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    Re: Dysentery and/or Nosema?

    Great to hear that there is hope for your hive!

    Mice can squeeze through a really small opening. I once saw two mice who hung themselves in the crack between my lounge room wall and the ceiling....
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    Re: Wing Morphology

    There is apparently a distinct difference in the hindwings of Apis Mellifera and Apis Cerana (just in case anyone is interested). This picture originally came from Museum Victoria (Australia)...
  3. Thread: Intoduction

    by Jeanette
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    Re: Intoduction

    Welcome to the forum, syed. There is a lot of useful advice in this forum. You might also like to search in your local area for a beekeeper mentor. The local knowledge of an experienced beekeeper can...
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    Re: Hi from Australia

    Welcome Comper! Glad to see another Aussie here. :)
  5. Thread: mailing honey

    by Jeanette
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    Re: mailing honey

    A few layers of bubble wrap sounds suitable. I suggest also plastering the outside of the package with 'Fragile' stickers and 'This Way Up' arrows. However, since human beings don't always follow...
  6. Re: Do beekeepers have common personality traits?

    I am definitely an introvert. It was a couple of years ago that I made the pleasant discovery that I was not abnormal! Computer programming can hold my attention for hours, but I run short of ideas...
  7. Re: Queen behavior and how bees respond to them.

    I don't know about reliable guidelines for determining if your queens have mated (except for eggs), but this article seems to support some of your observations:

    For Honey Bee Queens, Multiple...
  8. Thread: Field Force

    by Jeanette
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    Re: Field Force

    The percentage of foragers in the field is pretty variable. Someone else hunted for similar information a year or so ago on thread: http://www.beesource.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-253538.html?
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  9. Re: Are there research papers showing the queen can take multiple mating flights

    You may find this study useful:

    Causes of repeated mating flights by queen honeybees
    Journal of Apiculture Research (1964)
    http://jerzy_woyke.users.sggw.pl/causesmat1964.pdf

    "Observations...
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    Re: Hello beeks, from Madison VA

    Welcome to the forum, Haywood. I hope you will share some of your experiences with us.
  11. Re: Hi from the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.

    Welcome to the forum! Glad to see that you are getting plenty of answers about hive design on your other thread...
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    Re: Bee Hive Manager app for droid.

    I know of about 20 different beekeeping programs worldwide, but as melliferal indicated, many lack detailed record keeping and some are not in English. Hive Tracks has been around since at least 2010...
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    Re: Seasonal Allergies & Honey. Opinions?

    The basic idea for medically approved immunotherapy treatments is to expose the person's immune system to regular, tiny amounts of allergen so that the immune system can cope with it. Gradually, over...
  14. Re: Bee venom is the best thing for allergic reaction

    Thanks for the article link. It was quite informative. You might like to consider using a different topic name for this thread.

    The article seems to be discussing the rate of treatment failure for...
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    Re: Planting thyme or mint?

    You are not the only one who wonders about this. There is a short discussion about it at:
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    Re: Natural Predators of the SHB?

    Not sure about effectiveness or reliability, but .... this chap uses microscopic worms (called nematodes) that feast on the small hive beetle:

    http://www.beehacker.com/wp/?p=131
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    Re: Record Keeping for Beeks

    For something different, you could try my program HiveTasks. Although it is designed for desktop/laptop use (rather than tablet) it does have the ability to move hives in bulk.



    Dux is...
  18. Re: Give me the lowdown on mint, thyme, cilantro and other plants for critter control

    I recently asked BeeSource member Drakos about his experience with thyme:
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?277351-Thyme-honey-manipulation!!!!!-Opinions



    He replied:



    Hope...
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    Re: Free Bee Clipart - Enjoy!

    Have you considered expanding on the existing themes that you have already? For example, you have a sketch of a langstroth hive - you could also draw other hive designs like top bar or skep. The...
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    Vaccines for honey bees?

    Scientist Noah Wilson-Rich is creating vaccines for honey bees against CCD and Nosema.

    "This summer, [Best Bees Company LLC] will field-test an antifungal vaccine, made from yeast sugar, along...
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    Re: Hive Building Book

    Congratulations on getting your book published! The book publishing industry can often be a hard slog, so well done. :thumbsup:

    For interested folk, the book title is: "Build Your Own Beekeeping...
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    Re: Free Bee Clipart - Enjoy!

    Thanks for the link. It looks like an interesting resource. :)
  23. Thread: Introduction

    by Jeanette
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    Re: Introduction

    Welcome to the forum, Tim. Great photo on your about me page.
  24. Thread: Newbie

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    Re: Newbie

    Welcome to the forum!
  25. Thread: Local Honey

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    Re: Local Honey

    Welcome to the forum, Carol.

    Can anyone help Carol find her local honey?
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