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    Re: Texas Honey House Laws or Production Laws

    We have always been exempted from this. Now they are saying we need to build a commercial kitchen? My guess is a lot of newbees called them and wanted to know what the "legal" thing to do is, and...
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    Re: Texas Honey House Laws or Production Laws

    Where did you get this information?
  3. Re: Uncapped Honey (Green Honey) along with Capped Honey on a frame extract or not?

    The easiest way to know is just to taste it. It will taste off.
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    Re: Wolf Creek Apiary

    um, yeah. been keeping bees now treatment free for 20 years. here is the link, easily found by searching the forum :...
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    Re: Wolf Creek Apiary

    Many others, myself included, have had trouble with Wolf Creek. There is another thread somewhere that covers this here on the forum. My guess is he just didnt pay his bill. Its a very hardscrabble...
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    German civil swarming laws

    Section 960
    Wild animals

    (1)Wild animals are ownerless as long as they are free. Wild animals in zoos and fish in ponds or other self-contained private waters are not ownerless.

    (2)Where a...
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    Re: honey and botulism

    My point was that they didnt find any spores in the honey, but blamed it anyway. I have researched this for years and never found a direct link.
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    Re: Opening the hive in 25 degree weather???

    Yeah. Dont do this.
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    honey and botulism

    The honey didnt test positive, but so what!

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2546017/Babies-left-fighting-lives-getting-botulism-eating-honey.html
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    Re: Pictorial Honeybee Identification Guide?

    There is no "trick"

    http://www.bushfarms.com/beesraces.htm


    http://www.glenn-apiaries.com

    I believe you are anthropomorphizing bees. I know of no general race of "happy" bees. Speaking...
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    Re: Pictorial Honeybee Identification Guide?

    As a new beek I know things can be confusing. A large part of getting the right answers rely on asking the right questions. The info given by Joseph Clements is dead on when he says that most bees in...
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    Re: To the 1,000 plus guests.

    A lot of us just dont have time; also I figure the search function will bring up ground that has already been covered so why post again and again? Any curveballs will get covered by Michael Bush et...
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    Re: R Weaver vs. B Weaver

    You say Binford was a great beekeeper....he is still alive as far as I know.
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    Re: Dartinton hive questions

    Stick with a Lang.
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    Re: Ventilated Bee Suit Breakdown Report

    Can you give us a few more details on the Jester? Zippered legs? Well made?
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    Ventilated Bee Suit Breakdown Report

    As I get older I like to get stung less, and using a regulation suit down here in Texas is suicide. With the feral stock out here, I would normally get stung 50+ times a day through a regular suit....
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    Re: Fatbeeman classes

    I remember when you were just starting out a few years ago you bought bees from him. My understanding was that you stayed and learned from him for a week(end)? and paid him $1500. That is what the...
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    Re: Pigeon Mountain issue

    NEW UPDATE! Went to buy a new suit and Pigeon Mountain has raised their price on this suit $50 to $175! Plus Shipping! Checked Mann Lake and its $155, free shipping, and there are zippers on the...
  19. Re: What do you do when encountering african bees for a cutout?

    Just a note. I would avoid any cut-outs in residential areas. You are going to open up a wall in a subdivision and have all hell break loose with 20 houses within 100 ft. If it is a large hot colony...
  20. Re: Can virgin queens go have a successful mating flight anytime year round?

    Dont know if anybody has seen this:

    http://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2013/sep/06/queen-bee-wedding-flight-video
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    Re: Careers in Beekeeping

    hey bee geek. my experience has been the same. beekeeping is easy after dodging bullets a few years.
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    Re: Wolf Creek Apiaries

    Another big thumbs down. Put in my deposit for 20 nucs a few years ago. Drove the 700 miles out there and he only had maybe half that. I say maybe because his "nucs" were 4 medium frames. Many did...
  23. Re: Making A Manual Dadant Extractor Powered?

    http://www.lafayetteneuroscience.com/product_detail.asp?ItemID=989

    You could hook up one of these. Critter and wheel extra.
  24. Re: Making A Manual Dadant Extractor Powered?

    2 frames? Its a bit like installing nitrous on a Geo...
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    Re: Automated frame machinery

    Ok. What machines?
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