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    Re: Any commercials use Russian bees?

    JBJ, Im not picking on ya but didnt you tell me the last time we spoke that you had to buy bees to stock your equipment?? If this is the case im not seeing your point about how Russians can fit a...
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    Re: Any commercials use Russian bees?

    I have/had all the drone source breeders from the association and followed the protocal to a T and all i ended up with after three years was a loss of honey crop and income and now having to dig in...
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    Re: Any commercials use Russian bees?

    I was a Russian co-op member for two seasons but I purchased Russian breeders from the USDA lab for three seasons prior and would have to say I wouldnt take a russian queen now for my operation if it...
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    Re: USDA announcement

    If you have been a commercial beekeeper for less than 10 years you still can get the payment without having nap, just a Gov loop hole for new farmers
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    Re: Meeting Bee Nutritional Requirements

    Ernie, how many hives do you run and is this how you make your living with bees?? Also is your pollen sub for sale and if so how much would it cost for a truck load (40000lbs) Thanks Kenny
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    Re: hives crashing from CCD in California

    Keith, I think were gonna need it!! Better start new batch.. Ernie, have you used Tactik, do you know how the bees respond to it?? Just wondering if the keepers that you know of that are having...
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    Re: hives crashing from CCD in California

    Ernie, Can you please explain what you are trying to say about tactik killing bees or is it that the mites are killing the bees because tactik was used to late. Thanks
  8. Thread: MegaBee

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    Re: MegaBee

    Hey Tom were doing the same testing with Keiths Pollen sub here in Texas.. There is 3 or 4 large beekeepers in on the testing one of them is running over 20000 hives.. I will keep you updated on the...
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    Re: Honeymoon Apiaries

    Bill, got my new suit today, they just keep getting better.. Keep up the good work!!
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    Re: Honeymoon Apiaries

    Bill, your pm box is full but yes send me a suiit and an invoice.. Thanks again for everything Kenny
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    Re: Honeymoon Apiaries

    Bill, I am also a very happy customer and I think I am on suit number 4 and was wondering if you have a large full suit ready or do you have to make one.
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    pollen traps

    If you call Loyd at Ross Rounds he will make you the sundance II with side drawer openings just make sure you get half of them right drawers and the other half left hand..
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    JBJ, my point and your point might be a little...

    JBJ, my point and your point might be a little different, im thinking along the lines of supporting american companys that are doing a great job of assisting our need not sending our money to a...
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    JBJ, im sure you also dont like the idea of the...

    JBJ, im sure you also dont like the idea of the aussie packages/queens here maybe the same would apply to the forklift from out of the States . By the way Dean at A&O Forklift offers some of the...
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    Allend, your name fits you well, I know the...

    Allend, your name fits you well, I know the truth as the person in question is my neighbor in the winter and me and him have since shared the next two semi loads of home made patty.. I will not...
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    Allend , I have a good friend from North Dakota...

    Allend , I have a good friend from North Dakota that purchased 40000 lbs of global this past fall and said the bees wouldnt take it for the most part and the ones that did take it didnt do anything...
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    Allend, I too am having troubles and for me you...

    Allend, I too am having troubles and for me you are way confusing this issue.. Have you ever heard of the KISS method (keep it simple stupid) IMO this is where we as beekeepers should keep this...
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    Allend, these guys IMO are not increasing the...

    Allend, these guys IMO are not increasing the dose they are giving the proper dose just using less syrup to carry it.. One 9 gram bottle is still being used to treat around 100 hives.. Someone...
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    We use the mold spray or pam cooking spray and...

    We use the mold spray or pam cooking spray and dont have any problem getting them out
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    Does SLS help with the mixing of the oils and...

    Does SLS help with the mixing of the oils and water
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    You can use reg pvc plastic and you can find it...

    You can use reg pvc plastic and you can find it in many sizes and just use there plastic caps for the bottom
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    LDPS are somthing that normally come when honey...

    LDPS are somthing that normally come when honey prices are extremly low and thats not the case for now.. I may be wrong , does anyone else have a comment
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    I have had all of the above...

    I have had all of the above (bobcat,swinger,hummerbee) and imo there is only one real forklift thats the hummerbee , its fast smooth lifts good and very dependable.. Not to mention Dean at A and O...
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    I also use magnet mans suit on a commercial level...

    I also use magnet mans suit on a commercial level and I wouldnt worry about the mesh as it is very strong.. I have three of his suits and the first one has been through 2 seasons of hard beekeeping...
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    I hear different reports, one says that formic...

    I hear different reports, one says that formic kills mites even in the capped brood and others say that they dont think it kills inside the capped cell.. What do you think??
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