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  1. Federal and state governments save the bees.

    Without these steps we would probably be running out of food this week.
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  2. Thread: Kelleys

    by Mbeck
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    Re: Kelleys

    Sad.
    My boxes were fine and have been in service for a while
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    Re: What do you feed a cell building colony?

    I think this guy know what he's doing.

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?244271-My-Cell-Building-Methods

    http://youtu.be/uUSMXpeuUFE
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    Re: sticky queen candy

    The candy needs to be mixed to perform correctly in the hive. The bees labour to keep the hive a constant temp and humidity.
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    Re: Queen cell installation

    or as is the case with nearly every hive in Florida going to be high soon if there isn't a plan.
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    Re: sticky queen candy

    That's a tough one, if your brand new how are you suppose to know if the candy is the correct consistancy? I think perhaps your best bet is to hope he is more mindful of sending you queens with the...
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    Re: Queen cell installation

    Treating at this time seems to make perfect sense especially for me here in Florida. Do you see any issues putting a treatment on a relatively new queen? Super cede longevity etc.I suppose it's an...
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    Re: Queen cell installation

    Oops
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    Re: Queen cell installation

    In a perfect world how many days do you wait to check them for a successful mated queen?

    How do you correct the ones that didn't take?
    Another cell?
    Mated queen?
    Stack on queen right hive?
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    Re: Best Price/Quality for Frames?

    You asked for best price and quality, I'll translate that as best value, for me here it is

    http://www.acornbee.com/frames.html
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    Re: Sucsessful Queen Introduction tips.

    Amen!
    I recently sold a few packages with the recommendation to stay out of them for 10 days after install, the reports I recieved back seems to indicate the longest anyone could wait was 5 days!
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    Re: d coates and advantech

    Is it the same quality as Advantech ?
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    Re: d coates and advantech

    Xact2form?

    Is is similar to Advantech in durability? Does it come in 1/2" and would it make good lids?

    Last question... Where can I find it ?
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    A better vaporizor?

    I walked into the gas station today and the guy behind the counter was "vaping".
    Wow! That thing threw out some vapor. After asking him a few questions about his homemade or custom assembled machine...
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    Re: Safe to do a direct release of the queen?

    Oh it frustrates me to no end when I hear "but Michael Bush says" not that your advice is particularly bad just that they cherry pick it.

    "Micheal Bush recommends direct release"
    I feel like...
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    Re: Safe to do a direct release of the queen?

    What he said.
  17. Re: Central Florida (Orlando-ish) pollen sources?

    This may help

    http://shelby.ca.uky.edu/sites/shelby.ca.uky.edu/files/Pollen_color.pdf
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    Re: UPS Not Delivering BWeaver Packages

    Would you give us some hints?
    Do you fill the (opened) can with candy?
    Ship with a sponge? Soak wooden cages in water? Dip bees before they go?
    We've hear about how you deliver directly so they...
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    Re: My wax dipping tank setup

    Nice!
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    Re: Spent this past weekend wax dipping

    Nice set up
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    Re: Hello rookie from Dade City Fl

    Welcome, lots of bees and Beekeepers in the area
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    Re: Nuc Spacing & Mating Flights

    Good conditions must be uncommon then!
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    Re: 2015 orange bloom Florida.

    Grower is going to spray "nutrients" this week sometime during the night.

    Brand Names

    Closer -Dow chemical-pesticide
    KeyPlex 350- Nutrients/fungicide?

    Does anyone with experience in the...
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    Re: Green Drone Frames

    I wish you had some, I'm getting ready to order a bunch more. Got anything else to give away?
  25. Thread: queen cells

    by Mbeck
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    Re: queen cells

    Sorry I meant were you in it!:)
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