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    Re: "No Treatment" project -- Do-ers Only Thread

    i have been keeping bees since the spring of 1990, and have never treated with anything. my first hive was a swarm, and the next several were from a commercial beek that had been selective breeding...
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    whoop! class of 91 here anyway, do you have...

    whoop! class of 91 here

    anyway, do you have tallow trees in your area. i know alot are east but i have seen them as far west as SA. if so they should be blooming now and would most likely stop any...
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    they're probably ok, they dont need pollen...

    they're probably ok, they dont need pollen without brood. the smaller hive is collecting more pollen to feed its brood and the larger one is collecting more nectar. when brood starts hatching they...
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    amitraz, if i remember right, used to be approved...

    amitraz, if i remember right, used to be approved for use and available commercially. the manufacturer stopped making it because of economic reasons. amitraz is available commercially, for use in the...
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    a guy in tyler tx is making spilts (my box, top,...

    a guy in tyler tx is making spilts (my box, top, bottom, and 5 frames) + 5 frames from his hives, new bred queen made around march 5. he holds, treats feeds til around 1 week of april and returns...
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    just my oppinion, but i would use thick syrup...

    just my oppinion, but i would use thick syrup because the thin is more likely to ferment in the hive due to the higher moisture content. the bees have a more difficult time reducing the moisture in...
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    i know a beek that places a cell phone, with gps...

    i know a beek that places a cell phone, with gps enabled, hooked to an auxilery battery in a hive when he ships to ca. i dont know what the battery life is and if stolen could probably be located...
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    pm sent. hope that is the right number, havent...

    pm sent. hope that is the right number, havent called it in about a year.
    martin
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    biz, thanks for the plug! martin

    biz, thanks for the plug!
    martin
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    hey guys, just found this thread. my rate is...

    hey guys, just found this thread. my rate is 2.00/ mile + fuel surchurge(.54 this week). i have nets, references (john knows me). i'm also a beekeeper since 1991, trucking since 1994, hauling bees...
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    not sure about walts methods but if the queen is...

    not sure about walts methods but if the queen is removed or at the right time it does allow more foragers and you will get more honey.
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    check out the golden bee suits. they have more...

    check out the golden bee suits. they have more than enough "middle" room.
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    they probably will IF there are NO other way for...

    they probably will IF there are NO other way for them to get back to their original hive in the wall. HBH is up to you. just be sure to feed something if they need it.
    martin
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    ash, the honey you made is from a plant called...

    ash, the honey you made is from a plant called Snow on the Mountain.(http://www.plantoftheweek.org/week274.shtml)

    martin
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    i charge 1.90/mi + fuel surcharge (been...

    i charge 1.90/mi + fuel surcharge (been .55-.57/mi lately). my truck/tlr mt is 29,500#. i also have nets and have been bk for 15 yrs and trucking 13 yrs and have about 200 hives.
    martin
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    rob, i may be able to move them for you... i'll...

    rob, i may be able to move them for you... i'll have to check my schedule. my truck is in ca now and headed back to tx and am reloading this weekend to go back, if the keeper can get inspected on...
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    yes, they begin @ 6:45 and go to around 9.

    yes, they begin @ 6:45 and go to around 9.
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    yes, i'm a member. i live between canton and...

    yes, i'm a member. i live between canton and edgewood. i dont think i will make jan meeting.
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    i have hauled my bees in a reefer without any...

    i have hauled my bees in a reefer without any problems. i have no doubt any of my reefer trailers would keep the temps correct. i ran mine @ 36'. the biggest problem is no way to strap them down. i...
  21. B Weaver(Binford and Danny): queens and packages...

    B Weaver(Binford and Danny): queens and packages (Tx and Australian). Navasota,Tx

    Morris Weaver: retired... equip. broker.Navasota,Tx

    R Weaver: (Richard and Clint) queens and packages....
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    i have about 200 in deep east tx and usually pull...

    i have about 200 in deep east tx and usually pull an ave of 120#, however, this year i only pulled an ave of 20#. a couple of bk's i know near houston averaged around 40#. i have just a few near...
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    finally got it fixed, actually my brother did...

    finally got it fixed, actually my brother did it... and EVERYONE left! (except bill, who was too busy to log off) smile.gif
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    cant find a location prompt to change it.???

    cant find a location prompt to change it.???
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    one advantage i may can see is feeding as liquid,...

    one advantage i may can see is feeding as liquid, only having to fill a feeder.(reduced labor w/ lots of hives). also, is that 51.8% as shipped or when mixed with syrup?patty?liquid?
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