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    Re: Assaulted by the opinion lady...

    Ahhhhhh.............you were distracted! lol And, you are probably a nice guy. That's why she got that all in.

    Don't give it another thought! You have already wasted time on it.
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    Question on capping honey

    Checked the hives yesterday and plan to harvest honey frames in two days for extracting. Some of the frames were half capped and want to give them a few days to finish.

    We also pulled the...
  3. Re: Have to sell Bees, 9 hives and equipment for sale, upstate NY.

    I am sorry to hear that you are having problems with allergies to bees. One thought though, you do know that beekeepers have successfully been treated for allergies to bees and can continue...
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    Re: What determines a drone cell?

    The queen measures the cell diameter with her rear legs and lays the appropriate type egg (worker or drone) for the cell. If her rear legs are damaged or missing, she will have trouble with that...
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    Re: Bees and their returns

    That's cause they are talking about the guys! lol
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    Re: Ventilation questions

    Rader,

    Got a question. Just wondering about those ventilation screens ( that can be placed above the inner cover which has a hole in the middle. Wouldn't that be similar to venting the tele...
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    Re: Beautiful March weather in Wisconsin

    I can't say I am impressed with May either. How are your bees doing with making honey with the cool and rainy weather?
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    Re: Get propolis off fingers trick!

    Found that out when I was a kid...........I had chewing gum in my mouth and started eating peanut butter! lol
    Also, you can get chewing gum out of clothes using peanut butter and then treat for the...
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    Re: Queen dead in her cage

    Here is a you tube video of Michael Palmer discussing how to test for queenlessness............

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RX3BgnOkozs


    This can also let you know if your bees will...
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    Re: My funny bees!

    They are saying, "Look, Maeve, no hands!" LOL
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    Re: Do stings hurt less over time?

    The built-up immunity is more to do with experiencing less swelling (almost none) and little to no itching rather than no pain from the sting. The pain from the sting is short lived anyway. After...
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    Re: In the pants dance

    Not to bee confused with the happy dance! :D
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    Re: Beekeeping and dementia

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    Brett,

    You totally misunderstood my comment and/or put words in my mouth and made assumptions. I was only saying that absolutely, there are mental and physical...
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    Re: Beekeeping and dementia

    Absolutely, there is the mental and physical activity with beekeeping. I also think that bee venom from stings, eating that honey and pollen, chewing on honeycomb or propolis also has health...
  15. Re: quick question - what to do with gunk after melting wax?

    Make a sculpture of it and see what they say about it on Antiques Roadshow! lol Just kidding.
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    Re: Advice on adding supers

    I am curious as to how many boxes are brood and how many are honey supers?
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    Re: Portable Beekeeper Workbench

    Oh, I forgot to mention that we did not leave the ends open of the table top. Someone could still get frames in those areas though. Our table top was 16x66 and 32" high. The legs on the outside of...
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    Re: Portable Beekeeper Workbench

    duplicate post.
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    Re: Portable Beekeeper Workbench

    Bringing up this old thread as the portable beekeeper workbench by Katharina is really nice. I have had this in mind for a few years for other purposes and now have one for our hobby greenhouse. It...
  20. Re: Probability of anaphylaxis in family of beekeeper?

    Yes, they should get stung. They have exposure to you and your bee clothes, bee vehicle, etc. See the Michael Palmer you tube on this very subject. You definately don't want allergies to develop....
  21. Will we have a problem with the hive attic with newly installed package?

    We installed two packages yesterday and one set up has me worried.

    We installed about 4:30 p.m. with it being an 80 degree day, but our April temps will return to chilly at night. I am worried...
  22. Thread: Toe Pain

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    Re: Toe Pain

    Ray is correct when he says to avoid stinging the toe first thing due to swelling. An apitherapist would suggest stings in the leg and working gradually down to the toe over time. A person needs to...
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    Re: Beautiful March weather in Wisconsin

    April has been acting more like March.

    We are still getting a good clear sap from the Sugar Maple in our yard so will collect that for a bit longer. Took out the tap from the Red Maple and...
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    Re: April Fools pranks

    There is more risk with baby powder than just cancer. There were advisories against using talcom powder for diapering babies years ago due to inhaling the powder and causing lung problems.

    What...
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    Re: April Fools pranks

    Talcom powder should not be inhaled ever. I believe it was recently linked with cancer risk.
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