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  1. Re: Bees swarm 4 days after installation.

    Welcome to Beesource!

    >> and was laying on the screen.

    There are quite a few reports on Beesource of new package bees absconding from hives that have _open_ screened bottoms shortly after...
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    Re: pine 1x10 lumber boards

    >> Normal 1x10's are only 9 1/2 inches so you can't use them for standard Lang deeps ...

    'Standard' dimensions for 1x10 lumber (kiln dried and planed) is 9.25" x 0.75" in the USA market. Full...
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    Re: What happened to my threads?

    You didn't specify which threads you can't find, but I see quite a few threads that you have started.

    I suggest that once at your profile, you click the "Find latest started threads" link on the...
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    Re: Quick Question - Bee Math

    The numbers in the chart are counting from the time the egg is laid. But if you do a split, the half that raises a new queen could do so from a freshly hatched larva, which would shorten the queen...
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    Re: Quick Question - Bee Math

    Well, your beemath numbers are close, but a little different than those on this Michael Bush BeeMath page: http://www.bushfarms.com/beesmath.htm

    From that page ...
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    Re: My MacGyver Extractor

    Well, not many specific foods are listed directly. Here is the exact wording ...



    One could make a case that honey is a form of an 'aqueous' food product. :shhhh:


    Typically, extractors...
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    Re: My MacGyver Extractor

    I don't know what the situation was in 2010 when Barry originally posted this comment, but the Rubbermaid Brute 33 gallon 'round containers':) are currently listed by the NSF as certified 'food...
  8. Re: Why not have few very large hives instead of many small ones?

    Trevor, the best way to determine whether beekeeping is possible in a particular town/city is to look at the city & state regulations. If there are city/local restrictions on beekeeping, often this...
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    Re: Will DE help with mites?

    Bees can get through 1/4" (#4) hardware cloth. #7 hardware cloth would work, but it is hard to find and expensive. The next best option is #8 hardware cloth.
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    Re: medication drugs 2 buy

    Welcome to Beesource!

    >> an amercn drug has been usd here by d name COMATOSE !

    "Comatose" is a state of mind:), not a drug as far as I know. But perhaps you are thinking of "coumaphos".
    ...
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    Re: Weighing equipment

    You may be interested in the comments and photos in this earlier thread:

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?305321-hive-scale
  12. Re: Why not have few very large hives instead of many small ones?

    I have bees in Tennessee, and while our winters are shorter than in New Jersey, the bees are not foraging all year. Even in Florida bees are not necessarily foraging all year. While bees may able...
  13. Re: Why not have few very large hives instead of many small ones?

    Welcome to Beesource!


    >> is it ok to have a hive of a base perimeter of 20 ft?

    Well, how would one be able to lift a box of that size? There are unforeseen events that may require moving a...
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    Re: OAV and Wilting Apple Tree

    I don't know about OAV and apple trees, but if there are cedars in your area, cedar-apple rust can result in wilting leaves on apple trees, although from what I have seen the damage is more apparent...
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    Re: VSH bees and hybridization

    Here is the 'bean cultivars on a roof' thread, Mike .... :)

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?296916-Testing-Soybean-Cultivars-Cited-in-the-Literature-for-Honeybee-Forage



    ......
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    Re: homemade extractor in progress

    >> a treadmill that I can rob a motor out of and run it through a dimmer switch.

    If you find a treadmill with a knob (potentiometer) for a speed control, odds are that the motor in that treadmill...
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    Re: VSH bees and hybridization

    Mike, I suggest you go back to post #139, where your original quote and my comments are. That post and my succeeding posts all about that one issue.
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    Re: VSH bees and hybridization

    Understanding what you write yourself is certainly a remarkable achievement, Mike.:rolleyes::rolleyes:



    Now that you have that understanding, perhaps you could explain, in your view, how all...
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    Re: VSH bees and hybridization

    You can deny that that natural selection is the cause of the dinosaurs demise if you like, I certainly don't mind. :rolleyes:

    Dinosaurs was just a single example. There are plenty of species that...
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    Re: VSH bees and hybridization

    Mike, you seem to be using the terms 'natural selection' and 'breeding' (as performed by a beekeeper) as interchangeable terms. They are NOT the same concept.

    This is your earlier statement that I...
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    Re: Wyoming Organic

    Welcome to Beesource!


    >> The second ones were lost to mites.

    Mite control in an organic environment can be controversial, partly because there are no real standards for "organic" beekeeping....
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    Re: Will my bees freeze?

    >> And plus the rain the temps are 55 to 70 degrees.

    Don't worry about that temperature range, dry bees can handle a wide range of temperatures. Unless your hives are missing lids, they...
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    Re: Info on swarms

    Here is Seeley's study on catching swarms ...
    http://ecommons.cornell.edu/bitstream/1813/2653/2/Bait%20Hives%20for%20Honey%20Bees.pdf
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    Re: VSH bees and hybridization

    So you have live dinosaurs in your area, Mike? :scratch: :rolleyes: :s

    I doubt that you do do, so the point is that that 'natural selection' is NOT biased towards "maintaining health" of a...
  25. Re: anyone else having problems with pop re-directs?

    I wouldn't call the Ask tool/app "legitimate". :eek:

    I'd recommend removing Ask completely.
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