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  1. Thread: Excluder or Not

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    Re: Excluder or Not

    It's a tool. It can be used in a number of ways for a number of purposes. There isn't one answer to your question.
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    Re: How Cold Before SHB Die?

    Where? In your beehive? In the cluster? They won't.

    Out in the open, say on a hive cover, who knows.
  3. Thread: BTU's of honey

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    Re: BTU's of honey

    "100 g of honey" Is that 100 gallons of honey? It would be nice if we would use our words.
  4. Thread: Mike Palmer Nuc

    by sqkcrk
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    Re: Mike Palmer Nuc

    The last talk I witnessed Roger Morse give was about his travels to Egypt the year before. Egyptians have been keeping bees in clay tile stacked like cord wood for centuries.

    But generally I agree...
  5. Re: The gentle honeybee population is nearing the endangered list. The honeybee's

    And so are you and I Pat. Invasive, that is. Not weeds.
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    Re: New Member from Central New York State

    I appreciate the sacrifice you are willing to make choosing eshpa's mtng over the MA dog show. Some people don't attend because of the first day of deer season. I'll be the one w/ the queen bee name...
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    Re: New Member from Central New York State

    Welcome. Being so close to where the Empire State Honey Producers Association, Inc is having its Fall Meeting late in November. Check out eshpa.org and I hope to meet you in person. And there is a...
  8. Thread: Lauri is famous

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    Re: Lauri is famous

    What is this in response to? I'm curious.
  9. Thread: Lauri is famous

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    Re: Lauri is famous

    Nice. I would not have thought to do that.
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    Re: How do I Move My Hives 170 Miles?

    Have you ever done that jred? I haven't and wouldn't. Seems like a waste to me. He is in Maine and going to Massachusetts. Temps should be cool the next week. Cool enough to move two hives 170 miles,...
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    Re: How do I Move My Hives 170 Miles?

    Prop the door open.
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    Re: How do I Move My Hives 170 Miles?

    If you can wait until a cold spell, that might be best.
  13. Re: How to handle Interstate Bee Truck Overturns

    Having worked a turnover, I'd say full suits, gloves, boots and duct tape, smokers and fuel, drinking water and spray bottles for when it gets hot under your veil. Straps would be nice, but that's...
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    Re: Late season Queen Marking attempt

    Why bother? Why don't you wait until next May? What's the hurry? Follow Michael Bush's, and other's advice, about practicing on drones.
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    Re: Back ground noise....

    Is there nothing else to talk about other than someone who is no longer w/ us? Aren't there deceased real beekeepers we could talk about if we must bemoan someone's absence? Richard Taylor comes to...
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    Re: Bees Only Heat the Cluster, Not the Hive?

    Well, I guess we know where the hot air is. :) I guess relying on experience and memory isn't reliable.
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    Re: Bees Only Heat the Cluster, Not the Hive?

    A colony of bees is a like a living organism. Imagine a colony of bees as one body. It maintains a core temperature somewhat similar to yours and mine. And it keeps itself warm. It does not heat the...
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    Re: Back ground noise....

    Most wedgies are silent, even though they do often produce noise, background or otherwise.
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    Re: Bees Only Heat the Cluster, Not the Hive?

    0000
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    Re: Back ground noise....

    That's just someone giving you a wedgy. :lpf:
  21. Thread: Mike Palmer Nuc

    by sqkcrk
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    Re: Mike Palmer Nuc

    If you look at the inner covers on top of Michael's nucs you will see the hole he places a one gallon can of syrup over.
  22. Thread: Mike Palmer Nuc

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    Re: Mike Palmer Nuc

    Huh? What?
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    Re: Back ground noise....

    Oh.
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    Re: DRUM GRABBER ISSUES

    I hope it doesn't dent them too.
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    Re: Back ground noise....

    You thought this Thread was about DanielY?
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