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    Re: Strange queen excluder - comments?

    I have one of those that someone gave me Pre 1953. I still use it maybe once a year. Don't know when it was made, but was a used one at the time. CDowdy.
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    Re: Honey Bee Genetics - Queens

    I raised 9 Queens this spring and when it came time for them to mate it rained 11 days in a row just at the time for them to mate. 6 did mate but not enough for a good supply of sperm, ? two...
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    Re: Russell's Apiaries

    I ordered a Sunkist queen in Jan for an April 23 delivery have sent several email
    and still haven't heard from them.

    Cecil Dowdy
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    Re: Russell's Apiaries

    I also ordered a sunkist Queen in Jan and a shipping date of 26 Apr here it is a month later and I have sent a few e-mails and getting no answers. They have had many issues but with this weather, ...
  5. Thread: Little worms

    by cdowdy
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    Re: Little worms

    If they have some silk like webs around them that will be Wax worms if not they are SHB.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Cecil Dowdy; had 5 searms on 20 Apr 11 and one on the 22nd. From my hives North TN on KY border. zip code 38549, Byrdstown, TN.
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    Re: I think this is a drone

    In next to the last picture, Did you see the queen cell that has been tore open? you also got pictures of caped Drone cells, The Bullet shaped caps. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Extractor Bearing Oil ?

    I find that Pure Petroleum Jelly from the family Dollar works well. It has worked for me for over 40 Yrs. cdowdy
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    Re: where to find a queen marking pen

    Go to; uni Posca then to: Water Base Paint, Then to; Marker PC5M Med.
    Less then $2.00 each the last time I looked. CDowdy
  10. Thread: Honey prices?

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    Re: Honey prices?

    Here in nothern TN it is selling for mostly $12.00 but some are getting up to $18.00 per Qt.
    cdowdy
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    Re: Queen bee "narcolepsy"?

    I have had two that “passed out” and both recovered. I got the impression that I put too much pressure on the Abdomen that was full of eggs causing enough pain that she fainted. By tilting the...
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    Re: Queen bee "narcolepsy"?

    I have had two that “passed out” and both recovered. I got the impression that I put too much pressure on the Abdomen that was full of eggs causing enough pain that she fainted. By tilting the...
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    Re: Queen Marking Pen - Wal Mart

    run a search on "posca paint" and go into Med line Marker PC-5M Water bace Opaque paint in a Marker. You can get up to 15 colors. This is the marker that these Bee supplies sell. C dowdy
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2010

    Zipcode. 38549
    first bloom 11 Mar 2010
    Maple trees.
    bees working on the 12 Mar. They were also bringing in a bright yellow pollen but I couldn't find the source. cdowdy
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    Re: The current price of sugar.

    I don't know how my last post got so messed up but here it is again. I have been buying it at Wal-Marts over the last 2 months for $1.99 for 5 lb Bags cdowdy
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    Re: The current price of sugar.

    I have bought it at Wall Marts for $1.99 for five # bags several times in the last two months.
  17. Thread: Number of Hives

    by cdowdy
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    Re: Number of Hives

    [QUOTE=Nabber86;486667]1. How many hives did you start out with (first year)? 3, I believe.
    2. How many hives do you currently maintain? 11 hives and 5 nucs
    3. The maximum number of hives...
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    Re: VSH or Hygienic Cordovan Queen Supplier

    It is my understanding that Cordovan is an Italian bee. Only the color is changed.
  19. Re: Glenn VSH Queens...off-shoot of the VSH vs MH thread

    I got a cordoven vsh queen from Glenns this is my 3rd year with her, I have gotten a few queens from her but what has helped me most is about 6 full frams of drowns , full size deeps , that I...
  20. Re: Glenn VSH Queens...off-shoot of the VSH vs MH thread

    Yes--and combinations in between!

    Once the data from the alcohol wash test we're looking into as a selection tool is in, I'll summarize the results and make recommendations. Right now, if we were...
  21. Re: Anyone with overall better prices on equipment?

    B M. Free shipping for Dec. Code name PCCM , Mention when you call them on orders over 100.00. Don't take much to spend that much. LOL
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    Re: Free shipping? Who and when?

    Do they have a code word or number? Thanks. Cecil Dowdy
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    Re: What Flowerinf plant is this

    RE: butterfly bush, Russian sage, smoke tree, or Perovskia atriplicifolia. Is a plant that really attacks bees but I have been told that the honey has an undesirable taste. Does any one know...
  24. Thread: PVC hive stand?

    by cdowdy
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    Re: PVC hive stand?

    That was 16 inches not Ft. LOL and I used screws to put the 16 " wood on the bottom of the BB. cdowdy
  25. Thread: PVC hive stand?

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    Re: PVC hive stand?

    I used 3/4 " pvc about 12 yrs ago and am still using them. I took a piece of 3/4 " of pipe 3" long and drilled a hole in a 3/4 X 3" X 16' long and drove the 4 pieces of pipe in and placed them in...
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