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  1. Thread: Honey price

    by Rick Hurd
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    Re: Honey price

    Here in North East Missouri, I sell quarts for $12.00 pints for $6.50 and 1lb plastic jars for $5.00. If I have any left over, I store it or feed it back to the bees.
  2. Thread: Hay Ground

    by Rick Hurd
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    Hay Ground

    I have about 22 acres in North East Missouri that I rent out for hay ground. That is, I have a guy that pays me $600.00 per year to take the hay off of it. About half of the land is to steep for row...
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    Re: Looking to buy VSH queen

    I would like to buy some naturally mated mite resistant queens this spring, but I don't know where to look. Could someone please point me in the right direction?

    Thank You.
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    Re: Looking to buy VSH queen

    I am lacking understanding about the differences between VHS MHS and VP queens. I would also like to understand why anyone would prefer a naturally mated queen over one that isn't.
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    Re: Looking to buy VSH queen

    I would also like to buy some queens that are resistant to mites, but not for sure which ones that I should choose for my area. I live in North Eastern Missouri.
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    Honey Prices/Marketing

    Around here honey is selling in the stores for 12 oz honey bears $3.09, 16 oz $3.85, 5 lb $13.39 and 1 gallon $32.50. Is this what others are selling their honey for?

    I live in a rural area in...
  7. Thread: labels

    by Rick Hurd
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    labels

    I would be interested to know what others put on their labels, and how they get their labels printed?

    I contacted the health department in my county, and asked what was required for labels on...
  8. Thread: frames?

    by Rick Hurd
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    Re: frames?

    I appreciate all the advice.

    Could someone tell me where can I find frames to buy that I don't have to pay shipping on?

    Rick Hurd.

    Rick's Indexing
    2125 Birmingham Rd
    Liberty Mo 64068...
  9. Thread: frames?

    by Rick Hurd
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    frames?

    I am having success with foundationless frames, and want to obtain more medium size frames. Could someone advise me on what type of frames to buy, and where I should purchase them?

    Thank you.
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    Thank you for the reply, but that isn't what I am...

    Thank you for the reply, but that isn't what I am looking for. I would like to have a filter to fit 55 gal. barrel. I am not for sure what I need. I tried a nylon mess, but it seemed to be so fine...
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    600 micron filter?

    Could someone please tell me where I can buy a 600 micron filter? Also, should it be made of stainless steel?

    Thank you.

    Sincerely,
    Rick Hurd.

    Rick's Indexing
    2125 Birmingham Rd
    Liberty...
  12. Is it best to go all foundationless even in the...

    Is it best to go all foundationless even in the supers where the honey is extracted from?

    It is best to remove all the drawn comb in all the supers and go foundationless in all the supers?

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    Solar Wax Melter Plans?

    I am wanting to build a solar wax melter. Does anyone know where I can obtain plans?

    Thank you.

    Sincerely,
    Rick Hurd.

    Rick's Indexing
    2125 Birmingham Rd.
    Liberty, Mo. 64068
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