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    Russel, It sounds like you've got Pear Psyllia...

    Russel,
    It sounds like you've got Pear Psyllia (sp?). We get them on our cherry and pear trees here in the Pacific Northwest.

    From what I understand dormat oil is really just Mineral Oil with...
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    Dear Dr. R., Sorry to hear about you leaving...

    Dear Dr. R.,

    Sorry to hear about you leaving the forum. Your contributions were valuable and insightful. Being in a leadership position exposes you to 'pot shots' from many different sides.

    ...
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    Hi All, Having had some training in JIT (Just...

    Hi All,

    Having had some training in JIT (Just In Time) theory. I was wondering if anybody out there had done extracting at the apiary location? It seems a waste in some ways to load the supers...
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    Thanks for the feedback Juan! Where do you keep...

    Thanks for the feedback Juan! Where do you keep your hives? I'm going to be moving to San Juan Island across the strait from you this summer and I worry that there will not be enough forage for my...
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    Thanks for the advice Alfred! Do you have the web...

    Thanks for the advice Alfred! Do you have the web site of the company that makes these strips?

    I just check the hive in question and it's doing well but the mite count remains at about 50 per...
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    Billy Bob, These are Buckfast bees. I only...

    Billy Bob,

    These are Buckfast bees. I only have one hive and I wanted to see if the FGMO system works or not before I re-queen. If this hive fails I will try another type of queen. Any...
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    Dr. R, Thanks for your reply. I'll continue to...

    Dr. R, Thanks for your reply.

    I'll continue to monitor and report back. I'll be expanding from 1 to 3 hives this year so that will broaden my data set.

    My hope is that the more people who...
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    Hi All, I'd like to add my preliminary results...

    Hi All,
    I'd like to add my preliminary results to the stack. I've been following Dr. R. recommendation doing both the fogging and the cords. For the first month I fogged once a week and put in 4 new...
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    Hi All, I'd like to add my preliminary results...

    Hi All,
    I'd like to add my preliminary results to the stack. I've been following Dr. R. recommendation doing both the fogging and the cords. For the first month I fogged once a week and put in 4 new...
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    I see this behavior too. One thing I also see...

    I see this behavior too.
    One thing I also see is right after I fog some bees wrestling or fighting at the entrance. This behavior was not apparent before the fogging. The behavior stops once the...
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    Thanks Jorge! I've check this out and had the...

    Thanks Jorge!
    I've check this out and had the person listing it send me a detailed list of items included. My questions are:
    1) What is a good price per hives?
    2) How hard is it to ship bees from...
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    I emailed the makers of HBH a while ago and ask...

    I emailed the makers of HBH a while ago and ask about this issue and also compatibility with Terramycin. They said no problem to feed together. Just make sure the solution is cool before you mix...
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    Thanks for the replies! I'll be crunching the...

    Thanks for the replies! I'll be crunching the numbers and counting my pennies! Any other opinions are welcome!

    Greg
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    Hi All, The high tech world, while paying well...

    Hi All,
    The high tech world, while paying well has played me out and I'm thinking about getting into beekeeping as a business to provide income for my family.
    I've kept a couple of hives as a...
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