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  1. Thread: comb honey

    by amandrea
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    cut comb

    When cutting first warm your cutter in warm watter. It cuts throough much easier that way. Shake the watter off.
  2. Thread: Bad Smell

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    Bee keeper's calendar

    From betterbee states for October "If you use termycin as a preventative for fould brood now is the time to dust.." Also says to feed Fumidil with last feeding or early November.
  3. Thread: Bad Smell

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    my hive's bad smell

    My have doesn't smell like old gym socks but seems to have a light smell of bread dough. Hive is packed full of bees, very calm and gentle, plenty of pollen comming in, tray for SBB covered with...
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    Try it a couple of more times and you will get...

    Try it a couple of more times and you will get hooked!
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    No one sells to packers? Ship it UPS?

    No one sells to packers? Ship it UPS?
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    A workable diet

    Diets fail. What these failed diets all have in common is the calorie which is a measure of heat energy. Dieters are not concerned with energy but with mass. A pound of lard weighs as much as a pound...
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    The Bg Plan

    I hope to advance from one hive to around 80 or 90 over the next twelve years. I figure this will result in a net profit equal to 100 dollars a week to supplement my social security. The problem is...
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    I"m using plastic milk crates. Problem, can't...

    I"m using plastic milk crates. Problem, can't keep ants from crawling up, ant spikes at cornors don't seem to help.
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    watching the entrance

    It is easy to see who is working and who is goofing off. Those working exit the hive and take off. When they come back they land and go right in knocking others out of their way.

    The goof offs...
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    Regressed Bees

    I've really annoyed bees a couple of times and they have made a strong effort to get at me through the ventalation slits of my plastic helmet. Had they been a little smaller they 'd had me.
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    Well Boris,

    Your proposal does not address the couriosity of robbers staying away for 3 days.
    The fire department will show you a triangle with each side labeled heat, fuel and oxygen. They say take one of...
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    The 3 day thing

    None of what I have read explains the strange behavior of robbers that has been reported. The cure can only be found once this is understood.
  13. Thread: Ccd

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    Strange oservation may be the key

    I understand that when a colony dies due to CCD it is about three days before hive robbing begins. This suggests to me the presence of a toxin that can be aired out of the hive once the bees are...
  14. Thread: Condensation

    by amandrea
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    bottom board

    I seem to be getting a bit of condensation under the plastic tray for my screened bottom board.
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    I saw another show called "Hornets from Hell." I...

    I saw another show called "Hornets from Hell." I was too tramatized to obtain any other information. The only way I can describe what I saw is, someone brought an axe to a pillow fight.
    If someone...
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