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  1. Thread: Honey supers...

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    Re: Honey supers...

    Im wanting to say I read somewhere that here in NC its 47 lbs average per hive. It was something like that. I use mediums which one of those full is about 40 pounds and usually get one to one and a...
  2. Thread: Formic acid

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    Re: Formic acid

    yeah I have a youtube video on formic acid in treatment of Varroa. Have no clue if it works on any other pest.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_9VHuHL2VE

    Its long but I used it last year. There...
  3. Re: Beginner Queen Rearing using the Joseph Clemens Starter/Finisher

    Thanks for a great post Dave. Im going to try my hand at it this year. Really appreciate the tread. CU Dave
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    Re: Formic Acid Fumigator

    Thanks Chaz,I will have to call our bee inspector anonymously:) Been thinking about what you said and actually call WVU to talk to one of the writers of the paper. He had retired. I looked around and...
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    Re: Formic Acid Fumigator

    You very well could be right. I think you are. My interpretation of the hive cover was in the picture it shows the "old style fumigator" just above the brood chambers with honey supers on. Being that...
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    Re: Formic Acid Fumigator

    Ok for those interested I got the other video up that I mentioned. If you have already seen the first,no great revelations in this one. Let me know what you think of this,if you have used it before...
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    Formic Acid Fumigator

    Been working on this for a couple of weeks. This video was the preliminary one. The problem being the one I tried to put up this evening got kicked because it went too long. About 18 minutes....
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    Re: getting comb drawn in fall

    Sounds like it would work. Nothing to lose. I would definitely feed. Let us know how it goes. Cu
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    Re: Formic acid concentration and pads

    If that was directed at me this treatment by their calculations is abt a dollar per hive and the chance of the queen getting balled is very small
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    Re: Formic acid concentration and pads

    I should have a YouTube video up I'm a week or so. Nothing I'm selling just using a method studied by WVA that I think should work great
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    Re: Formic acid concentration and pads

    I'm going to make formic acid boards using HBH and formic. The concentration for the formic acid alone is 45-48% This post Was forwarded to me so u can look me up at bee source. tct1w. Cu
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    No not at all. I dont know what got me starting ranting. Sorry. Sometimes I guess people just question the nectar source of honey and with all the work moving hives up to the hills,well I dont...
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    Kenr dont know how I got off on that tangent!!. You know i have some customers you would think Im selling crack too. They about drink the stuff. Im not a big fan either. Im much more into tulip...
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    OK I guessed correctly too.Im getting on my soapbox for a minute. Sorry. I dont want to get into a big debate about sourwood,I know the only way to know actually what the nectar if from is to test...
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    Kenr when I first spun mine It was dark too. Had spots in the frames that were dark I have no idea what that is. The poplar flow had ended here when I took mine up so I dont think thats it,but anyhow...
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    Well I got mine extracted today. Pulling it Friday nite was tuff on me and the girls. Got hit quit a few times. I just took three hives and spun 10 gallons,just about to the drop. This is my third...
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    Sorry to hear about the trashed hives. I went up last nite and only had three hives up there. Well thats all I took,but anyway stopped at Miller and they were telling me the flow was awful. No one...
  18. Re: Formic acid applicator (Anyone ever tried this?)

    Yeah its real interesting. I requeened five of my hives this week and noticed DWV so I started popping open some stone brood and noticed varoaa. Time to treat. Sounds pretty easy on the girls,at...
  19. Re: Formic acid applicator (Anyone ever tried this?)

    thanks that is an updated version and goes into alot more detail. I appreciate it. Very interesting. Peace Dave
  20. Formic acid applicator (Anyone ever tried this?)

    Was talking with a queen breeder and he told me about this site. I dont think he has ever tried it. What I found interesting was the addition of HBH. This method is dated 2001 so wondered if anyone...
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    Thats awesome. Sound good. Yeah,it should be winding up. I saw some "sourwood"today when I went and got some queens but it was some kind of mix. Wasnt pure sourwood,I dont think. I will have to get...
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    Dan anything is good. Well you know what I mean. I should start to wind down soon. Im really looking forward to heading up there and seeing. Wont be this weekend but maybe the one after. Hope to be...
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    Re: Honey Prices in your part?

    After several years of trying to sell different sizes,keeping up with different containers,getting prices screwed up and so on and so forth. this is it
    18.00 qt tulip poplar
    20.00 qt sourwood(if I...
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    me too. Maybe I caught one this week.
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    Re: Hows the sourwood flow

    Coon has gotten 16 of my chickens. If I can make up for it with 15 gallons Ill be in tall cotton:}
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