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    Re: Angies List question

    Get a GOOD website, write blogs about every aspect of your venture, and most of all, get a Google+ page and use it. Try and get to 10 positive Google reviews about your business and you will start...
  2. Re: Is 1.5 miles to a pond too far for a bee water source?

    Convince your neighbors to buy a pool. The bees will be in it immediately! lol
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    Re: What is your favorite hive configuration?

    Over here in Southern New Jersey my best hives have always been the triple deep 8 frame brood nest with medium honey supers on top. I have more 10 frame double deep hives but the 8 frame triples...
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    Re: Spring OAV treatment in NorCal?

    Will the OAV kill the mites that have jumped into a cell and the cell is in the process of being capped?
  5. Re: Smoker stuck closed - solution to avoid?

    I store my smoker in a metal trash-can that has a lid. The smoke lid stays open.
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    Sticky: Re: Face to the Name, R U up to it?

    Me and my ass.
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    Me and the kids.
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  7. Re: Oxalic Acid ... soon approved for use in beehives

    They can't really guarantee operator safety with any other product. Some fool could easily torch his lungs with a wiff of formic acid. Common sense is sold separately lol.



    Anyway, it would be...
  8. Re: are you wondering if they are still alive inside?

    Look at it this way; in 9 more days we start gaining daylight and are moving towards Spring :)
    I always venture out to the beeyard and look for corpses on the front porches of the hives. That tells...
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    Re: switching breeds?

    How would one know what breed of bee we're getting since the queens go out and open mate with 15 or so drones? Are there places to buy genetically tested bees to ensure the breed or is it more of a...
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    Re: To Super or Not To Super?

    By "super" you are referring to adding a box where the bees will store honey for human consumption? If so, stop feeding when you add the "super.
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    Re: Varroa Bomb?

    Is a sugar shake affected by outdoor humidity levels? If it's a soupy day (common on the east coast) the powdered sugar won't stick to the bees as well and that will skew the count. It would seem...
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    Re: NUC'S AND LATE SEASON SWARMS.

    This week has been HOT in Southern New Jersey.
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    Re: NUC'S AND LATE SEASON SWARMS.

    You need to get with the program Glock :) lol
    The first hive is a 3 frame split from last year. The second one is a 3 frame split from Russian swarm cells 7/16/2014. I never fed these guys.
    I've...
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    Re: Is Roundup as safe as we have been told?

    Ah..a vegetarian...that's cool.
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    Re: Varroa Mite Treatment

    I make bio-diesel to fuel my trucks and HHO. Formic acid is not used. What are they using formic for in bio-fuel making? I use sulfuric acid, NaOH , and methanol to complete the transesterification...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain

    Brushy knows the order comes over as soon as it's sent.
    All of my products were in stock. I don't know about their back order policy because that didn't apply here.
    They send you an email saying...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain

    I contacted BM's customer service before making my post. I was told I can pay an extra $15.00 to have items that are in stock shipped on time.
    This post was my second way of communicating my...
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    Re: Do I have a laying worker?

    Check back when the cells are capped. I think you're fine based on what you've described.
  19. Re: Does venom immunotherapy (VIT) work? (I need real world advice)

    Got stung 4 hours ago while sitting in my office chair! Apparently there was a honey bee on the underside of my forearm and when I placed it on the armrest of my office chair she tagged me. So far...
  20. Re: Does venom immunotherapy (VIT) work? (I need real world advice)

    I had the exact same thing happen 2 years ago . The hospital didn't give me EPI shot because breathing wasn't affected. I talked to my family doc and she advised me against immunotherapy saying, "why...
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    Re: Sting to Shock

    Pete, same thing happened to me 2 years ago after being tagged in the head. I've been stung since without issue but now I wear a full bee suit, have Epi's, Benadryl, Pred, and Zyrtec on hand.
    I...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain

    I have what I consider one of the best bee equipment warehouses on the east coast within 10 miles of me. I wanted to try some of Brushy's cool ultimate bottom boards with moats and didn't see them...
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    Brushy Mountain

    I have a suggestion for Brushy. I base my suggestion on this: whenever I need to order beekeeping supplies, I will only order from Brushy if the product I want is exclusive to them; otherwise I order...
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    Re: Got inspected on Friday

    I would imagine they would feel the same way about treating with powdered sugar, which is also unapproved for mite control?
  25. Re: How do you keep your honey pure if you keep feeding your bees?

    I'm helping a novice manage his hives. He started last year with 4 packages and did nothing but feed them sugar syrup. Three died over winter. This year he contacted me for help and I found at least...
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