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    Re: Device to sweep of bees - interesting

    Here material and craftsman to assemble it cost around 250 USD.. It is widely used here. Handy, cause you can attach on car battery and move behind hives.
  2. Re: Why not have few very large hives instead of many small ones?

    about 20 days before main forage 12-16 frames of brood shown OK for me, nothing more or less ( black locust forage). Not buckfast at my place..
  3. Thread: nuc stands

    by Goran
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    Re: nuc stands

    Between milk and beer I choose beer. :)

    Also cause is for separate nucs each stand, You can place them in different directions and distances to have less problems with queens returning from...
  4. Thread: nuc stands

    by Goran
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    Re: nuc stands

    Other solutions.
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=22349&stc=1

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=22350&stc=1
  5. Thread: nuc stands

    by Goran
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    Re: nuc stands

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=22348&stc=1

    Buy beer in plastic casket. Drink the beer and you have a nuc stand. :D
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    Re: Feed bag inner covers.

    I don't know does it helps.. When bees go into winter mode they need a peace until the brooding start again. If you constantly in critical period force them to intensively work on sugar and be active...
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    Re: Slovenian type Bee Houses

    Type in google picture search:

    " kontejner za až košnice"

    And you may find some ideas.
  8. Re: Setting up a mating nuc then transitioning from mating nuc to?

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?308414-Will-a-2-frame-mating-box-work&p=1233439#post1233439
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    Re: Will a 2-frame mating box work?

    Quote:
    "Some queen-breeders use a very small hive with much smaller frames than their common ones for keeping their queens in till mated, but for several reasons I consider it best to have but the...
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    Re: TRUCKS post a picture of your rig!

    Movable roof, both sides doors, summer temps here are till 40Celsius. Safer and easier to transport. Inside when work, intense smell of propolis, honey, pollen, bees. Buzz.. When bad weather and have...
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    Re: TRUCKS post a picture of your rig!

    And now something completely different.
    Not mine, and not truck.. I am more for such "movable apiary". Just go beneath with truck and load in a short time.. Sparing time and "energy"....
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    Re: Nosema Spring Treatment

    I use as prevention nozevit ( it can be applied either in syrup or pattie), it is claimed organic and harmless for the people. The reason why I use it cause earlier here were some research at my area...
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    Re: Formic application methods question

    Lady tampons as carrier directly on top bars( with wings:D), I used on several colonies, seems effective. This year intend to treat whole apiary and observe thoroughly. Had no queen losses, seems...
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    Re: Problems with Carniolan Queen

    Carnies have to be prepared as you say for the winter. Stimulative feed ( at my place that is August)to not decrease brood rapidly, to have as many you can winter bees. Adequate stores...
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    Re: beekeeper beginner from Slovenia

    Bottom metal bars, metal spacers. Not easy but when get the routine not such fuss..

    Some played and made langs something simmilar.
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    Re: 2015's Queen marking color easier to see

    Yellow..http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=16076&stc=1
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    Re: Frames for mini-nucs; wild hair idea?

    ..
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=16061&stc=1
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=16062&stc=1...
  18. Thread: Dark Queen

    by Goran
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    Re: Dark Queen

    I wonder why :D

    At my place we are blessed with carnies. There is so much diversity within carnies, that I never wish any other to try. But also cause carnies are here native, they are most...
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    Re: beekeeper beginner from Slovenia

    My mentor has one, I worked with it, fast going through supers, don't bring the bees along.. More and more is used here ( let's say - popular). It runs on car battery.
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    Re: Big population hive . Management to achive that

    Err.. Cristian, return to book reading, from your text you are jumping like grasshopper, confused. If is the same way your beekeeping, need to reorganize. Also find a good mentor.
    I live relative...
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    Re: beekeeper beginner from Slovenia

    I don't work with AŽ, but I saw this video and a pics, which I think will show you what you asked for. My mentor has some AŽ grom.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=td77m9nvM1E
    ...
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    Re: beekeeper beginner from Slovenia

    I have one Pislak queen, will see her performance this spring. Also know some other beeks that are satisfied with them, will see their results this season also. Also I know they are sold wide in...
  23. Thread: Winter pictures?

    by Goran
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    Re: Winter pictures?

    I'm glad you like it. Here is with snow. http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=15866&stc=1
    This is one older pic. These days we have pretty much snow, but I broke my camera and...
  24. Thread: Winter pictures?

    by Goran
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    Re: Winter pictures?

    When I have time I stand in front of hives, and watch the rush before rain and enjoy ( someone could think there is some robbing), and some moments before all goes quiet. Maybe few bees in return. ...
  25. Thread: Winter pictures?

    by Goran
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    Re: Winter pictures?

    Altitude is about 360-370m AMSL. Watching storms coming from horizont, and how bees react and predict the weather change, also interesting.
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