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    looking for nucs in SC Kentucky

    I'm in the process of moving to south-central Kentucky and I'm looking for nucs. I took a heavy hit this winter and have only one hive to move. Does anyone know where I can get nucs at this point in...
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    Re: looking to move to Texas

    Thanks everyone for all the good advice and suggestions. We're actively looking so I may be PMing you all for more info!
    Deb
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    Re: looking to move to Texas

    That would be great! Would love to share a home brew with a fellow beek! I'll stay in touch
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    Re: looking to move to Texas

    Thank you! Will look them up. Not really a big time beek but enough to sell a little and home use. My husband brews beer and uses a lot of what I get from the girls-nothing like a home brew! Really...
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    Re: looking to move to Texas

    Still exploring, possible Tyler area. Want acreage to farm but first concern is the bees.
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    looking to move to Texas

    My husband and I are fed up with NYS and looking to move to Texas to live among (hopeful) like minded people. My question is what should I expect when I begin beekeeping in Eastern Texas. I obviously...
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    Re: Anyone use a fogger for mite control

    I guess natural would construed no chemicals-mineral oil is not toxic nor a chemical. Thymol as an essential oil is natural-derived from oil of thyme. That being said any herb/essential oil...
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    Re: Anyone use a fogger for mite control

    Not a big problem but I don't like using chemicals in my hives and like the fact that its natural. Why would you say that? Have you experience with this method?
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    Re: Absolute QUEEN TRAIN WRECK...now what?

    If you have another hive I'd take out a frame of young brood and eggs. If she's failing they can get a start on making a replacement. My two cents:)
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    Anyone use a fogger for mite control

    After watching Fat Bee man's video on using a fogger for mite control I ordered one. Has anyone else used one and if so anything additional I should know? It looks pretty straight forward but wanted...
  11. Very interesting article-when honey isn't honey

    http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2011/11/tests-show-most-store-honey-isnt-honey/&sa=U&ei=Clp2T6LbKsGctwezkLCFDw&ved=0CAgQFjAC&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNF384DkGLYK9EHB0...
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    Re: Help with honey fudge

    As the above posts mentioned check your thermometer. I make regular fudge (will have to try the honey fudge) and I test my thermometer prior to making every batch. Just a few degrees one way or the...
  13. Thread: Liability

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    Re: Liability

    We just went with Farm Family-found them to be very reasonably priced
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    Re: Liability

    All of you are missing the point: Liability. Yes you are liable whether they are on your property or someone elses. There is no release of liability. If someone brings you to court your still going...
  15. Thread: Splits in NY

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    Re: Splits in NY

    Too scared to do it just yet. I'm afraid the weather will change.
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    Re: Liability

    We just changed our home owners ins to another company and got product and general liability. We are also forming an LLC (my husband grows gourmet mushrooms). The extra mile is worth the peace of...
  17. Thread: jars

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    Re: jars

    I've been comparing price among the bee supply places I was hoping there was another alternative. I know! I knew there was a bottle place around I came across a while back thought they were in...
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    Re: jars

    Thanks guys!!! @Mark I'm closer to the Vt/Ma border I'll see if I can find a web site.
    Thanks for the help!
    Deb
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    jars

    Looking for jars for the honey. Does anyone know where I can order them for a good price? Plastic or glass. Also, do any of you have a preference over one or the other-glass or plastic?
    Thanks!!
    deb
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    Re: Where to buy extractor

    Bought my Maxant 2 wks ago. Can't wait to give it a spin!:banana:
  21. Re: Leave screened bottom board or close it up for the winter??

    I leave mine open too and I'm in upstate NY.
  22. Re: Waited till the last minute to check on winter stores, now what?

    Thanks Mike! Def going to give this a try!
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    Mike
    great idea with that waterer! I have chickens I should have thought of that! In your photos did you put something in the "lip" to keep the bees from drowning? It appears that way (yellow)
    Deb
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    Re: Mosquito spraying in Oswego County, NY

    Been waiting for that after hearing of the little girl who died
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    Re: Does anyone use 3 deeps?

    kinda like a super walmart vs reg walmart:)
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