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    Sticky: Re: squarepeg 2015 treatment free experience

    Ha sorry SP I'm sure you got your extracting under control. Following his post on his crop and harvesting, I was enquiring re progress on the Bispham Comb and Honey Melter espoused in this thread...
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    Sticky: Re: squarepeg 2015 treatment free experience

    Got your honeycomb melter ready to fire up?
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    The producers have never said anything other than that this was an initial offer, and after that the price may go up.

    In the light of this I have been surprised reading all the posts doing maths...
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    Re: NO BEES

    Yes, if there was no brood this thing has been in play for longer than just overnight. My guess no brood, no queen, no reason for the bees to stick around.
  5. Re: One more reason to keep bees...... hair loss treatment?

    Well if I went back 20 years & started using maybe I'd have been in with a chance.
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    Ha Ha wanna put money on that? ;)
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    Re: 'Native' & 'Local'

    Thing is, prior to Isle of Wight disease, and the mass shipment of bees from country to country, the black bees of Britain were not one identical race. They were certainly similar and no doubt...
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    Re: Yep, bees in the smoker. Wait....What?

    Ha! You tell the story with flair! :D
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    Re: Aficanized bees are fake

    Read the article and it appears there are 2 different lines of thought going here. One is that Africanised bees are just hype, and the other one proposed by Lusby is that Africanised bees are real...
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    Re: NO BEES

    The answer to this could reveal a lot, what is the answer TRIMMAN?
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    Re: Aficanized bees are fake

    I remember some years ago one of those anti neonics people had several aliases and was running threads single handedly. He was banned or moderated off, but later would pop back up with a new...
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    Re: Aficanized bees are fake

    LOL, reading the first page makes a lot more sense now, I think you sleuthed it out! ;)
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    Re: Treated first time today

    My apologies all for getting dragged into this stupidity. (blush).
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    Re: Treated first time today

    Mike here is the topic.



    I noticed you have offered nothing to the OP. Right from the first sentence of your first post (post 4) you were straight into arguing, which is obviously more...
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    Re: Treated first time today

    You are confused.

    As to my name, you will be quite aware you have spelled it many different ways. So many ways it is clearly an attempt to aggravate. If you really thought it had a d, you wouldn't...
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    Re: Treated first time today

    Well you like using my real name instead of my user name, and enjoy spelling it differently all the time, amazing how many permutations you have thought up. My user name is Oldtimer and OT is a...
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    Re: Treated first time today

    Like I said, I'm not a moderator and do not care what you want to discuss or make the thread about.

    However your question was about how to stop the thread being about you. I suggested a way. If...
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    Re: Treated first time today

    Mike if you want the thread to stop being about you it's easy.

    Simply stop making it about yourself and your agendas such as commercial bashing, don't go there any more. Then refer to post one,...
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    Re: Can you go treatment free after treating?

    Bee Weaver.

    From their site - "When a BeeWeaver Queen heads your colony you will be able to throw away those expensive mite treatments".

    http://www.beeweaver.com/welcome

    I have never used...
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    Re: Running two queen colonies

    As in cut comb?

    We never did cut comb when I worked for those guys it was all extracted, although there was certainly quality honeycomb that would have been suitable. But the 2 queeners made...
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    Re: Running two queen colonies

    Agreed.
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    Re: Why a cell starter and finisher?

    Thought about it but realised I would look at it 10 years later and be embarrassed by all the mistakes I made in it. I believe beekeeping is a lifetime of learning and at the end of it we have still...
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    Re: Treated first time today

    Harley be aware this argument does go both ways. It can be used unfairly on people who do have genuinely long lived hives, but it is also used by people claiming "this hive has been there 20 years"...
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    Re: Treated first time today

    Ha Ha, must be something in the air today. :D
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    Re: Running two queen colonies

    Hi Scituatema, I had a search but couldn't find anything exactly how I do it although there are some videos on the subject, some of them are rather long on words and short on information so I'm not...
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