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    Re: Aggressive Bees and genitics

    knoxjk
    The queen carries the aggressive trade.It will take 2 or 3 brood cycles to make a big difference in the aggression of the Russians. I thank the Cordovan will be a good chose.When you mate...
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    Re: New Install - Emergency Cells

    ZEB
    Buy a laying queen for the hive.It will take about 30 days from egg to laying queen in your hive.It could take longer if the virgin queen does not get back from mating .If the virgin queen...
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    Re: Wooden Cell Cups and Nursery Frames/Cages

    I think that Honey Run Apiaries have the nursey frame $ 12.99
  4. Re: Requeening colony of bees in a commercial operation.....

    If you have a( great) queen in hive why would you think of killing her?
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    Rite Cell Foundation

    Has any one used, or are you using the deep rite cell foundation from Mann Lake?What are the + or - of the foundation?

    Thanks in advance
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    Re: Moving from ok queens . . . to great queens.

    How many queens do you want to raise?That will help to give good info.
  7. Thread: Breeder Queen

    by olddrown
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    Re: Russell Sunkist Queens

    Mr. Russell
    If you you graft from one of your production stock of Sunkist, will the grafted queen produce 100% Sunkist drones?
    I know that a open mated can have different subfamilies.I have some...
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    Re: What makes bees hot?

    If they are HOT all the time, and every time you go into them. Than i would re-queen.I do not like hot bees! And you do not have to have a Hot hives.
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    Re: Trouble finding new queens

    Just look for eggs not the queen.If you need on a rainy take a light with you.I do when i need it.
    Jim
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    Re: Introducing virgins

    Put her in a Queen cage with nurse bees like a mated queen,let the bees eat her out.
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    Re: Pierco Frames Customer Service Review

    Hi.
    Do you wax the unwaxed pf- 100's? Or do use them unwaxed?

    Thanks
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    Re: Treatment Free Queens

    7standsbeefarm.com VSH Queens $ 18.00 + shipping. No treatment
    Thanks
  13. Thread: Olivarez bees

    by olddrown
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    Re: Olivarez bees

    For my self i have VSH a dark bee,also raise queens.You ask about what would be the best for you,Carni's for all the reasons listed.Dark bees usely do better with the cold.


    Good bee keeping
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    Re: Drone colonies

    Go to Dr. Larry Connor Wicwas Press ,Look at article Jan. 06 smale scale Queen rearing.
    Take a look at the others as well.
    Jim
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    Re: Chinese royal jelly and U.S. queens?

    Just don't use it.
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    Re: round-up ready soybeans and honey bees

    Do bees make honey from round-up ready soybeans ? I don't believe they do.There are 100's of acres near me no honey from the beans.
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    Re: Resistant Bees

    Look at VSH bees
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    Re: Glenn Apiaries

    We have 2 VSH breeders from Glenn's.The queens are doing great. Have 2 more coming in Jun.
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    Hackler Honey Punch?

    Has anyone had experience with the Hackler honey punch?If you have a opinion let me here from you.
  20. Thread: Queen cells

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    Re: Queen cells

    Look good to me.
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    Re: My first swarm catch photos

    Nice pic.
    Looks like 2 swarms to me.
  22. Thread: sourwood

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    Re: sourwood

    Hello Skinner:
    Sounds good .Where is Dublin? Haven't look it up.What is your bee stock?
    We still have snow here.Temp 39 here.

    Have good day. Jim
  23. Thread: sourwood

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    Re: sourwood

    That is a great place for sour wood,when there is nectar.Past 3 years not much at all in sour wood.I am in Wilkes county just under the mountain 3 years not much or none at all.
    Hope this year will...
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    Re: Russian Bees who sell them

    [QUOTE=longrangedog;496038]If you buy from a member of the Russian Honeybee Breeders Association you are likely to get a pure Russian bee. Their association protocol establishes strict rules...
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    Re: Russian Bees who sell them

    Will have small number of Russian queens in late April or early May.We will have a small number in the fall for re queening as well.We are not a big operation ,but tray to raise and breed a very good...
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