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    Re: Is this a reasonable approach?

    I have several queens that will squeeze thru a queen excluder. Are you sure she isn't in the top box that you moved off?
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    Re: Honey byproduct identification help?

    Could the thinner product be mead?

    Had some one give me some mead and it worked off for a couple of months after I received it.
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    Re: Lowes paid me to paint my new nuc's!

    I bought some of the Valspar paint for another project and on the rebate form it does say it can not be used for mis-tints. If they do honor the rebate lets us know.
  4. Re: first split ever, delayed queen addition. Questions

    threepingsthree

    You've learned the lesson many others have learned
    To wait till you have queens in hand to make your splits. I have read enough on this forum to know that good laid plans don't...
  5. Thread: NWC Queens

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    Re: NWC Queens

    Queens arrived and they look good.
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    Re: NWC Queens

    So orders are going out on time?

    Should have 11 shipping this week and haven't heard anything about when to expect them.
  7. Re: Are you keeping your honey prices same as last year?

    I raised my prices this year
    pint was 10.00 now 13.00
    quart was 20.00 now 25.00
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    Re: Using deep frames in 2 medium boxes?

    Bees are great house keepers, they carry any waste out of the hive.

    Solid bottom boards are fine, nothing to worry about.
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    Re: Purvis Queens

    Last post on his face book page is April 2013 recommending Magli Honey Company.
    The week before that he thanks Colorado Spring for the warm welcome.
    He sold most of his equipment and said he...
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    Re: Can't find queens, will this work?

    Thanks Michael,
    I was worried that I was overlooking something.
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    Can't find queens, will this work?

    Asking for opinions. I don't see any reason this shouldn't work, but I could be missing something.

    I have queens coming in 2 weeks. Plan is to overwinter them as double nucs like I did last year. ...
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    Re: How to REMOVE the hood?

    Have washed my Ultra Breeze several times and never took the hood off.
    I zip it closed and wash it on a gentle cycle.
    Wouldn't do this if I had a machine that had an aggregator (sp), I have a...
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    Re: New world Queens

    Butte bee

    Will you have any more queens?

    I called and left a message last week but I guess you had already sold out as you didn't return my call.
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    Re: Removing queen cells from plastic

    Removed 3 queen cells from plastic frames this week. So far so good, waiting for them to hatch.

    I've also made little push in cages to go over queen cells to protect them when there is more...
  15. Re: Started my Hopkins Method of Queen Rearing today. Day 1

    Tomkat
    Please keep us posted on how this is working.
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    Re: New world Queens

    How much for 5 queens shipped to 37032?
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    Re: Ultra breeze suits?!

    I have an Ultra Breeze(UB) and the one from Mann Lake(ML). I prefer the Ultra Breeze.

    The sleeves have Velcro on the UB so that you can adjust them, the ML has elastic which isn't small enough...
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    Re: Cost of Honey?

    $13 a pint, $25 for a quart and I sell out.
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    Re: Beekeepers stand up and be counted

    Not understanding the replies about this being an old thread. I started this thread yesterday (5/22/2014)


    Again thank you to those that signed the petition.
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    Re: Beekeepers stand up and be counted

    Thank you to those that signed, right now they are educating as many on the zoning board as will listen.

    The codes do not mention honeybees, it deals with livestock.


    Reidflys, she has about...
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    Beekeepers stand up and be counted

    Beekeepers in Clarksville, TN city limits are being told they can't keep bees unless they are able to have their hives al least 200 feet from any property line.

    We have started a petition to get...
  22. Re: Best New World Carniolan Queen Breeders?

    I also got a couple of New World Carniolan Queen from Honey Run Apiaries last year and they are gentle an dhave really built up this spring.
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    Re: RidgeTop Apiaries, Mike Haney

    Earl of Chatman

    Can we get an up date on how your queens did, did they make it thru the winter
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    Re: Good synthetic gloves?

    Third year as a beekeeper and this is what I started using last spring.

    http://www.harborfreight.com/5-mil-nitrile-gloves-powder-free-medium-100-pc-68496-8478.html

    I've taken less then a...
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    Re: Beeswax for sale.

    Received the wax on Friday, smells delicios, can't wait to make some lotion and lip balm.
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