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    How many packages

    I'm sure this has been answered before, but I am curious as to how many 3lb packages of bee's can safely fit into the bed of a pick-up? My truck has an 8ft bed. How much space should be between each...
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    Re: Pail Feeder Question

    At lowes they have new paint cans in different sizes you can use either sitting outside on a cover with a hole in it or inside of box.
  3. Thread: Split ?

    by jamneff
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    Split ?

    I have a split question for all, can I take a frame from say 3 different hives, each with fresh eggs and nurse bee's and put them in a nuc together and allow them to raise a queen or would the bee's...
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    Sticky: Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow"

    I gave them my email for more info this is a copy of the email I received today
    Hi!

    Thanks so much for your interest in the Flow hive. We (Cedar, Stu and our whole beekeeping family) are so...
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    Sticky: Flow Hive- this look interesting

    This was posted to my Face Book thought it looked wild http://www.honeyflow.com/
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    Re: explain these honey/wax filters to me

    I have done crush and strain the last 2 years. I haven't used a filter at all. I cut all the comb into a bucket, crush it up with what ever you want, I then have 2 buckets, the take one of the...
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    Re: Bee Truck Accident

    There was a bee truck that flipped over in NJ last year.
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    Re: is it ok not to paint hives?

    Make sure you are using Exterior Paint not Interior paint
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    Re: Single Frame Bee Funnels

    Has anyone found a supplier of the actual package that the bees go in or do people just build their own?
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    Re: Another new keeper-in-training

    Welcome to the site and good luck with your first hive. I am from south east Pa
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    Question about Extracted Honey

    I recently crushed and strained several frames off my 2 hives. When I bottle the honey, there is a lot of tiny air bubbles in the honey. How can I get rid of these air bubbles that are in the honey?...
  12. Re: Not seeing much discussion on harvests- how's everyone doing?

    In southeast Pa, I have 2 hives, I pulled some frames from both hives, I crushed and strained, I got about 70lbs. I put the frames back in the hives about 2 weeks ago. I checked them yesterday, both...
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    How many packages can fit on a truck

    I am thinking of buying a truck for by non bee business. I am looking at a 16ft or a 24ft stack body truck. I might use this truck to bring packages back from Ga to Pa to sell in the spring. My...
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    Re: Honey extractor?

    Crush and Strain or find a bee club near you that might rent an extractor. I personally crushed and strained about 75lbs off 2 hives 2 weeks ago and than found out my bee club lends out their...
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    Re: 5 on 5 nuc or single deep?

    I am planning on wintering NUCs this winter, my question I have is to use 5 frame boxes or use a 10 frame deep with a board down the center to separate them. I was planning to use the 10 frame boxes...
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    Re: Going from Medium Super to Deeps

    Thank you guys, I did an inspection yesterday. I am hoping to start this process on wed or thur this week. I will post any questions I have. Thanks again.
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    Re: Going from Medium Super to Deeps

    Did you put the deep on top of the 3 medium supers and then move the boxes out from under the deep?
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    Going from Medium Super to Deeps

    I know there have been lots of posts on here regarding moving from deeps to med. supers. I caught a swarm last year and the only thing I had available was med. supers, they wintered well. I want to...
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    Re: Hogg half comb refills

    Better bee is also selling them again
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    Re: Winter Fondant Feeding question

    I also place it directly on the frames. I don't use an inner cover during the winter. I place the fondant on the frames, then an empty super over it, and then I crumple newspaper on top of the...
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    Re: Frame jig for scratch building ....

    I picture would be great Hive+, Thanks for your post.
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    Re: Hogg half comb refills

    The other reason not to just cut the comb and package, the comb is never touched by anyone's hands.
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    Re: Hogg half comb refills

    This is Herman Danenhowers Web site he came and talk to out bee club in Lancaster Pa. www.hermanshoneycomb.com/
  24. Thread: Cost of pine?

    by jamneff
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    Re: Cost of pine?

    I can get 1X8 for $.45 LF and 1X12 $1.00 LF here in Pa www.buildingmaterialspa.com/pine-lumber/
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    Re: Can splits control mites?

    There are some great articles on this site www.mdasplitter.com I am going to try this with my hives here in PA, thats if it ever stops snowing or freezing rain.
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