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  1. Re: Honduras Beekeeping - Looking for info and contacts

    Thanks to each one of you for your help! Very good input, and feel free to give more if it comes to you! I had seen Tomas reply to a post from a few years ago. Good input on top bar hives, had not...
  2. Honduras Beekeeping - Looking for info and contacts

    I have a missionary friend who is looking to start a sustainable beekeeping business in Honduras to help with support for an orphanage.

    I am looking for someone with information on honey...
  3. Re: Singles for sale in Spring 2014 Ohio

    Singles available in April/May. Now is the time to place your orders!:applause:
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    Re: Comb Honey frames for sale

    Frames are all sold out.
  5. Re: Singles for sale in Spring 2014 Ohio

    20 singles sold! Orders will be taken first come, first serve! I look forward to working with you!

    Cordially,

    Kirk
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    Re: Packaged Bee splits?

    Replying to Durstlight.

    I have a lot of experience with dividing packages and ordering an extra Q. Originally we always installed complete packages, either 2 or 3 pound. Honestly I did not see...
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    Comb Honey frames for sale

    I have roughly 4,000 or so comb honey frames for sale. 6-1/4 inch frames for Illinois deep supers. They have a split top bar and can be used for either comb or extract frames. I would like $.10...
  8. Singles for sale in Spring 2014 Ohio

    I am looking to sell 150-200 singles in the Spring. Singles will consist of a bottom, inner cover, telescope lid with single standard brood box full of bees for $175. I would include a top of the...
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    Re: What is this guy doing?

    I can't say for sure, but I would not be surprised. I know some of the large packers are aware of this type of treatment and they would get the information from commercial producers. As I...
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    Re: Bees under hive, normal or no?

    You hav had some excellent responses. My first thought though when I read your first post you mentioned temperatures well into the 90's. It is normal behavior for the bees to hang out underneath...
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    Re: What is this guy doing?

    This is a treatment for varroa. We used to use this treatment for several years and was very effective. We used filter paper cut into pieces approx. 3/4" wide by 4" long. stacked in packs of 25...
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    Re: Is This Mite Data Valid?

    Thank you Bees4u, I meant a half cup.
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    Re: Is This Mite Data Valid?

    I agree with Libhart. The percentage is based on an estimation of total mites in your colony. The sugar roll test I believe is conducted with a half pound of bees (roughly 300 bees). If you have...
  14. Re: Harvested honey now what????? Winter questions

    tdnp: 2 double deeps is plenty of stores for winter generally. Question is, what is your bee population. A very heavy populated hive will take more feed and stores. There are many management...
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    Re: 9 frame spacer plans

    I second sqkcrk! Actually I don't personally sell the Stoller spacers anymore, but my left arm and right foot has probably made a few million in years gone by.

    Just some food for thought, 9 frame...
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    Re: Hive inspection

    I believe both inspect at will, or only inspect if the hive seems queenless can be an acceptable management practice. Personally I inspect the bees heavily until we are thru the Spring period of...
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