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    Re: A guide to buying package bees.

    Most package boxes are made as to size. If the bees are up to the top of the cross bar you usually have more than 3# of bees. 2 pound boxes are made smaller as to where the same applies. Usually up...
  2. Re: If gas prices stay low ($2/gal. aver.) what impact will it have for you as a BKP

    Believe me, something else will eat up the difference!
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    Re: transporting packages

    Any way to get any insurance coverage on the value of the bees?
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    Re: How long can I keep mated queens in a queen bank.

    If you keep them caged very long you might need to roll them to get them laying. That is gently rolling- rubbing her abdomen between your fingers.
  5. Thread: Bee truck crash

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    Re: Bee truck crash

    Hope the bee keeper has a very quick recovery. Sorry it happened!
  6. Thread: Hive Bodies

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    Re: Hive Bodies

    Love those finger joint hive bodies now!!!!
  7. Thread: Pollination prices

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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    Thanks for the information Steve. What are any move in dates directly to the grower?
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    Re: Sideliner Product Liability Insurance?

    Any underwriters in North Carolina onboard? Thanks
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    Re: please excuse this little rant

    And the poison in the seed !
  10. Thread: Honey House

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    Re: Honey House

    Do you store the supers wet? Is the super storage room conditioned? Thanks
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    Re: I would like to be a commercial beek

    Who is selling virgins in your area?
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    Re: Insurance for the Honey you Sell and Give Away

    Tried Farm Bureau. They would not touch it. Looking also. Will share what I find. Texas Insurance will cover it but the premiums are expensive. The $9.95 quarts of honey are killing my business.
  13. Thread: Insurance

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    Re: Insurance

    Is Farm Bureau a national company with standards? Or I guess as all companies have the option of covering who ever they want. Where is Shelter based out of? Thanks for the input
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    Insurance

    I know there are some older threads on homeowners and liability insurance but has anyone checked recently? My homeowners was canceled due to bee exposure. We have our breeders queens and cell...
  15. Thread: Queens?

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    Queens?

    Any down in south Ga. know how the queen rearing is going?
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    Re: How hot are you willing to take?

    Nice yesterday to go with no vail, smoke etc. Today a different story. Seems like the Southerners might be moving North. Glad we are out of the way for a while. Weather and nectar means LOTS!
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    We did business with JN. Good Man
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    Be glad when spring arrives and people start working bees and are to busy so this thread can disapear!
  19. Re: How many hives did you loose? How do they look now? Are they still going backwar

    Simple question! Lots of answers
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    Re: 3# Packages on Carniolan shipped??

    We have a few and will ship from NC. Tates Apiaries 336 788 4554 or tates apiaries.com
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    Re: Olive oil to prevent burr comb

    Parrifin will work nicely. Just melt it and swish it around in the feeders.
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    Re: Pollen Sub Formulations - Input?

    Can anyone comment on the proper way to mix and package the patties? Thanks
  23. Thread: Nuc production cost

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    Re: Nuc production cost

    We figure 5 replacement frames also. 10 total
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    Re: Business in woodenware?

    $12 to $15 would be good for a painted with High Grade Paint. You could offer non assembled for $10 non painted.
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    Re: Rabbet Joint Hive box quality?

    Rabbets work good but in my opinion not as well as a box joint. The moisture content of the wood must be just right for the rabbet not to cup in years to come no matter what kind of glue you...
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