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    Re: and another small cell study

    It is not my intention to persuade anyone to change what they are doing. By all means if you believe that SC is working for you then you should continue to do what you're doing. I believe it was...
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    Re: and another small cell study

    That is a good point but the higher population was only found in one of the three studies.

    Abstract
    In three independently replicated field studies...In one of the studies, ending colony bee...
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    Re: and another small cell study

    Why should I continue to use small cell if a study has shown that it (small cell) does not control or limit mite production?...that's my logic. Why are you convenced that it is small cell controling...
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    Re: and another small cell study

    Great idea, but that would be another study.
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    Re: and another small cell study

    1. Like many I switched because I refused to continue treating
    2. No, I never treated my small cell, except for two years that I used FGMO.
    3/4. On average about the same losses, except no...
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    Re: and another small cell study

    I haven't bought queens since 2005...may be earlier.

    Generally I allow them to requeen themselves including splits.
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    Re: Fees for swarm removal

    Hey swobee,

    I find it interesting that the City requires a pest control license to remove bees. Most States and Cities only require these types of licenses if you use some type of chemical to...
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    Re: and another small cell study

    When I went to SC it was the same time I started doing removals. This of course drastically changed the breeding stock in my operation. I almost never bought bees or queens from that point on. When I...
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    Re: and another small cell study

    I don't count mites or mite loads. To be honest I never really have. If they died...good riddance. If they lived...congratulations.
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    Re: and another small cell study

    Can I assume that this was different than what you were seeing in your SC hives prior to the study? I mean, if you were having high mite populations before the study, why did you continue with the...
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    Re: and another small cell study

    ...and I thought we were done talking about this study.

    1) The study was done to find if small cell impeded mite populations.

    2) The study found that mite populations were higher in small cell...
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    See you guys were talking about me right here in...

    See you guys were talking about me right here in the chat forum and I didn't even know it!

    Hey, thanks for all the good things you've said, I'm sure I'll never hear all the other stuff. lol
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  13. Thread: small cell

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    Drifting

    Since this thread looks like it may become one of the longest threads in beesource history...interesting question - hey Barry what is the longest thread?

    Anyway, how about someone explaining this...
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    Barry

    Barry<Take Bill's SC hives as an example. He has had them going for 4 or 5 years now using no treatments. That doesn't need to be proven. It's the "what part of that fact makes it work" is the "it"...
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    Sorry for dropping off...I thought this thread...

    Sorry for dropping off...I thought this thread had slowed, but as I can see it has regained some speed. I'll try to answer the questions directed towards me in the last 12 pages. If I missed one...
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    The reason we use my (small cell) bees during the...

    The reason we use my (small cell) bees during the second part of the study is because we needed to have the bees draw out large and small cell foundation. We all know what happens when you try to get...
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    Cool thread, I learned a lot too. I myself...

    Cool thread, I learned a lot too.

    I myself have never used contracts, if for no other reason they do cost quite a bit, (I doubt I would do an adequate job at writing one) and there always seems to...
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    Mean bees are much easier to deal with than mean...

    Mean bees are much easier to deal with than mean people!

    Besides, with the bees I can smoke them or if it really gets bad I can always walk away without the bees thinking less of me. lol
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    Sorry, for not posting sooner Ted. It took me...

    Sorry, for not posting sooner Ted.

    It took me off and on two days to read through the entire thread. I almost have a head ache reading through all the snarling and gashing.

    For those of you who...
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    I love this guy! Thanks Bizzy. Just got...

    I love this guy!

    Thanks Bizzy.

    Just got back from EAS Saturday night. Had a blast and met one or two beesource members up there.

    BB
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    Yeah, but it doesn't do me any good if I can't...

    Yeah, but it doesn't do me any good if I can't share some of the coffee with you!
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    Well...I was going to reply about the big...

    Well...I was going to reply about the big corporate money that doesn't exist, but beemandan wakes up at 4 every morning. lol

    I will have to agree that the bee research you see out there is trying...
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    I'm still planning on being there, so long as I...

    I'm still planning on being there, so long as I don't get a call in the middle of the chat. See everyone there.

    BB
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    I'll be working that night, but I'll do my best...

    I'll be working that night, but I'll do my best to be there!

    BB
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    You guys can feel free to pick any topic you wish...

    You guys can feel free to pick any topic you wish to talk about. Just decide what topic you want and then start a new thread here. Oh, and make sure you assign a date and time!

    I guess I'll be...
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