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    Re: Could winter bees already be here?

    Jim, Stachyose is common in low grade soys and can be harmful to bees, but some high grade soys have virtually no Stachyose in them. It's like a news reporter, they can twist a story to support what...
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    Re: Could winter bees already be here?

    One must b carefull not to take a wide brush when it come to soy, cheap soys can be dangerous, but that does not mean all soy are bad.

    It's like feeding bees....... is it type 42, 55 corn or is...
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    Re: Huge mite drop

    Stop.... we have a winner.

    Dang.... It's Jimmy again.
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    Re: Please Stop...

    HEY Jimmy L.... there asking for you again.

    Beesource... great site, Barry has done a great job, nice guy too.
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    Re: Why a nuc instead of a full colony?

    http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s35/CNHoney/P1010182_zps48e44b94.jpg

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    Re: Why a nuc instead of a full colony?

    Ace we put them in place of the empty box, we run bees on bottom board pallets so we have no bottoms nailed onto boxes, so if you have a dud you just shake the bees out (with the bad queen) grab one...
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    Re: Why a nuc instead of a full colony?

    Ace, a "junk hive" is a hive that is no longer worth dumping feed into, in the fall we grade out (shake out) anything that is low on bee popuations with a poor queen and just plug a ten frame nucs on...
  8. Re: Where to buy those cans of syrup and Bee Package Cages?

    Stacks of those cans filled in Kevin shop, saw them last week while dropping off SUB. :)
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    Re: Why a nuc instead of a full colony?

    Well.....

    I make up nucs in a ten frame super, I use a thin 1/4 inch plywood with a bee way all around & give them about an inch entrance. I make the entrances in different formations, I make up...
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    Re: Protein patty supplementation

    Yikes.
  11. Re: An oxalic vaporizer that WORKS in 30 sec

    Well said SNL, Queenbee1, take your time, keep it to yourself, we can wait for your patent. Good luck.
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    Re: Bad Commercial Beeks

    Nice. :)
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    Re: Open Feeding (Open Feeders) methods

    Ian, I'm from Cali...... what does rain look like? :)
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    Re: Open Feeding (Open Feeders) methods

    Just a little plastic and 1,500 gals. Takes about 15 minutes to set up and 20 bucks for the plastic.



    http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s35/CNHoney/P1010155_zps61f78fc1.jpg
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer?

    It's enough to say...... you know what mixes and what doesn't. :)
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer?

    What happen to this thread, it's as quite as my mixer. :)
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer?

    Me still thinks electric would be best, the pluses are..... we do everything inside shop with controlled climate work area, clean "no flies, bees or bugs" to work around, Quite other than the music...
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    Re: Custom Pollen Sub?

    There's the million dollar question. :)
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer?

    I think a ribbon mixer style works well, I think the most important is, SIZE the machine to your needs. Also, don't go with gas motor, use the kind that you can plug into the wall, quite.:)
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer?

    One machine. :)
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer?

    JM, we can mix 4,000lb an hour. :)
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    Nothing to fear but fear itself, do what you do well, and the rest will fall into place.
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    Maybe it was someone in MN that sold out, Trevor.
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    Re: How big is your honey house?

    Not to hi jack this thread, but, what eve height for the basic shop (storage, wood, equipment)?
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    Re: New beeks effects on beekeeping

    Folks should really read part #4 of Phil's post, I can say this with no hesitation, from Phil, Jackie & John..... they have over come many high hurdles that life has thrown at them, NEVER once,...
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