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  1. Thread: work

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    Re: work

    send me a e mail I tried to call you
    Don
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    Re: Experienced Beekeeper Seeking Employment

    send me a e mail
    Don
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    Re: experienced man to graft queens

    I figured this would be more in line with what I need.
    Don
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    Re: Pollinator Broker

    I get calls all the time I just smile and so no thanks
    Don
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    experienced man to graft queens

    I need some one to graft 1-2 days a week and help in bee yard. good opportunity for right man .
    e-mail beekeeper4u2@gmail.com
    Don
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    Re: Hi From Utah!

    hello
    you will find folks willing to help you. come in the chat room most eves. get quick answers to your questions.
    Don
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    Re: What are people charging?

    I have done this in the past best way is cage up 15 workers and hand them to let them sting them selfs. then thereis no liability we charge 25.00
    if shipped extra.
    Don
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    Re: Comb to Candle : Quick, clean, easy ! :)

    I have a series of videos on cleaning wax.
    utube========fineshooter
    Don
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    Re: Fogging your bees?

    thanks for all the kind works I am in the chat room most eves to answer questions and help if I can. I try to pass on good info no=BS I have nothing to prove to anyone here just a old beekeeper try...
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    Re: Fogging your bees?

    well I an not going to say a lot about 4.9 cell size or fogging for one reason. two many arm chair experts that have maybe 1-3 hives come across as a expert and just confuse new beekeepers her to...
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    Re: Making Queen Cages

    when I make the 3 hole cage I use a forstner bit 3/4 with 3/8 drill bit for ends. wood blanks are 3inches long by 1and 1/4 wide. I use scrap wood all wood is 3/4 inch
    hope it helps
    Don
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    Re: Good year no problems

    beregondo
    you got it right, I've been breaking all the rules myself. some times making up mine as I go. I am not no master beekeeper just a old man still learning my self.
    Don
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    Re: No Veil Demos are Bad for Recruiting.

    for me I can't see thru a veil and when its 95 plus wearing a bee suit is a heart attack ready to happen. there is no place on my body I haven't been stung. and even in the eye ball 2 yrs ago a first...
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    Re: Black Beekeepers

    hello
    ya know color has nothing to do with if bees sting you. I have 3 black students 1 works along side me and wears just short sleeve shirt no veil. its more of a pheromones thing I think
    Don
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    Re: beltsville lab results: afb positive

    In hate to hear any one getting AFB but until they stop selling antibiotics to beekeepers to treat hives it will never go away. antibiotic treatments is only a cover up method the only cure is to...
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    Re: Cops and Bees

    been there before. I had to stop in a agriculture inspection station in Florida yrs back about 3"00 am with the over head lights on bright the hitching bees decided to make it to the light and about...
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    Re: Queen Castle Bottom Boards

    Lauri
    you sure got some good ideas. thanks for sharing.
    Don
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    Re: Orange blossom honey taste

    I have placed hives in the groves and it should be hint of orange to a strong flavor. it sounds like its had other factors. maybe it was a blend of other hives or was feed EO's. some honey is more...
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    Poll: Re: Statistic pole for walk away splits

    doing walk away splits is a no brainer. if you have say a 10 frame hive just reduce to a single and feed till they make queen cells. now only thing is weather need to be warm 75 plus and you have...
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    Re: Cane Sugar Honey?

    feeding sugar along with a honey flow they might store it. but feeding sugar on new packages is used for building new comb. on hives getting low on store they will store but if there storing it you...
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    Re: experimenting anybody eles tryed this?

    maybe it just a gimmick. if there is no queen in a hive and the is 3 day old larva bees will make queen cells. but maybe I missed some thing here
    Don
  22. Re: Wax melting/filtering...in the oven???????????

    look on utube=fineshooter==its simple and quick little or no money.
    Don
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    Re: Wintering in mini nucs

    Joel
    I have found the same thing here in GA. the mini's don't do well but the 5 frame nuc's made in late july or august made it thru the winter fine with little feeding or none at all. hope this...
  24. Re: Your favorite YouTube Video of a package installation

    I have a video on installing on utube/fineshooter
    Don
  25. Re: Cutting down 9 1/8 inch frames for queen rearing

    I think you are referring to a frame cut 2 right in the middle and bars are 19 inches long so divide in half you will need to use end bars on it.
    I just make mine using 3/4 material you don't need...
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