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    Re: Hot room bee window

    we turn the lights off and plug in 2 heavy duty hot flood lights, kills all the bees when they go to it
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    Re: Easy Money!! Easy Money!!

    its really easy were just a bunch of complainers
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    Re: Heading to Florida 2013!!

    we sent 2 load to NC last week. still filling load out yards in NY
  4. Re: Deformed Wing Virus Bee With Mite and Mystery Fly

    time to treat...a month ago
  5. Re: Fine go! Leave you ungrateful little boogers!

    did you treat for mites????
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    Re: Combining hives.....

    combine 2 weaks, kill inferior queen or capture and sell her. then feed the snot out of them, they should be fine. how were they treated?
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    Re: Trying to convert from deeps to mediums

    next spring move the queen into the medium and put a queen excluder above the medium. in 3 weeks there will be no brood and you can do as you please.
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    Re: Cracked corn??

    sounds like the guys a loon,

    they will go for powder im sure, but just cracked. ive had bees in my chicken feed dust in the spring, thats corn and soy and what not
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    Re: moving bees

    move them on the other side of the property? no away from the tree, I WOULD NOT put bees in the garage, bad idea
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    Re: pics of suspicious activity.

    pollen
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    Re: feeding soda syrup

    with all those additives i would stay away from that.
  12. Thread: Bulk Sugar

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    Re: Bulk Sugar

    ever try fondant? might work better for ya
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    Re: New Mid Size Truck

    there are only 4 head bolts per cylinder on the 6.0's (as opposed to 6 bolts per cylinder in the 7.3's and the 6.7's) that's why they are prone to blow out head gaskets, etc. if they are properly...
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    Re: New Mid Size Truck

    if you buy a ford with a 6.0 stroker expect the motor to blow.

    I've run a 350 with the v10 ford and that thing was beat up pretty good. ran good except it had that typical ford exhaust manifold...
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    Re: Cost of beekeeping currently

    i've killed my back account on my bees. im semi-commercial though...building up
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    Re: I would like to be a commercial beek

    remember.... a good beekeeper is not judged by the amount of hives he/she has. its the health of those hives that matters.
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    Re: How to jar my Honey?

    put the whole bucked (closed very tightly) out on your driveway (or where ever) in full sun. let it sit for a few hours until its nice and hot. it will pour like water...kinda
  18. Re: Burr comb between upper and lower frames

    i would move up 2 nice frames of open brood. They say use 2 frames that are right next to each other (consecutive), it doesnt matter where they are from in the brood nest all that those 2 frames do...
  19. Re: Burr comb between upper and lower frames

    when you put the deep on did you move 2 consecutive frames of open brood up into the new box?

    That makes them move up and start working on the next box much better then just throwing it on there. ...
  20. Re: Extracted two supers yesterday and made a small mistake

    better safe then sorry, I've heard of many cases in which this exact process infected 1/2 a county of hives
  21. Re: Extracted two supers yesterday and made a small mistake

    thats a good way to spread AFB to all your hives and all you neighbors.
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    Re: MOVING BEES, What did I do wrong?

    sounds like you cooked them.


    you have to leave early in the morning or late at night, preferably when its dark, close them up, load them and go. leaving them for a full day closed up...you...
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    Re: green house for wintering bees

    green house + bees = bad idea....dead bees
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    Re: A Thing of Beauty

    sweet, you cant beat that.


    I gotta take some pick of mine, I got a few hives with frames corner to corner capped brood no open cells. unbelievable
  25. Re: New colony not doing well -- do I need to re-queen?

    I would look for eggs and younger larvae, especially eggs standing straight on end (freshly laided). Also look for capped WORKER brood. if there is a ton of drone brood your queen is a dud and its...
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