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  1. Re: Partnership with a family member: which model ?

    As an accountant, I have rarely (if ever) seen an equal partnership that lasted ..........since you only gave 2 alternatives, my vote is for #2
  2. Re: Passing the Torch: Who Will Carry On Your Business?

    Well maybe, but beekeepers are kinda hokey anyways..............
  3. Re: Passing the Torch: Who Will Carry On Your Business?

    Mark, you should post the words to the song here.
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    Re: Oxalic Vaporizers on Sale!

    17 BS members have taken advantage of the 10% off sale! Don't get left out, this sale wont' be repeated until next year and ends midnite Friday!

    If you ever thought about OAV as a mite control,...
  5. Thread: Pallet Decks

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    Re: Pallet Decks

    Are we talking dipping them in beeswax?
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    Oxalic Vaporizers on Sale!

    OxaVap.com is offering 10% off all our vaporizers for purchases made today through Black Friday only!

    This is the perfect time of year to vaporize. With the hives basically broodless and supers...
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    Re: I am losing a lot of bees.

    Incorrect. OAV is MOST effective when they are broodless. It will kill greater than 95% of phoretic mites. All you need is one day when the temps are 40 degrees (actually) 37 and you can treat. You...
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    Re: Benefits of Queen Wing Clipping?

    johno.......
    Will they just not leave (again) with the virgin once she hatches? OR do you intend to monitor the hive and clip the wing of the vigin(s)?
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    Re: Evaluating Queens - How long before you know?

    Mmmmm.........first time I've ever seen that word..............had to look up its meaning. Good usage!
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    Re: Oxalic acid vapor vs Thymol

    Multible vaporizers. I've 40 hives and use 4 vaporizers. It goes quite fast.
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    Re: Cleaning Plastic Excluders

    You could recycle them :). Sorry, could not resist.
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    Re: Oxalic acid vapor vs Thymol

    Have you considered OAD (oxalic acid dribble) as an alternative?
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    Re: Upset/Disappointed/Confused/etc.

    Did they mention what was the problem?
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    Re: Upset/Disappointed/Confused/etc.

    There is an Iotron facility in Columbia City, Indiana. I wonder if they offer irradiation there for beekeepers.
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    Re: Upset/Disappointed/Confused/etc.

    Rebuttal by Oldtimer

    But don't be taken in by the old story that if a hive died of varroa there would be thousands of dead mites. It's a myth. How do I know? I inspect hives for our government,...
  16. Thread: Mike Palmer Nuc

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    Re: Mike Palmer Nuc

    How do you do that? :)
  17. Re: What do you find to be the most efficient feeder?

    Never had a problem with the top feeders and robbing......they're fine if you want to get a lot of feed in the hive quickly. Don't know why you're having a problem with robbing utilizing them.......
  18. Re: Replace the queen of quick and simple way : is it true?

    Ian,
    What's your success rate rate using mated queens?
  19. Thread: hive scale

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    Re: hive scale

    Totally agree, but with the hive scale in my previous post, there is no need to do so.......of course, you're only making that scale (if you make it at all) for a hive or two.
  20. Re: Replace the queen of quick and simple way : is it true?

    True, but in this scenario, you possibly still have the old queen which ups your %
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    Re: Full time Beekeeper

    Now that you are "commercial" does that mean Keith will ship to you & give you discounts on sub? :)
  22. Re: Replace the queen of quick and simple way : is it true?

    Just about the same % with mating nucs.......
  23. Thread: hive scale

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    Re: hive scale

    Try this.........

    http://www.carrollcountybeekeepers.org/using-a-bathroom-scale-to-weigh-honey-bee-colonies.pdf
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    Re: Full time Beekeeper

    Congratulations Ben!

    My Dad always said...
    1. Do something your love to do
    2. Figure out a way to make money doing it!

    You've figured out what you want to do, now here's hoping you make money...
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    Re: Empty Gallon Lined Paint Cans

    You can also store paint in them! :)
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