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    Are the queen cells at the bottom of the frame or...

    Are the queen cells at the bottom of the frame or the side. Usually, if the queen cells are along the bottom, they want to swarm, and if they build then on the side then they may be looking to...
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    In the future, just as a quick tip. I you want a...

    In the future, just as a quick tip. I you want a fast and easy way to catch a swarm. Go back to your yard, find a frame of brood (capped and open). Shake off all the bees and move it towards the...
  3. Now to be serious. I'm tired of Vegans pointing...

    Now to be serious. I'm tired of Vegans pointing the finger, stating that man has "enslaved animals". And now they are attacking bees. I read the article and the references point to ANOTHER VEGAN...
  4. I sat down and had a town hall meeting with the...

    I sat down and had a town hall meeting with the bees in my yard. At first they were upset when they got online and red this article and found out that they were being enslaved. They decided to stage...
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    First make sure to take a couple brood frames...

    First make sure to take a couple brood frames with you, not many but at least one cause the queen is fed by the nurse bees. But make sure that the queenless hives has FRESHLY LAID EGGS AND LARVAE....
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    Just my two cents, and I apologize if anyone...

    Just my two cents, and I apologize if anyone answered it, cause I just skimmed through the answers. But one of the aspects that you mentioned that you really liked was the demeanor of the bees, that...
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    Learning from oldschool

    Hey there all, I'm in the process of learning the trade from my uncle who is 75 and been taking care of bees since he was a kid. They've been in our family for about 300 years. Question is, he has a...
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    Still looking for the official answer to the...

    Still looking for the official answer to the original question. Does anyone know for sure what temp kills the AFB spores? Thanks
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    Do you heat the water or just use at room...

    Do you heat the water or just use at room temperature? Also what do you do with the waste water?
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    I see the fire argument as well as the scorching...

    I see the fire argument as well as the scorching inside of the hive box argument. However, I'm considering converting to plastic frames seeings how they're landed at 2 dollars in some places and wood...
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    Hey there, are you sure about those numbers 141...

    Hey there, are you sure about those numbers 141 degrees celcius. I've read up on spores and found that even rare "Extreme Thermophile" spores can tolerate up to 105 degrees, and they only exist in...
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    Killing AFB spore

    Hey all,

    I've been running around the net looking for actual information on AFB. I'm trying to find out what temp the spores actually die at. I keep finding info that they are resistant to very...
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