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    Re: OAV measure by copper cap

    Sounds about right.
  2. Thread: Storing drawn comb

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    Re: Storing drawn comb

    Thanks for the info on moth terminology Mark, I have never had moth problems with my honey supers however there are times I need to store brood comb and the acetic acid soaked rag at the top of the...
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    Re: Storing drawn comb

    That is good news to me Cam, I am again inclined to give it a try.
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    Re: Storing drawn comb

    Thanks for the heads up on the acetic acid laketrout, I definitely don't want rusted frame nails and wires.

    And the answer to your question is in the pdf you linked, check out the next to last...
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    Re: Storing drawn comb

    FlowerPlanter,
    On Ebay I can see two different kinds of glacial acetic acid, one is marked "poison" and the other is marked "food grade 99.85% pure", which do you use? I ask because I am considering...
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    Re: Fall flow in south central PA?

    My hives are bringing in Japanese Knotweed nectar and small amounts of Goldenrod nectar this past week, next weekend I will probably place 1 medium super on the hives that are up on their winter...
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    Re: Any problems with your commercial vaporizor?

    Hey nifty, I like it :)
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    Re: Any problems with your commercial vaporizor?

    Hello Dr Jeseuss,
    I seen your message earlier in the day but didn't have time until now to write to you, I must have unsubscribed from the thread link you sent me but hey we have finally caught up...
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    Re: Destroyed Comb in the Extractor

    Expanded metal mesh for comb support is very important in a tangential extractor, I use an old Dadant two frame tangential and the whole surface of the comb is supported by stainless steal expanded...
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    Re: August on mite control

    Yes beepro it is that time, I have already done two treatments and will be doing two or three more in the coming weeks, I want to be set and ready for the September Goldenrod flow, I already have...
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    Re: OAV vs Dribble? Whats your choice?

    Dribbling is done one time in November when brooding has ended and the bees are clustering for winter, the Varroa mites will be killed but the viral load remains weakening the hives over winter. OAV...
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    Re: Summers goldenrod is good this year

    I hate to hear that you all are having such a hard time of it out there on the west coast Sky, if I could send you some rain I would, I hope next year is a better one for you.
  13. Thread: Flow?

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    Re: Flow?

    Better have a drawn super or two ready, I have a feeling were in for a nice flow :thumbsup:.
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    Re: Summers goldenrod is good this year

    The purple weed gives my picture contrast I would just hate to pull the little fellow :D.
  15. Thread: HUGE Hornets!!

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    Re: HUGE Hornets!!

    Glad I could help :D.
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    Summers goldenrod is good this year

    Usually the summer goldenrod won't produce nectar and my hives will drop 10 pounds in weight per week from mid to late summer, however with the almost daily rain we have had during the first two...
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    Re: Hi fellow beekeepers :)

    Welcome John
  18. Thread: how many supers

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    Re: how many supers

    I have 10 hives and run three supers on each and the reason for using three is this number is needed to get me through the wildflower flow during May/June. Extracting after each flow suits me,...
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    Re: Flow?

    Looks like you found the source of the yellow pollen, goldenrod is a blessing to see in summer or fall :).
  20. Thread: Strange behavior?

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    Re: Strange behavior?

    Bees are frugal creatures, they will only build comb when needed for growing the nest and storing nectar during nectar flows.
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    Re: Flow?

    They might be feeding on the summer goldenrod, usually it doesn't provide much if anything at all but my hives are giving off the slight fragrance commonly associated with this weed and the bees are...
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    Re: I'm such an IDIOT at times

    Ray,
    I lost a queen the same way a few years ago and I felt like an idiot as well, after that experience I came across a neat video from Michael Palmer, it is entitled "Queenless test" but it could...
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    Re: Intervine or let this one play out

    Sounds like they are doing a great job feeding the new queen cells, I agree with Michael let it play out.
  24. Thread: HUGE Hornets!!

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    Re: HUGE Hornets!!

    Very serendipitous, a nifty discovery indeed :).
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    Re: HUGE Hornets!!

    ooops double post
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