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  1. Thread: Comb Containers

    by Beeter
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    Re: Comb Containers

    I want to thank you all for so much info to think about. It looks that I will go for the hard plastic ones.
  2. Thread: Comb Containers

    by Beeter
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    Comb Containers

    I want to get further into doing comb honey this year. Last year I tried HOGG system. It was alright but, I had to clean all the boxes. That was a job in its self. To replace the boxes, they are...
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    Hogg Halfcomb Super

    Western N.Y.. I decided to try Hogg Halfcomb this year. Not knowing that much about comb honey, and nothing of the price of it. Like bottle honey, do I sell it buy weight or by box(since the weight...
  4. Thread: Honey price

    by Beeter
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    Honey price

    I live in Western N.Y. This is the first time of getting honey. I put up 24 1lb jars and 6 1qt jars. I have not the clue what I should charge. What is the going price a pound.
  5. Thread: Uncapping Forks

    by Beeter
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    Uncapping Forks

    When it comes to uncapping Fork, which is better to use. Straight uncapping fork, one with the angle fork or the one with the roller
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    Hogg Halfcomb Labels

    Does anyone know where I can get these labels without the weight printed on them.
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    Solar fence charger for bears

    Black bears have been spotted a mile of my place. Thought that I would put up a solar fence. I was told to get a charger 4000 volt and up. Any good ideas out there where and what to get.
  8. Thread: Top hive feeder

    by Beeter
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    Top hive feeder

    I want to build my own top feeders. I know that the joints will filled glue, but what do I use to line the interior to make it water proof that won't kill the bees.
  9. Thread: 10 Frame TO 9

    by Beeter
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    10 Frame TO 9

    I also wanted to know what is the benefits to going from 10 to 9 frames. Can it be done with 10 frames on two bottom deeps and then put 9 in the medium super.
  10. Thread: Broken frame

    by Beeter
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    Broken frame

    I have a broken frame that came with the Nuc. It on the bottom super. it is at a weight that I try not to disturb it. Should I leave it, or is there a way to replace it.
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    How far to move a hive

    I am new at beekeeping. I just had a swarm take off. I believe it to be because the site I pick before the leaves came out, is now shady most off the day. I check under the mite board and it was...
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    Switch feeder to inside

    I read that when the foragers start to show up, you should do away with the entrance feeder and put a inside one until the second super is about full. Is this a good thing to do.
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    Rotating entrance board

    My first time with bees. I just picked up my first nucs. I have put the bees in the hive. When do I know when to rotate the entrance board. When should I take my first look into the hive.
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    Newbee from Western N.Y.

    I had my wife's permission to have bees, since we moved to a house with 44 acres. She is allergic to bees. Have two hives built and ready to go. I also have a thousand questions. To start off. ...
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