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    Re: More Warre Discussion

    He's talking about "supering" the verb. to super or 'supering'- beekeeping terminology describing placing hive boxes above the brood nest in order for bees to store make and store honey. From that...
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    Re: More Warre Discussion

    as I mentioned there, I'll repeat for you here.

    There law repeal had nothing to do with how hives are managed or due to particular management methods.

    take your bias elsewhere please.
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    Re: More Warre Discussion

    .

    I don't know about all that.

    Nebraska for one. The states beekeeping laws were repealed only a few years ago.

    It is then up to each locality to determine whether to allow beekeeping...
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    Re: More Warre Discussion

    Chris, would we call that the "leaning tower of beesa"?
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    Re: More Warre Discussion

    another thing to consider about Warres is that many people consider the wax to be a product of the hive as well. It is used to make soaps, candles, skin creams, lip balms and so much more. It has...
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    Re: Were the Buddha a beekeeper,

    maybe this website will help you figure it out.

    I have also seen it reported that Kirk Webster is a buddhist beekeeper. He might be able to tell you.
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    Mark, Warre hives, I think, are just different.

    to me, beekeeping is very subjective to ones geography, personal philosophy and objectives/desired outcome of working with bees.

    because of...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    I don't recall saying they were superior. I said they were different.

    Wayne, in most of that, I might agree with you. however,

    assuming just for a moment that a feral colony were to...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    based on MY experience and reading the news, there have been no conclusive studies proving that. deny it all you like.
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    what makes you assume that the warre management methods and equipment necessitate the same experience and results as other hives? isn't that the point of experimenting with other hives and methods,...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    sad, but true. nevertheless, that's what ideals are for, right?
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    You can continue down that path if you like. however,there is nothing I have said regarding the topic that is not true or reflects my opinion as I plainly stated it.

    fact..most people use Lang...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    edit. this is ridiculous. I call end to my part in it. you want to keep on it, knock yourself out or pm me with your tears. I leave this to more on topic discussion.
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    LOL. not hot on this end bubba. just having some fun.

    as far as I am concerned, bee and let bee. couldn't care less what the next guy does. it's when the other guy tries to tell everyone else...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    you are great at assuming things.



    my opinion is you are so full of it, it's funny.

    luckily, there are far more sensible people in the world. we thank you for expressing your opinion. I...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    so you have your personal experiences? so what? we are supposed to take those as universal truths? not hardly.


    those mindsets at work you mention, are those like the ones who are set to...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    so, you are assuming that all "hobbyists" are in-experienced and don't know what to look for? tsk tsk.

    it's typically considered proper etiquette to provide a link or direct quote of the source...
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    Re: What do you set your Langs hives on

    Langs, what Langs?
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    heh heh. Idid say devil's advocate.

    actually, I said nothing about commercial beeks practices. I have seen them be religious about inspections, I have seen them bee horrific about it. just...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    why should I do your homework? heh heh. sorry, I am having fun playing devil's advocate here.

    I have no doubt some groups surveys show something as you describe.

    that still doesn't mean a...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    where do these statistics come from kid? to play the "science based" crowds game, do you have something to back that up?

    perhaps healthy feral colonies resist AFB much like healthy colonies are...
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    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    Warre hives can indeed have frames, just as the Abbe describes and provides instructions for in his book. Free to download and read for anyone who cares to learn before bashing.

    The most recent...
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    Re: More Warre Discussion

    I couldn't agree more.
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    Re: More Warre Discussion

    maybe in your state, but that may not be the case in all places.

    there are some folks who do get a bit "over-bearing" and holier than thou in the "natural" camp, I agree, but that also certainly...
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    Re: More Warre Discussion

    air flow is considered important to the Warre hive, as well as most other hives. Even to a "wild" bee nest in a tree, there is air flow that is obviously tended to by the bees to control temperature...
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