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    Re: Installing Queen cells

    just pretend you opened them up and your queen is laying. Then wait 10-14 days and look for real.
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    Re: My home made extractor!

    Very nice extractor if I do say so myself. Hats off Odfrank to your classy apology. I'm sure everyone here will agree that responding to forum quotes at times allows you to slip in a reply from...
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    Re: Honey price in your area

    My stores sell ours for around $9.00 a 1lb jar on their shelves. If I do a show its $10.00 a jar. My bulk sales for a 5 gallon bucket is $5.75 lb. plus the cost of the bucket and gamma lid.
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    Re: Apivar Application

    "I find it hard to believe your colder than us in NM."

    Not necessarily colder here than you are in Minnesota, but my honey flow ends around the end of September. Last year the rabbit brush flow...
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    Re: Western Bee - 50 years in business

    Rick congratulations. I have purchased woodenware from you guys several times and I always appreciated the great service. I wish you still had those budget cedar bottom boards for $4.00 apiece! I...
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    I sell wholesale to quite a few stores here at $6.00 per lb. including the jar and label. Net is about $4.56 a lb. Not sure what your considering A grade vs. B grade. Its not maple syrup. Most of...
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    Re: 2015 EAS conference

    Wow is there anyone NOT speaking at that conference. Quite a lineup.
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    Re: Maxant vs Dadant extractor

    Astro

    makes sense
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    Re: Maxant vs Dadant extractor

    "If you decide on the Dadant, make sure to spin the reel and inspect for out-of round.
    Do not accept run-out in excess of 1/8" (which is still too much in my opinion)."

    This is an interesting...
  10. Thread: Extractor

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    Re: Extractor

    I like my Dadant 20 framer a lot.
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    Re: Queen Cage Shipping Boxes

    I have used these boxes from Brushy Mountain before, and I also have received them from other queen breeders. I like the fact that the queens are attended by a lot of bees during shipment. I'm sure...
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    Re: Health Benefits of Honey

    "Raw honey has anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties. It promotes body and digestive health, is a powerful antioxidant, strengthens the immune system, eliminates allergies, and is an...
  13. Thread: Bee Blower

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    Re: Bee Blower

    Thanks zhiv9
  14. Thread: Bee Blower

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    Bee Blower

    My old Dadant blower is on its last legs and I am thinking about buying a had held blower with a reduced nozzle in its place. I've always had pretty good luck with Stihl power tools and am leaning...
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    Re: 11 Frames in Medium Super

    ah yes the "fringe factor" couldn't agree more
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    Re: 11 Frames in Medium Super

    Yet another leap into the world of fringe beekeeping.
  17. Re: Use communication hole in plastic foundation ?

    "I'm surprised the manufactures don't offer the option with or without.."

    They do offer the option. Snap off the corners if you want too, or leave them the way they were manufactured. JMHO but I...
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    Re: New Pacakges: rob Peter to pay Paul?

    I have never once read a post from Jim Lyons that wasn't absolutely great advice. Thanks Jim for always sharing your experience.
  19. Re: Next Question about painting plastic frames

    "Paint it on with a brush or small roller, the more the better"

    I have not found this to be the case. A 3" foam roller works well dipping it into the melted beeswax and running it quickly over...
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    Re: Follow honey buisness

    For me it's very profitable but it all depends on the best locations. I couldn't move them to a better location. My yards are building up very well right now on early fruit blossom. Apricot...
  21. Re: Queen mating flights - alone or with workers?

    I'll buy everything said except for the retinue.
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    Re: Excessive propolis????

    A genetic trait but I am always very pleased to see my hives gathering copious amounts of propolis. Marla Spivak speaks about this often.
  23. Re: Queen mating flights - alone or with workers?

    Agreed...so what is that the barber says...Neeeeeeext..
  24. Re: Queen mating flights - alone or with workers?

    Thank you for the attached link however it seems to contradict everything I have read from the foremost author's and authorities on queen rearing. DCA's are established to provide virgin queens an...
  25. Re: Queen mating flights - alone or with workers?

    Bee ware

    I put my boots as after the last couple of replies. I'd also bet that most of the really knowledgeable beekeepers are having a good chuckle on this one. The thing is that some...
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