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    Re: When is too early to hive packages

    You hive your packages the day you get them or the next. Any longer and they will die.
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    Re: feeding a 2 frame mating nuc?

    Don't split them that small and use a frame feeder. You will have to measure.
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    Re: No bees, what now?

    Bad plus bad don't make good. So two wrongs don't make a right.
  4. Re: Experience with double front blue jeans and a bee jacket?

    I guess you are new. You will get used to getting stung and not worry so much about it as you move into this. Bluejeans, Bee jacket or long sleeve shirt and Vail will do for you in a year or so. I...
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    Re: California honey

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    Re: Russian vs Italian Bees

    Why would you not be able to mix.? You mix Carni and Italian. I know Russians and Ukrainian bee's don't mix since they took over their water source (Crimea) .

    They are meaner but, a strong hive...
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    Re: Value of used equipment.

    I would not pay that much for the equipment either.
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    Re: Where to buy small amount of HFCS?

    "Food for less" or a commercial type restaurant food supply house They usually sell it in 5 gallon buckets.
  9. Re: I need to brake down and get me a better microscope!!

    So I am looking for one that does pictures and can present on the computer so I can use it for some training. Anyone have any good suggestions. Microsocope.com is a good place but, dont want to go...
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    Re: 10 Mistakes New Beekeepers Make

    You should have top of list. "Picking a less time consuming hobby." :) Once you get the bug you keep adding more hives. The problem with Beekeeping is you cant put it down and pick it up later. You...
  11. Re: Transitioning from troll to participant in WA

    Welcome. I am local to you so reach out if you need some soggy sometimes salty advice.

    GO Hawks.
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    Re: I just hate rats!

    http://www.harborfreight.com/16-inch-l-x-5-1-2-half-inch-w-x-5-1-2-half-inch-h-collapsible-small-animal-trap-94397.html $6.99.

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    Re: 9 mil nitrile gloves

    I use the harbor freight blue 5mil nitrite disposable blue gloves. 6.49 per 100. They rarely sting though them. Just throw them away when they rip. I go through a couple pairs. especially when they...
  14. Re: Ottawa couple reports 30,000 honey bees stolen over Christmas

    I went to read this thread because I thought it was a bunch of hives. While 2 is a lot to someone that has 10 but, there have been larger thefts in CA in almonds that never gets this kind of...
  15. Re: What Beekeeping Goodies did Santa Drop Off?

    Cool picture what kind of camera is it.? I was thinking of converting my Nikon D300 to IR so this is pretty interesting.
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    Re: Who is going Pro this year?

    That is way below the poverty line in the USA. https://aspe.hhs.gov/2015-poverty-guidelines

    Poverty means welfare, food stamps etc. So you would not be a commercial operation because you would...
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    Re: Who is going Pro this year?

    If my new comp plan is not what I want this year I might have to go pro. I dont think it will put my daughter though college though.



    30 is never going to be considered pro. I would think above...
  18. Re: What Beekeeping Goodies did Santa Drop Off?

    That is my bet. At least the inventor is a multi millionaire now. Wonder if the guy that invented the pet rock is envious. <off topic> sorry.
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    Santa must be a dem since he only got me a little gun. If you hit it enough it does go down. I also use slugs in my 12 gauge. He just added to my arsenal a fun gun. I had asked for a Scar 17s and...
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    Re: the wall

    If you put up a wall infront of them they will fly up over the wall. It is nice to have them not fly into people. Neighbors and the city get mad if you have your hives bothering the sidewalkers as...
  21. Re: What Beekeeping Goodies did Santa Drop Off?

    AR-15 for bear control. :)

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    Re: Lid weight

    Paint your bricks they wont hold water. You can dunk them in sealer/primer first if water is a huge issue for you. Mine are red, green, blue each side a different color means something to me during...
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    Re: Rural Neighbors complaining

    I would tell him you have all your bee's marked and accounted for so they could not be your bee's. Tell him maybe they are yellow jackets. :)
  24. Re: "Sideliner" Equipment in Order of Importance?

    Extractor
    Uncapper/spinner
    16ft truck w/boom
    Swingerbee forklift and trailer (remove boom)
    2nd extractor
    HONEY house
    300 gallon milk tank for blending honey into one color etc.

    Something...
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    Re: crack in a honey pail

    New pail and honey gate. I use the maxant plastic honey gates cut your hole in the bucket and you are off to the races.
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