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  1. Thread: canola

    by Myron Denny
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    Re: canola

    Another Canola Question:
    One of our local group has bee's on canola, he says they have made several supers full of honey. I was told today that canola honey granulates so fast it sometimes will not...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow"

    I am taking what he said as his reply to my inquiry.
    Myron Denny
  3. Re: Stethoscope to hear the bee cluster in Winter?

    I just came in from using the plastic drink cup, I had the cup upside down, I put it on top of the telescoping cover with my ear to the bottom end. There is an innercover under that and the wind is...
  4. Re: Stethoscope to hear the bee cluster in Winter?

    I am going to try a "string phone", that crawling around on my knees make me think there has to be a better way! I had no problem hearing the bees with the plastic drink cup! I will start with 2...
  5. Re: Stethoscope to hear the bee cluster in Winter?

    I just came in from checking 3 colonies using a plastic cup like you get a soft drink in. It was very easy to hear the activity in the hive, I was listening through the wood on the back. I thumped...
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    Insurance for Queen shipping

    I have always insisted the queens I purchase be insured. So far I have not had any come in dead. At what point does the insurance stop? I am guessing when they are picked up, is this correct? I...
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    Re: wax dipping tank design

    There is an article titled: Revisiting Paraffin Dipping in Context of an Integrated Pest Management Approach for Control of American Foulbrood
    by Jean-Pierre Chapleau & Les Reines Chapleau...
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    Re: wax dipping tank design

    I am still wondering about what I see in the youtube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5UUJT8ooVE
    Ben Little, have you watched the above Youtube? I looked at the FW Jones beekeeping catalog, I do...
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    Re: wax dipping tank design

    Prices; Brood box $50, Med box $40, Shallow box $30, Bottom board $40.
    These are the main pieces to focus on dipping in Bees Wax.
    Remember, you'll never have to paint again! What is that worth to...
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    Re: wax dipping tank design

    I have watched the YouTube Miso Ivkovic did several times. What I don't understand is they are painting the waxed boxes 2 times while they are still hot from the cooking. I would think the treated...
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    Re: wax dipping tank design

    There is a youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5UUJT8ooVE on dipping woodenware that is very interesting. I have questions regarding what I am seeing. Is there some way these people can be...
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    Re: wax dipping tank design

    Michael Bush:
    How many medium boxs does the 230 lbs of bees wax and Gum Rosin treat?
    I use deep boxs, how many deeps will 230 lbs of wax and Gum Rosin treat?
    How much head room on top do you...
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    Re: wax dipping tank design

    This question is for Ben Little:
    Did you come up with a design for a wax or paraffin dipping tank that works?
    Will you share it with me? Mdenny4396@aol,com
  14. Thread: oil pans

    by Myron Denny
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    Re: oil pans

    I also use 14"X18" used cafeteria trays, I bought them for $1. I put a small amout of Diatomacious Earth in them instead of oil, they work!
  15. Re: Found worms in my mite trap under the hive??? What are they?

    The white larva I took to our local Extension office was identified as some kind of wasp or mud dobber. They indicated it was no threat to the colony.
  16. Re: Found worms in my mite trap under the hive??? What are they?

    I worked the last of my supers today, there were several white worms on and in the combs. My combs are "Permacomb" already drawn out plastic. The only wax is where the bee's had capped the honey. ...
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    Re: Beetle problem

    Sept 26, 2014
    I had a colony with small hive beetle problem, it is a 1 deep box colony with 1 super of wax and 1 super of pre drawn plastic comb.
    I caught 4 small hive beetles from this colony at...
  18. Re: Oxalic Acid Vaporizer Results - Users post here!

    Has anyone that has used Oxalic Acid noticed any decrease in Small Hive Beetle population?
    If you saw a decrease in population did you use the "dribble method" or the fogger?
    If Oxalic Acid does...
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    Re: SHB honey supers

    The colony with the SHB problem disappeared, the last check there was 4 frames, the queen was still laying. We caught 0 SHB in the trap. This colony was on wax foundation. Any suggestions?
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    Re: Small Yellow Jackets?

    I took a dead one you are discribing to our local Extencion office, they took a picture of it and sent it off for identification. Southern Yellow Jacket was the name we were told.
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    Re: SHB honey supers

    One of our local group has a colony that was started as a split with a laying Pol-line queen in June, it now has Small Hive Beetles in it to the point that it is dwindling. The queen is alive and...
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    Feeding brown sugar

    I think I have been told not to feed brown sugar to bee's, does anyone know for sure if it is harmful?
    Myron Denny
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    Re: Beetle problem

    Diatomaceous earth:
    Does anyone know how careful I need to be using "DE" in the hive?
    I think I read that it is a larvicide not an insecticide.
    I have used it on the ground for ant problems with...
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    Re: Hello from Oklahoma

    Welcome to Besource! I give up where is Tushka is it next to Bowlegs?
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    Re: Complety empty hive

    I had the same thing happen to a very strong colony, except it was totally robbed out. I think they swarmed and they were not successful with the new queen. I am guessing the bee's that were left...
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