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    Well tim 71 WHAT are you doing on your company...

    Well tim 71 WHAT are you doing on your company computer??? BS'ing about bees? ;)

    The AHB has been found in LA in the northwest corner of the state. Thank you Texas for providing a vast...
  2. Thread: Bee Journal

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    Poll: Both Magazines are products of corporate entities...

    Both Magazines are products of corporate entities
    that DO have a vested interest in let's say "keeping bees" and " keeping BEE keepers" . I read this in Sue Hubbell's " A Book of Bees " ;)
    ...
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    Well now folks, we are most fortunate that a mere...

    Well now folks, we are most fortunate that a mere
    "fawin" guy has come upon the scene and shed some clarity to the subject of hive weights and how to do it.

    Joao Campos you are truly the...
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    Letters for Dick Allen I'm new to bee keeping...

    Letters for Dick Allen

    I'm new to bee keeping and since there is nothing much new to bee keeping, except new people coming on the scene, I was actually looking for comments if this annual killin...
  5. Buckbee we are paying around 5-6 dollars Euro...

    Buckbee we are paying around 5-6 dollars Euro equivelent for our gasoline in the US. Gas is going down. Your gas cost numbers at 9 $'s would be for the Canadians.

    Not to be a razzer, but you do...
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    Where would you get bees for a start up in the...

    Where would you get bees for a start up in the spring if everyone killed off the bees at the end of the productive honey period?

    Well the answer lies between this post and my above post.

    THERE...
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    make that c'est and c'est

    make that c'est and c'est
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    My solution for mouse control is placing my hives...

    My solution for mouse control is placing my hives on 1/2 plastic 55 gal drums. Cut in half the drum hive stands are 18" or so. I make a cross with 2x4's and reinforce the drum at the cut opeaning to...
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    busybguy if the system says you don't exist,...

    busybguy

    if the system says you don't exist, then you don't exist!!! THE SYSTEM KNOWS!!! ;)

    Je regret pour toi mon cher homme mais ces la vie de non existance. Ces triste. tongue.gif
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    Will K, the questioner above is living in a...

    Will K, the questioner above is living in a Province?

    I would say that he's in Canada. And I agree with George about revealing ones location.
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    For control of all that may be detrimental to...

    For control of all that may be detrimental to bees--just kill em at the end of the production period/honey flow.

    Start fresh next season with new bees.

    I read that just recently, somewhere on...
  12. Thread: Bee vaccume

    by Jackbee
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    I quote " Everything works if you let it " and I...

    I quote " Everything works if you let it " and I agree with Michael Bush on the killing of the bees and not using a vac.

    " Some must die so others will live " Richard Parr's quote and it's not...
  13. Thread: Bee vaccume

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    Thanks for the helpful replies fellas. I do...

    Thanks for the helpful replies fellas.

    I do have the suction side of the vac attached to a piece of pipe going down to the bottom of the 5 gal bucket. I have holes drilled in the pipe and it's...
  14. Thread: Bee vaccume

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    I would like some feedback on my home made bee...

    I would like some feedback on my home made bee vac.

    I made my vac using a 5 gal plastic bucket to contain the bees. My vac is about like one I saw on these boards or another board recently. I made...
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    Just ordered the " clear vue " veil from Dadent...

    Just ordered the " clear vue " veil from Dadent
    mentioned above.

    $ 58.10

    plus freight.

    I wasen't shocked at the price being forewarned but " it's all fo da bees " being wat dey be....
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    Does anyone consider the current cost of energy...

    Does anyone consider the current cost of energy when using gas, weather bottled or pipelined, as fuel, or, electric power to heat anything? In any case the fuel cost is passed on to the consumer.
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  17. Thread: Queen Rearing

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    Barney said he is looking for clarity to...

    Barney said he is looking for clarity to understand queen rearing. :(

    Aspera has an answer that is not clear? :confused:

    Aspera, IF, you know the procedure that you mention, please...
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    Saw that Doc. and wondered about those clear...

    Saw that Doc. and wondered about those clear plastic veils myself.

    I would think that, when new, they would provide a clear window on the world of the bees, but, plastic quickly becomes dull and...
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    Ya'll can also visit LA & MS, the Katrina areas...

    Ya'll can also visit LA & MS, the Katrina areas and find plenty of FREE lumber, even cypress, to make hive woodenware from here to eternity. ;)
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    " ransid " = rancid ;) Good tip Curry....

    " ransid " = rancid ;)

    Good tip Curry. What are your mixture proportions?

    Would extracting some uncapped honey be useful for mixing.

    I really like the idea of the sugarwater/honey feed...
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    Don't forget Louisiana whenever you are...

    Don't forget Louisiana whenever you are discussing heat.

    Working hives fully protected during summer leaves me drained and wondering why I ever got involved with dem bees. On the contrary we have...
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    Tie the thread to the bee's tail using invisable...

    Tie the thread to the bee's tail using invisable thread so that the bee won't see it. ;) jackparr@earthlink.net
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    :D Thanks for the thumbs up Waysouth. I'm in...

    :D Thanks for the thumbs up Waysouth. I'm in pretty good shape except for having smoked too much too long and am now paying for my stupidity. Other than that I can still work and I do maintain a...
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    Jim Fischer is a funny guy!!! I used Fischers...

    Jim Fischer is a funny guy!!!

    I used Fischers Bee Quick this past June to do what it's supposed to do and it did. Rapidly.

    I used a spare inner cover with an attached piece of feltlike...
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    Sound like a Mountain Dew promotion. Mountain Dew...

    Sound like a Mountain Dew promotion. Mountain Dew is sugar water, as is ALL of those sodas, and not good for you. The BEES can process the sugar but for most humans, the concentrated sugar in sodas...
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