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    Re: Protein Patty recipe

    Not all Brewers yeast are created equal. I was talking with a company that raised fruit flies they were looking to save money so they tried a much cheaper ethanol based yeast only problem they could...
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    Re: Protein Patty recipe

    Yes preservation but on the same note you can strech it to say less microbial action less consumption of nutrients. I guess the thought on beebread is a moving target.
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    Hi Joe, If honey @ 3.4 PH is only slightly acidic then my protein pattie @ 4.4 is 10 times less acidic, so less than slightly acidic. No sure where problem is. Times of the year where we have a ample...
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    Re: Protein Patty recipe

    Ian, I get it at the local Ag supply in 50 lbs bags food grade and kosher. About $76 US
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    With average PH of honey 3.9 (Google honeybee suite) eats through concrete floors with the greatest of easy and chomps into galvanized sheet metal and turns epoxy floors into jelly, that's only...
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    Re: Protein Patty recipe

    About 4.4 I've check honey and beebread and they're low if not lower.
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    Re: Protein Patty recipe

    Ian
    I run about 8% fat coconut, canola, corn and lecithin/soy. I also have dry whole egg. And citric acid to bring the ph down. When I buy dog food, koi food or bee feed I want to know what's in it....
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    Re: Protein Patty recipe

    Ian, I found a couple typical analysis I'll e-mail you.
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    Keith your right they don't have cold storage they don't need it doesn't stay around long enough to get old. When I pick up my order there are a dozen truck in front of picking up finished product....
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    Re: Protein Patty recipe

    Every profile on Brewers yeast is different so you need get it for the yeast you are using. As for inositol I went off a old study on prolonging brood rearing and used the values that preformed the...
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    Re: Protein Patty recipe

    Ian in my protein pattie I use liquid lecithin which is 40% soy oil 60% lecithin, lecithin is very high in choline and inositol which help to prolong brood rearing. The liquid also help to keep the...
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    Re: Poster Child

    I guess no one has seen Judy wu's presentation on sub-lethal doses of nic's on honey bees it was eye opening. The bees I ran in the foot hills had a less than 5% winter loss, bees around intense...
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    Rich, if your down in Visalia you can look at our truck beds for ideas we build our own.
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    Re: Wax melters...

    I use essential oils spring, summer, and fall then use hard treatment before winter ( EO'S don't work well in cold weather but they work in SoCal )
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    Re: Wax melters...

    2240122402i melt cappings in a steam kettle skim off the free wax, then slum is put in a solar melter or slum press. I'm currently rebuilding my press.
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    Re: Wax Press comparison

    My dad got a spin float in the early 1960's then sold it to try the fager we thought it would be the answer but where sadly disappointed. After a few years we went back to the cook and Beals.
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    Re: Jig for assembling deeps

    I make one but the shipping would be a lot. Here a picture I'll have then at the California convention 21777
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    Re: Ratchet Strap Lengths

    Well they pull me into the scale and said that I need a strap over the forks I asked why and he said that the rough road may cause the mast to jack up and may hit a bridge. I started to protest he...
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    Re: Ratchet Strap Lengths

    They wear guns on their hip so I don't argue��
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    Re: Ratchet Strap Lengths

    No it's a swinger its the first one I bought new in 1989 and still runs like new. I have rebuilt the center joints and replaced a few hoses and cylinder seals. When we go over the scales I put a...
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    Re: Ratchet Strap Lengths

    Here's one more picture. Well I give up just won't up load I'll try later.
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    Re: Ratchet Strap Lengths

    Sqkcrk, the straps are rated @ 3,333 each I have four straps the forklift weighs less than 6,000. In CA we have CHP inspection and lots of scales never had a problem. 2155921560 I've been having...
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    Re: Bees taking cracked corn back to hive

    Sounds like they are looking for protein weather permitting I would put out a high quality dry feed you will bee amazed how much they can haul off.
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    Re: Electric Fence Questions????

    Don't skimp on your fencer!21422
  25. Re: How would a "Godzilla" size El Nino affect bees in California this winter/spring?

    For a good read Google great flood of 1862 rained 43 days straight!!
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