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    Re: Galvanized Honey Extractor

    Its been found that using galvanized equipment can cause leaching of Zinc into food stuffs, which leads to Zinc Toxicity in consumers. It is my understanding that there are coatings that can be...
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    Re: Opened 5 day old hives to feed

    At this point, you first want to make sure the queen is out of the cage. If not, make sure they are not acting aggressively toward her,then release her.
    If she is out of the cage,then you'll want...
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    Building comb from queen cells.

    Let me start by saying I've done my first graft last week, mostly just for the learning experience. I grafted 15 larvae and about 7 of them were built out. I figure that isnt too bad, cause i know...
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    Re: Incubator Experts???

    When I am hatching chickens, I put a bowl of water in the bottom of the incubator, with a sponge in it. I also use an air pump for a small aquarium with a diffuser on it. This blows the air into...
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    Re: Pellet Smoker Fuel

    I use the wood pellets. I think the important thing is to have enough in there to keep them going. I use 3 handfuls minimum and that will last several hours and stay smokey. To get them going, I...
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    Re: Honey bee traps being sold.

    Apparently all this traffic to their site is getting them some advertisements on this site. I keep getting a sportsmansguide ad in the google advertisement box.
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    Poll: Re: Muth Jar Update & Poll

    That made milk come out my nose :D
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    Re: Can capped honey get too wet?

    The nature of how air conditioning works would have made the humidity lower in the room. Air Conditioners are like giant Dehumidifiers.
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    Help me ID this flower, please.

    Please tell me what this is, if you know. I am talking about the little yellow flowers. There is a white clover flower to give you an idea of the size. These are very tiny, but they are all over...
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    I believe Alfalfa is a Head Bopper.

    I believe Alfalfa is a Head Bopper.
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    How about something like one of these? ...

    How about something like one of these? http://brands.hardwarestore.com/maurice-franklin-louver.aspx

    OR

    http://www.freemansupply.com/TypeLMLectromeshBr.htm
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    Ethanol is made with corn. Gas today was $3/...

    Ethanol is made with corn. Gas today was $3/ gallon on my way to work. Demand for ethanol is Up because of this. Price of corn is UP due to high demand. Yeah, we'll all be seeing lots of corn...
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    The only thing I see below what I quoted is...

    The only thing I see below what I quoted is refering to Wasps and Hornets.
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    This is what is says about Honey Bees -- Perhaps...

    This is what is says about Honey Bees -- Perhaps its been updated already.

    "When a bee colony is found in a building wall, it must be removed. Removal can be accomplished by contacting a local...
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    Here is a link to a recording of a Piping queen. ...

    Here is a link to a recording of a Piping queen. Its one posted on a website but is not mine.

    http://hemingwaysouthcarolina.com/sounds/queenpiping.wav
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    Did anyone get one of these yet? Magnet-man...

    Did anyone get one of these yet? Magnet-man seems to be MIA from the forum lately. I was looking to buy one, but was waiting for some photos and reviews.
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    Passports for US citizens entering Canada: By...

    Passports for US citizens entering Canada:

    By air is Jan 23, 2007.

    By land and water is currently June 1, 2009

    [ December 31, 2006, 08:12 AM: Message edited by: ChickenWing ]
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    You can buy etching paste at a craft store. You...

    You can buy etching paste at a craft store. You just wipe it on, then rinse it off with water. The amount of etching achieved depends on how long you leave it on. I think that a short time, maybe...
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    There is no need to make multiple passes to cut a...

    There is no need to make multiple passes to cut a hive body rabbet with a standard blade. Just cut on the vertical a blade depth of 5/8 that is 3/8 from the edge, and then a second cut on the...
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    If you have a tablesaw, the easiest way with one...

    If you have a tablesaw, the easiest way with one cut is to use a Dado blade.

    If you don't want to get a dado blade, you can measure very carefully, and make 2 cuts, (one on the vertical, and one...
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    I read a related article. This one says that it increases the risk of the Queen getting Venerial Disease. I've never heard of Bee VD before....
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    I got mine from the local Ace Hardware. They did...

    I got mine from the local Ace Hardware. They did not stock rolls of it on the shelf. They kept it behind the counter and sold it by the foot, cut to order, in 3 different widths. I couldn't find...
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    Mike, did you get it yet? I hope you get your...

    Mike, did you get it yet? I hope you get your Christmas present in time.
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