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  1. Thread: Nozema

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    Re: Nozema

    I was thinking along the same line as MB, I had good results with just simply feeding them. However, I didn't realize that it would be as effective as fumidil. Anything that will save a little cash...
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    Re: Inadvertent Package Install Experiment

    Crazy things can definitely happen with packages installed in close proximity to one another. For instance.....this spring I installed two packages correctly in single deeps about 10 ft apart. ...
  3. Thread: Nozema

    by bddavis79
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    Re: Nozema

    I'm glad I saw this thread. I installed some packages 3 weeks ago and I noticed the tops and fronts of hives had diarrhea on them. I jumped to conclusions about nosema and sick bees, yada, yada,...
  4. Thread: Wine Corks?

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    Re: Wine Corks?

    I started using 1gal quail/chick waterers last year during the dearth. Put about 3 ft section of 1/4" nylon rope coiled in the trough or even a little straw as something for them to keep their...
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    Re: how often should i feed my bee's?

    Hi David, thanks for your expertise. I have been learning everything I can from these forums in the last few years. There is much wisdom to be found here! I have the same thoughts about feeding as...
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    Re: how often should i feed my bee's?

    This doesn't mean I disagree with Odfrank. Helping too much can breed weakness. I think that is what he is trying to get at.
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    Re: how often should i feed my bee's?

    It should be noted that there is nothing feral or natural about having thousands of insects in a big white box either.
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    Re: how often should i feed my bee's?

    Im certain that most "livestock" owners let a herd graze but ALSO administer vaccinations and supplemental feedings periodically.
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    Re: Midwest drought!

    It was so hot a few days ago I saw a dog chasing a rabbit......and they were both walking!
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