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    Re: The price of bees

    Hello Folks,
    I sell Packages, Northwestbeesupply.com. I like Keeping Bees and want everyone to Keep Bees that wants to. I try an get the best price I can for the customer. I keep the price low...
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    Re: Temps inside the hive !!

    Ya the way you explain the system is very good. Think about this, very little heat is escaping because they are putting the heat back into the cluster by redirecting it. just a causal observation....
  3. Re: package bees - small cell in the Northwest

    Hello,
    I can get you the bees. They are from McMinnville, Or., Northwestbeesupply.com
  4. Re: At what climate zone should one wrap their hives

    Shane,
    I'm in Sequim, Wa. on the olympic Penn. Not real cold here 35 average, damp in winter.
    You can wrap with 15# tarpaper, we leave the bottom board open and we all put a little shim (3/8 in)....
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    Re: beekeepers in the Pacific Northwest

    The PSBA has very good meetings the last tuesday of every month. You should plan on attending their classes.
    They have mentors also.
    If your bees dont make it thru the winter...
  6. Thread: Honey price

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    Re: Honey price

    Be proud of what you have. Many people sell their honey very CHEAP. 10.00 bucks a pound in a queenline jar with a legal label.
    you have at least that much in it getting it to the consumer. i...
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    Re: Built comb with new package bees

    Feed them like crazy til the comb is drawn on first deep box. 7-8 frames then add next deep box and keep feeding. When that's drawn out and queen is in the top box laying swap the boxes top to...
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    Re: What is your go to pollen substitute?

    Hello,
    I make mine from megabit. several reasons. Go to their web sight and read the results. I also, put in 4% canola oil buy volume and one tsp of "Complete bee" per finished pound. The bees...
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    Re: Using Sugarcane to feed?

    Don't feed sugar cane. Use processed white sugar, don't use brown sugar or organic sugar. Reason you might ask? Your bees will get dysentary lose weight and die. The solids are to large to...
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    Re: 10% Off Pigeon Mountain Bees

    Hello Fellas and Gals,
    I ship Packages to Alaska from Oregon every year. Not one problem in 8 years. The big reason is the way I ship.
    I have to secure freight space on Alaska Airlines 30 days in...
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    Re: Placing hives in an old chicken coop

    Bear fence with a lot of juice and bacon on the wire; or a 30.06. Noisy but VERY effective.
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    Re: Good Russian Stock

    Dan Harvey at www.owa.cc/‎ give these a try. I have 30 of them. They survive the winter.
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    Re: Bees Buzzing Outside Light at night ??

    It's very likely Zombee. Its a parasite that has jumped hose from ants to bumble bees to honey bee. Lays it egg in a honey bee and when the larva hatch it bothers the bees and they fly away from...
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    Re: Bee Oueens and Package Provider List

    I also have package bees here in Washington. Alaskabeeproducts.com Sequim, Wa.
  15. Re: Swarm Capture like you've probably never seen before! Can't do this in the city..

    That is possibly the best swarm capture I have ever had the privelege of withnessing. You not only get a nice swarm you get to practice with your shot gun. Man that is sooo cool. Who cares if its...
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    Re: Honey and Cancer

    To collect propolis you can buy a propolis trap. It goes on top of the hive. Then when the bees fill it in you take it and put it in the freezer. Then after it is frozen take it out and twist the...
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    Re: Combining two 3 lb packages?

    Hello,
    That's a great thread. For one thing I sell 4# packages here in Washington. The colony builds up fast for our short season. Works great. I import 5# packages in Alaska. Works even...
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    Re: wanted:opinions on VSH hybrids

    Check with Dan Harvey, Olympic Wilderness Apiarys.
    http://www.owa
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    Re: Equipment of My Forefathers.

    That great stuff. I also got a call from a guy that his Dad past away an was a bee keeper. He said his Dad wanted all the Bee equipment to go to a bee keeper. So I got it all. I gave the guy more...
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    Re: Making frames with Tight Bond III

    I used to glue (titebond III) boxes an nail them. Now I staple them with a 15 gauge 2" staple gun.
    I staple and glue the frames With a sears crown 1/4 x 1 1/4 inch staples. I also staple the...
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    Re: Share Your Website

    My web sight is www.alaskabeeproducts.net
    Western Washington an Alaska for package bees.
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    Re: winter your bees in cold storage

    They have tried this in Wasilla, Ak. (Where Sahra lives). It worked to a certain extent, they have to be healthy an mite load reduced and well fed going in.
    One guy in McGrath, Ak. put his in a...
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    Re: little white worm

    Ok. Thanks for the reply and info. Really appriciate it.
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    Re: little white worm

    Thats what I thought. Ill get some Moth Balls and its getting cold here. The supers were in a warm room for a couple
    of weeks.
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    little white worm

    I was spinning honey the other day an noticed a little white worm about one centimeter long and some spider web like covering on the comb cells in a couple areas. What are they? Never seen them...
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