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  1. Thread: odor in honey

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    odor in honey

    I am short on honey this year, and bought 5 gal from a well established apiary, had it shipped to me, it has a very bad odor and a bad taste. Can I feed it to my bees, and will they clean it up?...
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    WTB bulk honey, in 5 gal. pails

    Want to buy 5, 5 gal. pails of honey as close to Ok. as posssible
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    Re: Where to Buy Bulk Sugar?

    Look in the for sale section. Rainesridgefarm had it for .27 per# on pallets. food grade sugar good luck.
  4. Thread: Laying queen

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    Laying queen

    I need a laying Queen. If any of you have one for sale, please let me know. Thanks Glen
  5. Thread: Wax mosth's

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    Re: Wax mosth's

    Thanks Fellows:
    I have the frames in the freezer. Again Thanks
  6. Thread: Wax mosth's

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    Wax mosth's

    I have lost the queen in one of my strong hives, and wax moth's are in it. Two of the supers are full of honey can I leave them out where the other bees can get the honey, or will they carry eggs and...
  7. Thread: Queen

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    Queen

    If you loose your queen and there isn't any eggs young enough for the workers to raise a new queen, Will a worker lay, and will they raise a new queen from the workers eggs? I've heard this both...
  8. Thread: queen laying

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    queen laying

    I was at a bee meeting last evening. The speaker was supposed to be well learned in bee keeping. He made a statement that he had a queen that was only laying drone eggs. I have always heard that all...
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    Purchase of nuc's

    I live in north central Ok. and am wanting to buy 3 or 4 nucs this spring. I want disease and mite resistant. Any recommendations will be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
  10. Thread: Top Bar Hives

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    Top Bar Hives

    I hear a lot of talk on top bar hives. Have any of you tried them, what are the advantages, disadvantages? I don't see how you could spin out the honey. Thanks
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    feeding sugar water at a central point

    Is there, or can there be a problem with feeding bee's all togeather? I am thinking of puting a feeder at a point about 100yd's from the hives and letting the bee's all feed at this point. When...
  12. Thread: Requeening

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    Requeening

    When is the best time of the year to requeen? Thanks in advance
  13. Thread: feeding new hive

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    feeding new hive

    How long should we feed sugar syrup after hiving packaged bee's?
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    Re: Painting Extractor

    This is an older machine, today theyare probably made with a rustproof materiial. Epoxy from Brushy Mountain is 8.50 per quart, I wouldn't call that high.
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    Painting Extractor

    I have an extractor that need's the frame holder's painted, They are steel and are showing some rust. I have ordered Camcote paint from brushy mountain to paint it with.
    My question is some of...
  16. Thread: honey extractor

    by Louie
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    Re: honey extractor

    I called him back,and he said that it was maxant, Thanks for the info.
  17. Thread: honey extractor

    by Louie
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    honey extractor

    There's a fellow close by that has a Maxat series 1400, Model 10 electric extractor. It is supposed to be SS 10 frame. I have never heard of this brand,and am wondering if thery are any good. Thanks...
  18. Thread: wax moth's

    by Louie
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    wax moth's

    I have a hive that the wax moth's have destroyed. If I scrape everything out can I reuse the hive body's or do I need to do something else first? Thanks
  19. Thread: Requeening

    by Louie
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    Requeening

    When is the best time to reqeen?
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    New Bees swarming

    I bought a 3 pound package of bees with Queen 4 weeks ago put them in a new hive with new foundation. Checked on them weekly and they were doing good, had some frames filled with honey and was...
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