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    Re: Pollination Off a 16' trailer

    When starting out I used 20' trailers with 20 hives per trailer. Worked well for several years. Had many growers ask to have them spread out. After explaining there foraging range they were fine with...
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    Re: Mobile cell incubator kit?

    I'm using a 12 volt incubator from GQF mfg. Plugs to 110 or you can use the car adaptor does a nice job
  3. Thread: 110 swinger

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    Re: 110 swinger

    A&O fork lift used to sell a kubota diesel repower kit
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    Re: who hauls their own bees on their own semi

    My CPA specializes in farm and small trucking companies. Several years ago when we were doing my taxes I told him I was thinking of buying a truck to haul our own bees. He leaned over his desk...
  5. Thread: Help wanted

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    Help wanted

    Looking for experienced beekeeper willing to
    Work migratory Michigan/north Florida
    Scott Barnes
    269-506-5039
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    I have a aluminum bed on my 02 that came off a 97 truck it has held up well all these years and still looks good.
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    I haven't noticed any problems with mine
  8. Re: Partnership with a family member: which model ?

    I'm currently building a partnership with my son. First thing we did was decided how he would join the second thing we decided was how we could leave each other
  9. Thread: Failing Queens

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    Re: Failing Queens

    Black queen cell virus causes the queen larvae to turn black and die in their cells.
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    They are coming to Michigan 7/25 for commercial beekeepers meeting
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    Re: Question regarding Swinger

    1600 is 4500lb and the 2000 is 7300lb
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    Re: Question regarding Swinger

    Call A&O forklift they have a lot of experience converting these to fork's. This machine is bigger than most used for trailering behind a truck
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    Re: Florida dept AG apiary inspection

    I'm on my 4th in 4 years. Far as I know they are still inspecting in other area's of FL. Liked them all. Most were hobby beekeepers before inspecting. Do I need them no. They are a time and cash...
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    Re: mann lake patties

    What subs were compared. Feeding one type of sub in a big block of
    Bee's does not show one sub is better than another.
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    Re: 7-8 lbs pollen/sugar patty

    I would love to feed 7-8# patty. If I did half of it would be hive beetles. So 1# every 10 days.
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    Re: 80 frame Equinox horizontal extractor??

    9'X9' and works best with dakota style uncapper
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    Re: 80 frame Equinox horizontal extractor??

    Just put one in this year and really
    Like it. We can easily do 48 case's per hour
  18. Thread: Hive Bodies

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    Re: Hive Bodies

    They're the best
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    Re: Fall bees dwindling

    Look at pretreatment varroa levels. If they were high and virus levels high then virus's are the problem now. Also look at spring levels. I have found having good control in the spring equalled low...
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    Re: Corn Syrup/Bleach

    Helps on fermentation but also helps to change the ph of HFCs and that helps with the HMF levels
  21. Thread: Hive bodies

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    Re: Hive bodies

    Have had great service and product from Shastina
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Kieth... bass wood, clover and star thistle. Rick....I'm surrounded by seed corn here in michigan and we not seeing a problem. Have had similar problems before. What seems to have helped is pollen...
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    Re: ReQueening with Cells

    Nucs with queens were marked. The old queens had tiger tails and new did not. The cells hatched the day we put them in we had several walkers.
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    Re: ReQueening with Cells

    They had 24 hr before cells and were 5 frame nucs 1 brood 1 frame bees 1 frame honey 2 foundation
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    Re: ReQueening with Cells

    This year when making nucs they all got cells. Three weeks later when we checked for take only 10% of the old queens remained. I have done this twice since with same results hope this helps
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