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    Those number also underline the importance of...

    Those number also underline the importance of providing sufficient space for the bees to store all this watery nectar. If you just place your honey supers one at a time, the colony won't be as...
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    Thermofoil is also sold as ASTROFOIL You will...

    Thermofoil is also sold as ASTROFOIL

    You will find what it is on this site:
    http://www.astrofoil.net/astrofoil.insulation.home.html
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    Kalamin (or calamin) creams work well for the...

    Kalamin (or calamin) creams work well for the itching.
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    Here in Chicoutimi (500 km north of Montreal),...

    Here in Chicoutimi (500 km north of Montreal), winters are long and cold (snow from november to mid/end of april, with temperatures as low as -25°F). Strong hives with 2 deep bodies, wrapped with...
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    When your neighbors call you to get the yellow...

    When your neighbors call you to get the yellow jackets nest they have under the porch. You are the "beeman", you should know what to do with those "bees"...
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    I'll try the clear tape, hoping that it sticks...

    I'll try the clear tape, hoping that it sticks enough...

    Great idea thanks Michael

    Hugo
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    Greetings, I have two bee-suits with the...

    Greetings,

    I have two bee-suits with the "zipper bee-veils" on it, and just found that there is several more or less big tearings in the scring.

    What do you do with it ? I tryied sowing it with...
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    Thanks Dickm, I had yet to read BEE-L this...

    Thanks Dickm, I had yet to read BEE-L this morning, after BeeSource...

    Hugo
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    So far, nobody answered my question: Where can...

    So far, nobody answered my question:

    Where can we sent suspicious bees to verify if they are or aren't AHB ? What labs in the US does the DNA tests ?

    Hugo
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    Here up North feeding 1:1 in fall would represent...

    Here up North feeding 1:1 in fall would represent to great of a volume to give the suffisant amount of sugar to the bees in order to survive our long and cold winters. I overwinter my hives outside,...
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    The discussion on BEE-L was not referring to AFBs...

    The discussion on BEE-L was not referring to AFBs overwintering in N-E, but being brought back from pollination in FL during the summer.

    Hugo
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    Where can you get them tested ? Hugo

    Where can you get them tested ?

    Hugo
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    Anyway, you would have a really hard time trying...

    Anyway, you would have a really hard time trying to dissolve sugar in water at a 5:1 ratio.....

    Aristée
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    I used Bee-O-Pac for the first time this year. I...

    I used Bee-O-Pac for the first time this year. I bought 3 medium hive bodies and placed 8 Bee-O-Pac frames in each. I put two of those mediums on top of a queen excluder on a two deep hive bodies...
  15. Thread: Bee O Pac

    by abeille
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    Four CAN$ each when full. (3.34 US$ on today's...

    Four CAN$ each when full. (3.34 US$ on today's rate). Nobody is complaining about the price. C'mon, this is a delicacy...

    Hugo
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    Great idea!! Did you cut the bottom of the...

    Great idea!!

    Did you cut the bottom of the freezer out ?


    Hugo
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    How loong does it usualy take to melt wax from a...

    How loong does it usualy take to melt wax from a few frames ?
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    The residence is filled with...

    The residence is filled with BEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSS!

    Yes, you've heard it: BEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSS!
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    Is it possible to use plexiglass instead of glass...

    Is it possible to use plexiglass instead of glass ?
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    An interesting article written by Michaël T....

    An interesting article written by Michaël T. Sanford a few years ago on bee stings and "allergic" reactions:
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/AA159
  21. Thread: splits

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    Is it a good idea to put the split in place of...

    Is it a good idea to put the split in place of the parent hive and move the latter somewhere else in that yard ? The idea would be that the field bees would come back to the newly made split, making...
  22. Thread: lilac

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    Here up north lilac is in bloom just after...

    Here up north lilac is in bloom just after dandelion and before the summer flowers. I just hope that my bees will do the same as Gregg's since there won't be much else to work for the bees during...
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    Greetings everybody, been a whie since I wrote...

    Greetings everybody, been a whie since I wrote here, but I kept reading...

    I am moving my hives this spring to a yard wich is surrounded by lilacs ( Syringa vulgaris ). I really don't know what to...
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    Here in Alma, Quebec, we just had our first snow...

    Here in Alma, Quebec, we just had our first snow storm of the year. About a foot of snow is already on the hives and the groound. Winter is going to be there from now on to april, with temperatures...
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    I had four hives this season: two nucs and two...

    I had four hives this season: two nucs and two overwintered colonies. The colonies spent the summer on two brood boxes with queen excluders. I had no frames built for the honey supers, so the bees...
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