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    Re: 2014 VSH queens

    Johnny What is the earliest date you have left for virgins?
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    need help with a Maxant chain uncapper

    I bought an older Maxant chain uncapper, and it has no adjustment. I want to make it adjustable before I use it. I have read that they cut too deep if you run 9 frames in your supers like I do. I...
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    Re: Maxant Pillow Block link

    Ok guys it looks like it has been a while since anyone has replied to this post. I am interested in what worked for you, and the best way to make it adjustable. I just purchased one of these machines...
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    Re: Looking For Bees Without Queens

    EastSideBuzz I am starting queen rearing on a little larger scale in the spring. Nothing major just for my own hives, and a few for local beekeepers who have ask me for some. I am going to use the...
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    Re: Looking For Bees Without Queens

    Thanks Wisnewbee I had no idea where to buy frames of brood. I will give these guys a call for sure.
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    Looking For Bees Without Queens

    Is anyone selling Bees without queens? I raise my own queens, but need some bees to go with them. Could use around 30#. If you or someone you know is selling them please let me know. Thanks John
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    Re: where is the best place to buy sugar

    For all beekeepers in the North Texas area Sam's in Lewisville Tx. is now selling 25# bags of imperial pure cane sugar for 11.98 a bag. Best deal I have found in a long time.
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    Re: where is the best place to buy sugar

    Question? I have never fed HFCS, but have been told its not good for the bees. Have I been mislead on this subject? I keep bees for 20 years. Then was out of the business for about 20 more years....
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    Re: where is the best place to buy sugar

    Thanks for all the good ideas guys. I have been buying imperial pure cane sugar at Sams for 12.96 for 25# bag. The one thing that I have found is that not all Sams are the same price. There are...
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    where is the best place to buy sugar

    I am looking for a few hundred pounds of sugar for winter feeding. Does anyone know the best place to get it?
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    Re: Need Help With Grafting

    Thanks for your help guys. My 8 year old grandson, and I did our first graft Sunday. We only had 6 take, but not bad for the first try. I know where we went wrong. Its not quite as easy as it looks...
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    Re: Need Help With Grafting

    I have 5 strong hives and 6 nucs at this location. Also have 7 strong hives on clover at another location.
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    Need Help With Grafting

    I am about to attempt my first graft. I have read a lot on the subject, and I think I understand the basics. The question I have is how is the best way to get my cell builder hive? Do I remove the...
  14. Bees Needed In North Central Texas or Southern Oklahoma

    I am looking for either package bees or nucs. Trying to find them in the Dallas Texas area or in the Southern Oklahoma area. Price that I am willing to pay depends on what you have.
  15. Re: Looking For Bees In North Texas Or Soutern Oklahoma

    Yes I am going to try my luck at queen rearing this year. Don't plan on selling any yet just raising to increase my number of hives.
  16. Looking For Bees In North Texas Or Soutern Oklahoma

    I am looking for 30# to 50# of bees without queens to buy in North Texas or Southern Oklahoma. I would consider nucs if I can't find bulk bees. Anyone interested in selling? Reply to this post or pm...
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    Re: Texas beekeeping, Texas bees

    Lemon grass oil and frames with comb are the way to go for me also. Swarm traps will work great if put in a good location. Put a few drops of lemon grass oil on the landing board, and a few drops on...
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    Wanted Bulk Bees

    I am interested in buying bulk bees. I want to increase the number of hives I have. Not for resale. If you sell bulk bees, or know someone who does. Please contact me by PM or reply to this thread....
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    Re: Need Help With Queen Rearing

    Thanks for all the help guys. This is a great site!!!!
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    Need Help With Queen Rearing

    I have decided to try my luck with queen rearing. I only have 10 hives now but want to grow. What is the best way for someone with no queen raising experience to get started? I am not looking to sell...
  21. Re: Looking For Established Hives In North Texas Area

    just a bump
  22. Looking For Established Hives In North Texas Area

    I would like to buy a few good established hives as close to Gainesville tx. as possible. Must be in 10 frame equipment. Amount that I am willing to pay depends on the size and condition of hive.
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