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    Re: Fogging in Russia

    Thank you Sergey for the summary:). I use google translate on the comments and links. So its nice to read details from the video.
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    Re: Fogging in Russia

    Yes. Not to mention its flammable.(Could be a problem with fogging) Wikipedia says its also used as an Insecticide.
    "Kerosene has been found to be an effective pesticide. It is effective at killing...
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    Fogging in Russia

    Video of a Russian guy treating with a fancy Fogger.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DNPNYz1hn4&list=UUgN5ZwvXFth55vObgbIXGHg

    I don't think I will try this but I do find it interesting. It's the...
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    Re: I had no idea!!!

    20 jars... one guy.:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
  5. Re: Gear for melting out honey directly from frames

    Mike do you have "Honey by the Ton" by Oliver Field from northern bee books. Quite good actually but the last three pages have a description and drawings of a honey and wax melting tray plus a honey...
  6. Re: What's she gathering from my cucumber leaves?

    Why not pollen? That dust on the leaves could be wind blown pollen from another source.
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    Re: Honey in the Comb by Carl Killion

    Thank you for that, I got in from Amazon Germany. Looking forward to reading it.
  8. Re: Gear for melting out honey directly from frames

    "Wax starterstrips" efficient. Use a small strip of wood as a starterstrip. Works just as well as wax, is only done once at the time one puts the frame together. The frame is ready to use straight...
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    Re: Considering switching to Oxalic Acid

    I talked to a German guy who swears by one of those aromatherapy vaporizers, the ones that use a small candle. He puts an empty super on the hive, measures out the dose of OA into the vaporizers pan,...
  10. Re: oxalic acid treated hives with high mite counts

    "I bought a tractor battery, I was wondering just how long it would last..."

    OA is cheap enough, so sit up wind and try it out :D
  11. Re: oxalic acid treated hives with high mite counts

    One thing I would suggest for those trying this for the first time, Do a dummy run before treating any hives. You can time how long it takes to vaporize the OA and you can see if all the OA gets...
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    Re: Apply FA on nucs?

    Its a nice dispenser, it was developed to make it easier and safer to use FA. Before that it was common to use medicine bottles with a plastic dropper (like essential oils have) placed over a kitchen...
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    Re: Apply FA on nucs?

    We time our two FA treatments after the last honey harvest, july, then feed for winter and when thats finished the next FA treatment.

    The general rule here for OA dribble treatment is on the day...
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    Re: Apply FA on nucs?

    New guidelines for formic acid where I live are 200ml of 60% formic for double deep and 140ml for a single, we use a dispenser that works slowly, 4 to 5 days for that amount of acid and causes no...
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    Re: Queen raising book/dvd

    try these videos
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yN5qM2Et6w&list=PL1671p0_LLF6WJhwxRyXlKUZi6pwQFw5w
    there are five all together.


    Then of course there is Michael Palmers excellent...
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    Re: drone frame for varroa control

    Not mine in Kippenheim too!
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    Re: grafting

    Thank you, I'll try your chart out. Thanks for sharing.:thumbsup:
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    Re: grafting

    Do you have a link for the instructions doc?
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    Re: grafting

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRN9LeVBq6Y&list=PLJpM6MZOfgAl0d1_ws_qneYD3axpM8hfk
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    Re: SundAnce top pollen trap ?

    Thanks for the effort you put into the pics 'n posts. Much appreciated.
  21. Re: If there is royal jelly in a queen cup, is there always a larva?

    In a couple of days the larva will be big enough to see (if there are any) and the bees should have extended the queen cups by then, so you will know for sure.
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    Re: wax cup dimensions?

    All the info i have found here in Germany says 9mm wide for the cups.
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    Re: Bee house?

    There are quite a lot of those bee houses still in use here in Germany, mostly they use a hive that is opened at the back, as opposed to the top. Search with google using the words...
  24. Re: Wax moth infestation in stored supers

    No idea, can you post some pictures.



    Again some pictures would help, it could be a thin film of white stuff like silk, if so you should be able to peal it of by hand.



    The bees will...
  25. Re: Newbee requested to remove swarm. What now?

    You can learn something from this. There is the first lesson of swarm collecting, be prepared. Get you stuff together, everything you think you will need for the next time, so all you have to do is...
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