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    Re: Cut Comb Honey Production

    drakos~
    "Thanks for the reply, but I don't understand the expression <<tracked >> on. It is not my mother language. Can you say it in more words please? "

    my apologies drakos,...
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    Re: Cut Comb Honey Production

    hi drakos,
    using 8 frames, i place the empties, if i use 2, in position 3 and 6 of the super, and then keep an eye on them, so they are not getting 'tracked' on, then may move them out one frame...
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    Re: Cut Comb Honey Production

    suebeetn,
    you are welcome, and best wishes to you and your bees on some great comb honey!
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    Re: Cut Comb Honey Production

    hi allen, thanks for the compliment. to answer your question, you don't need a starter strip at the top of the frame. for starting out, as i said before, just place a bead of beeswax in the...
  5. Re: adventures in lip balm...plz share advice and recipes

    yes i did, it's a recipe similar to the peppermint flavor a famous maker does, you kind of have to experiment a little. i have acquired a number of recipes and some i have tried and some not.
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    Re: Long Creek Apiaries

    thank you barry. gee, i wonder why? i find it intriguing beebeetle that you joined may 2012, have 3 posts, and those are all in this thread?.....

    cached copy courtesy of google:
    long creek...
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    Re: Long Creek Apiaries

    Out of business??? GMO crops???

    Check out this new website:
    LONG CREEK APIARIES.AMBZ.COM

    From the website:
    "Long Creek Apiaries has been in the farming business for over 5 years. We are...
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    Re: Long Creek Apiaries

    IN ADDITION, FROM TENNESSEE’S WEBSITE REGARDING THE BUYER BEWARE LIST GUIDELINES(above link from my previous post) IN PART:

    What qualifies a business or individual to be listed on the Buyer...
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    Re: Long Creek Apiaries

    FYI TO ALL:
    As of May 7, 2012, Long Creek Apiaries has now been placed on the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs 'BUYERS BEWARE LIST'.

    "Companies that fail to respond to a notice that a...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiaries

    $100? try $175 and $275 an hour....:pinch:

    BTW, hmmmm on the fake orders by phone and email you never heard back from, maybe the 'powers that be' are starting to pay attention to your less than...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiaries

    call or email?! very funny.
    ditto on the gmo soybeans and corn, wish there was a 'violin smiley' i could insert here.
    this is just another excuse of your long list of excuses to add to the pile
    ...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiaries

    all very good points, if any of you who just recently jumped into this thread, may i suggest reading the prior 350 some odd posts that describe what some of us who have been stiffed have done, to no...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    dragonfly, rodeo did post the info;

    rodeo's posts 318, 319 and 320:

    "I paid for eight three pound packages of Russian bees in 2008 and have still not received anything but a bunch of BS. David...
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    Re: Bees at the hummingbird feeder.......

    find an avon lady with some skin so soft oil. smear a little skin so soft oil on the plastic flowers and/or the ports. your honey bees won't go near it, as well as other stinging insects, and it...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Serious?
    you owe a beek $700 plus from 2008 and all you can say or yammer about is BETCHA? 10% of a payment you might have sent? $70 minimum of the $700 plus owed from 2008, what is wrong with...
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    Re: Top Entrences and Winter vs Summer

    i use both bottom and top entrance year round. here is my method, i use an inner cover year round on two deeps with 9 frames, or in summer, supers with 8 frames, but the inner cover i notch out to...
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    Re: Electric Fence Controller

    i would use solar, and do now. i have used the zareba sp 10 for the last 6 years to keep the bears out, and use year round. also keeps other critters away as well. i purchased the zareba on the...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiaries

    United States Bankruptcy Law does not protect fraudulent debt.
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    Re: Moving 3 full medium brood chambers

    fishstix, the beekeeper was asking for suggestions and advice on how best to move hives from all from their experience, not an admonishment about exercise and diet, maybe you could have provided...
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    Re: comb honey question

    rusty67, instead of plastic wrap, why couldn't he just store a super of ross rounds in a tight trash bag, doesn't the moisture formed in freezing and thawing collect on the bag, instead of the...
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    Re: comb honey question

    you need to freeze those right away to kill any wax moth larvae. i don't use ross rounds, i use a different method. i just talked to a friend of mine who uses ross rounds. what he does when he...
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    Poll: Re: Best Quality Woodenware

    good woodenware, good prices. local, experienced beekeepers running a business for over 35 years. great customer service and knowledgeable. ship promptly.
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    Re: Moving 3 full medium brood chambers

    passenger car, truck or trailer? get some help to lift the boxes. move after they all come home. use 3 'new' bottom boards if you have them in car truck or trailer, and ratchet straps underneath....
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    Re: Culling/cutting your loses

    feed and combine. sometimes we feed and our girls die anyway for other reasons. expensive yes, but this is a necessary expense in keeping bees. next year start assessing your hives earlier in the...
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    Poll: Re: Best Quality Woodenware

    B and B Honey Farm, Houston, Mn. 3 grades, and their commercial grade is great.
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