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  1. Re: Would you consider adding stratiolaelaps scimitus a treatment?

    Their is a study in progress it's on it's second year and waiting for winter to get over to see how the bees did thru the winter. From my under standing they put 100 ml. In a hive each liter...
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    Re: 10 frame deep swarm trap

    when I set up a swarm trap I use an old 8 frame deep 1 or 2 old comb no pollen if there is a cell or two with pollen I don't worry about it. I find if you go foundationless with the other frames bee...
  3. Re: Florida law on bee removal for pay by beekeeper

    The law was used as a guide line for years. It was never enforced until July 30 2012. Their does need to be some kind of regulations and a time frame to meet those regulations. A pco license is not...
  4. Re: Florida law on bee removal for pay by beekeeper

    I have been licensed and insured to remove bee for the past year. I don't use chemicals and I also have the home owner use their handyman or contractor for the repair. If needed I will make it water...
  5. Florida law on bee removal for pay by beekeeper

    Fl law as of July 30 2012 States that beekeepers can on longer remove and get paid for the service. Thay want you to hold a PCO licence which is a (pest control opreters licence) The law was only a...
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    Re: Moving bees from FL. to MI.

    Well I wasn't looking to feed the bees. I hoped to bring back a load of honey. So I gess I need to know if there a good flow in July & Aug. As fare rest areas I wouldn't want any one getting stung at...
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    Re: Moving bees from FL. to MI.

    Some where near Ortonville. It was some thing I wanted to check on for next summer. To see if it would worth it to take up 50 hives during July and Aug. While we are in are girth here.
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    Moving bees from FL. to MI.

    What are the regulations from one state to another if any?Also what about rest areas.:scratch:
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    Re: Newbie with candle making question

    What is use for the needle is a thick needle that fits the wick and then i just push it through the mold and pull it out with my fingers or a pair of pliers.
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    Re: Hand or skin cream

    I havent tried this lotion recipe yet, but it seems simple enough.

    1lb beeswax, 1lb Coconut Oil, 1lb Shea Butter, 1lb Coco Butter.
    Instructions- Melt and Pour into Molds.
    Good Luck.
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    Re: Homemade Owens Bee-Vac?

    The only thing about your vac hose in the bottom the bees are going to crash in a pile of bees. I Would put hole at the top and angle it down.
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    Re: Homemade Owens Bee-Vac?

    Yes you should put the hardware cloth. A hose clamp will hold in place. That way you can clean or replace easily You also need to put two regulator valves so you can regulate vacuum pressure. To much...
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    Re: Wicking Problem.

    ok. thanks.
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    Re: Wicking Problem.

    thw wick didnt say anything. they just sent it to us in the box.
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    Re: Wicking Problem.

    the wick didnt say anything at all. they just sent it to us.
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    Re: Wicking Problem.

    Ok. Thank You. What is dirty wax. is it wax that has not been filtered all the way?
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    Wicking Problem.

    Mann Lake suggested 2/0 wicking for the Silicone Carved Egg mold. The wick keeps burning itself out. What wick should i use to fix the problem?:scratch:
  18. Thread: Bees wax

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    Re: Bees wax

    I paid $2.50 per pound today. I got 27 pounds so I guess i did o.k.
  19. Thread: Bees wax

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    Bees wax

    What is the market value of clean wax by the pound?
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    Re: Sugar syrup VS. HFCS

    From my understanding HFCS is more difficult for the bees to digest and hard on there stomach. I think most people around here use sugar.Except for the large commercial guys only because of the time...
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    Re: Sowing Clover

    What clover works best for honey I orderd some white sweet clover.
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    Re: Color of Golden rod pollen

    I am in south Florida what kind of golden rod should I plant? The only one I found is called sea side.
  23. Thread: Pool Man

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    Pool Man

    Hi just getting started
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