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    My biggest concern is the wind blowing directly...

    My biggest concern is the wind blowing directly into the hive entrance, not trying to provide warmth. I plan to face my hives to the south but that is where the wind comes from in the winter. 40-50...
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    I am planning a bee yard for next year and trying...

    I am planning a bee yard for next year and trying to work out the dimensions. I am going to start with 2 hives and grow to no more than 6 at this yard. I plan to fence around with 4 foot stock fence...
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    If you were going to use hay bales for winter...

    If you were going to use hay bales for winter wind and blowing snow protection how close should you stack them to your hives, how tall? Should you do anything different in front of the entrance vs....
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    Is it just the noise that bothers them or do they...

    Is it just the noise that bothers them or do they feel threatened. Can you put an entrance reducer on or close them up completley while you mow?
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    How close to the hives were you mowing? Is there...

    How close to the hives were you mowing? Is there a "safe" distance away from a hive you can mow without a problem.
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    My dad grows grapes for a local winery and he is...

    My dad grows grapes for a local winery and he is thinking about getting some bees to help pollination. The winery guy told him they hate harvesting grapes when bees are around. He said they swarm...
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    I also could not get the link to work.

    I also could not get the link to work.
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    Ignore [This message has been edited by Steve...

    Ignore

    [This message has been edited by Steve Hamilton (edited September 10, 2003).]
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    I have been eating peanut butter and spun honey...

    I have been eating peanut butter and spun honey sandwiches for lunch almost every day for the last 20 years. I think it tastes better, it spreads easier, and it doesn’t the bread all soggy....
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    At this price they are almost disposable but can...

    At this price they are almost disposable but can you throw Tyvek in a washing machine?
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    Sorry if this is a little off topic but I...

    Sorry if this is a little off topic but I recently bought some honey that was labeled as unprocessed and unfiltered. I assume unprocessed means unheated but the honey actually had a “bad” taste. ...
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    Dee, Thanks for the reply but I am a little...

    Dee, Thanks for the reply but I am a little confused by some of your comments.

    Dee wrote:
    They would be normal in the small, medium, and large range for the race/strain that they are once fully...
  13. Again this is Hollywood. With good editing this...

    Again this is Hollywood. With good editing this shouldn't be to hard.

    First scene, release a package of bees into an outside air vent.

    Second scene, show bees flying through air ducts, you...
  14. This is Hollywood!! They want to get the bees out...

    This is Hollywood!! They want to get the bees out to use the base, not start a colony. Send a team of 4 guys in with full beekeeping suits (for effect)and portable bee vacs on their backs. If they...
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    Michael, Do you embed your "X" into the...

    Michael,
    Do you embed your "X" into the foundation? From your picture is looks like you don't, can you explain why?

    Thanks
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    If small cell bees are allowed to raise their own...

    If small cell bees are allowed to raise their own queen would this queen be smaller than “normal” queens. Or are all queens the same size regardless of the cell size the brood was raised in.

    If...
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    I have used a transformer from an electric train,...

    I have used a transformer from an electric train, I just put alligator clips on the leads. This worked great because of the variable power range.
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    Michael,I would be very interested in buying some...

    Michael,I would be very interested in buying some small cell nucs from you. Send me an email if you would and we can discuss.

    Thanks
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    Dragonfly, check out POV on beesource, USDA, item...

    Dragonfly, check out POV on beesource, USDA, item 2. They talk about why certain sugars are bad for bees.
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    Any opinion on good beekeeping magazines geared...

    Any opinion on good beekeeping magazines geared toward the hobbyist? It looks like ABJ and Bee Culture are the 2 biggest. Are there any others?
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