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    Re: Hello from a pair of noobs in Portland!

    Hey Kevin and Rebecca

    Try to join the PUB (Portland Urban Beekeepers) they also have a facebook page you can join.
    Someone may have a queen for you if you ask real nice.
    Ruhl Bee Store in...
  2. Re: Why do Male Drones Bees Die after mating mating

    Drones are just the genetic product of a single queen, so really, All the drones from the same Queen have the same DNA.
    Heres a thought, when a queen is mated with a drone, its really by another...
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    Re: Starting a colony from stragglers?

    Laying workers only make drone (male) bees.
    Scoop up the 20 bees and put them in front of a hive and let them beg their way in.

    I apologize for any idiotic comments you received.
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    Re: Installed package. Pain ensued! Help

    Triple J, its best if you put honey 4 all on ignore, I have him on ignore, I don't even have to read it to know he said something rude to you. You will be better for it.
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    Re: The Slovenian Beehive Arrives in the US

    Very neat, reminds me of the german beekeepers hives in that movie More Then Honey
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    Re: coating inside of hive body in beeswax?

    A propolis tinture (Propolis + Alcohol) applied with a brush does wonders for getting swarms to stay! Helps that "New hive" Smell.
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    Re: Burr comb for purchase?

    Dont forget to check craigslist!
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    Re: Using a Blacklight to see eggs

    Mini LED Flashlights work just as well
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    Re: Hive Tracks... Who is using this

    I use Hivetracks, its very cool to use for us Millennials, I am grandfathered in so I don't have to pay the dollar a hive.
    I will say that If I had to pay that now, it would not be worth it.
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    Re: splitting a warre hive

    You need to remember to check the underside of boxes to visually inspect.

    BernhardHeuvel posted some pics of a hive with queencells, When you see this, go ahead and split, as long as each box has...
  11. Re: Why the heck does my bee look charred by a fire?

    Chronic paralysis virus? or Hairless from fighting robbers
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    Re: Abandoned hive

    I am sure he doesn't want to call his friend a Liar. But I agree, try to call the Beekeeper and verify.
  13. Re: Queen with tail in supersedure cell ( whats up with that)

    For the good of the hive, a queen will lay the egg of her own destruction!
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    Re: Abandoned hive

    He said above that the beekeeper didnt want the hives, so FREE BEES FOR OP
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    Re: Drone layer in swarm

    Well theres a queen cell right in front so they want to replace her.
    I say squash her, and transfer some open brood from another hive so they have to raise a new queen
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    Re: Olive Garden Salad Jars

    Nice response from Olive Garden, I dont fault them at all.

    Still there has to be someone who makes similar bottles. I wanna know! They are pretty and I would buy some!
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    Re: Olive Garden Salad Jars

    I would contact Olive Garden Corporate, they may be able to provide the manufacturer name. Got a pic of this Jar? Now I am curious.
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    Re: FOUND! Bee Tree. Now what?

    Number 3! Swarm Traps! It a Gold mine of Bees!
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    Re: Re use wax moth comb

    After freezing a frame that was like that, I gave it back to the bees. Two weeks later the bees cleaned it up and are using it like any other comb
  20. Re: How can I make hive boxes that are perfectly stackable-a necessary requirement.

    I have seen people make the peices 1 inch longer then it should be (top and bottom) and then assemble the boxes. Once assembled, using a table saw, cut a half inch off the top and a half inch off the...
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    Re: Celebrity Beekeeper

    Wow cool! Also from that article.
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    Re: New Member from PNW interior

    Welcome, I hope you enjoy going all Mediums, I do. The ONLY drawback to using all mediums is purchased nucs come in deeps.... but thats whats swarms and splits are for!
    Huge fan of your work in the...
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    Re: 3d printing comb

    As 3D printing becomes more popular it will lower in price. I bet the next 10-15 Years we will see a boom
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    Re: Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

    Awesome, been missing the SOMD Podcast. Thanks for filling the treatment free void.
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    Re: how do I harvest

    Well, normally a bee escape board is the easiest way. But here's a way to do it without one http://thebeespace.net/2008/11/20/cut-comb-honey-harvest/#more-1114
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