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    Re: anyone care to double check my work?

    I am only a 3rd year keeper, but sounds like you did ok, but its better to give yourself more time to do an inspection. You said the swarm cells were empty, where they capped? I might have put some...
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    Re: I'm so confused

    Adam you can build swarm traps to use medium frames. I have used my old deeps as swarm traps with med. frames with no problems, if they build on the bottom of the frame just cut and wire into...
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    Re: Sycamore smoke to control varroa mite

    Thanks for the reply Woodchip, glad you notice the species of the tree, the native sycamore trees here are also are the Platanus occidentals and not the Ficus Sycomorus, so guess its not worth taking...
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    Sycamore smoke to control varroa mite

    I found this article: http://www.aensiweb.com/jasr/jasr/2009/151-157.pdf, and looked interesting. According to the report they used sycamore leaf smoke to control varroa mite. Basically they use 10...
  5. Re: Ventilated Bee Jackets - Group Purchase $ 89.00 and shipped for FREE

    I'm in for the full suite, it the price is 109 and shipped free. large size
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    Re: Howdy from the Ozarks

    This Saturday at 1:00 pm we are having an consignment auction, were members are bring in equipment no longer needed etc... heard there have been extractors, tools, someone is planning on bringing in...
  7. Re: honey frames with mouse poop on top... what to do?

    I use 3/8 hardware cloth, but thinking mice could get through, but haven't had any problems yet, just want to allow the bees the easiest access possible during the flow. Any thoughts?
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    Re: Howdy from the Ozarks

    Hello Christian,
    I am also a member of the ozarkbeekeepers club. I wanted to mention another option for you is that we have a member that makes wooden ware, and I know he has built a couple of...
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    Re: Do I need deep hive bodies to start?

    I am just a beginner also, started my first swarm last year, I'am using all medium supers. I read Michael Bushes post and his web site which makes sense for me, he uses all mediums. You might need...
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