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    Re: wax moth damage

    No chemicals used, I only put them in the freezer
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    wax moth damage

    I have some full honey frames that have wax moth damage. I have froze them to kill any moths. Can I still extract the honey to use or is it contaminated?
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    Full honey frames

    I want to sell full frames of honeycomb, both med and small, at my farmers market in North Berwick,Maine. Has anyone tried that? Any success? what should they sell for and what is a good way to...
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    Re: Honey by the frame

    I will use a cooler
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    Honey by the frame

    I want to sell full frames of honey both med and small. what should they sell for at my farmers market (North Berwick,Maine) and what is a good way to package them?
    Thanks,
    Dan
  6. Re: The bees are bring in lots of yellow pollen

    OK, brood not blood ,:doh:sorry I should watch my finger as I type
  7. Re: The bees are bring in lots of yellow pollen

    Maple seems the best bet here
  8. The bees are bring in lots of yellow pollen

    Today was a warm day here in southern Maine and the bees were flying hard so I took the opportunity to open them up and see "the state of the bees". Still a good supply of honey, blood and a few...
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    Re: nucs or packages in NH or MA

    Try Swan's Honey in Albion me. 207-437-2252
  10. MY bees do some early spring cleaning on a warm day in march in Maine

    see the video on utube.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oaGvH_OfzI
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    Re: Today was " Toss a Drone Day"

    nothing goes to waste in nature unlike humans
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    Re: Today was " Toss a Drone Day"

    OK, maybe not willingly
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    Re: Honey price at farmers market?

    I sell 1lb plastic squeeze flip top bottles of my fall honey at the local farmers market for $5.50. and no one thinks the price is high, most times the comment is " that's cheap for raw, local...
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    Re: Today was " Toss a Drone Day"

    The bee hive is a metaphor for life if you watch them. The bees all work for the benefit of the hive, drones too. Remove any one element , queen, drone, worker, and the hive ceases to exists. Humans...
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    Re: Today was " Toss a Drone Day"

    Yes they did but in the end the workers will win out
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    A longer clip of " Toss a Drone Day"

    here is a longer clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gqdg3cUPN5I
  17. Thread: melting wax

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    melting wax

    I have a bunch of old frames I would like to melt the wax out of. What's the way to do it?
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    Re: Too late to treat for mites?

    got a recipe for the patty? and what good does it do for the hive?
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    Re: Too late to treat for mites?

    thanks, will do
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    Re: Too late to treat for mites?

    I haven't found alot on the slid out tray but I don't have a real number. open to suggestions
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    Too late to treat for mites?

    What is a good timetable to treat in the northeast?
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    Here is" Toss a Drone Day" on YouTube

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AU9cugx5bVs
    here is a longer clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gqdg3cUPN5I
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    Today was " Toss a Drone Day"

    What a sight see all the drones being tossed out. I have a short video but it looks like I can't post it
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