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    Re: Solar extractor?

    I just haven't seen a measureable difference in honey harvest between having a good strong hive draw out new wax vs giving a hive drawn comb. Last year I got 4 supers of honey and the bees had to...
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    Re: Coates Nucs..how long do they last?

    I have 2 four year old plywood nuc boxes. They are just fine although I used 3/4" with his plans.
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    ...but there is an instructional video showing that the Flow frames can be harvested inside http://www.honeyflow.com/gallery-videos/videos/p/60#ryWC92NT2Eo
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    This is in Russian but we finally have a first hand look at harvesting from these frames although he brings it inside to do so.....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfVs0TVmYDI
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    Thanks for the write up Mike.
    Did you use an excluder with your Flow frames?
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    Michael uses all mediums for the broodnest
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    This post is from user "Native Plants.
    She is continuing her story on this Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1701826046713794/
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    Re: Flow Hive, Firsthand Experience

    Barry,
    Can you remove my post (#33).

    That FB moderator has gone rogue lol
    Facebook users are migrating to this one: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1701826046713794/
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    Re: Flow Hive, Firsthand Experience

    I doubt it. These are European honey bees whether in the USA or overseas.
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    Re: Flow Hive, Firsthand Experience

    The Flow team seems to answer very quickly here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1611910632374007/
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    Re: super has sugar water and honey

    If it's still warm there, place it above the inner cover and the bees will see it as outside the hive and rob it out into the deeps below.
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    Re: Moving hives 40 feet for wintering

    Don't bother closing them. Move the strongest ones and do the branch thing. Space out the weaker ones close to where the strong ones once sat and they will benefit from extra foragers (if there is...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    Maybe the bears can be trained to use the crank to get the honey instead of destroying a $700 hive? lol
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    Hey now! My 2nd (millionth) cousin on my fathers side was a caveman.
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    That is how I got into bees lol. My wife complained about how much honey I was going through on my cornflakes and Wheaties lol.
    Count me in.
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    Not yet Radar. I'm thinking there may be a few on Ebay or Craigslist here soon for a gentler, less disturbance to my wallet, price.
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    I see your point OT.
    I'm starting up an Indigo campaign: "fresh milk on tap." Now you can have fresh, raw milk, with minimal disturbance to the cows." "Before, harvesting milk used to be a labor...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    This was my concern from the beginning:

    Promotional videos and how much work to keep bees?
    "My wife and I got excited about the flow frame on the indigogo campaign, so we ordered a full set for...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by Flow Hive

    At least there's a warranty:

    http://www.honeyflow.com/shop/terms-conditions/p/147
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    Re: Bottomless Beekeeping

    Bottomless beekeeping could cause bigger things.
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    I didn't watch the video all the way through but are you sure they aren't a swarm that moved in from this year or last or have they been monitored each of the 10 years?
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    Re: Too late to add another deep?

    I'd leave them that super this year. Next year add a deep with a queen excluder under that super. Just make sure to put the queen in the deeps and the will draw the new deep and backfill the...
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    Re: New Hive/ bees not drawing comb

    A quart a week is not enough. What is your method of feeding? Get a top feeder that lets a gazillion bees feed at once if you want comb drawn. I have a hive taking 2 gallons every 3 days and they...
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    Re: Sting Reaction

    Sting location has to play a role imo. I've been stung in the arms and hands without reaction. Two or three years ago I took a shot to the head and had the systemic reaction. ER gave me IV Benadryl,...
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    Re: Who makes the best vented bee jacket

    I have ultra-breeze and the brushy ventilated full suits. Brushy by a longshot. The Ultra-Breeze uses some kind of rubber mesh that is makes me sweat where the rubber touches the skin. The Brushy...
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