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    Re: Bears destroyed 2 hives

    Here we go. It always happens here.
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    Re: Bears destroyed 2 hives

    After it happened, we set them back up and bought a fence to try out, since we are going to be needing it. The bear went right through it and finished of any bits of comb he may have left behind the...
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    Re: Bears destroyed 2 hives

    That's getting me closer to the solution. Thank you.
    My drawn comb is the most valuable thing, besides the bees. I lost all of that except 2 or 3. A package of bees, with approx 10,000 bees, runs...
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    Re: Bears destroyed 2 hives

    They have a $1000.00 deductable for damaged agricultural property, including the apiary.
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    Bears destroyed 2 hives

    I had two hives completely destroyed by a bear. He didn't smash any boxes this time, but a lot of frames were wiped out. Both hives were huge and very strong. They had two brood boxes and both were...
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    Re: Russian Hybrids- Honey Bee Genetics

    I had six packages overnighted to me last spring because I wanted to try them. They were very productive and very frugal. There are always several of them that like to chase me around until I leave....
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    Re: Anybody got a simple hive mover design?

    http://www.google.com/products/catalog?pq=game+cart&hl=en&tok=PHtv1JV1R1bj4h0433rYag&cp=19&gs_id=1q&xhr=t&q=lock+and+load+game+cart&gs_upl=&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1280&bih=838&wrapid=tljp13...
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    Re: Monsanto buys Beeologics!

    Maybe they will develop a neonicontinoid ready bee.
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    Re: earwig problem

    I have battled earwigs for years here. They winter underground, and hide under anything during the summer, that is cool and moist and near a food source. The only way I have found to keep them down...
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    Re: Hygenic behavioral disorder......

    No, I don't believe everything I am told, but I don't think he is lying about this. Is that what you are saying?
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    Re: Hygenic behavioral disorder......

    That's interesting Ted. I had one of my Minnesota Hygenic hives pull all of their brood out just as you explained. None of my other hives did that, including other hygenic hives. Since it was in...
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    Re: Anyone order Mann Lake supers/frames?

    I just got through putting together 50 Mann Lake commercial deeps and 500 frames. If I could sum it up in one word, that would be, PERFECT.
  13. Re: Beekeeper votes Needed! Beekeeping channel Nominated on YouTube!

    I voted...for the tied up chicks. Just kidding. Looks like the Slo Mo Guys are in a serious lead. The masses are so easily amused.
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    Poll: Re: Foundationless Success Poll

    Out of ten double deep hives, plus supers, I've only had 2 or 3 badly drawn combs. One was started to the side of the guide, when all the others were perfect. I don't know what went wrong there. A...
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    Re: Cloak Board

    http://honeybee.breeding.com/HBIS/pdf/Cobey%20-%20Cloake%20Board%20Method-QR.pdf
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    Re: Why I keep bees...

    Because there's no Aligators in the north.
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    Re: Myth-Information

    As Mr. Russel said, "Here's a good myth for you... the Housel (spelling?) Theory..."

    After looking at comb closely, the reason I think the Y's are offset from each side, is for structural...
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    Re: Real-time hive scale [graphs]

    Hey data guy, Goddard Space Flight Center wants your data. Go to this web site and click the Scale Hives and Climate tab. Good job on the scale.

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    Re: Over-wintered Queens

    This makes the most sense to me. The nucs share warmth, if one queen dies, her bees will take up with the adjoining nuc, and if one side runs low on stores, they can go through the queen excluder and...
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    Re: Bottom Board

    Agreed. My Old Tools has the best, quickest design.
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    Re: Hive handles?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qM7MY2wCws
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    Re: 2010 USDA CCD workgroup progress report

    Agreed, :ws
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    Re: Mating inside a national park

    I have all of Idaho to do the same thing you are doing. I know where there are three bee trees full of bees and I have hiked different places where I have found ferel bees foraging. I am going to put...
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    Re: First saw

    There it is there. You can't save much buying from the big box stores. They told me I would have to spend $2500.00 to even get a slight discount. If you know a contractor that buys huge bundles, you...
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    Re: Bee Box Finger Joints

    Hey D Semple,
    I had safety glasses on. I don't need hearing protection, it's too late. I've been playing Rock and Roll for 35 years on some MIGHTY BIG amps.
    As far as a guide for the offset, I...
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