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    Re: Brushy Mountain

    Brushy knows the order comes over as soon as it's sent.
    All of my products were in stock. I don't know about their back order policy because that didn't apply here.
    They send you an email saying...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain

    I contacted BM's customer service before making my post. I was told I can pay an extra $15.00 to have items that are in stock shipped on time.
    This post was my second way of communicating my...
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    Re: Do I have a laying worker?

    Check back when the cells are capped. I think you're fine based on what you've described.
  4. Re: Does venom immunotherapy (VIT) work? (I need real world advice)

    Got stung 4 hours ago while sitting in my office chair! Apparently there was a honey bee on the underside of my forearm and when I placed it on the armrest of my office chair she tagged me. So far...
  5. Re: Does venom immunotherapy (VIT) work? (I need real world advice)

    I had the exact same thing happen 2 years ago . The hospital didn't give me EPI shot because breathing wasn't affected. I talked to my family doc and she advised me against immunotherapy saying, "why...
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    Re: Sting to Shock

    Pete, same thing happened to me 2 years ago after being tagged in the head. I've been stung since without issue but now I wear a full bee suit, have Epi's, Benadryl, Pred, and Zyrtec on hand.
    I...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain

    I have what I consider one of the best bee equipment warehouses on the east coast within 10 miles of me. I wanted to try some of Brushy's cool ultimate bottom boards with moats and didn't see them...
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    Brushy Mountain

    I have a suggestion for Brushy. I base my suggestion on this: whenever I need to order beekeeping supplies, I will only order from Brushy if the product I want is exclusive to them; otherwise I order...
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    Re: Got inspected on Friday

    I would imagine they would feel the same way about treating with powdered sugar, which is also unapproved for mite control?
  10. Re: How do you keep your honey pure if you keep feeding your bees?

    I'm helping a novice manage his hives. He started last year with 4 packages and did nothing but feed them sugar syrup. Three died over winter. This year he contacted me for help and I found at least...
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    Re: Nectar producing flowers

    Right now it will be the maple tree flowers.
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    Re: Pennsylvania Pollen

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    Maples 03-28-2014 in Southern NJ
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    Re: Veil only...no suit. Thoughts?

    I know your teacher and I think you mis-interpreted him. He is the best bee man I know and is always looking out for what's in your best interest. I believe the point he was trying to make is each...
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    Re: Rapid Expansion

    16 days for queens from egg to hatch
  15. Re: Why I use a ratchet strap on every hive in winter

    Is there any approved treatment for trees falling on hives? ;)
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    Re: Swarm Trap Question...

    You can use a couple of frames as long as you're going to check for activity everyday.
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    Re: Rookie going foundationless

    Paint the boxes a light color and don't let them get too hot.
    I've had foundationless frames on the outside positions collapse from the weight of the honey.
    These are deep frames that had no...
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    Re: Incoming Pollen

    Bees harvest skunk cabbage in February in my area (NJ)
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    Re: grooved frames and comb guide

    I rip paint stirring sticks that I get for free and just tap them into the groove. They fit snug but a little wood glue in the groove first won't hurt.
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Small Hive Beetles love apple cider vinegar.
    I assume it won't be a problem in the winter?
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    Re: It's ALIVE!

    Nice!
    Be quick and careful. Unless my weather maps are wrong it's only in the mid to upper 20's in your area.

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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    Re: Nuc question

    I got 81 lbs. from 3 nucleus colonies this year.
    These same colonies also built up to 3 deeps each for winter and have their top deep full of capped honey.
    This is my first year using 3 deeps for...
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    Re: They Died ..... Now what?

    Like everyone else said, store them until next Spring in a mouse proof container. Inside the hive is fine if it's mouse proof.
    Wax moth's won't be a problem this time of year.
  24. Thread: Hi from PA

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    Re: Hi from PA

    Welcome beebarn! I'm just across the river in South Jersey.
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    Re: Bought me a Bee Truck

    Nice truck. It has the Duramax in it. Is it an early '04 or late? The early '04 has the de-tuned LB7 engine and was known to have injector issues. GM upped the warranty to 200,000 miles on the...
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