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  1. Thread: bee stings

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    Re: bee stings

    Very cool idea this will help if my fried is uncomfortable about getting stung. how many times getting stung will it take for my friend to feel the effect? I know it has something to do with the...
  2. Thread: bee stings

    by Jay T
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    bee stings

    what is the best procedure for applying a bee sting. A friend of mine would like to try a few bee sting for an ailment he has. What is the best way to apply the bee sting. I would like to give him...
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    Re: Maxant 3100 Extractor

    Thanks for the ply wood and Eye bolt idea I tried a variation of that, I bolted the legs to a 3/4 sheet of ply wood and it still jumped around and I also take special care to balance the load out. ...
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    Maxant 3100 Extractor

    I have a Maxant extractor 3100 with metal legs purchased from Maxant. the extractor seems to move quite bit during extraction. I built a platform with 3 wheels to offset the wiggling around and...
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    hop guard honey supers

    I need to put honey supers on to inhibit swarming, but I just put on Hop Guard three days ago can I put the honey supers on now. The honey flow don't start for three more weeks any experience with...
  6. Thread: Hop Guard

    by Jay T
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    Hop Guard

    Got a question about Hop Guard. I have about a month before the Black Berry flow starts. I wanted to knock the mites down before the flow started. I was thinking about putting one application on,...
  7. Thread: Apivar

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    Re: Apivar

    I took out the Apivar strip off and waited 9 days before I installed the honey supers not quite what the what the manufacture suggested. My thought is it would take a few days for the bees to start...
  8. Thread: Apivar

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    Apivar

    Any input on Apivar? Any thoughts good bad or indifferent. I just took the strips out of my hives, how long should I wait until I put on the honey supers. how long will the mites stay off?
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    empty hive weight

    Does any body know the weight of an empty hive such as frames brrod box and bottem borad.

    thanks
  10. Thread: Moth Crystals

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    Moth Crystals

    Iím considering use wax moth crystals to keep out moth larva out of my brood boxes and honey supers, if I could get some feedback that would be great. I have brood boxes that I didnít extract the...
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    Re: Honey Super Question

    Sweedebee,
    Thanks for the reply. But my real question is how long can I let my honey supers sit in the shop before I extract the honey. is two weeks to long... I dont have an extractor at this...
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    Re: Honey Super Question

    Sweedebee,
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    Honey Super Question

    Hello,
    I have a couple of question that someone on this board may be able to help me with. I not going to get an extractor to extract my honey for two more weeks, and we have a nectar flow coming...
  14. Thread: Matting Nuc's

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    Matting Nuc's

    I have a couple of question on matting nucís. I raised my first queen cellís (9) and Iím getting ready to put them in matting nucís. I plan on installing 1 frame of brood and one frame of empty...
  15. Thread: Makeing NUC

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    Makeing NUC

    Hello,
    In the next couple of days Iím getting some queens, and I planned on doing some splits. I have the number of frames for brood, Honey and Pollen that I want to use. My questions are how...
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    Queen Cell Protector

    Can someone explain to me when and how to use a queen cell protector
    Thanks
    Jay T
  17. Thread: lots of drones

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    lots of drones

    I was in my hives today and found a lot of drone cells, it seems very early in the year for so many drones. Any thoughts as to why so many drones? My hives also have a lot of brood not just drones...
  18. Thread: Tracheal Mites

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    Re: Tracheal Mites

    great

    thanks forthe input...
  19. Thread: Tracheal Mites

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    Tracheal Mites

    I think I may have just made a mistake. I have a hive that died off due to tracheal mites, and there was honey left in the comb. I froze the comb and honey for a couple of days and then put the...
  20. Thread: veil wearing

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    Re: veil wearing

    Hey has anybody tried my suggestion????
  21. Thread: veil wearing

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    Re: veil wearing

    Good question you can take the string and make sure the veil is under the string and just simple wrap it around your neck and tie a knot I prefer a bow tie knot. Make sure the entire veil is under...
  22. Thread: Candy Board

    by Jay T
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    Re: Candy Board

    I used paper plates for molds; they came out flat and round just like the paper plate. When the candy got hard I took the candy out of the paper plates. I than put the flat rounds between the...
  23. Thread: Candy Board

    by Jay T
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    Candy Board

    Looking for feedback,
    Today I got into my hives I have 6. My hives are two deep brood boxes, two of the hives had bees in the top brood box and 4 of the hives had the beeís mainly in the bottom...
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    Re: Simple Solar Melter

    no pic
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    Re: Bee Pro Pollen substatue

    Make Pollen patties out by using mentiond products

    Thanks for asking for clarification

    Jay T
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