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    Re: keeping hives on commercial pallets?

    until you want to load anything but a pickup truck.
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    Re: Moving bees at night w or w/o nets

    Move without nets whenever possible. Way nicer for you, and the bees.
  3. Thread: tylan shelf life.

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    Re: tylan shelf life.

    It would be pretty dumb not to burn them.
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    Re: moving bees into blueberries this week

    Regarding moving in the rain, obviously sometimes it can't be avoided on long trips, and I do prefer it over high temps with netted bees. However, one time we drove through a tremendous downpour for...
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    Re: Canadian Senate Report on Bee Health

    And no doubt SK and BC.
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    Re: Manitoba Bee Auction

    Not that long ago in 2004 I bought loads of supers for $5 and sold my crop for .75/lbs. Big change eh?

    Wondering if the high price of bees and honey will hold out.
  7. Re: Fungicide Spraying During the Day While Bees are Flying

    True, but couldn't that change? There are many good grape growers here spraying at night cause they get the best results. Just like you catch chickens at night or move bees at night, because the...
  8. Re: Fungicide Spraying During the Day While Bees are Flying

    Ian, I don't disagree that spraying a field crop with fungicide shows terrible damage on bees, but it is just not the same in an orchard. Firstly, the pressure coming out of a "turbo mist" sprayer...
  9. Thread: Pollination Advice

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    Re: Pollination Advice

    did the loses stop?
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    Re: Winter Feed Consumption

    MT, I think you should use the abundance of empties kicking around the honey house, fill them with invert and use them like a rabbit feeder. Kill 2 birds with one stone. For what it's worth, a...
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    Hummerbee Snowblower

    Just wondering if anyone has one- I'm considering buying one. What are the cons?

    Can it do the job? It the turbo heavy enough to get enough traction and push that thing around?

    Does the...
  12. Re: Manitoba Beekeepers Association's “White Paper” document

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    Democracy is not alive and well or the border would be open.Its just easier for the gov't not to spend valuable time and money policing a bunch of beekeepers who get paid for pollinating crops and...
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    Re: Formic Acid Flash Treatment

    We put on a meat pad each time we are in the hives spring and fall. Sometimes we may get 10 on in a year. I have no idea if this is what Randy is referring to. I will email him.

    We have...
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    Re: Formic Acid Flash Treatment

    yup. all the time.
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    Re: Over wintering hives

    we use these. http://www.mppl.ca/index.php?route=product/product&path=83_92&product_id=2338
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    Re: Over wintering hives

    Big time! Put a sticky board in and you'll see. Obviously for the proper treatment it is 4 days apart 6 times. But we use it as a knock down and then OA in the fall...this year we skipped the fall...
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    Re: Over wintering hives

    We put a meatpad on each time we are in the hive spring and fall.
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    Re: Super DFM - Honeybees

    You've probably been asked this, but would it be possible to try some "secret brew" in Canada? How to?
  19. Thread: Syurp pump

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    Re: Syurp pump

    We can easily do this. Would a 3" gear give me the same flow as a 3" trash?
  20. Thread: Syurp pump

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    Re: Syurp pump

    We have the gd also. Should we run high test? And you have a gear pump on it? Not trash right?
  21. Thread: Syurp pump

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    Re: Syurp pump

    And use?
  22. Thread: Syurp pump

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    Re: Syurp pump

    to my embarrassment, we did not change the oil on the pumps this summer. We have not tracked ours. We run reg 5w30. I considered that perhaps oil was my problem. You think so?
  23. Thread: Syurp pump

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    Syurp pump

    We were running 3 truck geared up for feeding in frame feeders this year. I'm happy with the design of the hose, reel, and return. But we kept having problems with our pumps.

    The pumps went...
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    Re: Oxalic drizzle in winter

    I love this idea and had considered it...we got 1500 done in day one but it was with 8 guys. So if I do it with a sprayer...

    -can I over apply the OA? Can it do damage?

    - I know this is done...
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    Re: Oxalic drizzle in winter

    Dgl? What unit do you use? I'm going to try vaporizing one yard. Where can I one?
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