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    lip balm products

    Where do you buy your products from for lip balm and candle products
  2. Thread: Lip Balm Help

    by mleck
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    Re: Lip Balm Help

    Thanks for all the reply. We plan to give this a try this next weekend. We are melting and straining wax today to clean it up and get it ready.
  3. Thread: Lip Balm Help

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    Lip Balm Help

    Ok I have lots of wax and trying to find something to do with it. We are going to try and start this weekend letting the kids make lib balm.

    I have currently ordered pouring tray, tubes, soy...
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    Wintering hive questions

    Ok I have a few questions because I am confused from some of the reading on here.

    Wintering Nucs. How exactly will a 5 frame nuc have enough honey and brood to live through the winter?

    All my...
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    Re: Brood Chamber questions

    Well I looked at this hive today and they have not robbed any of the messed up comb. I have this comb full of hiney above the top cover and it hasd a lot ob bees on it but no robbing. I took my hive...
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    Entrance Reducers/Mouse Guards

    I am wondering what BK with several hives use as Entrance reducers in the derth and winter and also as mouse guards. I have been thinking about building something that I can open up in the summer...
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    Re: Brood Chamber questions

    Well yesterday evening I removed the top hive body that is in question. I removed 2 frames or brood from the bottom box and replaced with undrawn foundation. I added the two frames of brood to the...
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    Re: Brood Chamber questions

    Thanks a bunch for the help. I will try and fix this situation tomorrow. I do not have a box of drawn comb so I wil put a new hive body on them with undrawn comb and move a frame from the lower box...
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    Brood Chamber questions

    Ok I have a couple questions with sever problems I am hiving in a couple hives but mainly one is way worse than the other. My Bees has drawn comb in a new hive body that had plastic Foundation (Mann...
  10. Thread: Bottom boards

    by mleck
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    Bottom boards

    I am looking to buy some quality bottom boards. Would rather they be put together alreasdy but will put together if need be. anyone have any suggestions
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    Honey Prices 2013

    What is everyone's retail Honey prices

    pint $12
    Quart $20
    Gallon $60

    or

    $8 lb for smaller quanities.
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    Re: How do you store Drawn comb?

    will someone post the web site for Sundance so I ca order the BT please? Thanks
  13. Thread: Nector Flow

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    Nector Flow

    I would like to know what stages of the flow people across the county are in. I would say we are 50% complete here in Kansas with Temperatures really startin g to heat up. Just curious what stages...
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    9 Frames vs. 10 Frames

    I am thinking about going to all 9 frames in my boxes. Hive bodies and supers. what are the opinions on doing this good and bad.

    I have done this in two hives eariler this spring and a couple of...
  15. Thread: A Nuc question

    by mleck
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    A Nuc question

    What is your opinion on when to remove frames and bees from a Nuc and place in a hive body for the best results?
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    moving Nuc into Hive Body

    When moving 5 frames out of the Nuc into a hive body do you reccomend spliting up the frames and putting new frames of undrawn comb between the amost filled frames from the Nuc or leave them all...
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    How long to add queen to split hive

    I have pulled brood and honey from strong hives. I have pleaced two frames of each in Nuc boxes so how long should I wait to add queens to the Nucs for the best acceptance of the queen? I put in one...
  18. Thread: building Supers

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    building Supers

    Id there anyone to buy a jig to put together super boxes? I am talking about a jig like the frame jig Walter Kelly sells.
  19. Thread: Making Splits

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    Making Splits

    Anyone got any good video of ways to split hives? Walk off method is probably the best for me.
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    Feeding hives during the winter

    I have about 5 hives that are weak in stores to get them through the rest of the winter. What would everyone reccomend a plan to feed them to get them through to spring?

    Dry sugar and pollen...
  21. Re: Anyone have any idea what this white stuff would be in a nectar cell?

    Thanks for this thread. I found this very thing today in two dead out hives. I was scared I had a diease and almost burnt my two hives. I think I will wait and see more answers now.
  22. Thread: treating mites

    by mleck
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    treating mites

    I see all these talks about using oxlic acid, grease patties, powder sugar to treat mites on Honey bees. All these are great I am sure but not if you dont know how to use any of them. Can you guys...
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    Re: Package Bees Wanted

    How much? I am in Kansas and might be interested in buying 10 or so. Please call me 620-485-4564
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    Re: Honey Prices For 2012!

    $7 for 12oz Bear
    $12 1.5 lb bear
    $16 2 lb queenline
    $12 pint jar
    $20 quart jar
    $60 gallon
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    Re: My Systemic Allergic Reaction Experience

    Mr. Smith I am a state Govt worker and I pay $600 dollars a month for health insurance, please tell me where a Govt worker gets free health care as I will be applying for a job in that location.
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