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    Hi hummingberd, I am thinking your bees know...

    Hi hummingberd,

    I am thinking your bees know you are afraid of them. I think it makes sense that bees can smell/sense the adreneline when a person is nervous/scared.

    This is my 2nd year of...
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    Don I hope someone feels sorry for you...

    Don I hope someone feels sorry for you too...maybe they will show up at your door!! <G>

    I miss chatting with you! I hope you get it figured out! smile.gif

    I'm not real good with...
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    Don who was it that came down before and worked...

    Don who was it that came down before and worked on your computer?

    It took me awhile to go download/upgrade my java program...have you tried deleting your java off and then re-installing?
    ...
  4. Thread: Package bees

    by LaRae
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    This has probably already been asked...

    This has probably already been asked previously..but how do they get bees out from Oz? I hear their quarantines are unreal.

    Someone I know sent a friend in Oz a box of brownie mix...but it had...
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    Nope not preaching napper! I appreciate old...

    Nope not preaching napper!

    I appreciate old men with open minds, that's why I like that chat forum here ..aren't you all mostly old men? LOL

    It's frustrating (and irritating) to try and talk...
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    Jim I do belong to the local/regional beeclub and...

    Jim I do belong to the local/regional beeclub and the majority of them are older men who simply refuse to consider most new ideas...don't even get me started!

    There are two of us in the club who...
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    Jim people with small numbers of hives would be...

    Jim people with small numbers of hives would be the ones to order one queen (I've done it).

    You don't really need 10 queens when you have less than 10 hives.


    LaRae
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    Jim people with small numbers of hives would be...

    Jim people with small numbers of hives would be the ones to order one queen (I've done it).

    You don't really need 10 queens when you have less than 10 hives.


    LaRae
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    Ok finally got in...don't know what I did but it...

    Ok finally got in...don't know what I did but it finally worked.
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    I feel like the red headed step child....I can't...

    I feel like the red headed step child....I can't get in either and I upgraded java and rebooted.

    Don looks like I'm in the same boat with you.


    LaRae
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    http://www.ars.usda.gov/Research/docs.htm?docid=11...

    http://www.ars.usda.gov/Research/docs.htm?docid=11059&page=6

    That's the USDA tracking map.


    LaRae
  12. Dadant has more than one size of small cell so...

    Dadant has more than one size of small cell so you might want to check to see what you bought.


    LaRae
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    Maybe Don prefers live chat, you'll have to ask...

    Maybe Don prefers live chat, you'll have to ask him that one smile.gif Best time to find him is usually after 8:30 central time!


    LaRae
  14. Thread: snakes

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    Tolerate the snakes and the loss of a few bees,...

    Tolerate the snakes and the loss of a few bees, it's better than the mice/rats into your hives.


    LaRae
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    Did ya'll know that was just part 1 of 6? I...

    Did ya'll know that was just part 1 of 6?

    I was really happy to hear that last night from Don in beechat...can't wait to read the rest!


    LaRae
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    Here's what I did with my queen when I had to...

    Here's what I did with my queen when I had to wait several days before installing her.

    I kept her on the kitchen counter with a paper towel draped over the cage and put a few drops of sugar water...
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    Just wanted to point out that there are different...

    Just wanted to point out that there are different kinds of Diatamaceous Earth.

    The kind found in pool filters, hardware stores etc is not the same as food grade D.E.

    We use food grade D.E. as...
  18. Thread: Eviction Notice

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    That's kinda weird isn't it...for them to be...

    That's kinda weird isn't it...for them to be tossing them out in June?

    Have you looked to see if there are problems?


    LaRae
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    Yep I know Don makes it...but I hate to buy more...

    Yep I know Don makes it...but I hate to buy more until I need it...I still have some to use up I got from Dadant.

    I imagine next time I get foundation I'll try to get some from Don.


    LaRae
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    They don't advertise their 4.9 as chemical free...

    They don't advertise their 4.9 as chemical free so I am assuming it's not, I'd sure prefer it to be checmical free though!


    LaRae
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    I bought the wired 4.9 from Dadant. Deep and Med...

    I bought the wired 4.9 from Dadant. Deep and Med sizes. Frames are grooved on the bottom.

    It did seem fragile to me, tore easily and several pieces had long slices across a corner however I did...
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    Michael if you could figure out a way to have...

    Michael if you could figure out a way to have water running thru it to keep it 'filtered' it would be great...if you had a spring that ran you could run a pipe into their kiddie pool and it would...
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    Hi Michael, Honestly I can't remember what...

    Hi Michael,

    Honestly I can't remember what geese are the 'best' egg layers. I'd say go over to McMurray hatchery's website and look at all their geese. If you want to get into better...
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    Michael it all depends on your purpose for having...

    Michael it all depends on your purpose for having them as to which one would be better.

    We've raised ducks, geese and chickens.

    There are pros and cons to them.

    Ducks are smaller, eat bugs...
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    Khaki Campbell ducks are the top egg laying...

    Khaki Campbell ducks are the top egg laying duck....almost equaling a white leghorn chicken.

    They are a smallish duck and a bit higher strung and nosiy but neat to have around and they lay alot of...
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