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  1. Thread: Apivar

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    Re: Apivar

    I took out the Apivar strip off and waited 9 days before I installed the honey supers not quite what the what the manufacture suggested. My thought is it would take a few days for the bees to start...
  2. Thread: Apivar

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    Apivar

    Any input on Apivar? Any thoughts good bad or indifferent. I just took the strips out of my hives, how long should I wait until I put on the honey supers. how long will the mites stay off?
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    empty hive weight

    Does any body know the weight of an empty hive such as frames brrod box and bottem borad.

    thanks
  4. Thread: Moth Crystals

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    Moth Crystals

    Iím considering use wax moth crystals to keep out moth larva out of my brood boxes and honey supers, if I could get some feedback that would be great. I have brood boxes that I didnít extract the...
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    Re: Honey Super Question

    Sweedebee,
    Thanks for the reply. But my real question is how long can I let my honey supers sit in the shop before I extract the honey. is two weeks to long... I dont have an extractor at this...
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    Re: Honey Super Question

    Sweedebee,
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    Honey Super Question

    Hello,
    I have a couple of question that someone on this board may be able to help me with. I not going to get an extractor to extract my honey for two more weeks, and we have a nectar flow coming...
  8. Thread: Matting Nuc's

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    Matting Nuc's

    I have a couple of question on matting nucís. I raised my first queen cellís (9) and Iím getting ready to put them in matting nucís. I plan on installing 1 frame of brood and one frame of empty...
  9. Thread: Makeing NUC

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    Makeing NUC

    Hello,
    In the next couple of days Iím getting some queens, and I planned on doing some splits. I have the number of frames for brood, Honey and Pollen that I want to use. My questions are how...
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    Queen Cell Protector

    Can someone explain to me when and how to use a queen cell protector
    Thanks
    Jay T
  11. Thread: lots of drones

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    lots of drones

    I was in my hives today and found a lot of drone cells, it seems very early in the year for so many drones. Any thoughts as to why so many drones? My hives also have a lot of brood not just drones...
  12. Thread: Tracheal Mites

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    Re: Tracheal Mites

    great

    thanks forthe input...
  13. Thread: Tracheal Mites

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    Tracheal Mites

    I think I may have just made a mistake. I have a hive that died off due to tracheal mites, and there was honey left in the comb. I froze the comb and honey for a couple of days and then put the...
  14. Thread: veil wearing

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    Re: veil wearing

    Hey has anybody tried my suggestion????
  15. Thread: veil wearing

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    Re: veil wearing

    Good question you can take the string and make sure the veil is under the string and just simple wrap it around your neck and tie a knot I prefer a bow tie knot. Make sure the entire veil is under...
  16. Thread: Candy Board

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    Re: Candy Board

    I used paper plates for molds; they came out flat and round just like the paper plate. When the candy got hard I took the candy out of the paper plates. I than put the flat rounds between the...
  17. Thread: Candy Board

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    Candy Board

    Looking for feedback,
    Today I got into my hives I have 6. My hives are two deep brood boxes, two of the hives had bees in the top brood box and 4 of the hives had the beeís mainly in the bottom...
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    Re: Simple Solar Melter

    no pic
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    Re: Bee Pro Pollen substatue

    Make Pollen patties out by using mentiond products

    Thanks for asking for clarification

    Jay T
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    Re: Brads or Staples?

    Ken,
    I use staples and tight a bond 3 canít go wrong when you have a full brood Frame full of honey and pollen
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    Bee Pro Pollen substatue

    I recently purchased 40 lbs of Bee Pro Pollen substitute. I wanted to make patties out of the pollen and need a recipe. I recently made Pollen patties out of Mega Bee and the recipe was 1 cup of...
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    Re: Queen Rearing Kits

    Thanks for the input, I have seen the fat bee's you tube I will review aagin.

    Thanks
    Jay T
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    Re: Product Info for PP

    Im very interested in making my own pollen substatue also.

    Thanks

    Jay
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    Queen Rearing Kits

    Good Morning,
    Can anyone give some feedback on Mann Lakes COMPLETE QUEEN REARING KIT. I want to raise some queens and would like some feedback from anyone that has used this product. One question...
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    Re: Liquid Brewers Yeast Question

    Ok,
    Help me get on the same page as you guys, I brew homemade beer from full grain in five gallon batches. I usually end up with about 1.5 quarts of sludge with very little water. The question I...
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