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  1. Thread: moldy comb

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    I agree. I put old mody comb in with package of...

    I agree. I put old mody comb in with package of bees. Week later if was as if the comb was flat wax. They tore it down and made fresh comb to work with. This was in spring. They will also do the...
  2. Thread: wax melters

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    I have 2 kely wax melters for sale. They are...

    I have 2 kely wax melters for sale. They are standard size. They come with heating elements and heat controls. I'm asking 150$ each and 300$ for both. They both are in excellent condition. I have...
  3. Thread: New Fogers

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    Idee What is the model you purchased at tractor...

    Idee What is the model you purchased at tractor supply? I would like to try it out. Thanks thekeeper
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    I have found that the most mite resistante bees...

    I have found that the most mite resistante bees are the MN hygentics. We will never get ride of the pest. The best thing to do is keep them under control.If you wipe them out you will eventually get...
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    This is just a suggestion. When using OA vapors...

    This is just a suggestion. When using OA vapors you need to vent the hive after the usage. I wait 15 min them pop the cover to vent. Also the build up is from too much used on the colony.The amount...
  6. II found the best way to make creamed honey is to...

    II found the best way to make creamed honey is to take 2#'s of sugared honey then take a 5 gallon pail (sanatized) put in 10#'s of fresh honey.Put them together in the pail. Take a rechagable drill...
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    Ill sell ya 5 gallon pail of white clover for...

    Ill sell ya 5 gallon pail of white clover for 150$ plus the shipping. Let me know if you are interested can pay by pay pal or cash I have 30lb pails available also they are 80$ each plus shipping.
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    I found the best way to get rid of the mites is...

    I found the best way to get rid of the mites is to use screens bottoms so they fall thru. and to put soft brissles on the entrances. Tested my thearoy on 4 hives. found alot less mites this...
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    5$ per frame makes it 45$ per deep 10 frame box...

    5$ per frame makes it 45$ per deep 10 frame box of frames plus box price. pretty high price for my high class trash ***!! I'll stay with the old style till I make some commercial kind of cash.
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    Oxcilic can be used while their is brood just...

    Oxcilic can be used while their is brood just have to use crystal evaporator and not to use too much of the gas.It is still best to use when their is no brood and after queens are mated.I have used...
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    I'd find a diffrent spot unless it is worth the...

    I'd find a diffrent spot unless it is worth the honey produced then I would use pallets so they would possibly float and stay upright. Works good unless 1 hives weighs 300lbs and the other weighs...
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    I sell to local stores here.I sell it at 2.75 per...

    I sell to local stores here.I sell it at 2.75 per lbs only way to go.If they wanted to they can find it cheaper thru commercial suppliers.I wouldnt ask for more than it is worth.
  13. Thread: clover honey

    by thekeeper
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    3 med is only 50# of honey each,box and wax...

    3 med is only 50# of honey each,box and wax weighs the other 20#.Do you pull deeps that are full.
    On a good year here we pul off 5 med supers and usualy the top deep is 3/4 full of honey so I pul...
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    I had carnis. I preffered the Italians since the...

    I had carnis. I preffered the Italians since the carnis are a smaller bee and produce less honey than the Italians.I have also found that the carnis are more of a lazy bee in hot+humid weather.Always...
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    In the 1/4 size the queen will not beable to...

    In the 1/4 size the queen will not beable to return after she has mated or she will not beable to get back out to mate again after the 15 days.Speaking from experience.
  16. Thread: clover honey

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    yep 11,000 even 150 2 story hives.Also the good...

    yep 11,000 even 150 2 story hives.Also the good bees.Good weather.Honey flow starts in late may here.Dandy lion,maple,wildflowers.Good area.
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    Hi I'm a beekeeper from Southren MN looking for...

    Hi I'm a beekeeper from Southren MN looking for someone to go with to CA for almond pollination.
    I'm willing to go with and work bees for the right person.I have been out to CA past 3years.I'm...
  18. Thread: OA smoker

    by thekeeper
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    I'm now using OA to treat for mites.I have made a...

    I'm now using OA to treat for mites.I have made a vaporizer that goes on the front of my smoker.I have had excellent luck using this method.Their is no fuel in smoker just the air pushing thru the...
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    My question is how well does that screen work to...

    My question is how well does that screen work to prevent hive bettle.Sound like it would let them right out when they go and an easy way for their young to get in.From what I undestand is that the...
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    Formic acid works only when temp is above 55* and...

    Formic acid works only when temp is above 55* and below 75*.If below 55 it does not give off the fumesw that kill the mites.If it goes over 75* and the pads are still in it kills eggs,brood and the...
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    I have wildflower and clover honey available for...

    I have wildflower and clover honey available for mead making contact me back if you would like to order some!!
  22. The only way you can really sell spun honey for...

    The only way you can really sell spun honey for higher is if it is flavored.But if people will pay more than more power to ya.It does take some work to spin it up thou.
  23. Thread: clover honey

    by thekeeper
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    I have 10,000lbs or 16 55-gallon barrels of...

    I have 10,000lbs or 16 55-gallon barrels of clover honey for sale.Looking to sell for $1.10 per 1#.White to light amber grade.More white than amber.If interested contact me by my e-mail.
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    I would take out half of the drawn comb and split...

    I would take out half of the drawn comb and split the new foundation between the 2.I have found if you put 1 comb then 1 foundation they drew it out faster and you dont have to deal with the bur...
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    When will it be available to purchase? And where...

    When will it be available to purchase? And where could i purchase 1 now?
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