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    Re: Montana beekeepers , questions

    Join the Gallatin Valley Beekeepers Club and get local information that pertains to your situation. http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/gallatin_valley_beekeepers/
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    Re: Hive Top feeder recomendation.

    I have found that top feeders add a lot of moisture to the inside of the hive...............Hence, I think the Mason jar is the best and most economical method.
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    by MT Don
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    Mouse Guard

    I made a prototype mouse guard and I used 1/4 inch hardware cloth for the entrance. Do you think that is the correct size hardware cloth?

    Don
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    Re: foundationless questions

    Do you per wax (with bee's wax) the guide or use as is?

    Don
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    Re: Top Feeder problem.......maybe?

    That problem in thee photo is the same problem I have.

    I was looking at building a "ladder" similar to the one "The Fat Bee Man" suggests to use with these feeders. It keeps then enclosed and...
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    Re: Top Feeder problem.......maybe?

    Only one box for each hive. Again, it appears that they are not building comb. They are also down on the foundation with the queen building comb.

    Thanks for your response,
    Don
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    Re: Top Feeder problem.......maybe?

    All three feeders are Dadant woodentop feeders. The bees are attached to the inner cover and are hanging inside the feeders. I hope this info helps.

    Don
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    Top Feeder problem.......maybe?

    I installed three packages on 4/17/13 with a top feeders on each box. I noticed today that there is a small cluster of bees, attached to the top, in each top bar feeder. What is going on and is this...
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    Need recipe for pollen patties using Bee Pro

    I just bought Bee Pro from Mann Lake to make Patties. I need a good recipe to do this. Does anyone have one?

    Thanks, Don
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    Re: Nucs versus Packages?

    You also have control over the type and condition of the frames involved.
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    medicating at package introduction

    Do you medicate for Nosema and Foulbrood when you start a colony with a package?

    I have read that some do and others are silent on medication.

    Thanks, Don
  12. Thread: Awesome Video!

    by MT Don
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    Re: Awesome Video!

    Iam always amazed....................Thanks
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    2013 NWC nuc prices

    I am about to place my order for 2013 NWC 5 frame nuc's. What is the going prices this year, in the west, for these? The quantity range is less than 20.

    Thanks, Don
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    Re: Cyber Monday Deals on Beekeeping Equipment?

    Is Dadant offering anything this year? If so, when?

    Thanks.........................................
  15. are frames and boxes interchangable...ei vendor to vendor

    Are the boxes from one vendor interchangable with the frames from another vendor? In particular:Walter T. Kelley slotter top frames used in Rossman boxes>

    Thanks, Don
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