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  1. Thread: Nucs In March

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    Nucs In March

    I live in Pittsburgh and I am looking to get 3-5 nucs in March. I will be making my way back from Florida in early March.... does anyone know of someone who would be selling nucs in the time frame? ...
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    Thanks for the input, I really appreciate it!

    Thanks for the input, I really appreciate it!
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    Also, any suggestions on a good/great queen...

    Also, any suggestions on a good/great queen source? I have been using Bjorn's and they have been terrific, I will email him, too...
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    Pittsburgh winter...

    I switched to all mediums... for brood & honey supers. Does anyone have any recommendations on how many to overwinter with? I was thinking 2 brood, 2 honey- for a total of 4 supers?? Any...
  5. Thread: Taste of honey

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    I extracted honey a few weeks ago and am just...

    I extracted honey a few weeks ago and am just getting ready to bottle the honey- it has a very stronge odor and has a sweet/bitter taste. It is not dark but an amber color. Any ideas what type of...
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    I think I am going to get another queen to be...

    I think I am going to get another queen to be safe.. small price to go into winter with better odds of coming out the other side ahead of the thrust curve....
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    LOL...

    LOL...
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    good idea, jean-marc... this is only 12 or 13th...

    good idea, jean-marc... this is only 12 or 13th requeening, and they have all be a non-event... this is my first ooops... smile.gif Hopefully I can recover it.

    D
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    Hi Michael... I did stand there for about five...

    Hi Michael... I did stand there for about five minutes, I saw her fly away, but didn't see her come back- should I assume she is or isn't back? :( There are five hives in that location... I just...
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    Hi, I was requeening the last of my hives today...

    Hi, I was requeening the last of my hives today (releasing after a few days in their new homes) and one of the three queens took off an flew away ! :( The other two scurried (sp) down into the...
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    Hi, I was requeening the last of my hives today...

    Hi, I was requeening the last of my hives today (releasing after a few days in their new homes) and one of the three queens took off an flew away ! :( The other two scurried (sp) down into the...
  12. Thread: 9 vs. 10

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    Thanks, NC smile.gif

    Thanks, NC smile.gif
  13. Thread: 9 vs. 10 frames

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    I just finished working the 10 frame boxes and...

    I just finished working the 10 frame boxes and boy it was difficult.

    I really was worried about killing the queen/damaging many bees when I took the end frame out. obviously, you can move them...
  14. Thread: 9 vs. 10

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    I put 10 frames per box when the bees are drawing...

    I put 10 frames per box when the bees are drawing out the foundation... when I had used 9 I had some really stange results. Once drawn out, I reduce to 9 for the honey supers, but in the past have...
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    Very cool! smile.gif Thanks, Pcolar. Do you...

    Very cool! smile.gif Thanks, Pcolar. Do you see a lot of honey of this color by you?
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    PS.. the amber and dark are from my hives ...

    PS.. the amber and dark are from my hives smile.gif The dark just came off this past week- The Japanese Knotweed was in bloom all around the past several weeks... that is when I see it take that...
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    I hobbyist outside of Cleveland (5 hives). ...

    I hobbyist outside of Cleveland (5 hives). Retired AF Col. maybe... he did buy it from Giant smile.gif LOL

    Obviously it is a blend of something and something and probably many something elses-...
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    What type of honey do you think is on the left...

    What type of honey do you think is on the left side of this picture? (the light colored one)

    http://deronjohnson9582.fotopic.net/p34352931.html
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    what an awesome observation hive!! How do you...

    what an awesome observation hive!! How do you keep the windows clean?
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    Does anyone have pictures of an uncapper in use? ...

    Does anyone have pictures of an uncapper in use? I am interested in the Maxant. I have never seen one in use- I assume it would help move things along in the extracting process smile.gif
  21. Thread: soap making

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    does anyone know of a bulletin board for soap...

    does anyone know of a bulletin board for soap makers? I am trying to gain some information about vendors (for olive oil, etc.).

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

    D in the burgh
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    Thanks redneck, I have their honey tank and...

    Thanks redneck,

    I have their honey tank and really like it- it is heavy duty smile.gif I would think their extractor would be heavy duty, too.

    Thanks,

    D
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    Hi Moses, I have looked at that one, too......

    Hi Moses,

    I have looked at that one, too... why did you chose to go with Dadant versus Maxant? or some other manufacturer?

    I am trying to decided whether to go with the Maxant 1400-P (10 deep/...
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    Hi, I am looking at the Maxant 1400-P Radial...

    Hi, I am looking at the Maxant 1400-P Radial Extractor... does anyone have any comments on this particular unit? It holds 10 deeps or 20 mediums/shallows.

    I wanted to get the parallel-radial...
  25. Thread: royal jelly

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    How does one harvest royal jelly? in large qtys?...

    How does one harvest royal jelly? in large qtys?

    Thanks
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