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  1. Thread: Coupelarvae

    by Taliesin
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    >I will ask this question a second time. Does...

    >I will ask this question a second time. Does anyone use those little plastic mating nucs?

    These are very popular here in Norway. We have a very short season for Queen-rearing, and want to use as...
  2. >I've never seen honey frement in the hive, but I...

    >I've never seen honey frement in the hive, but I can't say it's impossible. Again, I haven't every lived in a humid climate.

    Common enough problem some years here in Norway during the...
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    Normally when catching a swarm, the queen sits in...

    Normally when catching a swarm, the queen sits in the middle. Dumping the swarm into a box, and not getting all the bees, cam make you wonder if you got the queen or not. The bees will tell you, if...
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    I started with bees at the tender age of 14, and...

    I started with bees at the tender age of 14, and quickly attached myself to a local beekeeper as his voluntary apprentice. I started out with 6 hives myself, and I know well today that I would not...
  5. Thread: oxalic acid

    by Taliesin
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    LoggerMike wrote >Something I have wondered...

    LoggerMike wrote
    >Something I have wondered about.I have some brood combs that have been in use for 30 years.The cells are noticeably smaller from cocoon buildup.So are the bees.Do the 4.9 cells...
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    Here in Norway we have tin-strips which have...

    Here in Norway we have tin-strips which have stampet out notches the width of the beespace/frame, they are easy to use, and keeps the frames stable through transport. They are thin, so they fit well...
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