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    Re: any bees for sale in Canada?

    well , finally the bees wintered well, 10% loss, due to extreme warm weather I have started to feed the bees and have given them pollen patties. Hope to make splits to get the numbers up. Got to look...
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    been stung many times when young, never any...

    been stung many times when young, never any reaction, then age 17 moving hives got 1 sting and ended up in a coma . Then I got tested at the allergy clinic and was severely allergic. stopped the bees...
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    where are you located cleareyes?

    where are you located cleareyes?
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    thank-you very much guys, I called alain moyen...

    thank-you very much guys, I called alain moyen but he doesn't have any for sale. I have not reached the other gentleman from the monterigie region, I'll get on that tomorrow . I have not heard from...
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    any bees for sale in Canada?

    I wanted to expand this year, but had 40% loss throughout the winter. Wish I was able to get bees from the U.S. they're inexpensive on the other side of the border. Maybe I could sit in my lawn chair...
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    Sticky: any honey out there?

    Hi guys, I'm running low, don't know if I'll make it to July. I produce about 20 tons but my reserves are running out. How much a lb for 2 tons?
    thanks, stephen
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    only problem here in canada, the bees are worth...

    only problem here in canada, the bees are worth more sometimes than the honey, a nuc in spring is around 200$. Wish I could get them from the U.S ......
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    I've ordered queens from chili for the first time...

    I've ordered queens from chili for the first time ,hope they are as good as you say..
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    be careful of the pesticides applied on...

    be careful of the pesticides applied on strawberries..
  10. Thread: Orange Bees!

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    these bees are probably cordovans...bright orange

    these bees are probably cordovans...bright orange
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    canadian opinion

    This morning it was minus 40 f ,my poor bees, they are wrapped with winter papers and i leave them 60lbs of honey, start feeding beginning of april, hope this doesn't last to long, because they will...
  12. Thread: $1.75 Honey

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    stick together on the price. You are better to...

    stick together on the price. You are better to produce less and sell it more expensive. Less work more playtime and more money. Look at gas prices... I don't know about you guys down in the states ,...
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    I would have to agree with Dbest .You have to...

    I would have to agree with Dbest .You have to enjoy what you do . I hire employees for assembling equipement (pay by unit) For everything else 10$ an hour , when no expeience. There's $ in...
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    covers

    what type of covers do you use? migratory? or 1 cover for 4 hives? any pictures of pallet designs ? I'm trying to find a better way to ship them
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    You can place 26 pallets per level x 3 levels x 4...

    You can place 26 pallets per level x 3 levels x 4 per pallet = 312 you are better to place 1 cover on the 4 hives on the pallet more stable.

    Stephen
  16. Thread: $1.75 Honey

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    Thanks Ian

    canadian dollar .96 vs american (around my area its even 1-1)
  17. Thread: $1.75 Honey

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    the price is right

    white Honey 1.40$ per lb wholesale and 2.75$-3.00$ per lb retail or 6.00$ per kg . I am also a math Professor.
    thanks Steve
  18. Thread: $1.75 Honey

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    price

    honey is 1.40$ for white wholesale and 2.75$ retail
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    north of the border

    Here my bees go out the end of May for 3 weeks, they pay 110 per colonie. However it cost me 6000$ for 2 semi-trailers (transportation). 5 hour drive. I'm still conteplating on honey production vs...
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    there's hope

    My father raised bees since 1950, when I was younger I worked on them all of the time but I ended up having a reaction at the age of 17 . When I was moving bees I got stung by a bee and had a bad...
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    treatment

    I treated with formic acid last fall, things look good so far the year before coumaphos and oxalic acid. but don't use coumaphos more than 2 consecutive years because they build up resistance.Formic...
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    my view

    I winter my younger hives indoors, and my older hives outdoors .My hives indoors are kept at 40c (f=1.8c+32) .The hives indoors require 15lbs of honey in comparison to 60 lbs outdoors. Last year...
  23. Thread: foulbrood

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    foulbrood

    what do you do when you find foulbrood? when you find a hive in a yard of 30 hives with it. if you take honey off your extractor becomes contaminated, honey supers,everything....do burn all 500 hives...
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    plastic is alright for honey boxes,but not for...

    plastic is alright for honey boxes,but not for wintering IN COLD CLIMATES, condensation,they save work when you have thousands of them to do every year ,but stick with wood and wax for brood...
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    I have bees in northern quebec for blueberries,...

    I have bees in northern quebec for blueberries, no honey flow seen,my bees in southern quebec are 2 weeks behind also. Guess I better not quit the dayjob yet.
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