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    I can't seem to find a link to web site for the...

    I can't seem to find a link to web site for the JB200 Oxalic evaporator

    Please help me.
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    I think that threshholds are important. ...

    I think that threshholds are important. Threshholds probably change depending on where you live and climate conditions. For me if I see any drop on a sticky board I will treat for varroa. To many...
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    you have to include the Cowen and Cook & Beal...

    you have to include the Cowen and Cook & Beal extractors It would'nt be a complete survey without.

    Most of the honey in Canada and the USA is extracted by these large machines

    You should do...
  4. large commercial beekeeper. I also need to write...

    large commercial beekeeper. I also need to write my accountant a check to keep the taxman happy. I claim to know very little about bees and I am very interested in other methods of working bees.
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    To many people.

    To many people.
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    We made a bunch of splits this week. We pulled 1...

    We made a bunch of splits this week. We pulled 1 frame of brood and 3 frames of bees from strong hives. we moved these hives to shltered nurse yards, where we can moniter thier progress. Instaling...
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    Apr 8 Aspen trees started blooming, noticed...

    Apr 8 Aspen trees started blooming, noticed pollen for the first time.
    Apr 9 saw some yellow pollen coming in, so the crocus must have started blooming.
    Apr 10 first poplar trees starting to bloom....
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    I like Rob's Idea maybe use a tiger torch instead...

    I like Rob's Idea maybe use a tiger torch instead should go a little faster.

    We use an old comercial laundry spinner. It holds aprox 200 frames apply steam for 15 minutes then spin the frames all...
  9. I wonder why my post got buggered? this is how...

    I wonder why my post got buggered?
    this is how it is supposed to read.

    I also agree that it is best to start the plastic in the honey super then move it down into the brood chamber after it is...
  10. Reason I like black plastic in the brood chamber...

    Reason I like black plastic in the brood chamber is because it is easier to inspect the egg and larvae. There is a better color contrast.

    I don't think the bees can tell the difference between...
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    First I have never heard of Food Grade Formic and...

    First I have never heard of Food Grade Formic and I have been using the stuf for the last 15 years. I don't believe that I can go to the grocery store and purchase formic acid. I don't believe that...
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    What is the effect of checkmite in queens? I...

    What is the effect of checkmite in queens? I have noticed a general decrease in the quality of the queens coming out of California over the last couple of years. does not matter which supplier. ...
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    he is considering buying some packages again this...

    he is considering buying some packages again this year, still has his cows I believe.

    I do not know of any research being done on the queens. With the amount of queens that come from...
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    OA sould be registered for use this year...

    OA sould be registered for use this year sometime.

    Check mite is a harsh chemical. I only used it one year. the quality and longevity of the queens that I purchased is realy going down hill, I...
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    sorry just doing some thinking it was prototype #...

    sorry just doing some thinking it was prototype # 3
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    that was prototype # 2. I have simplified the...

    that was prototype # 2. I have simplified the evapotator considerably since then. I found the Liquid OA to corrosive for me to deal with. The stuff eats stainless steel!!
  17. I would use the drawn comb. The down side to...

    I would use the drawn comb.

    The down side to useing only foundation is they need to be fed continuously till there is a honey flow. the package will be delayed a couple of weeks. keeping pollen...
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    All you need to do is sublimate the OA and blow...

    All you need to do is sublimate the OA and blow it into the hive. there are a lot of different ways this can be done. I can't see why your method should'nt work. the only issue I see is the...
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    It all depends on how many infected combs are in...

    It all depends on how many infected combs are in the hive. How healthy the hive is. Weather or not the AFB is resistant to Oxytet or not. If you had an inpection sheduled get the situation out in...
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    how many supers per hour? good idea though,...

    how many supers per hour? good idea though, beats cranking by hand
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    I dipped my bottom boards in beeswax, just...

    I dipped my bottom boards in beeswax, just because I had it. The beeswax was at 90degrees Celcius any hoter and the water in my waterjacketed wax holding tank starts to boil. Since we soaked the...
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    Oxalic Acid is the best. But it mayby to late to...

    Oxalic Acid is the best. But it mayby to late to use it now because all the hives are brooding up. OA does not kill mites that are under capped brood, so weekly vaporizations will be nessasary now...
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    We used to use a 12 volt battery or a 12 volt car...

    We used to use a 12 volt battery or a 12 volt car battry charger. 1 wire hooked to the posative and 1 to the negative. the other end we had the wires poked through a stick ( 3/4 by 3/4 and just...
  24. No but I had complaints of my bees eating raiding...

    No but I had complaints of my bees eating raiding bird feeders 2 weeks ago
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    I'll make sure you get something to use this fall.

    I'll make sure you get something to use this fall.
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