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  1. Mobile site not showing unread/ new post

    The Whats New function on the mobile site has been very sporadic over the past couple of weeks
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    Mobile Site Issues?

    The what's new feature on the mobile site has been a bit sporadic the past couple of days. Didn't know if anyone else is experiencing issues.
  3. Re: Ian Steppler... question re: your blog - shaking down queens

    Ian, when you pull the honey after the first 30 day period do you pull the excluder and allow the queen to lay the second box up again or does the excluder stay on the rest of the summer? Thanks for...
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    Re: Virgin Queen Introduction?

    Thank you for the tips, I've purchased some vigins from a queen breeder and wanted to see what others had tried.
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    Virgin Queen Introduction?

    So is putting honey on the virgin and direct releasing her into a queenless nuc/ hive the most accepted practice?
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    Smoke Tree?

    Does anyone have any experience with these trees/ bushes and bees? Do the bees work their blooms?
    Thanks
  7. Are spring splits required or recommended?

    This is my second year. Last year I did splits all summer to increase numbers. This year my goal is honey production.
    So my question is should I do spring splits or just checkerboard and add supers...
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    Re: Paint can feeders....

    Does it matter if the paint can is coated inside or not?
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    Re: My bee hive trailer is completed!

    That looks great!!! I've been playing with a similar design in my head to either put on a flat bed truck or similar trailer. Glad to see what it looks like. Hopefully you'll put up some pics or a...
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    Handling Rust in an Extractor

    I have a little rust in the bottom of my extractor tank. Curious what product is recommended to coat the area after removing the rust.

    Thanks for your help.
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    Re: When to put on patties?

    Thank you!!!!
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    When to put on patties?

    My goal is to make splits at the end of March. When would you start feeding patties to get the numbers up for late March splits?

    Thanks for your input.
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    Pail/ Bucket Do -It yourself question

    So for those who make their own 1 or 2 gallon pail feeders what type of opening do you use?
    Screen, mesh, prefabricated "plugs" that can be purchased from bee supply houses?

    Pictures would be...
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    Re: Migratory Bottom Board Designs

    Thanks that's a great idea, I'll have to try that one out.
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