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    Re: VSH behavior against small hive beatle?

    LARRY!

    You're a funny guy
    Just order one silly. I'll give you the same deal you gave me, old buddy old pal

    I'll even send you two for the price of one, just pay separate shipping &...
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    VSH behavior against small hive beatle?

    I had a customer in Minnesota who purchased one of my Glenn VSH bred queens this summer. She told me, this spring she had purchased a nuc from Florida and it had SHB. After requeening with my queen,...
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    Re: Last graft--August queens

    Pretty queen, Beepro. See if your camera has a Super Macro setting for those close up shots.It will get you in focus.

    Here are the results of my cells set 7-29 , still have good drone populations....
  4. Re: Considering all medium box hives, any reasons not to?

    It's a big old growth cedar a neighbor cut down while logging his place. Only after it was down did he notic it had a hive in it. Heres how it looked partially collected:
    ...
  5. Re: Considering all medium box hives, any reasons not to?

    FYI-example of hollow tree hive space:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1u1PMZsDtA


    And yes, We got the queen!
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    Re: Our understanding of genetics is changing

    I've got to find a way to get internet in my wall tent at hunting camp. Then I'll have the time to read through threads like this.

    But at least I my book is due to arrive today. At least I'll have...
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Yes Janne, it is the Cabelas dehydrator. They come in black now but otherwise are the same commercial type.
    I did get your message by the way. I've just got not time to be on the computer much..too...
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    Re: Last graft--August queens

    Here are the results of my test batch from the same queen. ( I generally graft some JZBZ when I put the queen in the grid. ) This gives me two batches a week, about 4 days apart.

    This was a small...
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    Joseph, I'd like to see a photo of your home made feeder, if you have one available.
    Thanks.
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    Ditto.

    I've seen deep frames out perform mediums every time. I have some colonies on mediums and find them non performing in comparison. I have a lot of hives and have given them every chance....
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    Re: Beesmart Top Covers

    I love the telescoping covers I make with twin wall polycarbonate, a simple frame and 1 1/2" rigid insulation. Light weight, 100% waterproof. The lighter weight is nice, especially if you have...
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    Re: New ultra breeze suit arrived/worn

    I bought an ultra breeze suit when I first started. I wore it about a month. Quickly found out it wasn't necessary with my bees.
    I found it to be just heavy enough to bug me and snags easily on...
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    Re: Last graft--August queens

    Last batch of queen cells went into the incubator this morning. Thank goodness I have an incubator, it is forecast to be about 100+ degrees today. These cells would likely be toasted if they were to...
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    Re: Last graft--August queens

    Here is a sample of my last batch of Glenn Carniolan Hybrids. Just hatched virgin out of the incubator.

    I think I actually might get slightly bettter quality queens during dearth periods,...
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    Re: Closed to the public?

    Thanks guys :)
    I'm workin' on it.
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    Re: Last graft--August queens

    I've got one last batch cookin' too. My usual cut off date is the end of July, but I remember last year I had wished I'd done one more batch or so after that. I'd been looking for a good choice for...
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    Re: Closed to the public?

    My previous post was actually made in error. I Forgot I was reading the commercial forum. I read this forum, but don't post here. Sorry.
    My situation is much different than the OP's. I'm not...
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    Re: Closed to the public?

    I agree with Harry on quite a few comments.
    I make time for folks, but don't allow drop in's. I'm extremely busy and hate to be interrupted..lose my momentum or small window of cool hours of the...
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    Re: Customer concern

    ***:)
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    Re: iron supplements for bees?

    There is a equine iron suppliment called Red Cell. It's a liquid. I suppliment my bees with vinegar, vitamins and electrolytes, but am extremly careful with what I use and the dosage.
    I tried a bit...
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    Re: Price of Nucs in your area ?

    I like this too. Not quite finished- archery quiver. Went to Jake Jacobson who owns Jakes Archery.
    Back in the day I had time to shoot and sew. I never took a photo when it was all sewn together,...
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    Re: Price of Nucs in your area ?

    LOL, I have sent home more than a few queens on Harlies. Right in the pocket they go.

    I don't get more money because of photos like the Harlie nuc, but people remember me and I get more business...
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    Re: Price of Nucs in your area ?

    I'll have to say I'm a little surprised at this thread. How can you come to any conclusions without considering any details?

    After reading so many threads and posts here on Beesource about...
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    Re: Our understanding of genetics is changing

    Yes sir! Now that song is going to play in your head all day :rolleyes:
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    Re: Our understanding of genetics is changing

    I've got no time to read all the comments here at this moment, but thank you peterloringborst for your suggestion. I've got the new and improved version in my Amazon cart.
    Going hunting in a wall...
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