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  1. Thread: Hive cave in

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    My ladies were so productive in the brood box...

    My ladies were so productive in the brood box that the one hive at the end of the season check when I took the lid off, I had notice that most of the 10 frames had collapsed on to the bottom brood...
  2. Thread: Oxalic acid

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    As far as I can tell no one in their right mind...

    As far as I can tell no one in their right mind enjoys the use of any chemicals, but it sure looks like alot of bee keepers are using far to many chemicals, just to get an end product Honey, wax,...
  3. Thread: Oxalic acid

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    I have noticed that Canada has approved both the...

    I have noticed that Canada has approved both the solution and vapourized methods.
    Mike I am all ready using Cariolans with a Cariolan/Russian queen should be fairly thachel resistant.
    Halk...
  4. Thread: Oxalic acid

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    Is Oxalic acid better then the strips, it looks...

    Is Oxalic acid better then the strips, it looks like their is no resistance to it yet? is this an approved treatment? Realy dont like to many chemicals in the brood or body! Will this work on both...
  5. Thread: Winter

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    Honeyboy Looks like those girls are snug as...

    Honeyboy
    Looks like those girls are snug as a bug in the rug. Well the storm blew thru fast not much snow but plenty of ICE.
  6. Thread: Winter

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    Just a quick note Old man Winter has hit hard and...

    Just a quick note Old man Winter has hit hard and fast in Sw wyoming snow, blowing snow 45+mph batten down the hives.
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    As for the wood breathing, breathing is in...

    As for the wood breathing, breathing is in reference to the amount of moisture wood absorbs or releases, this is why furniture and other fine woods are treated with somthing {oil, wax, paint, ect}to...
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    Or is it we're just looking at the low...

    Or is it we're just looking at the low temperature flying thing all worng? may its like the lemmings you get to many and some must go to preserve the food supply just a thought.
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    From hear I think it is about Sixs. Just trying...

    From hear I think it is about Sixs. Just trying to find the better dael.
    Thanks Robert and Michael
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    Last week it was 45F when I was in the hive, had...

    Last week it was 45F when I was in the hive, had several bees out flying inside hive temps were still mid 60s, of corse this week and week end have been mid 60F to 72F on Saturday.
    No pollen for...
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    Thanks Power napper

    Thanks Power napper
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    While in and around the forum I saw, wrote down, ...

    While in and around the forum I saw, wrote down, and now have lost the name of a mill work co. in Idaho that makes hives. Would some one let me know the name and Ph# of this company.

    Thanks
  13. Thread: Elusive Queen

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    I haven't been able to find the queen in my hive....

    I haven't been able to find the queen in my hive. I bought new ones and wanted to replace the ones I have. Problem, since I am out of time and still can't find one of the queens, is it possible to...
  14. Thread: Elusive Queen

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    I haven't been able to find the queen in my hive....

    I haven't been able to find the queen in my hive. I bought new ones and wanted to replace the ones I have. Problem, since I am out of time and still can't find one of the queens, is it possible to...
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    Would like to talk with a feww people who have...

    Would like to talk with a feww people who have been keeping bees at or above 6800 feet Rocky Mountain area or similar climates.
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    While in the brood today I noticed a redish...

    While in the brood today I noticed a redish purple substance on the hind leggs of a worker looks like royal jelly, dose any one know what this is?
  17. Thread: Hive box size

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    I have noticed that there seems to be some...

    I have noticed that there seems to be some confusion on the actual depth of a hive box. There are 9 1/2, 9 5/8, 9 11/16, and a 9 3/4 inch depth boxes.Most having a 1/2 to 3/4 inch frame rest, no...
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