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    Re: 1st Grafting Experience

    Yep girl germs. That's what did it.:)

    Use the jzbz cups right out of the bag.:thumbsup:

    And congrats,:applause: you are now hooked.
  2. Re: The difference between retarded and brilliant?

    +1
    We need more tell it like it is. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Grafting without buying anything?

    Just like that, and if you don't like the shape of the tip you can tune it up with 600 wet & dry sandpaper. Just graft the wet spot, the larva comes with it.
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    Re: Advice on moving a hive by hand

    This works just fine. Sometimes a hand truck helps Don't worry about losing a few foragers they are going to die in a few days anyway.
  5. Re: What to do with nucs that show signs of viruses?

    Apivar

    "he won't get any honey anyway, and has no supers on, and has Varroa symptoms. So I figure there is no reason to wait"

    you're right,:thumbsup: but just for fun put a sticky board in...
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    And there you have it. :lpf:
  7. Re: I got 40 out of 45 Q cells capped and zero hatched???

    Good question, I would put my money on BQCV.
    45 cells is not too many for a good 5 frame nuc you can get 90 cells out of a 5 frame swarm box.
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    Re: Drought vs Almonds

    highest bidder? money or votes? I think there are some that want the state to turn.... humm? brown :D

    http://nodeltagates.com/2013/07/10/caltrans-sign-removal/
    The story came to light when a...
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    Re: Sucsessful Queen Introduction tips.

    Yep :thumbsup:

    Sometimes hard as nails :D
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    Re: Queen cells not hatching

    Do you think they could have gotten cold? This was after the cells were sealed right? :s :scratch:
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    Re: BEE THEFTS STILL OCCURING IN CALI

    local news link
    http://www.news10.net/story/news/local/california/2015/05/05/chico-queen-bee-theft/26937173/
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    Re: Bullet and powder queen rearing?

    Or you could just try this.http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?249478-Raising-Queen-Cells-Without-Grafting
  13. Thread: OXAVAP

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    Re: OXAVAP

    :lpf::lpf::lpf:
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    Re: Easiest type of cell builder for a beginner

    The principles, yes, everything, no.
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    Re: Easiest type of cell builder for a beginner

    :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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    Re: Feeding Hole Cap Plugs

    You can get 500 for the same $35. :scratch:
  17. Re: What temp range and humidity for incubator queen cell finishing?

    The people I know that raise lots of queens and taught me to graft only keep there cells in the incubator for the last day or two be for placing in a nuc.If you get the odd early queen you don't lose...
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    Re: winters grasp

    What's snow? :lookout:

    The gold country of Calif. is starting to turn brown, next rain November maybe. :waiting:

    Jim
    Valley Springs Ca

    PS, no water in the springs this year
  19. Re: Sundance Pollen Trap | Kelly's / BM / BetterBee

    The instructions tell you which side is up. OK you might need that, I'm sure it's worth the extra $$, but they all come with that.
    It's your money do what you want.

    I buy mine from Lloyd Spear,...
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    Re: Dueling bee smokers

    :thumbsup:
    Yep, Had one ML smoker in the past, burnt a round spot on the bed o0f my truck. No ML smokers for me.
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    Re: Deer? Vandals? We shall see.

    Good on ya.
  22. Re: Sundance Pollen Trap | Kelly's / BM / BetterBee

    Sundance traps come assembled, all you have to do is paint if you want to. So why pay Kelley $10 more? :no: Shipping? :scratch:
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    Re: Please Stop...

    And Bob"s your uncle. :) :lookout:
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    Re: Mann Lake pre-assembled deep frames

    Just got my 2000 frames from Shastina. They look very good no complaints. :) Now to get them drawn and filled with honey.
  25. Re: Paramount Farms buys out Headwater Honey (David Mendes)

    Here is your chance to ask the good Dr.

    http://deltabeeclub.org/
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