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  1. Re: Found: Beekeeping Suppy Store in Los Angeles, CA

    Excellent! It was a little adventure but worth the trip!
  2. Found: Beekeeping Suppy Store in Los Angeles, CA

    FYI to Southern California Beekeepers.

    I found a fully stocked beekeeping supply warehouse/store in LA that is not on the internet, no webpage etc.. but it has been there since 1957! It is in a...
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    Honeybee Education Program in So Cal

    I thought that folks would be interested in a new Honeybee and World Health program that our organization has recently developed. The following is a link to a newspaper article and some video shot...
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    From an earlier post of mine (see below). On my...

    From an earlier post of mine (see below). On my website, I have a picture of one of the nucs in June supered. The overwintered nucs tend to me my most productive colonies.
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    We're in the middle of the bamboo flow in my area...

    We're in the middle of the bamboo flow in my area - only 11-12lb pound gains per day this year, but overall not too bad.
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    ....excerpt from the Vermont State Inspector's...

    ....excerpt from the Vermont State Inspector's Winter 2006 report (note SHB):

    >>>Apiary program inspection data for the 2005 season:
    Number of hive inspections: 2515
    Number of hives insp. for...
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    Sorry I can't help with the "chunk question" but...

    Sorry I can't help with the "chunk question" but I will say that wedding favors has been a very nice niche market for me. The most popular being the 1/2 pound glass with a white top, a 1.6 inch...
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    Has anyone modified this by removing the handle...

    Has anyone modified this by removing the handle and replacing it with a pulley - adding the motor below and to the side? Or by removing the gear box and placing a pulley on top?

    Thanks!
    Kurt
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    Bear Fence Research Info.

    Interesting test results from the USFS and NOLS regarding electric bear deterrents.

    http://www.nols.edu/resources/research/pdfs/lfence.pdf
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    Grain bag inner cover

    Grain bags work well.
    You can peel back a corner or one side without the bees communicating with the other side.
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    Humble Abodes Frames

    I tried a few hundred Humble Abodes frames this year and liked them.
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    Black Locust Flow

    Yes. The black locust was amazing this year wasn't it! We had a very, very good flow here in the upper CT river valley. Just an awesome bloom!

    - Kurt

    In terms of splitting. The last couple...
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    Flow?

    What are they working to pull in 4 mediums already this year?
  14. Betterbee "New Style" Division Board Feeder

    I just don't understand why anyone would sell a piece of equipment that is so obviously flawed for the US market - it is not manufactured for use in standard US dimensioned hive bodies. It's...
  15. Thread: Epi Pen

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    Of course, another option is to go with something...

    Of course, another option is to go with something that is not an auto injector but this would require a little more training and practice. You can purchase a 1cc ampule (60cents) and a 1cc insulin...
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    >That's a clever idea with the 2" insulation with...

    >That's a clever idea with the 2" insulation with bread pan cover.<

    Used bread pans (the "industrial" kind used in restaurants, schools, etc..) make great tops. They are also great honey house...
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    >Perhaps Kam could share his process of making up...

    >Perhaps Kam could share his process of making up his nucs as well as timing, treatments, strain and feed. I'm curious to know what the percentage of standard hive survival was and how many of the...
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    I tend to call anything less than 9 frames a nuc...

    I tend to call anything less than 9 frames a nuc but yes, the ones pictured are single deeps. I guess in my mind I have this group of hives classified as "the nucs" since they were all started as a...
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    I think it works great here in my area. I've...

    I think it works great here in my area. I've used it for both spring (late april early may) and late august early september fall treatments.
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    That's the danger this time of year. I think...

    That's the danger this time of year. I think that April is the hardest month because of the temp swings. The queens have started laying and when a cold snap comes they can starve-out pretty quick....
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    Northern Nucs Follow-up

    Before winter, there were several threads about overwintering nucs in the north. Below is a pict of a nuc being checked in July and pictures of two of the nucs earlier this week. Of the 30+ nucs I...
  22. Thread: Epi Pen

    by kamerrill
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    If you are concerned about liability, check into...

    If you are concerned about liability, check into you good samaritan laws in your state.

    >Most states have Good Samaritan laws, which generally protect individuals from liability who render...
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    Thanks for all of your help. I head out tomorrow...

    Thanks for all of your help. I head out tomorrow AM to San FranCisco.

    cheers,
    Kurt
    www.NewHampshireHoney.com
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    Thanks again Mike. Reseska Apiaries has "sweeping...

    Thanks again Mike. Reseska Apiaries has "sweeping grade" sugar for sale @ around .20 per pound. A buddy went down over the weekend and picked up a load.
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    https://secure.thorne.co.uk/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/millho...

    https://secure.thorne.co.uk/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/millhouse/thorne/shop/shania?ACTION=THISPAGE&THISPAGE=page13.html&ORDER_ID=286875083
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