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    Re: Honey Dew From Oak Trees?

    Rip your clover off now. The honey dew is like molasses.

    Some years a beek north of me make hundreds of barrels a year off of the trees. The answer is yes....... under the right conditions ( as...
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    Re: Flood damage question

    Send the bill. Not sure why not unless the questions below help convince you that you didn't uphold your end of the contract.


    Was your contract to pollinate the crop or to supply the hives? ...
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    Re: Hello from Oakland, CA, USA

    Smart move number 1.
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    Re: When to kill the queen?

    Am I missing something here or would it be best if I post a link to a calendar based on bee logic?

    I'm going to guess that the referral date is the pour date. IN other words its been six weeks...
  5. The difference between retarded and brilliant?

    When I was a kid I had a younger cousin from Iowa who the "experts" thought might be "retarded."

    While roaming through the creeks and fields during family visits in the 60's and 70's I would have...
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    Re: Why moderator approval?

    Dave....

    Time for a little reality check on your part.

    Loading beesource pages costs money and someone has to pay. You may ask Barry but I'd suppose the way he does so is through at least the...
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    Re: Super DFM - Honeybees

    Here in Cali the nosema count jumps all over the place. A set of hives can be clean in one instance and quite loaded shortly there after with a back to low not to far down the road once again.
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    Re: Location, Location, Location

    Seriously?

    Congress gave something away that didn't cost the ratepayers a dime?;)

    I for one am shocked that the president didn't call in an emergency session of Congress where in a bill would...
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    Re: US who sells Bulk bee pollen?

    Hate to be a numb skull but what do you mean by "cheaper?" :o

    Are you looking for a US produced item :thumbsup: or some tainted off the wall garbage that's dry and crusty and happens to be...
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    Re: Dead Larvae

    yes
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    Re: the gold mine

    Are you implying this is the case with these now?

    If so I do not see what vantage point you sit on to see things.

    Every thing we do has seen the price escalate nicely. Do I wish they were...
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    Re: Bee Ventilator

    Excellent question!!


    Is the statement about the equipment's ability to move air or about "helping the bees?"
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    Re: oxalic acid

    I think the 'load' off of a teaspoon or 20 of OA'd honey would have so few micrograms in it doubt it would be an issue. Without doing a titration test my guess would be that the bowl of rhubarb...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    See: http://helios.hampshire.edu/~nlNS/mompdfs/oxalicacid.pdf

    I will let it speak for itself.
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    Re: oxalic acid

    Contamination?

    Would anyone here be afraid to take a stick of rhubarb and put it in the blender followed by pouring that mix on the bees? Toxic isn't it?
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    Re: oxalic acid

    Why not?
  17. Re: question: proportion of US Beekeepers who.....

    If you could hack the databases of all the supply companies I bet their numbers would show the true number to be double.......... ;)
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    Re: really, I'm not joking

    This has got to be the best advice for all the wanna bee big timers who either have a family or wish for one.

    Forget talk about free equipment or bank loans at 1%. Having a spouse on board with...
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    Re: Anyone Know What These Are?

    Why did all the bees die?
  20. Re: Whats happened to my bees? - Bees in mini nuc black and hairless after 4 days

    Are they closed up?
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    Re: Killing The Bees

    Ace:

    Are you a baiter or just full of :s

    Right now the feds are dumping water out of folsom dam at a rate where some towns will need to be abandoned latter this fall just so the only thing with...
  22. Re: Whats happened to my bees? - Bees in mini nuc black and hairless after 4 days

    To many bees for the space....... Use less bees.

    In our case the addition of just an additional 2 ounces of bees in our mating nucs will get the bees a baking. .3 pounds will work.. .35 will...
  23. Re: Whats happened to my bees? - Bees in mini nuc black and hairless after 4 days

    To hot and not enough water.
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    Re: really, I'm not joking

    The goal of hitting 500 in ten years is quite modest and more than doable in my experience and observation.

    If thats your goal start with 25 the first year and add 35% each year.

    More than...
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    Re: really, I'm not joking

    As beekeeping is becoming more of a "profession" it seems that the people wanting to learn the profession ought to pay to get the knowledge needed to run such an operation.

    The college my daughter...
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