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    Re: My new hive mover. pic

    That looks pretty epic, nice job
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    Re: Overwintering with an upper entrance.

    I try to keep both open in the winter, but it doesn't always happen. I like the top entrance, hot moist air rises, and they bees can direct it out if they need. When it was -40C last year I went to...
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    Re: Leaving Honey Supers On Through Winter

    I wintered my bees last season by leaving two deeps ontop of the brood chamber and wrapping the hives with some insulation and tyvek. When I opened them up in the spring they hadn't touched any of...
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    Re: Getting ready for winter

    Thanks for the input. My questions were a bit all over, but i've been told from the local beeks and the people at the research station that the canola honey crystallizes, and its too hard for them...
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    Getting ready for winter

    I may be a week or two behind, but I'm removing the last of the honey from the hives today, and have some questions about getting ready for winter:

    Q1: I'm removing the honey supers and leaving...
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    Re: What to put on the end of my extractor

    Yeah, I think I'm going to have to cut a hole in the floor. It kind of sucks, it was such a nice floor :). So I need a sump, a pump, and a holding tank? Can you recommend any particular models?
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    Re: What to put on the end of my extractor

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    This is basically what I got. I poured a floor, with bolts in it, but I think its still way too low. I'm guessing I'm probably going to have to get a heavy stand built up for it?
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    What to put on the end of my extractor

    Hey All,

    I've got a honey house in the works and ended up buying a used 72 frame extractor made by Walter T. Kelly and co. for dirt cheap. I refurbished it and its brand new. Anyways, I'm pretty...
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    Re: Hello from Grey County, Ontario

    Its good to see another Canadian here. Do you have any plans for the winter yet?
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    Greetings from Alberta

    Hello,

    I'm new to posting on the forums, but have been lurking for a while. Hopefully my newbie questions won't be too much of a bother to everyone.

    Regards,
    ABG
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