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    Where can I get bee food to replace....

    I think I took too much honey from my hive.
    Where can I get bee food for the colony to supplement the sugar water I give them?:cry:
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    Got Gallons? I did!

    Now I came here and asked a bunch of you guys if you had gallons. You said you didn't have until about October.. October came and went, and I got sick of trying to get gallons. Yesturday, I...
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    motorized -vs- elbow grease

    Now don't get me wrong...

    I have a hand crank two frame that I have used once.

    You say you hand cranked a 9 frame extractor?

    ahem...how many bicep cramps did you get afterward?

    :cry:
  4. Thread: Copper Roofs

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    Amature Note:

    Insects are extremely sensitive to things like electric current, and certain minerals and chemicals. Copper is both an electrical conductor, and an important oxidizing chemical. If I was a bee, I...
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    mold, and bees

    Noted beekeeper states in out of the way blog on bees....

    uhg, bee hate mold, mold kill bee like great spirit on way to happy hunting ground, so kill mold not bee, bee make tasty sticky sweet,...
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    One bottle of hooch...

    I had some honey that was quite old and needed to be used up somehow. I thought a bottle of mead would be a great way! I have read a couple books articles on wine and beer making and applied what I...
  7. Thread: What The Poop

    by tedstruk
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    strange bee activity

    I am a novice but I know a bit about insects.
    Every few years, the group moults and the odors that are associated with it drive the insects from their hive.(does your hive smell very bad?)
    They...
  8. Hints? you want hints!

    1. insects are the most violent life form on the planet
    2. bees and wasps go hand and fist
    3. noone ever trained a bee
    4. a large colony eats a quart of sugar water a day
    5. a small colony will...
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    Drone count...

    How many large Drones should I allow in each hive, and where can I get drone foundation? Get this! I extracted One frame and got 5 little bears out of it! That was great! Hope all the frames produce...
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    Different Foundations

    How do I know what kind of foundation is which and what is the difference between brood foundation, small cell foundation and thin comb foundation.

    And;

    I purchased some foundations for my...
  11. Thread: It's Official

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    Sting syndrome

    You should remember, like any venom, it is not good to get bee venom in your blood stream. Most stings are superficial, and only penetrate the epidermis, they are annoying and irritating, but some...
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    Any good potable water container will do.

    Any potable water container is FDA approved for use in all food service applications. don't know about black ones...but I heard something about them not being sterile.:sleep:
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    Dead Thread... 2005

    I think it is very interesting to see that most of the "beekeepers" in here are extremely knowledgable about the prices of foreign imports and exports. Yet they all seem to bee fokussed on the...
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    never heard of duragilt huh...

    I think it would be real hard to crush and strain some duragilt. I am glad I had just the wax, with no wires. It sagged pretty bad, so I am quickly becoming a duragilt guy. The one brood frame...
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    safe screening...

    :doh:
    You need to know that weed stop Typar will kill your bees. I wrapped some around a delapidating hive and they tried to eat it and choked to death. The fibers are just the right size to...
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    I live in WA. I am seriously considering renting...

    I live in WA. I am seriously considering renting some bees for the year to produce a sale crop. You are talking about getting a free swarm... It took me 2 years with a jar of honey in front of an...
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    Pasturize it. heat it to 140 or something like...

    Pasturize it. heat it to 140 or something like that. The temp dissapates the alcohol, and does not harm the honey. If you are going to toss it, send it to me!
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    Modern Rendition of the Data you want......

    Modern Rendition of the Data you want...
    locality-Washington State
    GPS beacon Ghost Town USA
    We get wild rose and butter cups here. But there is quite a bit of lupine next door. I put my hive next...
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    I heard somewhere that if you get dirt dobbers...

    I heard somewhere that if you get dirt dobbers you need to get rid of them fast or they will kill your entire swarm. If they are in the hive, you are probably to late already. You need to do some...
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    uncapping knife... scraper

    The first thing I found, was that I needed an uncapping knife or scraper. I made a mess of my first frames, and it will take time to learn.

    How much honey will you get? Well a single... 1/2 full...
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    food safe coatings

    I recently bought an older galvanized 2 frame extractor. I have cleaned it to what I think is OK..
    (save the grunts and guffahs)
    But...
    There is always that outside chance that there might be...
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    How do I extract???

    I want to extract one frame of honey in a hurry.....

    Quickly guys what are my options....

    heh heh;)
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    Just one frame, need to extract...

    My niece is here and we just got the first frame out of the hive. What we want to do is get the honey out. I read that you can use the oven at 140 degrees and it won't melt the wax...
    Is that...
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    building extractor, need bucket...

    I have been busy on my extractor. It is a three frame extractor, that is shaped like an upside down cone triangle. Anyway, the bucket I need has to be over 19" in diameter and about 25" high. I...
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    Honey Robber vs Bee Quick

    I am supposed to collect a bit of honey for my niece when she comes this weekend. I contacted the local beeindustry leader who informed me that Bee-Quick isn't available anymore and that they only...
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