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  1. Thread: Banking Queens?

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    I received a shipment of 15 queens today. ...

    I received a shipment of 15 queens today. Problem here is I only have use for about 4 of them. They were a prize that I won last year at a raffle and I have not yet found anyone else in the area...
  2. Thread: drone comb

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    I am trying this out for the first time this...

    I am trying this out for the first time this year. I could go into detail or you can visit this page:

    http://www.xs4all.nl/~jtemp/dronemethod.html
  3. Thread: Dead Hive

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    Michael, is putting them in a plastic bag a bad...

    Michael, is putting them in a plastic bag a bad or good idea?
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    I am thinking about doing a hive for comb honey...

    I am thinking about doing a hive for comb honey production next year and I've been reading alot on the subject. Richard Taylor and other advocate stuffing an existing 2 deep story hive into a...
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    Barry, Might I suggest looking into upgrading...

    Barry,

    Might I suggest looking into upgrading to a free software bulletin board like PHPBB? That way you can continue to upgrade in the future without having to fork over any cash.
  6. Thread: New Frames

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    Hmmm, can't say I have personally heard anything...

    Hmmm, can't say I have personally heard anything about the uncappers. If anybody knows how much these things cost though let us know.
  7. The E.F. Phillips beekeeping collection...

    The E.F. Phillips beekeeping collection has the 1879 edition of ABC and the 1853 edition of Hive and the Honeybee on-line for free viewing.
  8. Thread: New Frames

    by TDITim
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    So my club got a look at the new Honey Supercell...

    So my club got a look at the new Honey Supercell frames this week that have been in the journals as of late. These things are indestructable in my opinion. They don't flex at all like the Pierco 1...
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    So its almost fall and I was doing an inspection...

    So its almost fall and I was doing an inspection on my newest hive. They didn't have the second deep 100% built out with wax last I checked a few weeks back. This inspection they actually had no...
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    I took a couple of pictures available here ...

    I took a couple of pictures available here that show my first attempt at a vortex style escape board. I had only used those porter bee escapes in the past, but these vortex boards are really nice. ...
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    For the screen you will want to use #8 mesh...

    For the screen you will want to use #8 mesh hardware cloth. You should be able to find some at a local hardware shop.
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    Thanks for the info everyone! There are only a...

    Thanks for the info everyone! There are only a few plants along the road near my apiary, but as I said, abundant numbers of bees and yellow jackets on it. I was able to find this page with a good...
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    I need some assistance from those of you in the...

    I need some assistance from those of you in the know on plants and weeds. I've noticed over the past couple of weeks that a number of my bees have been on the plant in these pictures and am...
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    Hi, I am wondering if anyone has some plans...

    Hi,

    I am wondering if anyone has some plans for building a couple of display cases for showing shallow extracting frames at fairs and honey shows? If not, does anyone know about any good books...
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    I too had this year for the first time a package...

    I too had this year for the first time a package without candy in it. I understand that this is the norm for California packages. Anyway, the gentlemen whom I bought the bees from suggested that...
  16. Thread: Landing Spot

    by TDITim
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    Thanks for the advice. I actually have that...

    Thanks for the advice. I actually have that reducer on the 4" setting (largest). I usually take them off around the middle to end of May, but it was mostly in the 30's and 40's until a few days...
  17. Thread: Landing Spot

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    I installed new package of Italians this spring...

    I installed new package of Italians this spring and I noticed that instead of flying right into the entrance or onto the landing board like my other hives do, these gals like to land on the bottom of...
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