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    Thank you all for the tips and YOUR GREAT SENSE...

    Thank you all for the tips and YOUR GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR.
    I picked the nail polish remover and it worked well on tiles and counters.
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    I am just wondering how do you remove Propolis...

    I am just wondering how do you remove Propolis from kitchen floor and counter? I tried different soaps without success. Any tip before my wife returns?
    Jean-Claude
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    Thank you all. I checked on pollen.com and the...

    Thank you all.
    I checked on pollen.com and the predominant pollens are Elm and Birch. I didn't know that pollen source can be so early... you learn evrery day!
    Thanks again.
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    Hi all, it is good to see the grass after all...

    Hi all, it is good to see the grass after all this snow.
    Today it's warm and sunny and I was looking at my bees, I was surprised to see some of them coming back with a grey/yellow pollen. I live in...
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    I bought my #7 at bettebee 1 800 632 3379, but...

    I bought my #7 at bettebee 1 800 632 3379, but you can found it at Sears Hardware if you have one close to you.
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    I built my SBB with the mesh #7 bougth from...

    I built my SBB with the mesh #7 bougth from Better bees. Their work well.
  7. Thread: hives

    by La ruche
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    We have one Italian colony in 3 brood chambers....

    We have one Italian colony in 3 brood chambers. Started from a nuc brought at a local Beekeeper last year. If everything goes well this spring we plan to make 2 splits with carniolan queens. we also...
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    Sory I forgot the link!...

    Sory I forgot the link! http://www.bugwood.caes.uga.edu/factsheets/shb.html
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    Hi Clinton Here is a link with a good pictures...

    Hi Clinton
    Here is a link with a good pictures and explanations about SHB.
    Hope that help.

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    Regards

    Jean-Claude@bonnejournee.net

    Califon,NJ
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    I didn't try yet, but this is the site....

    I didn't try yet, but this is the site. http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/varroa/treatmix.htm
  11. Thread: Chalkbrood

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    Hi Hook, This spring I started with a 5 frames...

    Hi Hook,
    This spring I started with a 5 frames nuc (Cardboard box, new queen), I put the colony on their frames in a brand new hive Â…and guess what they got a Chalckbrood.
    The problem was...
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    Thanks for the tips. I moved my hive to a sunnier...

    Thanks for the tips. I moved my hive to a sunnier location two weeks ago and I can see the improvement already. Still some larvae but nothing compared to what it used to be.
    Thanks again

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    Thank you Robert for your quick answer. So far I...

    Thank you Robert for your quick answer.
    So far I just can only see no more than a thousand larvae per day, so I will hold on this.
    Since I have had my bees I didn't use TM. The stain I have is...
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    I 'm an old/new beekeeper. In 1968, I was at that...

    I 'm an old/new beekeeper. In 1968, I was at that time living in France, when my uncle passed away, I had, with my aunt, to take care to my uncle's bees (3 Boxes, 2 Skeps w/ supper, and 2 Dadant...
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