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    Re: TF and AFB, part deux

    you do realize when they first brought Russians honey bees in to this country they were on an island seven miles off the coast of Louisiana for 2 or 3 years before they came to the mainland.


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    Re: TF and AFB, part deux

    I have heard from a russian Queen breeder during his open house that the USDA bee lab in Baton Rouge
    this past year or so do have bees that can withstand AFB according to him they put 100 full blown...
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    Re: TF and AFB, part deux

    It looks like we are wasting our money we need to send all the patience with Ebola to Simon Parkers only about 75% of them would die.

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: 30% overwintering losses...is that accurate?

    I can only talk for central New England it was a terrible spring. (Cold & Wet & Cold) Bees did not really get going until second week in May the blossoms controlled by temperature were late. The...
  5. Re: Maxant Extractor reel/basket runout comparison

    My first question is how do I even know if this person even bought a Maxant or not :scratch: ???



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: What size hardware cloth to keep mice out?

    Most of the time if a mouse can get his head in it will fit through.Look like if its back feet is mid air they can't get through LOL

    You use 3 mesh galvanized hardware cloth for mouse guards
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    Re: USPS FAILS at delivering queens

    The way I read the link about you cannot even file a insurance claim for 7 days on priority one day mail.



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: USPS FAILS at delivering queens

    The way I read this post today is only the fourth day ???


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: USPS FAILS at delivering queens

    You are going to receive all 4 Queens by Saturday :eek:


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Is Roundup as safe as we have been told?

    Justin,.....
    Bees in your part of the country do not collect water or propolis ??? I know for a fact bees collect water and propolis in New England

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
  11. Re: I am going to need so much advice. Please brace yourselves.

    thehackleguy
    Did you not see this.

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
  12. Re: I am going to need so much advice. Please brace yourselves.

    IMHO
    I do like your story and of your honesty for your ability. :scratch:
    All I can say is hang on and have some fun beekeeping ;)
    You need to find another way to feed bees other than open...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    Acebird .... IMHO...
    This explains a lot of your posts over the past few years. :eek:

    I'm very glad for this post at least I have a reason to buy Maxant. Even if the part is not American...
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    Re: new place to get stung

    Bumble Bees do make honey just no volume ;)
    I also realize it is not the same consistency as it is from honey bees.


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Native honey bees?

    First of all honey bees are not indigenous to North America or South AmericaI really can't tell by your picture if it's a honey bee or not it. Definitely a pollinating insect there are about 20,000...
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    Re: Bees not capping honey

    :applause::applause: :applause:



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: SSRV Beehive transport system.

    The very first two wheeled tractor come to my mind is Gravely been around at least 50 years and I do know there are a lot more two wheeled tractors in the USA



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Bees not capping honey

    I do know when I first started beekeeping I had access to two mentor that it would be difficult to replace today
    the only day I could not call them was on Sunday unless there was a swarm otherwise...
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    Re: Bees not capping honey

    IMHO..... nhoyt.
    Why would you not use every resource you have??
    Not nearly all bee inspectors as knowledgeable as Ken Warchol
    Personally I don't care who gives me the answer as long as they are...
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    Re: Bees not capping honey

    IMHO,.,......
    One of the best beekeeping in New England belongs to Worcester County beekeeping club why did you not ask him?? He is also a state inspector if nothing else he would be willing...
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    Re: SSRV Beehive transport system.

    Have seen many of these vehicles in North Africa it depends if you would have a donkey or not.
    (Returned Peace Corps Volunteer)

    RPCV Tunisia 83/85


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Pollen production

    I also would like to know what kind of resources do bees need to make one pound of bees looking for how much pollen and honey?? will you give your references that you use ??



    BEE HAPPY...
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    Re: Pollen production

    I would like to know where you got the references for how much A strong colony use (50 kilos) for pollen ???


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
  24. Re: 7D nails for supers and hive bodies (Galvanized vs hot dipped, vs electro-galvani

    If you are still nailing beehives together in my opinion you need box nails not common nails.......


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
  25. Re: 7D nails for supers and hive bodies (Galvanized vs hot dipped, vs electro-galvani

    If you are still nailing beehives together in my opinion you need box nails not common nails.......


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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