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    Stinger Hairs

    What do you guys use on your hands when they get loaded with stinger hairs from shaking a lot of packages? Or anything where you get a large amount of stinger hairs in your hands through your gloves?
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    Pineapple Oil??

    Saw this in the Dadant Queen section, https://www.dadant.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1267 Anyone mind telling me what its used for??
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    Re: Paint in a bottle.

    All I see is pens @ Michael's, the little jars of marking paint is what I am looking for. Not the pens.
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    Paint in a bottle.

    Does anyone remember the paint that used to come in a bottle kind of like fingernail polish. And more importantly, where it is available from now??
    All I can seem to find are the pens......:doh:
  5. Re: Returning the queen to the cell builder - ?

    Then use a division board and keep brood raised in the top w/ cell bars so they will work the cells, and leave a laying queen in bottom. Raise the brood as needed to keep workers in the top super.
  6. Re: Returning the queen to the cell builder - ?

    Rob brood from other hives and leave it queenless all the time.
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    Re: Best Shaker Box

    For shaking bees 2 stock queen yard get deeps and cut a hole in the long side that you will be able to get a jar of syrup on and the funnel in. Then screen up the sides like u would a 3-4lb package.
  8. Re: Queen Cell Cups - Does color matter?

    It's not.
  9. Re: Queen Cell Cups - Does color matter?

    You can make a really good grafting needle out of hay-bailing wire too.
    I like those way better than any store bought ones, plus that's what i learned on so I'm kinda biased.
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    Re: Alternate uses for honey

    It prolly would, but it usually used to describe larger pests in my experience.
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    Re: Russian Honey bees

    LOL, was he looking for the queen?????
    I truly HATE working a Russian hive for that one reason.
    I can 9/10 time find an Italian easily, but those Russians are **** near IMPOSSIBLE for me to...
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    Re: Alternate uses for honey

    Coons, possums, skunks and almost all varmints LOVE it.
    Honey as well as brood.
  13. Anyone have bugs other than Bees?

    http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh184/JohnnyLongmire/DSC01326.jpg

    My baby Jazzy!!
  14. Re: A Bee Brush Testimony for Naysayers

    Ive always broken a pine tree limb and used the needles as a brush for brushing off grafing frames. Works better than those brushes u buy too imo.
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    Re: First try at grafting

    If u do graft to big tho, you may have a Virgin hatched out early gnawing down all your other cells..........
  16. Re: Any tips for locating queen in a hive?

    JoeMoe = 2 deeps a queen excluder on bottom of one and screen wire on bottom of other. Nail/staple or however u wanna attach um, just make sure they on there good.

    Screen box on bottom, stack...
  17. Re: Any tips for locating queen in a hive?

    IF u can see eggs I wouldn't worry about finding her, unless u wanna shake some bees or w/e. Also do a Google image search for queens so u know exactly what ya looking for. Generally i keep a eye out...
  18. Re: Urban dwellers 'should keep bees' (???)

    Isn't this a contraceptive????????????:cool:
  19. Re: Urban dwellers 'should keep bees' (???)

    This makes me LOL and want to punch someone in the face @ the same time........
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    Re: Queen Introduction

    GL on acceptance!
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    Re: AFB treatment

    Can treat with Terramycin iirc...
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    Re: Queen Introduction

    Leave the workers n there, pullthe cork(if its a wooden cage) and wedge the cage and the middle 2 frames of the brood cluster. If its a wooden cage make sure the wire side is exposed.
  23. Re: Any tips for locating queen in a hive?

    Get the JeoMoe!!!
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    Re: hive configuration question

    Is the brood super wall2wall brood??
    Drop some pollen/honey down n the sidewalls in bottom and fill the rest out n brood.
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    Re: Roadtrip with My Caged Queen

    Just keep her in the shade.....
    As long as you don't leave her n the wide open sun she should be more than alright.
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