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    Mann Lake Extractor

    I have a chance of picking up a used 18/9 frame extractor...1 to 2 years use..anybody out there know anything about this kind of extractor and what would be a fair price ? Any input will be...
  2. Re: Best Air-Nailer to buy for hive bodies ??

    Thanks so much for all the advice...much appreciated....!!
  3. Best Air-Nailer to buy for hive bodies ??

    I'm getting a fair size shipment of hive bodies in a week or so..and I want to purchase an air-nailer for the first time for hive bodies. Any recommendations on makes, gauge and length of...
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    Insurance

    Now am at the stage where we will be needing product liability insurance for selling our honey. Does anyone have any idea of a company that we can check out that would not be too costly in...
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    Supercedure cells....

    These are located from 2 inches above bottom bar. It's not like a bunch of swarm cells you would see hanging from a bottom bar....as I have seen before...the cells are located on about 2 or 3...
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    12 supercedere cells

    I have 2 six week old 4 lb packages. One package is still in first deep. Looks like It went queenless a week ago. There is capped brood and some un-capped in later stages. Two days ago I saw 12...
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    Supercedure cells ?

    I marked queens and installed 19 packages..NWC and Italian..around 2 weeks ago. Yesterday I checked and found queens and good patterns on all but one. In 6 of the hives I found supercedure...
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    1st cut-out of the year..

    :DToday temp's here got over 50 degrees--some bees have been living inside a house for a few years...due to new construction on house--was asked to remove bees if possible...they wanted to kill them...
  9. Swarms..

    Hi Fishdude...my husband built some swarm traps from scrap lumber last year. Caught 4 of our 12 swarms in them. In a couple of weeks you can get one from him as a sample. He baits with lemon...
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    Cloudy raw honey

    Extracted blackberry honey two evenings ago..just pure raw honey .. after putting it in honey bears I notice that the honey is cloudy...it tastes delicious..but what can I do about it ? Should I...
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    No luck

    To follow up on the cc section..the queen disappeared...we tried....oh well...tomorrow is another day...:confused:
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    Drone cells

    :)June 30th..picked up a large swarm of nwc--checked in on it in a few days and saw a few eggs. Left it alone and checked it yesterday and I found a pattern of 50 50 drone and worker cells. What...
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    Queen CC section

    Today I pulled frame feeder and threw in a frame. After checking other hives while cleaning up .. I noticed a queen cell on the feeder. I opened the cell expecting to see larvae .. instead a bees...
  14. Thread: Balling

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    Balling

    Thanks for the advice....
  15. Thread: Balling

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    Balling

    Started some new nukes a few days ago with brood frames from Italian hives. Inserted queens with candy plugs...after the 4th day I checked the first NWC queen that was still caged. Physically...
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