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    Re: bee hive cutout - roofers sprayed

    It looks now like you're starting to see the problem. Like you say you can do anything you want. I personally would just toss it. Not worth the aggravation.
    After you do your first cut out for free...
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    Re: are new jars clean enough?

    I do know where I live. If you wash jars you need to have a commercial kitchen. If you bottle into new jars you do not. And I know it is true in two states that border my town. Which are Vermont and...
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    Re: bee hive cutout - roofers sprayed

    I see now you realize you need to get paid for your time. No matter if it is a cutout or clean up. The bees are worth very little to noting. They are only a bonus. The thing with a clean out is all...
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    Re: What Price Should I Sell A Pint of Honey For

    I do know it all the New England states. To the End customer you need to sell honey by weight not by volume. I do like building value in my product. ;) I sell one pound classic honey jars and custom...
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    Re: Bees Can't Fly?

    Are you talking a few hundred bees or a few thousand?



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Dadant vs. Maxant extractor

    Maxant built in the USA. I personally would go down the road about an hour and a quarter to pick it up.

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Frame building jig-is bigger better?

    If you are gone to assemble a few thousand frames.
    https://youtu.be/ULR8F5TBcqQ



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Oxalic/glycerin on cellulose mite treatment

    I do know someone who made this formula. He did not use cardboard. He used strips of balsa wood. He did follow the article and ABJ



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Fast way to grow one nuc to 40 hives

    I believe I read the whole thread. Does the state of Texas say you have to own the bees. Or can you lease it out to a beekeeper and have no expense ???


    BEE HAPPY Jim :)
  10. Re: What's the diff between a snelgrove board and a hive split?

    If you want a simple way the raise Queens and do splits.
    I would suggest you look a Cloake board. I believe the best one on the market is Walter T Kelley. The reason being is made out of metal parts...
  11. Re: What's the diff between a snelgrove board and a hive split?

    You do realize there is a book written about the snelgrove board. And it's somewhere along 100 pages long. And there are very many uses.

    ...
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    Re: Just wondering...

    If I were building a sideliner honey house I would go with 220V single phase with 200 amps



    BEE HAPPY Jim :)
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    Re: Just wondering...

    If you go with a 3 phase service over a 1 phase 200 amp service it will cost you about twice as much to put the service panel in the building.The two biggest things that will eat your amperage is...
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    Re: Nuc Box Dimensions for the top deep

    8 1/8" Is this inside measurements are outside measurements on the width of a Nuc Box?



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: 2015 YTD Sting Count

    IMHO
    if you are counting the number of bee sting you get per year you have way too much time on your hands. Yes I do work part time for a small commercial beekeeper.


    BEE HAPPY...
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    Re: Who sells thin top bar for comb honey ??

    Lloyd

    Thank you for the part number it looks like I'm going to have to call.I tried a search on their webpage said part number was not available. Just hope I don't get stuck in an endless phone...
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    Re: Showing honey at Fairs

    This is the biggest reason why I go to local growers to buy honey or strawberries. If you expect to get flavor out of any kind of a grocery store good luck on any product that you buy.

    BEE HAPPY...
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    Re: Showing honey at Fairs

    I have seen judges taste honey all the time for off flavors such as smoke,bee-go and off flavors caused by heat.
    I also believe all your honey should be presented in the best light such as...
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    Re: Who sells thin top bar for comb honey ??

    Michael Palmer

    Thank you for all the information you have provided me so far.



    Do you happen to know the catalog number it is not in the current catalog...
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    Sticky: Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    Agis Apiaries

    Check out this patent from 1940 for a hive. :w
    http://www.freepatentsonline.com/2223561.pdf


    I think you need to actually read the 1940's Patent ...

    There are three...
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    Re: Extractor lid

    Now you see why I would buy a Maxant.No orphans and I could be at the factory in an hour.......




    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Sticky: Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    Acebird,......,
    You do realize 95 percent of all the bee hives in the United States I own only by 5 percent of the beekeepers.
    IMHO These are people your after.Like or not commercial beekeepers...
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    Re: Electric netting fence for bears

    This may sound like a good idea: The trouble is do not spray too far away from the fence the reason being the grass will die and if a bear,skrunks and raccoons are standing on dead grass the animals...
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    Re: Natural Beekeeping with Treated Bees

    You are not alone: I'm confused all so what is. OAV ??

    Remember one thing: English may be the second language of the person who wrote this post.


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Cleaning Frames from Previous Season?

    What kind of frames are you trying to clean?
    The picture looks like brood comb. I only change brood comb out every 5 years.


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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