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    Thanks for the info everyone!!!

    Thanks for the info everyone!!!
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    Thanks Ben, That is kinda what Im talking...

    Thanks Ben,

    That is kinda what Im talking about.. Hundred or so stings over a year or two period of time.
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    Has anyone ever had first hand experience with...

    Has anyone ever had first hand experience with organ damage due to bee stings??
    Kidneys damage, Liver damamge, Lung damage or even "Sarcoidosis" ???
  4. I doubt they will wait... They are remodeling the...

    I doubt they will wait... They are remodeling the church and need to get it closed back in. Ill have to keep looking until I get the time to do it.

    Thanks though,
  5. Ive been contacted to remove 3 hives from a...

    Ive been contacted to remove 3 hives from a church that is being renovated. It is located in Hermiston, Oregon. Work is preventing me from getting to it and the contrtactor is really anxious to get...
  6. Sounds like to me she may have a finger in the...

    Sounds like to me she may have a finger in the honey business herself and does not want any competition...
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    What I normally do after extracting the comb and...

    What I normally do after extracting the comb and bees from a wall is crush the comb that contains honey. I just use one hand and break off a little piece and let it drip into a large bowl or pitcher....
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    I have done dozens of extractions from buildings...

    I have done dozens of extractions from buildings using a bee-vac. I never use smoke either... I dont have any problems when I extract the hive...

    [ June 15, 2006, 06:08 PM: Message edited by:...
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    So is that a western oregon thing or a good rule...

    So is that a western oregon thing or a good rule for the whole state...
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    Ive read several post about when the honey flow...

    Ive read several post about when the honey flow is on. Is there a general rule of thumb. When its wet? when its dry? Middle of summer?? I kinda figure it is when you see flowers but this seems a...
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    Thanks everyone. I called a local commercial...

    Thanks everyone. I called a local commercial beekeeper I know and he says it is not uncommon for this area. It could be locus or something in the legume family but he said it should be really good.
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    I was wondering f anyone has come across this...

    I was wondering f anyone has come across this before. A few days ago I extracted a hive out of a wall in a barn. Afterwards I was looking at the honey that oozed out of the comb and it is completely...
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    I built my bee-vac from (2) plastic containers...

    I built my bee-vac from (2) plastic containers from walmart(yuk). I found one container that fits inside of another then I took the inside box and cut very large holes in the side of the box and hot...
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    blkcloud, I think I got the plans off of...

    blkcloud,


    I think I got the plans off of this site for my bee-vac plans
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    I tend to agree with the swarm moving in idea but...

    I tend to agree with the swarm moving in idea but I have never seen comb absolutely devoid of brood. there is always a little brood that doesnt hatch and such... I guess they could have cleaned out...
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    I got a call to remove a hive of bees from a shop...

    I got a call to remove a hive of bees from a shop wall. This was a very large bunch of bees. Im guessing about 40 pounds of bees in my bee-vac As I extracted comb I noticed there was absolutely no...
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    Well I did it. Yesterday I pulled two frames of...

    Well I did it. Yesterday I pulled two frames of capped brood from my other hive and put it into a box by themselves. Today I put the frames into my Observation hive.

    I really expected to see a...
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    Thanks everyone... Ill give that a try

    Thanks everyone... Ill give that a try
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    The population in my observation hive has...

    The population in my observation hive has dwindled to a group about 6" in diameter. If I add a frame or two of bees from another hive will the new bees try and kill the old queen since their number...
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    I know this topic has been discussed before but I...

    I know this topic has been discussed before but I dont seem to see any temperature (minimum/maximum) that the hive should be kept.

    What I can see is if the hive is kept to warm then they would...
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    Hey Chef, Another idea is an electric heating...

    Hey Chef,
    Another idea is an electric heating pad, the kind you use when you have a sore back. Just wrap the pad around the honey or put the jars in a small box and wrap te box.
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    Making your own foundation is expensive. I...

    Making your own foundation is expensive. I believe that you need a roller/press machine(cost about $2000). As far as use, cosmetics are a biggie, bow string wax, candles, etc.
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    [ January 15, 2006, 12:33 AM: Message edited by:...

    [ January 15, 2006, 12:33 AM: Message edited by: oregonsparkie ]
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    I am finally getting around to extracting my...

    I am finally getting around to extracting my frames for last September. All of the frames are extremely thick capped honey. I stored the frames indoors in sealed containers from Walmart. Will capped...
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    Power Napper, I have noticed this behaviour in...

    Power Napper,

    I have noticed this behaviour in the winter if I turn up the heat inside or I tap on the plexiglass and stir them up a bit. They did do it about a week ago without my help but the...
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