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    Wanting to visit a Maui apiary

    Hello,
    My family and I are going to be visting Maui (Kahana) for a couple of weeks.Was wondering if anyone knew of any apiaries or bee/honey farms we could tour? Seems like most of the farm tours...
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    Thanks for the info. Thats a good point as we've...

    Thanks for the info. Thats a good point as we've herd that it doesn't take much to contaminate the fresh milk.
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    learned the hard way

    Not sure if anyone has allready mentioned similar predators? When we started keeping chickens about 10 years ago it took about a month and 20 chickens later to finally discover a great horned owl...
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    goat breeding & keeping advice.

    Good morning,
    My wife and I are new to dairy goat keeping and had a couple of questions. We have 5 female Newby/Boer x's that we would eventually like to milk. They are now about 18 months old and...
  5. Cappings bag & baskets for extractors

    Hello,
    I saw a cappings bag listed in the Brushy cataloge and was wondering how they work in a radial frame type extractor? Also saw a Stainless cappings basket and was wondering how effective...
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    A couple more soap questions

    Hello, and thanks for the help,
    The reason I wanted to add some honey & beeswax to the soap was to make it "my nitch" at the farmers market. I can't really compete with the very experienced soapers...
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    Soap making question

    Newbee soap maker here,
    I just tried making a batch of cold process soap, got toward the end where I thought I was starting to get "trace" I had added a couple ounces of pre-melted beeswax,...
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    Found it @ Lowes

    Hello and thanks for the help.
    I did find 100% Sodium Hydroxide @ Lowes last Sunday. I think it was $7 or so. The brand name is Roebec.
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    Soap making lye

    Hello,
    Does anyone know if Lowes, Home depot, Menards etc sell red crown lye (or equivalant) for cold process soap? I had almost all my ingrediants together to make my first batch of soap this...
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    Hello everyone, Haven't heard anyone talk about...

    Hello everyone,
    Haven't heard anyone talk about hydrogen fueled generator or turbines. (Thought i'd open another can of worms here).

    Also, bought a 15 kw PTO driven (from tractor) generator to...
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    Thanks for the advice

    Hello and thanks for all the advice.
    I had kept pygmy goats several years ago (10 total).Back then I was more of a “goat haver”, meaning, I didn't follow a worming, tetnis and other med and general...
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    Goat keeping (fecal examinations)

    Hello,
    I'm a new goatkeeper (boer/newbian mix) and was wondering if any other goatkeepers, sheep, etc do their own fecal examinations? I have a microsope and was hoping to save a little $ by doing...
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    cappings bag for extractor

    Hello,
    I was thinking about purchasing a cappings bag (with metal insert) to use in my 18 frame radial extractor. Has anyone used these and how do you like them? They seem a little pricy @ $45 / 3...
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    Bee stepping stone mold.

    Hi,
    I was interested in Brushy Mtn's stepping stone mold (page 60). Has anyone tried making these?
    I'm assuming it's a plaster type mix. Are there speacial out door/ high strength & weather...
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    Queen bee soap molds

    Hi everyone,
    Getting ready to place an order @ Brushy Mtn (free shipping I heard for a couple weeks). Noticed a couple nice looking soap molds (Queen Bee tray & guest bee mold page 67).

    I'm new...
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    hand dipped tapers

    Hello,
    Just about ready to try hand dipped tapers (wanted to take advantage of Brush Mtn's free shipping) but had newbee questions on a couple of their products (page 64 & 65) before ordering.
    ...
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    "Where did you get the idea that it costs...

    "Where did you get the idea that it costs $600???"

    I had called 2 different business attorneys in town, one said his consultation fee would be $80, the state form was another $90 and the...
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    soap mold question

    In a goat supply magizine I saw they were selling a goatsmilk soap that had a fluted/ridges along the broad side of the bars (love the idea). Does anyone know how these are made and where this type...
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    soap making question

    Hello,
    I was wanting to make soap this winter and was told that animal fat based oils and vegetable based oils will go rancid given enough time while a soap-makingbook that I was reading said a lye...
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    Limited Liability company (LLC)

    Hello everyone,
    Recently I was told a horror story of small sideline farmer getting into legal trouble after selling vegetable goods at a local farm market (I guess a customer got sick and was...
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    Thank you all for the advice. I'll let you know...

    Thank you all for the advice. I'll let you know how it goes.
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    Thanks for the tips!

    Thank you very much for the helpful advice. I've got a couple books on the way as well. I'm looking forward trying this out.

    God Bless
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    $500? Ouch man! Must be a pretty involved...

    $500? Ouch man! Must be a pretty involved process? Ay ideas which channels / hoops to jump though on something like this?
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    registered logo design vs. trademark?

    Hello everyone,
    I was wanting to create a new logo design for my hive products I sell at the farm market. I only sell a few hundred pounds of honey and a few other bee re-lated products each summer...
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    Soap mold question

    I was wanting to try making some soap this winter and noticed the wooden soap mold sold by brushy mountain. I didn't understand how the soap loaves were oriented by the illistrated picture in their...
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