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  1. Re: using old equipment with termites in the boxes

    Boil? Bake in the oven?
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    Re: Inspiration to keep going

    And feed them, overwinter them, treat them, work them, then feed them some more .
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    Re: Do you check before you place your hives

    Happened to me probably my fault. I just moved my hives. The next new spot I got to put bees, I gave him a call.
    "Hey Mr. Umpteenjazillion Hives I know it's none of my business where your hives are...
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    Re: Keeping Africanized Bees or not

    Yes, Please keep them there!
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    Re: Fluvalinate in wax

    ".5mg/kg seems to be acceptable"

    http://www.apimondiafoundation.org/foundation/files/2003/Persano%20Oddo.pdf

    Whatever that means?
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    Re: Round black feeders

    I have a few of these.....
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B002VX4IEI/ref=redir_mdp_mobile

    I couldn't post my own photo for whatever reason.

    They hold about three quarts. For the most part they...
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    Re: Finished my addition on my honey room

    Looks good!
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    Re: how to save my drones?

    Finland may be a bit cooler than my location.
    I find hives with designated drone comb (green Pierco) a constant supply of 1:1 and pollen sub will produce drones nearly continuous often close to year...
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    Re: Orange Grove trip 2014

    I thought I'd have a week or more left to move. Spoke with grove manager today and he wants to spray early next week if he can. Pulled honey today and I'll move them Monday night. Flows about over in...
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    Re: New beekeeper in New York

    My intent wasn't to offend.
    Just a joke, I'll explain.. Sometimes beekeepers are involved in relationships with people that may not share our enthusiasm. The zeal many beekeeper have (myself...
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    Re: New beekeeper in New York

    Welcome!

    Assembling hives at the kitchen table? Completed hives in the house?

    I'm going to guess your single or soon to be ! :)
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    Re: Building Package Bee boxes

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?237307-any-interest-in-SketchUp-models&highlight=Sketch

    Last post has a link.

    Fill open cans with candy cooked to about hard ball stage
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    Re: Building Package Bee boxes

    http://www.bee-bus.com

    I haven't put my hands on one yet but I've heard good things about them.

    The cans are tricker, I believe it's a standard 32 oz can and special equipment is needs if you...
  14. Thread: Mining Hives

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    Re: Mining Hives

    I'm sorry I don't.
    Maybe by the end of May.
    I don't sell them until I'm looking at them!
    I will let you know, when I have some.
    Thanks.
  15. Thread: Mining Hives

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    Re: Mining Hives

    Are the queen cells any specific type of queen in those cells?
    You mentioned a flow but do you feed syrup to the Nucs with a new cell?
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    Re: Did you get honey your first year

    He gets honey from first year packages every year.
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?228006-2009-season-off-to-great-start!!
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    Re: Early release from Almonds?

    Maybe he was asking about Florida beekeepers coming back home to catch our flow?
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    Re: Pea flour or peasemeal

    http://www.pulsecanada.com/uploads/31/1b/311beeea01659c37ca27e91d669c2a87/Feed-Peas-English.pdf


    http://ecochem.com/t_peas_feed.html
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    Re: Orange Grove trip 2014

    That area has a bit of beekeeping history.
    I'm sure there are several thousand in that general area at times.
    ...
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    Re: Orange Grove trip 2014

    How are things looking?
    They are packing it in and I'm catching swarms in blanks!
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    Re: New Commercial beekeeper

    I don't feel comfortable offering recommendations on fasteners until I'm invited to give a presentation on them to an Alabama deer hunt club. You'll have to find a metal worker!:)
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    New Commercial beekeeper

    It's official.

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    The gentleman that runs a bee club that I go to asked me if I'd like to speak to a garden club near my house. I wasn't sure that I'd be the best candidate but was happy to...
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    Re: Orange Grove trip 2014

    Looking good!
    I finally got a few hive into the grove. I don't think I missed too much. The trees with greening seemed to have the most bloom.
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    Re: Ontario Blueberry Pollination

    I apologize in advance for the dumb American question.
    What is "Northern Ontario"?
    Is it the area north of Pickle Lake latitude?
    Or
    Is it any thing north of Toronto/Lake Huron?

    I may be...
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    Re: Honeybee Dietary Needs

    https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/downloads/06-052

    Page 22 discusses the suggest that bees alter pollen intake and preferences based on metabolic status. This behavior differs from nutritional...
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