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  1. Thread: bee accident

    by michituck
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    What a mess. Looks like a tornado of bees in the...

    What a mess.
    Looks like a tornado of bees in the one shot.
    Hope they were able to save alot of them.
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    My just built and occupied 33 bar top bar...

    My just built and occupied 33 bar top bar Tanzanian hive.
    Just moved the bees that were in typical Langs right in.
    Hot today so the severe bearding outside.
    ...
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    It sold for $5.25 here last year and I've already...

    It sold for $5.25 here last year and I've already seen it as high as $9.00 for a 4x4 clamshell this year.
    I won't ask that for it but others are.
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    Bump. Over 100 views and no ideas?

    Bump.
    Over 100 views and no ideas?
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    Varieties of Bees

    Does anyone have a link to a site with pictures of the bee varieties?

    I got a call out to remove some bees in a grainery wall.
    The walls were 6 inches deep and had blocks every 3 feet or so....
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    OK But my point is that in theory a mite takes 21...

    OK But my point is that in theory a mite takes 21 days to mature and bees on small or natural cell come out in 19 and or 20 days, thus the mite is not fully mature.
    As I said... In a perfect world....
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    I prefer natural cell myself. My best hive...

    I prefer natural cell myself.
    My best hive coming out of the winter by far was my top bar hive.
    It had twice as many bees as any of my other hives.
    I do not use any chemical etc.
    Knock on wood ,...
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    The old saying is true. When it rains it pours....

    The old saying is true.
    When it rains it pours. Just got another swarm call so I better get to them.
    Hope you all are having a few calls.
    They're finding me off the page that we signed up for off...
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    1st Swarm of the year

    The way our weather has been this year I have been wondering if there were going to be any swarms.
    Got my 1st call last nite at supper time.
    The gentleman explains to me that they have been there...
  10. 357 magnum with Hydra shock or +P ammo. My...

    357 magnum with Hydra shock or +P ammo.
    My favorite saying about the "new" 357, 9mm and 40 caliber is simple.
    There are more felons walking around that have been shot multiple times with any of...
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    could you direct me to this part of legislation...

    could you direct me to this part of legislation in the agriculture dept. please???
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    This is a friend of mines site. They sell a ton...

    This is a friend of mines site.
    They sell a ton of value added items.
    They are the ones that got me started in bees.

    http://www.huntershoneyfarm.com/
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    Lost 2 so far. Went into winter with 6 regular...

    Lost 2 so far.
    Went into winter with 6 regular and a TBH.
    TBH and 3 others are thriving. The others???
    Need something other than snow and ice so I can check them.
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    I've seen one here in Indiana several times. It...

    I've seen one here in Indiana several times.
    It is sponsored by the Honey Board and features Tony Saragusa.
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    Huh. We been selling it for $7 a pound around...

    Huh. We been selling it for $7 a pound around here.
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    Not sure about the cracks. I use only metal mold...

    Not sure about the cracks.
    I use only metal mold for my candles.
    I've never used a release agent on them.
    I simply put them in the freezer for 5 or 10 minutes if they refuse to come out.
    Do not...
  17. Thread: Websites

    by michituck
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    Here's our's that I made and got running finally....

    Here's our's that I made and got running finally.
    This one is just for candles not our bees though.

    http://cooperscandles.com/
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    Well I find it hard to believe that they find the...

    Well I find it hard to believe that they find the same amount or MORE mites on small cell.
    I'm not a commercial keeper but here's my story.
    I've only been keeping for 3 years now.
    Previously to...
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    Might check with Fat Beeman. I got 2 from him...

    Might check with Fat Beeman.
    I got 2 from him this year.
    Very pleased with them.
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    I'm a small timer also. I'm happy to clear $50...

    I'm a small timer also.
    I'm happy to clear $50 per hive in a year.
    That includes the honey and any wax fro that hive.
    We sell the honey of course and in the winter I do cut and curl candles from...
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