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    Re: Breeding and rasing bees for packages

    I'm guessing.

    He wants to know the exact methods employed by bee breeders ( those that raise and sell bees and queens) example.. You^^^ . How are hives managed to produce lots of brood...
  2. Thread: Florida Newbee

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    Re: Florida Newbee

    http://www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill-nature-preserve.html

    This one?

    Good people
  3. Thread: Florida Newbee

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    Re: Florida Newbee

    Welcome!

    Maybe you missed them? It happens.

    I would guess that most hives there produce brood nearly year round.

    There are at least two good clubs in your area maybe someone can help you.
  4. Thread: Food Safety Plan

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    Re: Food Safety Plan

    Here are some examples and ideas

    http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/elibrary/industry/code-practice-bee/bee-cop-part-3.pdf
    ...
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    Re: Evaluating Queens - How long before you know?

    Thanks for confirming and explaining my thoughts.

    So is it fair to say that the only thing an open mated queen that heads a exceptional hive has "proven" is that her genetics blended with the...
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    Re: Evaluating Queens - How long before you know?

    Can someone in the know comment on this thought.

    The mixture of different drones and their genetics that an open mated queen contributes to her offspring may collectively make for an awesome hive....
  7. Re: Positive strategies for the migratory vs. hobby conflict

    They all open feed?
    I've got just the filthy rob all the time bee made for neighbors that open feed.
    There is gold in them there hills!
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    Re: How Mushrooms can Save the World (Bees)

    All I could think of while he was explaining his theory ..... Yes I saw the movie Avatar
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    Re: Bomb Cyclone to hit US next week

    I'm originally from the "snow belt" just south of a Buffalo NY my folks still live there.
    They got about 3' and expect maybe 2-3' more.

    A bit further south my bees didn't fly much today. It was...
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    Re: Hi from Romania :)

    My Hungarian isn't very good either:lpf:

    http://www.theonion.com/articles/first-disk-of-rosetta-stone-hungarian-just-urges-l,28421/

    I'll have to go back later and try to translate that page....
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    Re: Hi from Romania :)

    You're new so I guess your photos need approval before I can view.

    One is amitraz what's furetto? ( my Romanian is atrocious)
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    Re: Hi from Romania :)

    Welcome !

    How do you handle varroa there ?
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    Re: Propolis on purpose: Building boxes ???

    Graham,

    Glue? Straps?

    :lpf:


    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?259640-hives-and-high-winds-question
  14. Thread: Taste Test?

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    Re: Taste Test?

    http://www.empyreal75.com

    It's not milled fine enough.
  15. Re: New from Florida can I get both a nuc and package in side by side hives.

    Welcome

    Sure, you could even bring a Nuc home one night and shake the package right next to it the next morning though the package bees may drift. In a perfect world shake the package then add Nuc...
  16. Thread: Georgia Rosin?

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    Re: Georgia Rosin?

    You should! Start with #50 of the rosin in the link above and let me know if it works
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    Re: Invited to check pics

    He keeps hives there.
  18. Thread: Georgia Rosin?

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    Re: Georgia Rosin?

    To mix with wax and hot dip woodenware in
  19. Thread: Georgia Rosin?

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    Georgia Rosin?

    Diamond G Forest Products in Georgia produces Rosin

    Has anyone used it?


    http://www.diamondgforestproducts.com/~shop/list/?prdPerPage=5&catId=34943&no_redirect=true
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    Re: Bomb Cyclone to hit US next week

    It's been stuck in my head since I posted and I didn't know the words.

    I guess that backfired!

    http://youtu.be/gFtb3EtjEic
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    Re: Bomb Cyclone to hit US next week

    :banana:

    "It's the most wonderful time of the year"

    :lookout:
  22. Thread: Painting

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    Re: Painting

    .......and paint them while they are hot?

    What paint do you use?
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    Re: Good price for #40 feeder bucket mesh

    Nope.

    I'm fairly certain I don't know the best way.
    I didn't offer to explain the best way.
    I offered to explain my method for 1/2 price.
    You get what you pay for!

    The reality is I only...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    It's no secret that there is a huge effort to solve the Citrus greening problem and save Florida's citrus industry.

    The rumor on the street is that there will be a solution available to growers...
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    Re: Good price for #40 feeder bucket mesh

    I'll teach you how to "weld" them in for 1/2 what he charges!
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