Search:

Type: Posts; User: garusher

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    14
    Views
    295

    Re: Chicken Coop recommendations???

    If you had a outlet, your structure would by definition be permanent. in our state that means you pay property tax on it. argh.
  2. Replies
    95
    Views
    4,041

    Re: Warning to the wise

    Funny you should mention this.
    I was out checking mine too; I found the same issue and we have been getting a lot of rain.

    G>_
  3. Replies
    14
    Views
    295

    Re: Chicken Coop recommendations???

    I built my own 8' x 12' x 8' tall shed and has an automatic door. What i ran into was the high cost of exterior coverings. So i went to a local saw mill and bought fresh Cypress, stacked and dried it...
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    495

    Re: First Install, Flubbed It

    Thanks for making me laugh.
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    359

    Re: What are fiber pot traps?

    https://www.kelleybees.com/Shop/20/Queens-Bees/Traps/4012/Swarm-Trap
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    458

    Re: MR WALT WRIGHT

    This is the reply i got and the mailing address for obtaining the manuscript.

    This is Roy A. Kesmodel, Walt's son-in-law. We use this email for manuscript requests only. Walt never sees these...
  7. Re: What sliding compound miter saw should I buy?

    I bought the bosch 12 axial glide miter saw. I like it a lot. repetitive cuts are a breeze.
    But i think any of the miter saws will work just great. the most important thing i have found is the need...
  8. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,094

    Re: Want to make just a few queens

    OTS Queen rearing, easy peasy. i notch at the egg stage.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIYz65Vquxg
  9. Replies
    63
    Views
    2,100

    Re: New fresh cut lumber

    No it was Cypress.
    I am however considering using cypress instead of pine if i can find some 12"+ wide and 12' long

    G>_
  10. Replies
    63
    Views
    2,100

    Re: New fresh cut lumber

    Yup, i bought fresh cut lumber last year for siding on a chicken shed. I stickered the lumber for at least 6 months and one important thing to do is paint the ends so the dry equally and do not...
  11. Re: alternative covering for telescoping outer cover.

    I just use the 24" x 50' aluminum flashing from home depot. cut 20" x 24" i get 30 lids to a roll. $67 a roll = $2.24 each
  12. Replies
    10
    Views
    408

    Re: Stand question

    i did this

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc421/musclesonvacation/IMG_3908.jpg

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc421/musclesonvacation/IMG_3907.jpg
  13. Thread: Swarm

    by garusher
    Replies
    10
    Views
    708

    Re: Swarm

    last year i had good success with Mel Disselkoen OTS methods.
  14. Re: Help me pick my type of bee for my location | Italian or Carniolan

    ain't that the truth.
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    715

    Re: D Coates Nuc ventilation

    Since Hot air rises, holes on the side of a box would be redundant until the hot air mass built up enough, depending on the vertical location of course.

    Even if the hole on the side was 1" down, I...
  16. Replies
    60
    Views
    3,153

    Re: How to hold steady at a hive number...

    Yep, I just compare my hives to the Hilton Chicken house i built my wife and the $1.50 eggs they produce.
  17. Replies
    13
    Views
    715

    Re: D Coates Nuc ventilation

    I live in Missouri and the humidity is generally pretty high. I lost all my bees one year and i attribute the lose to condensation in those type of nucs.
  18. Re: How Much "Breeding Progress" Can Really Be Expected?

    I think mother nature has and does a wonderful job of keeping everything in balance. Human intervention is a recipe for disaster.
  19. Replies
    16
    Views
    783

    Re: New from Denver

    Swarms would give you a good start at TF. provided you know the bee tree they came from and a little history.
  20. Replies
    77
    Views
    3,482

    Re: An opportunity

    Are russians feral bees?
  21. Replies
    348
    Views
    18,843

    Re: Acebirds one hive

    actually sqkcrk, i may have jumped on the tailgate of something; i did not read all the comments.

    BUT; It amazes me; the reverse of your comment is the very first step everyone needs to learn. and...
  22. Replies
    348
    Views
    18,843

    Re: Acebirds one hive

    Yip, 2 years ago i went home. To the country i thought would remain natural and green. first time in 10 years.

    Seems the almighty power of the dollar has far reaches and everyone is chasing it;...
  23. Replies
    4
    Views
    580

    Re: Need a Bee keeper to check my hives?

    I watched a documentary on some tribe in the Himalayan mountains. Within their tribe there was an occupation, climbing cliffs to retrieve honey. I guess the bees there have adapted and build colonies...
  24. Replies
    19
    Views
    910

    Re: Adding room to NUCs

    I asked the same question less than 2 weeks ago. my two level nuc was filling the second level with nectar. i wanted to know if i should put a third level between the first and second levels. I...
  25. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,198

    Re: Incredible Double Story Nuc

    Well, that extra box i put between the brood and the honey frames is being drawn out. so i did a good thing.

    G.
Results 1 to 25 of 144
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4