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  1. Re: State apiarist says oxalic is about to be approved.

    Exactly.
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    Re: Merry Christmas to all of you!

    Lol....comments like this shouldn't be made without photographic evidence. :D
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    Poll: Re: Do you Build or Buy your Hive Bodies?

    That's true Ace, and that is an idea for someone who has five or so hives.
    I run all 8 frame equipment at the moment and with just 50 colonies (double deeps with 4 mediums) that comes out to 2400...
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    Re: Winter's Here to Stay

    I wish we had that kind of snowfall down here......enjoy the winter while it lasts.
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    Poll: Re: Do you Build or Buy your Hive Bodies?

    You would be surprised how much equipment can be built during "spare" time throughout the year. 20 boxes here, 15 there.......there is no reason someone couldn't build enough for 1-200 colonies in a...
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    Re: getting towns to ban polinators

    Holy smokes! Someone woke up on the wrong side of the bed it seems....:kn:

    "Tragedy of the Commons" was a term that came about concerning grazing rights on public lands in the early 1800's. When...
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    Re: getting towns to ban polinators

    Tragedy of the commons...
  8. Poll: Re: Treat for Varroa mites or let them suffer & die..........

    Well...that's your opinion. :p lol
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    Re: E'llo From The Hills Of Tennessee.

    Welcome from Smith County, TN.
    You need to pay a visit to Jeff Herel. Here is his website:
    http://www.herelshalfacrefarms.com
    He is right in your back yard.
  10. Re: Aren't you glad your hives are on the ground?

    Lol....you're a trip!
  11. Re: Aren't you glad your hives are on the ground?

    No kidding. You'd find what drones really feel like when they get expelled from the hive!
  12. Re: Aren't you glad your hives are on the ground?

    Where are their buckets? :kn:

    That just goes to show that there is more than one way to skin a cat...
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    Re: SHB & Wax Moth Larva????

    Left=wax moth larva
    Right= small hive beetle
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    Re: Benefits of Queen Wing Clipping?

    Wow....a few of us must be on the same brain waves or something. I've been doing some reading on the subject as well and may experiment with it this next season. I was going to start a thread as...
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    Re: Upset/Disappointed/Confused/etc.

    Sometimes there won't be any bees at all, not even brood. I've had colonies exhibit the same type of behavior. I have also seen it in early summer when the population of bees is at its highest. There...
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    Re: Upset/Disappointed/Confused/etc.

    Mite frass/guanine deposits:

    http://scientificbeekeeping.com/first-year-care-for-your-nuc/
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    Re: Upset/Disappointed/Confused/etc.

    Did you measure your mite levels throughout the year? If so, when was the last time you monitored?
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    Re: Do you use terramycin on your bees?

    Antibiotics have their place in unique situations. In the case of foulbrood (European and American), I really do not see the need for the use of teramycin. European foulbrood is always in a...
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    Re: Full time Beekeeper

    Way to go! It is definitely a blessing to be able to do what you love and make a living at it, no matter what it is. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Insects feel pain?

    How I behave matters to my wife, and thus matters to me too...:(
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    Re: Bomb Cyclone to hit US next week

    Just be thankful that it's not hot air coming down from Canada!:D
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    Re: Insects feel pain?

    It's funny you ask. I just got done watching my newborn daughter nurse. The minute she was born, she started nursing. I will never forget how she just knew what to do without being taught. I can only...
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    Re: Insects feel pain?

    True. However, as an actual wildlife biologist, my question is where does the instinct come from/originate. That is a perfectly legitimate question and one that has been asked by many other...
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    Re: Insects feel pain?

    On queens fainting, see attached thread:
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-270699.html
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    Re: Insects feel pain?

    Well put David.
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