: mite control

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    this is to control vorroa?does it kill them or...

    this is to control vorroa?does it kill them or just drive them out?
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    COULD SOMEONE RECCOMMEND A GOOD QUEEN REARING...

    COULD SOMEONE RECCOMMEND A GOOD QUEEN REARING BOOK,ALSO I'M LOOKING INTO BUYING A GRAFTING TOOL,IF I'M GOING TO BUY ONE I WOULD LIKE TO BUY A GOOD ONE,ANY SUGGESTIONS ON THOSE.THANKS,JIM TENNANT
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