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  1. Thread: Two queen hives

    by probee
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    Re: Two queen hives

    Some time the not enough.
    I'm using a honey super between 2 Q. excluders (queens are not wasting time, truing to keel each other thru 3/4 distance)
    Top entrance is good too.
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    Re: Plastic sheet/foil as an inner cover

    Yes.

    No.
    The pet-screen are stronger then metal screen.
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    Re: Plastic sheet/foil as an inner cover

    Hallo,
    Ich bin mit Kunststoff.

    The plastic sheets are good & bad.
    Try in one hive.
    Use a queen excluder to hold down.

    ( I use a screens, http://www.petscreendirect.com/screen.html
    as...
  4. Efforts to kill invasive plant worry beekeepers

    Efforts to kill invasive plant worry beekeepers

    DETROIT An effort to fight an invasive plant with insects that eat it has drawn opposition from beekeepers who worry it will leave them without...
  5. Thread: Staple guns

    by probee
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    Re: Staple guns

    SENCO 7/16 x 1 1/2 staples.
    I use the stapler for frames and hives.
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    Re: Hive top weights

    Very easy.

    Yes.

    Lids are clean & clear from wax & propolis

    I'm using a "pet screen" from Home Depot ( Lowes)

    http://www.petscreendirect.com/
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    Re: Hive top weights

    Done same.
    + using a cut to size window screens, instead of inner covers.
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    Re: powder sugar dusting

    The secret in STARCH ( factory added in sugar powder)
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    Re: Air Staple Gun for Beeks

    7/16 Senco Stapler.
    1-1/2" staples ( 7/16" wide) will do frames & hive boxes.
    Cost?
    from $50 on Ebay to $100 Home Depot or Lowes.

    Staples $ 20 for 5,000 ( Hardware store)
    Frames: staple top...
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    Re: hours of labor per hive per year

    from 10 to 20 direct hours inside each hive per year + 23 to 28 hours per hive = undirect, relaited to each hive, before you open lid, on established stationery beeyard.
    ( not including work...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Walla Walla WA 3/27/10
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    Re: New member from Bulgaria

    :lpf:


    Welcome to the forum Borislav Yorgakev this is a great place to learn.

    http://www.google.com/language_tools?hl=en
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    Re: New member from Bulgaria

    Добре дошли Борислав!!
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    Re: beekeepers wages

    ენათა ინსტრუმენტები ?

    у нас примерно $10 для неопытных и от $15 и выше для опытных пчеловодов.( за год это от 20 тыс - 30 тыс до вычета налогов)
    Current minimum wage $8.55 per hour for unskilled...
  15. Thread: super cart

    by probee
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    Re: super cart

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5HMPuJbaL0&feature=related

    Better.
  16. Thread: super cart

    by probee
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    Re: super cart

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h54MdnOcJvU&feature=related

    ( lift: by cordless drill)
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    Re: need contacts in Eastern Oregon for newbie

    Walla Walla & E. Oregon club

    http://groups.google.com/group/walla-walla-beekeepers-club?hl=en
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    Re: Washington State

    We offer Honey Bee pollination to fruit orchards, vegetable farmers or gardeners, preferably using organic and sustainable growing methods in the Walla-Walla Valley.

    If you have any questions or...
  19. Thread: Oregon

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    Re: Oregon

    We offer Honey Bee pollination to fruit orchards, vegetable farmers or gardeners, preferably using organic and sustainable growing methods in the Walla-Walla Valley (Washington & Oregon)

    We will...
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