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    Re: 6-5/8" Honey Super Sale

    No offense Lappe but those prices are hardly low. Those are niche market prices.
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    Re: what can i do with this mess

    Yes follow Saks advice, Texas style..get arrested...perfect...lol
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    Re: Need help settling arguement

    Yes especially with all the bee poop..great idea
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    Sticky: Re: Les Crowder needs a little help

    Don't we all
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    Re: Major Problem

    Thanks sak for overwhelming knowledge of beekeeping.
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    Re: So what do I do next time?

    Newbee

    I think I recall your recent post about your nuc and queen introduction. They didn't kill your queen because you made up the split with some open larvae and eggs. They almost certainly...
  7. Re: Tips on keeping a honey extractor from "walking" during spinning

    Keep up with the posts...lol
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    Re: Too hot to introduce queens?

    The only time I was not successful using this method was because I accidentally took the parent queen by mistake when I made my initial split and I didn't inspect the combs carefully enough for eggs...
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    Re: Too hot to introduce queens?

    I introduced 10 queen's here on July 6th using introduction cages over emerging brood and honey. It was 97 degrees. A little hot for making splits but that's the way it goes sometimes. Removed the...
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    Re: Bees really hammered me

    Do all dogs bite?
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    Re: Walkaway Split

    It's a peanut shaped cell yes. I'd take the laying queen's from the parent colony and give it to the split not the other way around. The do yourself a huge favor and stay out of that hive for 30...
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    Re: Walkaway Split

    Yes the queenless hive will raise a new queen's from fertilized larvae. When you make your splits it's best to use capped mature brood that's close to emergence and not frames of larvae. You want...
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    Re: Cut out - Couple of questions.

    You'd come out ok for the box too
  14. Re: New from Shenandoah & Prince William Counties, VA

    Welcome Richard I kept bees in Shenandoah Valley for several years,and also in Appomattox
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    Re: Cut out - Couple of questions.

    When I do believe removals I always plan on going back to a couple times to check on the situation. Why do you have the bees shut in? That's a good way to kill them. I'd open them up right away.
  16. Re: Tips on keeping a honey extractor from "walking" during spinning

    Sakhoney

    You just broke a beesource record today! And your at work to boot! Your working on over 39 threads! You sure do know a little bit about everything don't you. Slow it down a little...
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    Re: had an AW CRAP queen moment today...

    It sounds like he's well on his way to being a millionaire
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    Re: had an AW CRAP queen moment today...

    Sak

    I've been involved in beekeeping for many years and have spoken with loads of experts in their fields and I must admit I don't ever recall the term jumping queen being discussed. But I'll...
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    Re: Move to foundationless?

    I attended a local beekeeping gathering a couple of years ago by sone top bar beekeepers. One group was demonstration the joys of crush and strain honey extraction. After watching a couple of...
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    Re: propolis coating idea

    Hives will bring in propolis and store it according to their genetic propensity to do so. The general availability of propolis also determines how much they gather. I have several yards here that...
  21. Re: Do full pollen baskets equal nectar flow?

    I second the NO
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    Re: Plastic foundation

    I've been using Rite cell foundation for a number of years. Never used Acorn but in all honesty I prefer coating my own frames with my own wax. Rite cell has worked perfectly.
  23. Re: Introduced queen to nuc but queen cells are starting to form

    Newbee

    I think you would be wise to follow the advice of a recent thread regarding how best to introduce a caged queen. Going back in the hive check to see if the queen is released after 3 days...
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    Re: Managing Supers To Make Comb Thicker

    We would occasionally run 8 frame combs with spacers in 10 frame boxee during a very strong honey flow only. Usually these boxes would added a few days before sourwood opened up. They would...
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    Re: Thoughts on Open Feeding?

    In what manner are you feeding? Inside feeders? Boardman feeders? Why would you want to open feed and invite everyone hive in the neighborhood to join your bees? Frame feeders work well especially...
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