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    I bought packages from them this year that had...

    I bought packages from them this year that had queeen issues. I called,got an apology and some replacement queens. The replacement queens are as bad as the first ones.Customer service was 1st rate &...
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    Welcome

    Union Grove,home to some of NC's Amish,just above Statesville. Also some fine bee country.
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    Excellent Customer Service

    Got 2 bad queens with some packages I bought and they sent replacements right away. I will be buying alot more from them in the future.
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    Bill Sheppard,one of NC's state apiary...

    Bill Sheppard,one of NC's state apiary inspectors,has a mold that he made from aluminum and used for years. Call Don Hopkins @ beneficial insects lab for contact info.
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    pallets

    when running hives on pallets do u drill drain holes in the bottom? its not always possible to level hives in a 2 way or 4 way set-up. what do you large operators do? just wondering.
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    Hey guys, May of 08 we are moving to Bar Harbor....

    Hey guys, May of 08 we are moving to Bar Harbor. Wifey is finishing up Phd and got herself a high falutin job in a genetics lab and I have an invite to work as a joiner at Hinckly Yachts. Db ......
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    thanks James, I know Don and those guys pretty...

    thanks James, I know Don and those guys pretty well-just didnt know if they had that kind of info or time to research it. Just figured id ask
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    I was wondering if anyone knows the law regarding...

    I was wondering if anyone knows the law regarding moving bees into the state of Maine. I have been told it is illegal now, but I just wanted know if anyone else out there has any knowledge on the...
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    I was wondering if anyone knows the law regarding...

    I was wondering if anyone knows the law regarding moving bees into the state of Maine. I have been told it is illegal now, but I just wanted know if anyone else out there has any knowledge on the...
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    how is diatomaceous earth applied and where can...

    how is diatomaceous earth applied and where can it be purchased?
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    oh yes, before you treat the ground dig about 6...

    oh yes, before you treat the ground dig about 6 or 7 inches into the dirt and try to find pupae. they are somewhat oblong, white and rbout the size of a maggot. if they cant be found consider not...
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    The general concensus in our area is that beetles...

    The general concensus in our area is that beetles are opportunists and can only run over a hive and get a foothold if there is an already existing problem (mites,FB,weak queen,no queen.....).
    dont...
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    I am building one with bamboo and...

    I am building one with bamboo and interior/exterior coat of red clay. will post some pics when done
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    Hey Chef, an observation I had about...

    Hey Chef, an observation I had about marshmellows: the bees would all die. I would be interested to know if this has happened to anyone else.
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    I overheard the Langy's plotting a potential...

    I overheard the Langy's plotting a potential nukeular showdown on the perninshular.
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    Ukeleles! that ought to be the right size,good...

    Ukeleles! that ought to be the right size,good sound too. If your a ukelele kind a feller
  17. What length of top bar did Swienty base thier...

    What length of top bar did Swienty base thier design on? What is the circumference and radius? Im just curious, it sounds like a neat idea and a potential comb saver if your hive dimansions are...
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    Velbert, you are the man of the hour. Many thanks

    Velbert, you are the man of the hour. Many thanks
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    Thank you Velbert. Didn't you also mention...

    Thank you Velbert. Didn't you also mention another design that stacked,had a removeable bottom and a feeder, and perhaps you were going to try and overwinter them? I thought there was a contact...
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    Who talked about the stackable top bar mating...

    Who talked about the stackable top bar mating nucs? I cannot seem to find the info when I search the archives, any help is appreciated in advance. Thank you.
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    I use Russian x SMR from Glenn Apiaries and am...

    I use Russian x SMR from Glenn Apiaries and am having good success as well.
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    WG, how goes the queens this year? has the...

    WG, how goes the queens this year? has the sourwood started for you yet,it was a great flow here.
    Honeyhouse I believe we may have been to see Sue Cobey @ the same time, how are your NWC's doing?
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    and in the event that you do inadvertantly drop a...

    and in the event that you do inadvertantly drop a frame or bump it or....., you dont end up covered in bees and wondering where that epi-pen might be.A very calm hive today can turn into an...
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    I have a few Ukrainian hives that are5 & 6 feet...

    I have a few Ukrainian hives that are5 & 6 feet long and 12+" deep and it took quite a bit of manipulation to fill them up essentially doing as M.B. said and rotating in bars for brood nest and using...
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    Any problems with acceptance while introducing...

    Any problems with acceptance while introducing virgin queens? If so how do you alleviate the situation? Do you get many mangled/injured queens by packing them in?
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