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    Re: Dave Cushman's site dead?

    Dave Cushnan's site is now managed and resourced by a chap named Roger Patterson, Dave asked him to take it on. - it is still down, but I'm sure it WIL be back up.

    In the meantime, you can go here...
  2. Thread: German bees

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    Re: German bees

    Why not use morphplot or drawwing to help ascertain the origin.

    http://www.drawwing.org/

    https://www.bibba.org.uk/content.php?127-morphometry
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    For those aspiring Commercial or Sideliners

    I've seen quite a lot of questions here from people wanting some sort of framework to get them started along the road from hobbyist to something more commercial.

    Here is a paper from '92 that...
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    Re: Max Nuc Production

    The Scheme outlined by Mel at MDA Splitter, does work, I've done it.
    However forget any honey production, you won't get any. And feed continually everything you split from and to. But if you want to...
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    Re: Predicting winter feed requirements

    Hi Allen
    The Bees might "take it Fast", however they still need to "cure" it, driving off water is part of that process.

    0.3kg / litre is an average, and relates to the energy required to drive...
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    Re: Predicting winter feed requirements

    Someone was asking how much of the feed ends up as stores.
    Approximately 0.3kg sugar is consumed by the bees per litre of water in the feed.

    So, 10 litres of 2:1 (67%) syrup will be 8.91kg sugar...
  7. Re: Mann Lake Ultra Bee Dry Feed - Infested with Rice Weevils

    Use Megabee, it may be more expensive, but no Asian ingredients. It's the best by far.
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    Re: guide for how much sugar to buy

    Ben, if you want to give them the best pollen sub then feed MEGABEE. Can't be beaten !
  9. Thread: New to the beebiz

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    Re: New to the beebiz

    If you really want to Haul Bees, take a look at this shindig organised by Bee Culture on October 5th

    http://blog.beeculture.com/index.php/miles-to-go-program/

    MILES TO GO PROGRAM
    Keeping...
  10. Thread: Nordic bees

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    Re: Nordic bees

    I breed Buckfasts in the UK. However you could look at Egon Bees http://www.elgon.se/index-eng.htm

    This guy uses buckfast breeding principles, and has crossed his strain of buckfast bee with...
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