Type: Posts; User: Father & Sons Apiary
Had about 200 hives be in a flood incident in Red Bluff last winter.
I have always had the best splits made in april, im up in red bluff right now and were splitting our hives right now who else?
I'm getting a contact offered to pollinate sunflowers what are the dos and nots while having bees on this crop and how much should I charge per hive?
I change my queens 2 times a year one time after almonds after splitting the hive and in early august so the hive would go into winter lots of young bees and use mated queens
Where do you guys purchase your bottle feeders?
Got a call from one of my growers that I have take the bees out next week
Ok thank you for letting me know
[QUOTE=RAK;1064937]Last time I checked, prior to unloading, the county ag makes sure the boxes are marked or else its a no go. Tehema and Shasta make it clear. Maybe some counties dont enforce it? I...
I try to keep my equipment clean and gonna put new repainted stenciled boxes this year and my hive color will be white and the boxes I take off will be repainted stenciled and put back on :)
Matters location to I placed 250 in Fresno for $175 6 frame average but then I placed 300 in Chico for 145 but 8 frame average so it matters about the location to
My design and I just like to have a different type of lid then the other guys.
We also use bottle feeders so this design goes perfect with this type of feeding
It's a design that I like.
I live in Oregon there's no rules like that here but I'm started to brand my boxes.
I usually buy sub from mann lake but that stuff 1.80 a pound but the bees love it.
Ok wait tell some pollen sub guys click on this thread :popcorn:
What brand of pollen sub do you guys use i hear a lot of good stuff about nutra-bee I'm probably gonna try to order 4000+ pounds and just wanted to see what you guys use.
Could you show how you make em?
I'm getting $170 for 6 frame average in Fresno
Spoke with my friend who had a commercial operation in ca he said he had a big loss this year. How bout you guys?