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  1. Re: 7D nails for supers and hive bodies (Galvanized vs hot dipped, vs electro-galvani

    If you are still nailing beehives together in my opinion you need box nails not common nails.......


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
  2. Re: 7D nails for supers and hive bodies (Galvanized vs hot dipped, vs electro-galvani

    If you are still nailing beehives together in my opinion you need box nails not common nails.......


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Why do I not see Sumac yet?

    Michael sumac is blooming in Brattleboro Vermont started last week



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    Re: What is happening to these drones?

    IMHO...

    From everything I understand if you have natural drop of 5 to 7 mites in 24 hoursThe Hives heading for trouble. Personally I would be treatment now.
    you also asked about drones the...
  5. Re: Want to start with bee's. Commercial guy close.

    I also realize you may not know all of the out yards he has around one thing for sure he can not keep them all at home.


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: Glove alternatives

    Smoke your hand and try gloveless. Though I agree there are reasons to have gloves readily available.




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    Re: 8 frame medium and AHB questions

    I do know in southern New England if you are using medium frames for winter you need 30 frames 22-25 for food the rest for a place where bees to cluster .I do live in southwestern New Hampshire.and I...
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    Re: Haha, I hate trap-outs

    A good friend of mine that lives in Florida has A Bee removal business he will not do trap out way too many SHB you will be slime before all the bees get out of the building it will make one huge...
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    Re: Building Your Own Hives....

    The budget grade is more than adequate for what you want you will have a hard time beating the prices since you live in Maine.Unless you have a lot of woodworking equipment available to you.I really...
  10. Re: Farm license plates (benefits or regulations)

    With the weights you quoted you are into the CDL classes of licensing best ask the DMV
    Hint: CDL starts at 26,001 lb.

    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: 8 frame medium and AHB questions

    From what I understand 1 of your biggest problem will be African drones are faster on the Queen to mate basically African drones get out to mate about an hour earlier then their counter...
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    Re: May packages swarming

    IMHO..........
    Some thing to think about

    "Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

    BBE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: uncapping for 100 hives

    This may do a good job for you if you not going over a 100 hive or so.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiLQeSs-9Zg



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: uncapping for 100 hives

    This may do a good job for you if you not going over a 100 hive or so.

    http://youtu.be/gL7Eoo5OIrU

    looks like a
    Kelley's Electric Vibrating Knife with a Maxant capping spinner
    ...
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    Re: May packages swarming

    IMHO
    It looks like you need to read the parameters again .I am talking about foundation not comb that was already drawn out. Every time I have seen a bee tree they always add comb to the...
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    Re: May packages swarming

    :thumbsup: Ok



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: May packages swarming

    Michigan Mike'.........

    Were these packages put on undrawn foundation under ???


    IMHO....

    If this was the case I would have told you to put the foundation under the bees...
  18. synthesizing thyme and sugar for controlling varroa mites

    Hey all,

    I'm entering a contest to be able to present the honeybee research I'm working on to a much larger audience. The winners are judged on scientific accuracy, number of views, and video...
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    Re: drone frame for varroa control

    I did go to a lecture by Dr.James Tew he did say that's the green frames for drones did not work well in the Southeastern part of the USA they did work well in the Northeast.



    BEE HAPPY Jim 134...
  20. Re: Why are beekeepers not all using vaporized oxalic acid to treat varroa mites?

    Maybe you should know your state laws before using anything in a beehive !!!!
    Of course this is just a suggestion and you may regret finding out the hard way. I do see there are a few people here...
  21. Re: Why are beekeepers not all using vaporized oxalic acid to treat varroa mites?

    Do you even know that the state laws are for beekeeping in the state where you live ???


    One thing I do know in the state where I live which is New Hampshire it is off label these laws have been...
  22. Re: Why are beekeepers not all using vaporized oxalic acid to treat varroa mites?

    Do you realize Adee honey farms use a unapproved chemical in their hives about 3 to 5 years ago and got fine about $13,000 for doing it.




    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
  23. synthesizing thyme and sugar for controlling varroa mites

    Hey all,

    I'm entering a contest to be able to present the honeybee research I'm working on to a much larger audience. The winners are judged on scientific accuracy, number of views, and video...
  24. Re: Putting a value on an existing commercial business

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    :applause: :applause:

    Farming is not a 9 to 5 job five days a week.


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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    Re: How about bleach?

    Do you have references for this statement bleach kills AFB ??
    If so can you post it here ??


    BEE HAPPY Jim 134 :)
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