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  1. Thread: Ups Warning

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    Use another carrier

    The best thing to do is to stop dealing with them I know several bussinesses who have stopped shipping there goods by UPS just because of there damaged goods and not paying for them.
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    Sale

    The Home Depots here in N.C. has the 1by 12s on sale but I can't remember the price and I threw the sale paper away but I think it was in that range.
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    Yes Michael you use it on the top of the hive no...

    Yes Michael you use it on the top of the hive no matter weather or not the top deep is full of honey.also there is a lot of new information on the use of apilife at the company web site that I don't...
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    Let him eat that China honey

    This brings to light another point someone mentioned, the honey from China. If they are loading there farm raised fish down with illegal antibiotics just think what they are doing do to there bees....
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    Comment to M.B.

    I have looked at both web sites before and agree with the Idea. But what I was trying to get across is that many people that are using natural cell think that to much drone brood is bad.( I know you...
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    Mites and Drones

    This is only my second summer with bees so any thing that I say need only be viewed as observation and not fact.first of all I put starter strips in several of my honey supers with no Queen excluders...
  7. Thread: 6 Deep

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    From what I understand all of the cells don't...

    From what I understand all of the cells don't have to be capped as long as there are 80 percent of them capped . Others say that 80% doesn't have to be capped as long as the cells contain dried honey...
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    Mite Fall after fogging

    I have a good amount of mites in my hives as I have done a suger shake and sticky board test. What numbers should I see on the sticky board when I fog with the thymol and fgmo mixture?
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    One queen cell

    I took one frame of eggs and larva one frame of honey and one frame of brood all with bees and I shook two frames of bees and added two frames of foundation into a five frame nuc.They only drew out...
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    Yes the directions are confusing the first time I...

    Yes the directions are confusing the first time I treated I used the whole contents of one yellow packet.The contents of the yellow packet should be cut into eight pieces four of these used around...
  11. Thread: Buckwheat

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    buckwheat

    After about 60%of seed has set you've got to plow it back under with a harrow and let it grow again. Last year It bloomed three times for me . I planted in late April.
  12. Thread: fogging

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    fogging

    Thanks Clint I understand what your saying.
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    I was all wrong

    Thanks bjerm for the info seams I was completly wrong with my mixture.
  14. Thread: fogging

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    Another question

    Clint I would have thought after a few weeks of fogging with thymol that the mite population would be low enough that the treatment could be stopped for a few weeks.Does the thymol kill most of the...
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    use it cold?

    I wonder if a smaller gauged wire could be used cold with the same results. like the old wire type cheese cutter.
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    Making smaller amounts

    Most of the time on this and other forums you get more infomation than you need and then I get confused. So let me throw some confussion in this mix.I believe there are two types of Terramycin is...
  17. Ron I live south of you and have a sourwood...

    Ron I live south of you and have a sourwood flow.Not like they do in the mountains but they do produce some, also the persimmon hasn't bloomed yet. As I said in the earlier post it has been hard for...
  18. I let several of my hives swarm because I didn't...

    I let several of my hives swarm because I didn't supper quick enough. Next year I'me going to stackem on and let the bees sort things out.I was told the flow here weather permitting should last till...
  19. Thread: fogging

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    fogging

    How often should you fog with FGMO and thymol. I was told by one person to fog once every five days for four times.
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    Whats going on know?

    whats happining now as far as CCD is conserned, are hives still collapsing?I have heard very few comments on what has happend this spring.Most of the losses I here about are from last fall and winter.
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    depth of a deep

    What about brushy mountains deeps? To keep from having any waist or for whatever reason they are building there deeps 91/2 instead of 95/8 the 91/2 is a off the shelf lumber store 1 by 10 will this...
  22. Thread: Ccd

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    N.Ceranae

    I have very limited experiance with bees but the one thing that I have learned in the past year is to never say never. As Diana Cox -Foster of Penn state Quated in the L.A. times last week N. Ceranae...
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    Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Time till hatch

    I placed a frame of larvae and eggs in a queenless hive last sunday several queen cells yesterday (Sat) when can I eXpect the queen to hatch?
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    Queen Cells

    Went back into my hive this afternoon and ther were about a half dozen or so queen cells on the frame I added last sunday. So that means that something must have happend to the queen in the...
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