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    Re: Wanting a good buckfast queen

    The Danish Buckfast line is available within the USA from Dansk Farms, Winter Park, FL.


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    Re: Danish Buckfast Queens in the US?

    I had some problems this season getting orders shipped on time. I wasn't able to get good mated queens ready as quickly as I expected for a number of reasons. I have made some changes to ensure...
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    Re: Does this look like a Buckfast queen?

    Lauri,

    The queen in the picture has markings that are consistant with the Buckfast line.

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  4. Thread: Dansk Farms

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    Re: Two thumbs up for Dansk Farms!

    I would like to thank everyone for their comments and advice. I'm greatful that I have now been able to catch up on the outstanding orders and issue refunds where it was necessary. I'm going to...
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    Re: Dansk Farms

    My passion for beekeeping led me to start Dansk Farms several years ago. It has been a real challange, but I have always loved my work. I believe that I have produced very good queens for those who...
  6. Re: Made 50 migratory bottom boards, here's some photos

    Hi Ben,

    Those are awesome! I like the fact that you can stack the hives closer. It that your own design?
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    Re: Raw propolis quality question

    I have collected many varieties of propolis from my hives. Some of it was very firm, almost like hardened plastic. Some of it was very soft like taffy. I think that it can very greatly depending...
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    Re: Share Your Website

    My blog is at http://danskfarms.blogspot.com/

    Our Main Website is http://danskfarms.com

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  9. Re: Bees - Which type would you choose? Russian, Carnolian, or Italian?

    Carniolans are popular because of the way they overwinter. They require less stores, and are gentle. However, if you are starting in the spring this will not affect you as much. If I were you I...
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    Re: Help!!! No eggs in entire hive !!!!!!

    It sounds like the hive may have swarmed. The abundance of Drones is a sign of that. Were the open cells high or low on the frames? It sounds like they bult swarm cells, which emerged, and cast...
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    Re: U.S. water ph map

    I think the more important question is, what is the ideal ph for syrup feed for honeybees? The ph can be measured and adjusted when the syrup is made. Does anyone know the ideal ph?
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    Re: Do bees eat blueboard insulation?

    The bees will definitely chew up styrofoam or rigid insulation. I have tried both. You need High Density Polystyrene or something with a similar density to prevent the bees from chewing through it.
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    Re: Direct introduction

    Your biggest mistake was leaving the queen in a queen catcher. I've made the same mistake in the past. The problem is that defensive bees can quickly enter the queen catcher and attack the queen. ...
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    Re: What's a newbee to do?

    You can use a technique called 'checkerboarding' to prevent swarming and open up additional space for stores if there is an incoming nectar flow. Try a search for 'checkerboarding' for a detailed...
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    Re: Inspecting without smoker

    There is some damage caused to the hive everytime you open it, whether you smoke or not. This is because the hive is a sealed environment. The bees work tirelessly to control the temperature and...
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