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    xc0000000, that lady called me after the swarm...

    xc0000000, that lady called me after the swarm flew away out of your box, and asked me if they flew back up to the old nest in the tree. I told her no they flew off.... I find it helps alot (I...
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    It seems to be the cold, damp weather that causes...

    It seems to be the cold, damp weather that causes chackbrood for me. the only time I ever get it is when I reverse my brood boxes early, then it gets cold and rainy again. when I look at them, it's...
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    Hey, a lady sent me a jar from Burmuda. It said...

    Hey, a lady sent me a jar from Burmuda. It said honey on the package and it went thru just fine. Canada could be different.
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    Hey Isaac, where are you doing your bizarre...

    Hey Isaac, where are you doing your bizarre at.??? also is that you selling the honey on craigslist seattle??? (I just saw the e-address was chef something).... just curious..I got tons of honey this...
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    I'm in Seattle area, you better make sure those...

    I'm in Seattle area, you better make sure those supers are completly empty and dry before storing them. I personally dont put mine outside cuz they get full of earwigs.......every cell gets earwigs...
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    I noticed the little honey packets from Kentucky...

    I noticed the little honey packets from Kentucky fried chicken are this b.s imposter "corn syrup" honey. "HONEY" is written huge on the package, all the other writting is small !!!! It has a...
  7. Thread: dying brood

    by beebarf
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    Check the live discarded ones CLOSELY and see if...

    Check the live discarded ones CLOSELY and see if there are mites on them. Mine pulled all the babies out like that twice. one time they were infested with mites. The other time was when I was a...
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    Sounds to me like you got a faulty one. Or like...

    Sounds to me like you got a faulty one. Or like chef said try to heat it up, it could be your honey is too thick (from being cold) and just not flowing smoothly. I used a bottled water cooler spigot...
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    Put a piece of bread in the refridgerator and try...

    Put a piece of bread in the refridgerator and try it when its cold. See if it happens faster. Then "nuke" a piece for 10 seconds in microwave and try. (I'm too lazy too).
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    If it peals off the plastic they wont rebuild it....

    If it peals off the plastic they wont rebuild it. Cut a square area out in damaged area, and replace with a square of scrap foundation (glue it on, or drip hot wax on and stick it to the plastic)...
  11. oh ya ,and get some gloves!!!!!!!! ...

    oh ya ,and get some gloves!!!!!!!!



    :eek: :eek:
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    yes, my AI queen spit out only yellow bees with...

    yes, my AI queen spit out only yellow bees with black bands (all exactally the same) for the first year. The next year they swarmed and she left. The hive raised queen must have shacked up with every...
  13. Thread: Dirty jobs?

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    I saw the episode last nite too. I liked their...

    I saw the episode last nite too. I liked their uncapping machine, that was sweet, uncapped both sides at once.
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    Hey Becky, I just sent you my info for the...

    Hey Becky, I just sent you my info for the Seattle-Tacoma area. Thank you for putting me on there, that is a great site you have, real fast and easy to use.
  15. Thread: Settling honey

    by beebarf
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    I use that last 2 jars for my cooking honey.(like...

    I use that last 2 jars for my cooking honey.(like honey/barbecue sauce, and stir fry.)
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    I also use a thin fish fileting knife. It zips...

    I also use a thin fish fileting knife. It zips right thru it.
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    I pulled mine as it was capped for 4 reasons 1)I...

    I pulled mine as it was capped for 4 reasons 1)I needed drawn frames so they could fill them again quickly during the main flow. 2)I wanted honey. 3)I didnt like all that weight on the hive. (my hive...
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    Oh really, I never heard that before. the nests...

    Oh really, I never heard that before. the nests are cool looking, I was gonna keep them and hang them up in the woods by my house, so more bees would move into them. thanks for the lead I will look...
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    Full armour here. why get stung? I want to enjoy...

    Full armour here. why get stung? I want to enjoy beekeeping. Ive been stung 2 times in my backyard in the 3 years I've had bees. neither time was when I was working the hive.
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    I saw them one time on T.V extracting it, and yes...

    I saw them one time on T.V extracting it, and yes it is done one bee at a time, with tweezers. They pull the stinger out carefully with the venom sac attached, then they kinda hang it on the side of...
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    I know there are some companys out there who buy...

    I know there are some companys out there who buy hornets for there venom. I know where there are 4 big football sized nests that are a nuisence to the neighborhoods, and they are just gonna spray...
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    Just brush them off 1 frame at a time and move...

    Just brush them off 1 frame at a time and move them to an empty super like posted above. its cheap, easy, and fast.
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    Before you low ball your honey consider this.......

    Before you low ball your honey consider this.... what is honey really worth? what is a bees worth per hour? (life is 6 weeks long), a penny? 60,000 bees working a 12 hour day = 720,000 bee hours...
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    I was forced into running 2 deep/1 med...

    I was forced into running 2 deep/1 med broodchamber last year, and I always will from now on. They had so much room they didnt build one swarm cell all year, also the spring build up was very fast, I...
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    www.treesnbees.com (http://www.treesnbees.com)...

    www.treesnbees.com for info on hours of operation, and directions.
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