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    Re: Sick "Black" Bees

    I have no clue, never had it b/4, my treatment of drenching with Fumidil every 3-4 days has decreased the amount of dead bees, but they are still showing symptoms.
    a friend sent me a paper with a...
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    Re: Sick "Black" Bees

    if these work I'll be amazed but here goes.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-Unp1_Hq30

    dead bees out front, for the squeamish don't watch:)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LWyiJcUPEo
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  3. Re: Spraying pesticides with bees close by

    http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/our_offices/parishes/Evangeline/Features/Agriculture/FallArmywormInvasioninPastures.htm

    Another biological type insecticide to use is one of the Bt insecticides which...
  4. Re: Aha, it's not just me, NH seems to be having a problem with honey supply

    You must have Russians, my Italians would never do such a thing. :applause:
  5. Re: Starting to think beekeepers are cheap. lol

    I think the increase in income since he became president of the ESHPA is the reason he is flush with cash. I've noticed a trend, not sure it's because beeks are cheap or not,but they really prefer...
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    Re: Sick "Black" Bees

    Do you also see dead bees in the hive. I have a hive having the same problem for over a month. the bees monitoring the bees coming in, a large pile of dead bees in front of the hive.
    the brood and...
  7. Re: Long range forcast for another nasty cold winter in central-southeast states, rat

    I read an article a week ago that said the polar vortex would be back in Oct. up here, I said to my self, when did it leave sitting here on 8/15 with my insulated shirt on.
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    Re: uncapping for 100 hives

    here is an older cowens for sale for $900.

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?302286-cowan-uncapper-on-a-10-ft-chain-fed-rack
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    Re: Varroa treatment with honey supers on?

    maqs and hopguardII are two that come to mind.
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    Re: Taktic

    they made it legal before they closed the illegal market and gave you warning that if you get caught using it illegally that they would hammer your. I think they were rather nice for a change.
  11. Re: Q: Too early for a nuc destined for overwintering?

    pretty much all you would want to know

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?189642-Wintering-Nucs
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    Re: SHB Anonymous

    with all the traps out there that I have tried that are not worth anything, the best I have found are inline feeders that I make with two floats in them, after the feed is empty the bees stick the...
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    Re: Strange Loss Discovered

    lack of bees is only one symptom, the fact that they were robbed out says its probably not ccd. the symptoms say that the honey can sit their and neither bees nor ants will touch it.
  14. Re: Can anybody please identify this bee or insect for me.

    those aren't eyes, they are sunglasses, out here they don't wear them, must be a Ca. thing:thumbsup:
  15. Re: Recognizing Rader Sidetrack............

    he caught me twice posting the wrong information, always helpful from what I can see:applause: I just hope he doesn't go back and check the rest:thumbsup:
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    Re: speeding up filtering?

    what kind of uncapper are you using? we use a cowens and are processing much more than 36 frames per hour. If you are using a chain uncapper I would listen to ted n ms post above.
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    Re: Failing Queens

    did the queens in the good yard, come from the same batch of queens in the bad yards? sounds like they just didn't get mated to well.
  18. Re: Measuring varroa based on number found in brood

    when you start to see more than one mite per drone cell, I start using other methods to get a better mite count.
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    Re: Pesticide bee kill?

    Is there food in the hive? How hot has it been, any ventilation problems? Did you see any mites on the dead bees or the bottom of the nuc box?
  20. Re: Maxant clarifier and filter questions

    on the double filter, don't hang it too high on the wall, if you run enough honey through it to plug up the bags, they get very heavy to remove. If you get some small bags made of slightly wider...
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    Re: Another first in the bee yard.

    I have the same affect on women, I tried singing to them, but that only made it worse, not sure what to try next.:scratch:
  22. Re: New Study on Neonics, in Nature (journal), out of Netherlands

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Any cons to buckwheat?

    after about 11am your bees may get a bit testy as the buckwheat stops abruptly. I love the honey but never could get it to go through my filters, to thick. If you do get black honey, please post...
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    Re: Honey with a string Mint taste

    I wouldn't try to sell that stuff, I could pick it up if you would like to get rid off it, I have some crazy people down the street that think that stuff is good.:shhhh:
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    Re: Hop Guard II

    who is selling it?
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