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    Hhmmm..Sorry to hear you've been rolled over by...

    Hhmmm..Sorry to hear you've been rolled over by the judge Clint.Is there any chance of an appeal of some sort..?

    I don't brand my frames either,but do the same as Mike and use a black marker.Not...
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    I look forward to seeing what you have done with...

    I look forward to seeing what you have done with the loader.It may just be what I need to save my back...

    I have seen the Aussie loader you are talking about Mark.It's a very neat tool and they...
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    I'm a Kiwi,pushing into my 40's and live on the...

    I'm a Kiwi,pushing into my 40's and live on the coast in the Far North of NZ.I have 3 sons at University, a 15yr old daughter at home and have been married 22yrs.

    Anthea and I run 2 business's,I...
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    quote:Like the guy that...

    <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Like the guy that told me he hated all the bees working on his apple blossoms and was spraying them with diazinon!<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Thats the best one I've heard yet...
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    Hi Daisy.. Down here in NZ we have a honey...

    Hi Daisy..

    Down here in NZ we have a honey collected from the Manuka Tea Tree.It is a rather dark honey and superb to cook with or just eaten on toast.

    There is a rather special type called...
  6. Thread: mason jars

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    Hey Fellas.....whats a "mason jar"..? jim

    Hey Fellas.....whats a "mason jar"..?

    jim
  7. Thread: oxalic acid

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    Hi Fellas....I have been following this thread...

    Hi Fellas....I have been following this thread with considerable interest and have found your posts about oxalic acid rather encouraging.
    I came out of winter with 49 hives and want to increase to...
  8. Hi Daisy.... If your horse has never been shod...

    Hi Daisy....

    If your horse has never been shod his hooves should be as tough as nails.Alot depends on what you plan to do with him tho.Do check out the links below,there is alot of info that may...
  9. Daisy......are you taking about "The Barefoot...

    Daisy......are you taking about "The Barefoot Trim " or just leaving your horse unshod ??

    We support the Natural Hoof (Barefoot hoofcare) and have a link to interesting info via our website.
    ...
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    When Coyote experiences rain for the first time...

    When Coyote experiences rain for the first time Michael,he will prolly pass out with the shock of it all......and someone will have to throw a bucket of dust over him to bring him around.

    jim
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    Copper Napthenate is the standard treatment for...

    Copper Napthenate is the standard treatment for hive bodies down here.I for one soak the supers for 30 minutes in a mix of 3 parts Kero or Turps to 1 part CN.The supers are assembled and painted...
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    This method works so give it a try. Last year I...

    This method works so give it a try.
    Last year I was aked to requeen 7 hives that were 3 boxes high,full of bees and known maneaters.If I got within 30 yrds of them they would be after me. Going into...
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    The grate goes in first and the burning sacking...

    The grate goes in first and the burning sacking on top of it.I just light a small hand full of dry pine needles and when well alight stuff'em in.After a few puffs the smoker should be up and running...
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    Hi Michael,Last year I was aked to requeen 7...

    Hi Michael,Last year I was aked to requeen 7 hives that were 3 boxes high,full of bees and known maneaters.If I got within 30 yrds of them they would be after me. Going into the BC was rather.......
  15. Thread: box assembly

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    Thanks for all your ideas fellas! At this stage...

    Thanks for all your ideas fellas!
    At this stage I plan on running with the KD packs and will get the supers from my supplier, assembling them in the normal way.
    The time involved in making them...
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    Good luck with the bee's Terri !I hope it goes...

    Good luck with the bee's Terri !I hope it goes well for you.

    jim
  17. Thread: box assembly

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    Hi guys, I need to make 160 FD supers for the...

    Hi guys,

    I need to make 160 FD supers for the up coming season. I have two opptions: buy the supers as KD packs and assemble them as normal or buy the rough saw lumber, run it though a...
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    forgot to mention...it may pay to break the wax...

    forgot to mention...it may pay to break the wax up into small peices before adding it to the spinner.I have found that the smaller the lump of wax the less chance there is of putting the spinner out...
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    With the unit I use here,putting the wax in...

    With the unit I use here,putting the wax in slowly is the way to go.You will know if you're doing it to fast,the thing will start to vibrate like a washing machine out of balance.
    Hope this helps.
  20. Thread: WEED KILLER

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    Well I do...I apply RoundUp weed spray just on...

    Well I do...I apply RoundUp weed spray just on dark.It is toxic to bees until it is taken up by the plant.Doing this reduces the chance of contamination and dead bees.The spray has been absorbed by...
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    As mentioned, something had to be done and it...

    As mentioned, something had to be done and it was. I put Apistan strips in my hives and the mites are on the retreat. whew!
    Now about my use of FGMO and its apparent failure.
    Big Mistake #1.
    First...
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    YUP....! Regards from the Lands Down...

    YUP....!


    Regards from the Lands Down Under...where woman glow and men chunder.
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    Hi guys.....I have been fogging my hives since...

    Hi guys.....I have been fogging my hives since early Dec '02 when Pedro was kind enough to supply me with an adapter so I could use my large gas bottles.( Thanks again !)

    Veroa mites ist arrived...
  24. Thread: hives

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    I'm running 40 hives and want to increase by...

    I'm running 40 hives and want to increase by another 60 this season.
    Just wintering them down now after a rather average summer.
    Spring was way to cold and the summer was just to dry.......roll on...
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    Hmmmmmmmm.......a rather interesting post. ...

    Hmmmmmmmm.......a rather interesting post.

    Although I find some of what you say has merit,I think your logic is seriously flawed.

    <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Animals dont cook their food,...
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