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    Re: Intentional Bee Killing for Winter

    Sounds like a beeuser verses a beekeeper. Ohio, to me, would be an easy beekeeping location compared to where I currently am in Alaska, and to winter there instead of here would pretty much be a cake...
  2. Open the queenless hive and take a frame out of...

    Open the queenless hive and take a frame out of the center, and wait a few minutes. After a few minutes if they are desperate for a queen they will begin fanning and a hum will begin. I call this a...
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    Hi, In my rejected post I did not even have...

    Hi,

    In my rejected post I did not even have any quotes of the previous message. I still see no reason why it was rejected. it followed the rules of Bee-L. I checked the message source and it was...
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    Hi Bethel, > Keith, have they posted any of...

    Hi Bethel,

    > Keith, have they posted any of your comments in the past?
    I have submitted a few times, and everyone of them has been posted.
    >

    You bet, just as others have who are responding to...
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    Jim, > I'll tell you why the post was rejected...

    Jim,

    > I'll tell you why the post was rejected -
    The post "promoted" OTHER online groups! smile.gif

    I'm not kidding here
    >

    It is good you are smiling while not kidding.
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    Dick, > quoting the original post very often...

    Dick,

    > quoting the original post very often gets your post rejected.
    >

    I added the original post only to this post I made here on this very one and only forum at beesource. the post I made to...
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    Hi All, Here is another Bee-L rejected Post...

    Hi All,

    Here is another Bee-L rejected Post with the originators original post;

    Hi David,

    Beekeeping by humans will never be simple. I have not thrown out my books but I do rely on the...
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    Hi Kieck, He did not say that AHB hives have...

    Hi Kieck,

    He did not say that AHB hives have been destroyed but did state AFB hives were that later did not test positive for AFB, as copied below. Maybe the biggest disadvantage of honey bees...
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    Hi Kieck, > Just guessing, I would have said...

    Hi Kieck,

    > Just guessing, I would have said that commercial-sized bees would not use SC comb, but the experiences of others show my thoughts were just plain wrong.
    >

    I have been putting large...
  10. Hi ajm, > Who is going to clean up the old...

    Hi ajm,

    > Who is going to clean up the old comb, scout, make foundation, guard the hive and tend to the queen.
    >

    Man makes foundation, Bees make the comb or more specific draws out the comb,...
  11. Hi Jeffrey Todd, >(Insert beekeeping problem...

    Hi Jeffrey Todd,

    >(Insert beekeeping problem here): What would Jesus do?
    >

    He would intercede for you through your prayers to God in Jesus' name and then God will guide you by sending your...
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    Hi, I have found using foundationless frames...

    Hi,

    I have found using foundationless frames and frames with starter strips the bees will never connect to the bottom bar. So far I have not seen the bees connect to bottom bar not to say that...
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    Hi Sundancer, > Are you saying the small cell...

    Hi Sundancer,

    > Are you saying the small cell hives, by virtue of their cell size, are more likely to be taken over by invading AHB?
    >

    A quote from Jim's post, to clarify his claim below....
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    Hi Michael, The principles of small cell...

    Hi Michael,

    The principles of small cell beekeeping are, for me at least, easy to understand and perform. I find it funny how the more complex minds have difficulty understanding the simplicity of...
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    Hi All, what are the disadvantages of smaller...

    Hi All,

    what are the disadvantages of smaller bees as the topic of this thread asks besides it causes great debate? Perhaps that is the best thing about it, the controversy. Actually, the question...
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    Hi Dick, So what did you think of that...

    Hi Dick,

    So what did you think of that research? To me it did not give the small cell comb a fighting chance amongst all the other comb, the dynamics of small cell combs in a colony is what helps...
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    Hi Finman, > Keith, you are totally right if...

    Hi Finman,

    > Keith, you are totally right if you get your hives alive over winter. It suits for me.
    >

    Really, then just what was it you were so adamantly arguing about? Oh yea, your the savior...
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    Hi Aspera, > Just don't "try" it by paying...

    Hi Aspera,

    > Just don't "try" it by paying premium prices for someones's Africanized feral queens.
    >

    OK, do you know something that your not telling? Where, when, and how has the above...
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    Hi Ian, > Keith: I am sorry to say you don't...

    Hi Ian,

    > Keith: I am sorry to say you don't appear to have a grasp of the basics of some of the treatments mentioned above.
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    Thank God for that, I put no foreign substances for pest and...
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    Hi Finman, > Smaller honeybee cells neither...

    Hi Finman,

    > Smaller honeybee cells neither reduce the reproductive success or the amount
    of cells infested by the Varroa destructor mite, according to a New Zealand
    study."
    >

    Come on man,...
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    Hi Finman, > Why you don't use it? > Why I...

    Hi Finman,

    > Why you don't use it?
    >

    Why I don't use what it?

    > There are no "supermites". They just become fluvinat tolerant
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    Hi Ian, > you said Finman's methods would lead...

    Hi Ian,

    > you said Finman's methods would lead to super mites. Could you please explain this.
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    First thing I stated "His methods gives way for bad genetics, super mites, and bees that survive...
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    Hi Finman, > I have no experience about small...

    Hi Finman,

    > I have no experience about small cells.
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    Thank you for replying Finman. This is good to know so we/I can judge what you say about Small Cell Beekeeping.

    > But those arguments...
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    Hi Finman, > Hi Malone. First: I have studied...

    Hi Finman,

    > Hi Malone. First: I have studied genetics in Helsinki university. I am master in science in bioloby. What I say that people here talk about evolution and they just don't understand...
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    Hi, > I really think that the best solution is...

    Hi,

    > I really think that the best solution is a coexistant mite as Michael says
    >

    I agree, this is just what I was eluding to with my statement of; "if the mites that kill their colonies were...
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