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  1. Thread: Hive bodies

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    Re: Hive bodies

    Call them. They are easy to talk to.
  2. Re: I need help designing a pump system for filling inside feeders

    And a good thread it has been . I learned a couple of helpful things. I really don't want to talk about nosema:(
  3. Re: I need help designing a pump system for filling inside feeders

    I know. I just came in from, uh, pumping syrup to see whats new . Can't we talk about nosema or something?
  4. Re: Ag commissioner of Ventura county forces bee hive to move! Help needed

    Here in Shasta, when complaints are received , we are contacted by the ag dept to try to resolve the issue. If found in compliance the complainers get a letter stating such. That doesn't stop some of...
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    Re: Bee Forage Crude Protien and AA Breakdown

    There is this http://www.honeybee.com.au/Library/pollen/brassica.html
    But nothing for Tryptophan. I read somewhere that canola pollen contained all the esential amino acids needed by bees, but cant...
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    Re: Honey pipes too cold

    I still have some heating tapes I bought many years ago wrapped around bottling tanks. They warm up as soon as they are plugged in and warm the tank of cold honey. Do they still sell that kind...
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    Re: Bee Forage Crude Protien and AA Breakdown

    https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/downloads/05-054

    Fat bees Skinny bees
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    Re: Over wintering hives

    Mid 70s predicted for next weekend in the Sac valley. Wow, how will that affect the coming bloom?
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    Re: Almond Pollination 2014.2 AKA 2015.1

    This year seems weird to me.Way warmer than usual . The last few days flocks of geese and swans have been showing up in this mountain valley(3400'), coming from the south. Thats about a month early...
  10. Re: I need help designing a pump system for filling inside feeders

    I have one of the burcam gear pumps( a size smaller I think). I run it off a 1 hp electric motor here at home filling feeder jugs.Works great for thick syrup. As noted you need a pressure relief...
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    Re: Leaves on almond trees on February 5th?

    New leaves or old ones still hanging on? New leaves seems bizarre.
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    Re: Ez lift hive cart

    Funny,both of my original tires were flat last week so I put on a couple of no flats too.
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    Re: Leaves on almond trees on February 5th?

    lol
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    Re: Over wintering hives

    That one will get you every time.
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    Re: Configuration of almond bee boxes

    "All of the most important work is done in late summer / early fall".
    Couldn't agree more! For all the reasons you mentioned. My beekeeping isn't perfect, but at least I know who to blame when there...
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    Re: The do nots in beekeeping

    "Make sure you are unloading in the right almond orchard"
    Feb 1986. A pineapple express had been dumping rain on Northern Ca for days and showed no signs of stopping. We had been hand loading hives...
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    Re: Weight scale exemptions

    And whether they chase you down depends on if its a slow day or not for them!

    I stop at the scales now, but in years past, I always drove my 1 ton right on by. Maybe it was all those big black...
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    Re: Weight scale exemptions

    The original post asked about stopping at scales. I don't see that any of the MAP21 regulations will change any of that. In CA every commercial truck is supposed to stop. There was a bill (CA...
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    Re: Weight scale exemptions

    Far as I can tell,California hasn't adopted the MAP21 regs yet. These exemptions only apply to a CFV(covered farm vehicle) with plates or tags issued by the state. California does not issue these ,...
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    Re: Weight scale exemptions

    Heres an old thread from a truckers site:http://www.thetruckersreport.com/truckingindustryforum/trucking-industry-regulations/81805-bee-haulers-exempt-keeping-logbook.html

    " Part 391 does not...
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    Re: Branding boxes

    Brand new makes a good solid bronze iron and torch that hooks to a propane tank. In the 70s we branded with a similar iron hooked to an old fashioned gasoline blowtorch.This one works good but the...
  22. Re: Nosema cerana Nosema bombycis understand it to treat it

    >>There are no prospective drugs to counteract this pathogen<<
    So how does fumagillan work ? Or not?
  23. Re: If gas prices stay low ($2/gal. aver.) what impact will it have for you as a BKP

    Enjoy it while you can
    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/27/california-hidden-gas-tax/
  24. Re: If gas prices stay low ($2/gal. aver.) what impact will it have for you as a BKP

    I got pulled in for a full inspection at the scales in my 98 F800 last year. They couldn't find a thing to write me up on.(Well I knew a couple things, but they didn't find them lol)
  25. Re: Whats the best way to build up 2 frame hives in time for almonds?

    True. And getting those fat winter bees raised in the fall can be a real challenge out here in CAL ,especially after the dry season we just came through.

    Beesohappy, you might put those 2 framers...
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