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    Re: New Beek Plastic Foundation

    I just move the whole frame. I understand that's not what you want to do, but you make the best of what you have.......
  2. Thread: canola

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    Re: canola

    So who "messes" with it and why?
  3. Poll: Re: If you could start again, what size would you standardise on?

    I'd probably do 8 frame. Right now I'm with 10 framers (deeps and mediums)..... I can still handle those. It's almost never that I need to PU a heavy deep and if the mediums are too high and too...
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    Re: A better vaporizor?

    SNL has been hoping for the same to sell to you! :)
  5. Thread: canola

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    Re: canola

    How long will it last (not crystallized) once extracted and bottled?
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    Re: Minnesota

    Welcome!You'll find this site, inspiring (sometimes), funny (sometimes), stupid (attimes) but addicting....... all the time!
  7. Thread: Hay Yall

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    Re: Hay Yall

    Welcome!You'll find this site, inspiring (sometimes), funny (sometimes), stupid (attimes) but addicting....... all the time!
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    Re: Mite treatment in summer

    You've read correctly except that you might want to move your September date to right after you pull your honey supers .... maybe late August if that's when you do so.
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    Re: Spring OAV treatment in NorCal?

    Three years, but I do so religiously. Right after I pull the supers, I vaporize 3 times, 5-7 days apart, then once again between Thanksgiving and Christmas. That regime with an occasional spring...
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    Re: Spring OAV treatment in NorCal?

    You are correct: here's the link: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/bees/varroa_mite.htm
    When I stated that the mite's are ready to jump back into brood once they emerged, I did not mean...
  11. Thread: Priming cells

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    Re: Priming cells

    Never saw the need to prime or have the bees polish the cells. A large queen rearer (is that a word?) here (in excess of 7000 cells and queens yearly) does not either.........
  12. Thread: Rookie, here

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    Re: Rookie, here

    Nah, you'll have it all down in a week or two! :)
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    Re: Spring OAV treatment in NorCal?

    Or the queen and it does NOT contaminate the comb!
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    Re: Question on new packages & OAV treatment

    I'd treat once I saw eggs. Treat when you can, but it's best to treat early morning / late afternoon when most if not all the bees are in the hive.
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    Re: Spring OAV treatment in NorCal?

    Yes, either that or treatment by the purchaser upon receipt with a spray or vaporization.
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    Re: Converting package to russian

    Converting package to russian?
    Perhaps Rosetta Stone could help? :) ....... sorry, could not resist..
  17. Thread: Rookie from WI

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    Re: Rookie from WI

    Welcome! You'll find this site, inspiring (sometimes), funny (sometimes), stupid (at times) but addicting....... all the time!
  18. Thread: New"bee"

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    Re: New"bee"

    Welcome! You'll find this site, inspiring (sometimes), funny (sometimes), stupid (at times) but addicting....... all the time!
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    Re: New beek in south central Texas

    Welcome! You'll find this site, inspiring (sometimes), funny (sometimes), stupid (at times) but addicting....... all the time!
  20. Thread: Rookie, here

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    Re: Rookie, here

    Welcome! You'll find this site, inspiring (sometimes), funny (sometimes), stupid (at times) but addicting....... all the time!
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    Re: fogging for varora mites

    While it's a nice thought, you must not use oxalic acid in that manner as it can severely harm you. "Fogging" with an oxalic acid vaporizer especially meant for that purpose, is at this time, the...
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    Re: Can one change their forum name? If so how.

    You need to private message the "Great Wizard, Barry" and communicate your wishes to him. As the great "OZ," only he can fulfill your desire!
  23. Thread: hobbyist beek

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    Re: hobbyist beek

    Welcome! You'll find this site, inspiring (sometimes), funny (sometimes), stupid (at times) but addicting....... all the time!
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    Re: 9:15 pm, post office has my bees...

    Daylight +1
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    Re: Yes... I'm "That Guy"

    My mom (who had six kids) had:

    PB4UGO
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