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    Re: new extracting shop

    How's it working? Are you able to extract 160 boxes per hour? by the way whats that hose going into your extractor for?
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    After I purchased the screen type filter unit I...

    After I purchased the screen type filter unit I did not have a problem with the manifolds plugging up. mind you I needed to change them a coulple of times a day. It is amazing how much crap falls...
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    I agree with jean-marc. I built one a couple of...

    I agree with jean-marc. I built one a couple of years ago and had issues with my manifold plugging with wax and dead bees and other junk. the Sugar water needs to be filtered of all garbage. I...
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    I found that honey bee health cleared up my chalk...

    I found that honey bee health cleared up my chalk brood problem. This is not proven, but since I started using honey bee healthy I definatly saw a major decine in the number of chalk brood infested...
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    After sleeping on the topic all night I think...

    After sleeping on the topic all night I think that there is no one best way to fill feeders

    I guess that there are pro's and cons to any system that a person decides to use. I normaly gravity...
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    thanks for the info and pics. I like the...

    thanks for the info and pics.

    I like the preasure tank idea. I am working on finishing building feeders for all my hives, and hav'nt thought about how I was going to fill them yet. I normaly use...
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    I believe that is what it is called. They are...

    I believe that is what it is called. They are only found on native pastures and hillsides. They are also very sensitive to over grazing. The bees really love them. They are also the frist...
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    bee working crocus

    Check it out. We have spring

    http://i724.photobucket.com/albums/ww245/terrygreidanus/IMG00039-20090419-1525.jpg
  9. Thread: nosema pics

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    As to what kind of microscope is good... My guess...

    As to what kind of microscope is good... My guess is as good as yours, My friend has a beekeeper special from Microscope.com and I purchased something similar from the same place. I also purchased...
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    400 x magnification for sure... I am doing...

    400 x magnification for sure...

    I am doing yard samples and not hive samples. I am vacuming returing foragers. I just want a sense of how of how much nosema is present, compared to other yards. ...
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    400 X is required to see the spores. Don't waste...

    400 X is required to see the spores. Don't waste you money on a cheap microscope. You get what you pay for... But you don't need the best either
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    Randy Oliver has some excellent info on his...

    Randy Oliver has some excellent info on his website www.scientificbeekeeping.com.

    I got a 100 bee sample added 100 ml of water blendered it in my blender till it was milky, {the cruchy stuff...
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    Hello from Alberta

    I'm not entirely new here. Was a member a few years ago, and have been cheking things out from time to time. Thought i would sign up again and see check it out.

    I see some familar people on...
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    nosema pics

    this is what I saw while I was doing some testing.

    http://i724.photobucket.com/albums/ww245/terrygreidanus/2009-04-10-61090.jpg
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