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    Re: Heat exchanger temp setting

    i have run it with out water many times and still works. Yes the water is a bit excessive but we have a floor drain about 3 feet down grade from the separator so any water seeps out of the wax pile...
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    Re: Heat exchanger temp setting

    I keep the water running though the exchanger at about 120 f sometimes less.
    when the honey is the right temp you can here it slapping against the walls of separator to much slapping is not good...
  3. Bobcat 753 with mast and tail wheel-like new

    I have 2003 753 for sale. like new condition
    brand new A&O clearview mast
    brand new tail wheel
    Machine has 300 hours.
    has heat and air seat.

    ready to go bee mover
    $30,000.00

    thanks
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    Re: Chalk Brood

    Keep your bottom boards clean, transfer a frame of fresh nectar, they should brood out of it.
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    Re: beekeeper pay scale?

    experienced is a broad term. If you expect someone to really know what they are doing you had better pay them a lot more than 15.
    As Jim said earlier salary is the only way to go if you really need...
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    Re: Help make the call.

    I call exaggeration and BS. who sends 1300 packages ups? sounds like a tall tail. why would they bees die?
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    Re: Inspiration to keep going

    That maybe true, but commercial beekeeping is not comparable to any of those things, as a matter a fact its so unique i wouldn't compare it to any other business.
    How would Barry Know? Is he a...
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    Re: Inspiration to keep going

    yea you cant be successful unless you have quick-books and good ledgers. The business thing is the last thing you need to worry about.
    That will come when it needs to because it has to.

    Keeping...
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    Re: Polar Vortex states

    Duluth,MN coldest place possible this winter. i wrapped my hives with shrink wrap last week in october 2013. never looked at them again until yesterday and they look awesome. wintered in 3 deeps. 4th...
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    Re: Should we try pollinating?

    there are a lot of bees in scott county so make sure you dont place hives right on top of someone. i personally have 50+ yards. And there are other commercials there also.
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    Re: Early release from Almonds?

    Early release from almonds............ Any one?
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    Re: Should I become a commercial beekeeper?

    I would never expose my spouse to this wild life. There is no time for chivalry in the bee yard.
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    Re: Almond polination pics

    I see your feeding. Are the bees bringing in some almond nectar???
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    Re: apple Pollination

    I also pollinate apples on a sort of large scale and i charge $70. Dont under cut yourself with price. Plan the bees being there at least 3 weeks. It doesnt hurt, lots of dandilions in apple...
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    Re: The Start of 2014 Almonds

    just south of the shields ave exit look on your left and snap a few!! thanks
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    Re: The Start of 2014 Almonds

    Good pics. Anyone in fresno county area able to post some pics? Would like to see some pictures of near the I5 corridor. Especially now that the sun is coming out. Are the bees gonna start making a...
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    Re: mann lake patties

    i would spend the little extra $ and get the ultra bee.
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    Re: Time to get nervous # 2

    waiting on the Blue Diamond web site to update soon

    http://bluediamond.com/applications/in-the-field/index.cfm?navid=101
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    Re: Time to get nervous # 2

    I was wondering about the almond nectar.
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    Re: Time to get nervous # 2

    Bees are moving out of texas like crazy. Couldnt ask for better loading weather.

    wondering about the nectar flow with the drought?
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    Re: Annual Comb Replacement

    there is the theory that if you sell brood/nucs every year and replace with new foundation then after a couple of years you are selling comb so nice it hurts to see it go.

    the constant cycle...
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    Re: Southeast Texas Pollen in January

    mistletoe
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    Re: Time to get nervous # 2

    At this point if it were to turn to rain that would be the thing that would make the bloom very early.
    Rain= warm nights= pushing the bloom early.
    seems like the nights are fairly cool as of now
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    Re: Calif on a heat wave

    are there drones?
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    the broker is trusted by the grower to provide good colonies and then places them.

    the broker loads and unloads the bees as well as handling the relationships with the growers.
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