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    Re: 2nd OAV treatment

    3 hours for 32 hives and I don't seal any thing up just use a rag on the entrance . As soon as I know the OA is vaporized {1.5 min } I turn off the vaporizer and let it set for like 3 min then I pull...
  2. Thread: Treated OAV.

    by GLOCK
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    Re: Treated OAV.

    I paid around the same price. It takes like 3 hours but I take my time It works great you'll be happy.
    http://bedillionhoneyfarm.com/store/beekeeping-equipment
  3. Thread: Treated OAV.

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    Treated OAV.

    Treated all 32 hives with OAV in the last 10 days.
    http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae9/GLOCK3/BEEKEEPING%202014/PB270089_zpsdb6b53e4.jpg
    AKS wood bleach...
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    Re: Wrapping hives in cold climates.........

    What I wrap with works great.
    http://www.bbhoneyfarms.com/store/c-58-beehive-winter-packing
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    Re: Upset/Disappointed/Confused/etc.

    I'm in the end of my 5th year and I went down the TF road the first 3 years .In the third year I lost every thing that was 3 years old died [5 strong hives] so last year I tried fogging with FGMO and...
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    Re: Wrapping hives in cold climates.........

    I run black nuc's and deeps in full sun and they work great for me.
    http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae9/GLOCK3/P6040032_zpsb84ebf9d.jpg...
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    Re: Bear Discovered My Hive

    Going in to my sixth year and I'm in bear country and so far no bear problems
    You need a E. fence .
    http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae9/GLOCK3/BEEKEEPING%202014/P5230002_zpsa4ba9708.jpg...
  8. Re: Michigan is going CRAZY! Possible 2015 law change about keeping bees

    After having bee's for over 5 years I say that's fair . Why should everyone that lives around the bee yard have to deal with the problems that bee's cause? I'm on 12 acres and when there's no nectar...
  9. Re: Tie Down your Hives, Michael Palmer is right when he says 5 frame Nucs are tippy

    I build my nucs as high as 3 boxes [four seems alittle to high] I keep them between my big hives and have a wind break ....
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    Re: Hive wraps and condensation question

    opps
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    Re: So many drones in NOV.?

    You have the best set up I have ever seen you are a good bee breeder:thumbsup: . I am going to ad landing boards next year it will be nice ad on for my bee yards.
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    Re: So many drones in NOV.?

    No there the same size .
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    So many drones in NOV.?

    So today I decided to put the foam boards on my hives .
    This one had drones just pouring out and I thought they where all gone for the year....
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    Re: Wrapping hives in cold climates.........

    They are screwed on it's to keep the wind off the bottom entrance plus there's a mouse guard and a entrance reducer behind that. Works for me....
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    Re: Wrapping hives in cold climates.........

    http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae9/GLOCK3/BEEKEEPING%202014/P2160142_zps721c33ea.jpg
    http://www.bbhoneyfarms.com/store/c-58-beehive-winter-packing
    I don't wrap mine till thanksgiving but all...
  16. Thread: 1st OAV attempt

    by GLOCK
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    Re: 1st OAV attempt

    It sure is. what a great thing for the bees saved my bee yards a lot of misery .
    Pro OAV all the way.
  17. Thread: 1st OAV attempt

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    Re: 1st OAV attempt

    I think you may have left it heat to long. When I did last year I only let it hooked to the battery for 60 sec. After 3 min. I was on to the next.
  18. Thread: Inbreeding?

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    Inbreeding?

    So if I'm a isolated and been a beekeeper for 5 years now should I worry about in breeding ? And how will I know I have a problem?
    I raise queens all year open breeding and everything seems great...
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    Re: FGMO fogger for varroa

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    GLOCK that is a long thread, thanks for posting all your results. I haven't worked my way through it all yet but I did want to ask if you added thyme oil or wintergreen...
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    Re: FGMO fogger for varroa

    PRO OAV:thumbsup: Fogging with FGMO will only give false hope.
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?283157-Started-fogging-today&highlight=fogging
    good luck.
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    Re: Have you ever proselytized for beekeeping?

    :thumbsup: I agree . I have honey every where and I will be selling nuc's and queens in the spring . I get 30.00 a QT. for my honey . I never have to buy a sweetener again. pollination is the best...
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    Re: Why a nuc instead of a full colony?

    And they work great.
    Well I'll go with NUC/DBL.NUC/TRI NUC/ They are still nuc boxes so they are my nucs.:cool:
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    Re: Why a nuc instead of a full colony?

    Mine are 2 to 3 boxes high by winter not just 5 frames.
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    Re: Why a nuc instead of a full colony?

    I love having nuc's I think I have 10 going into winter there all Tri nuc's {3 boxes}. In the summer I use them to make brood for my production hives my bee's seem to make brood faster in the nucs ....
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    Re: Questions on Bee packages - State PA

    I will have nuc's come spring in June if you don't mine the drive . Just let me know if your interested. I have no private message service through BEESOURE but you can e.mail me.
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