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    The weather pattern here calls for night temps in...

    The weather pattern here calls for night temps in the mid 40's and day temps in the mid 50's, would this chill the brood. I am also using screened bottom boards if that makes a difference.
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    I am using medium boxes with perma-comb as my...

    I am using medium boxes with perma-comb as my brood chambers. I hived my bees three weeks ago and am expecting new bees to start emerging this week. When I checked the hives on 5-10 I found the...
  3. Thread: box joints

    by Ariex
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    Try ...

    Try
    http://www.woodmall.com/projects/boxjntjig.html
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    I got my bees from trees and bees in auburn,...

    I got my bees from trees and bees in auburn, ordered them in early april and received them april 19 th. Don't know if they have anymore.

    Darcy
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    Can't find this in my book but when bees fill and...

    Can't find this in my book but when bees fill and cap a cell with honey do they tend to cap it flush and when they cap brood build it up a little. Just checked my hives on Permacomb and noticed...
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    Just finished looking through my hives for the...

    Just finished looking through my hives for the third time, first to uncork the queen, second to see if she was free and laying and now a checkup. Found everything from eggs to capped brood lots of...
  7. Thread: 9.4mm foundation

    by Ariex
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    I have found 4.9mm foundation at two sites. ...

    I have found 4.9mm foundation at two sites.

    Dadant sells 10 sheets for a little under $11.00

    Brushy mountain sells 10 sheets for a little over $10.00 and 12 1/2# boxes for $75. And I already...
  8. Thread: 9.4mm foundation

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    I posted a question about local use of 4.9mm...

    I posted a question about local use of 4.9mm foundation on the local discussion board but no one responded that did. I'm going to try using it next spring anyway.

    Darcy
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    Here are a couple links that show how to build a...

    Here are a couple links that show how to build a box joint jig:
    http://www.woodmagazine.com/woodmall/projects/boxjntjig.html
    http://www.netexperts.cc/~lambertm/Wood/lynnjig.html

    I have made...
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    I have posted a question on sell size and bee...

    I have posted a question on sell size and bee resistance to pest and disease on my local forum, Puget Sound Beekeepers Association, but the only response I have gotten is that if natural cell size...
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