Search:

Type: Posts; User: Leather Jim

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    30
    Views
    3,045

    Re: Thymol & mites

    <I tend to think the real "sweet spot" for Hopguard usage is in the spring in a nuc of 4 comb size once a new queen is up and running after a brood break. Much less chance of queen issues with it.>
    ...
  2. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,603

    Re: Winter Prep

    Michael, could you expand on the relationship between cluster size and the correct amount of stores in your area?
  3. Replies
    55
    Views
    1,769

    Re: Bee Vacuum Please

    I

    👍👍👍
    This system works great.
  4. Thread: Flir one

    by Leather Jim
    Replies
    5
    Views
    492

    Re: Flir one

    No it is designed to work the 5 and 5s
  5. Thread: Flir one

    by Leather Jim
    Replies
    5
    Views
    492

    Re: Flir one

    Based on the info provided in the Q&A section of their website I would say they don't have plans to adapt to the iphone6. I called Flir and while they wouldn't say for sure that the device would work...
  6. Thread: Flir one

    by Leather Jim
    Replies
    5
    Views
    492

    Flir one

    Has anyone used the new Flir One infrared camera for IPhone yet? I was wondering if it can "see" the cluster through the hive body wall. Seems like a good way to check cluster size and location...
  7. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,585

    Re: Strange honey

    I stand corrected : )
  8. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,585

    Re: Strange honey

    The op never said it was 25% moisture content. Looks like just crystallized honey to me, especially since it's been setting for quite awhile. Either tell the customers that it is crystallized or...
  9. Re: Have skunks- can't use imidacloprid a neonicotinoid

    They especially like honey bees, so get rid of the skunk :scratch:
  10. Replies
    2
    Views
    226

    Re: Robbing results or pesticide kill?

    How did they get into the oil pan? If you are talking about a shb oil tray under a screen BB, they shouldn't be able get there. The oil will drown them.
  11. Replies
    9
    Views
    574

    Re: RoboVac Air Sealing

    >Do I just need to use a stronger vac? <
    Yep, the 6.5 hp vac is the ticket.
  12. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,535

    Re: Two way pallets

    Could you post some pictures of your set up, especially the pallets?

    Thanks Jim
  13. Re: Is the last week of June too early to start nucs in NE Ohio?

    We just made up 20 nucs with 2 frames of brood, one honey and pollen, and one empty yesterday. Gave them mated queens today. Plan to do at least one more round of them maybe 2 if we get rain to keep...
  14. Re: What price to charge for strong beehives I have to sell?

    Noticed the OP started this thread early Sunday and hasn't been back since.:D
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    789

    Re: VP Queen Bees....

    Anyone know of any breeders in the northern states with VP stock for sale? Been looking but not having much luck.
  16. Replies
    17
    Views
    753

    Re: When is it OK to Peek?

    Remember that swarms are comb building fools, I would look now to make sure they are building properly and not cross combed. Much easier to fix early rather than late.
  17. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,956

    Re: Beeweaver queens in the north

    Lol OldIron must have run out of popcorn, and decided to go off topic and stir the pot with the afb , we where talking about BeeWeaver queens not pure Afb. Trust me there are plenty of other strains...
  18. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,956

    Re: Beeweaver queens in the north

    They ship June 2nd, should arrive the third. I'll have some queenless nucs waiting for them.
  19. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,956

    Re: Beeweaver queens in the north

    Thanks to everyone who offered imput on this thread. We are going forward with a 20 queen evaluation, if it goes very well or very bad I'll post it.

    Jim
  20. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,956

    Re: Beeweaver queens in the north

    A couple of questions if that's ok. You say you gave her about 6 weeks, did you requeen a hive with her or was it a package or nuc?

    Also you say that " all other b weaver queens from last year are...
  21. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,956

    Re: Beeweaver queens in the north

    Any thoughts on why they didn't make it through the winter?
  22. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,956

    Re: Beeweaver queens in the north

    An important point would be their overwintering ability. My interest comes from looking for bees that may be able to survive varroa without chemical treatment, while I see various VSH lines being...
  23. Replies
    4
    Views
    289

    Re: ? for those with a horizontal lang

    I've found that the bees don't seem to consider the other side of the follower away from the brood nest part of their hive. A 7/8" hole in the follower will allow any strays a way back into the hive,...
  24. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,956

    Beeweaver queens in the north

    Any northern states beekeepers using Beeweaver Queens? I'm more interested in recent or current experiences than 10 years ago. They claim to be much calmer now. We are considering about 20 of them...
  25. Re: Any reason not to use this as smoker fuel?

    How deep in the smoker do you fill with the pellets for a couple hour burn?

    Jim
Results 1 to 25 of 58
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3