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    Re: STATE BEE INSPECTOR .

    Its not April 2015 yet! What was that saying about counting you live hives before the last snow flies? Low mite counts will help tremendously but isn't celebrating now a bit premature? Even in...
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    Poll: Re: City bees vs. Country bees

    Speaking of city bees:

    Have a package customer who has lost almost all his "high end " city bees a few years in a row now . His theory is that all the rich slickers have the dough to pour on the...
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    Re: Extractor measurement

    Why not just speed up the rpm's.
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    Re: Advice for Package Bees

    As Wrightstuff will observe if they do their homework correctly all this advice about package failures will quickly discern that all the posted complaints posted here about problem packages come from...
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    Re: Advice for Package Bees

    Ditto on this if Ben carries package next year. Have not seen him on here for a few months as he currently has new and pressing matters to tend. He sells both nucs and packages. Good guy to work with.
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    Re: Oxalic Acid

    For a hundred bucks you can get enough to treat thousands of hives..... Check you local chemical supply house. The kind that sell supplies in the vein like this place does.....

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    Re: Steps to Legalize Oxalic Acid in US

    When the stuff sells for around $75 for a 25 kilo bag at my local corner chemical supply house why would anyone pay $1 or more a dose when the same results can be had for a few mere pennies.... ?
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    Re: Need a Bee keeper to check my hives?

    Talking about going to extremes to reduce bear problems!!!!
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    Re: Honey production math

    Wow...Where is this going? :scratch:

    Think its time for you to either learn or refresh your conception of the jobs that workers do during their lifetime.

    The only "averages" in beekeeping...
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    Re: Fall flow & Hives r a-buzz

    Talking about bees getting their grove on! I always love to watch them work when they are "workin it" like they are hell bent on outdoing the devil work wise. Nice video and superb choice in your...
  11. Re: Another New Original Never Before Tried Method For Cleaning Cutcomb Honey

    Every cut comb super we take off is removed, scraped, and then put back on for the bees to clean up. We do so without the use of smokers as the bees will start to chew the caps off of beautiful comb....
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    Re: Losing queens like crazy! A puzzler...

    Queens out of Georgia have been a big issue all year. Not sure if that figures in to your equation or not . A few years back we in Cali had our share of duds. Not fun.... A lot of work for...
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    Re: Losing queens like crazy! A puzzler...

    Messing with them to much? How many times a week do the frames come out?

    What do you mean by watching? Swarms can bail in 5 minutes or less. Am I to assume all you do all day is sit there and...
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    Re: are my russians about to swarm?

    Let me put it in easy terms. Russian= Your screwed..... When it comes to keeping bees in a box.

    All the hype about varroa resistance with the Russian line is outweighed to the point where their...
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    Re: Third queen this season

    How about considering the use of a lay cage in a reintroduction? I for one do not know from your statement as to whether any of the queens were ever accepted or laying? Back to square one to deduce...
  16. Re: When and where: locally raised bee packages Raleigh, NC area

    The key word in the above is the word "order." This is not to be confused with the word "receive"
  17. Re: What happens to the honey the bee's eat during a hive inspection

    What do they do with the honey?

    I personally think its what makes and keeps them so sweet... Nothing more and nothing less.

    This was ratified in my minds eye by one of our customers who puts a...
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    Re: A bear stole my no spill gas can

    Quite sure a hungry bear would love you also. Munch, Munch. :lookout: Do bears love ducks like they do other snacks?

    Once you have had one of these gas can thieves turn a yard into a pile of...
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    Re: A bear stole my no spill gas can

    Thanks.
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    Re: Fall Bee Packages

    What advice would you give people looking for packages based on your experience? Besides 200 lessons learned what are the other ones ?
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    Re: A bear stole my no spill gas can

    Miss WOLF..... Inquiring minds want to know if you are onto something: Does this mean the market for 100% Fire Marshall disapproved decorations delivered to the black bear cub segment is on an...
  22. Re: Who would ship queens to war-torn countries?

    If you like to practice and are one who prefers to be prepared ahead of time go ahead and do it. From recent news reports regarding a country with porous borders that has citizens and residents...
  23. Re: Wax Moths In Bait Hives Are Fierce This Year

    Got to admit its the best way to keep FB under control. I for one have not heard of one case of FB being transmitted via WM casting in 30 years. The natural method of control....
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    Re: Pricing Honey

    http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/antitrust

    "Second, the Clayton Act exempted labor unions and agricultural organizations from the Sherman Act's reach."
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    Re: How I kill hive beetles

    Glad you have the time to do that.

    There are not enough eligible H2A workers in the world to keep half the commercial hives in the US beetle free with that technique.

    The anual bill to do so...
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