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    Urban beekeeping

    I had originally planned to put my bee hive on my family's farm, but after doing a quick survey of the farm last week, I'm quite hesitant now.
    The area looks like a desert; no flowers, gardens, or...
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    Re: A hybrid species?

    my mistake, I meant Carniolans. I forgot to mention this was down south in the Philippines. I guess it would still be the same answer though hahaha
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    A hybrid species?

    The keepers down south keep a species of bee which is a cross between the carolian and italian bees. What kind is that? Is it alright to keep?
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    Re: Frames w/ foundation vs. empty frames

    Should I get the ones with a coating of wax or not? Plus there's the task of assembling it with the frame, how do I go about that?
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    Re: Frames w/ foundation vs. empty frames

    would an all plastic frame work fine? Do I need to have a layer of wax on it?
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    Re: Frames w/ foundation vs. empty frames

    Isn't it that duragilt has bad reviews from beekeepers?
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    Re: Frames w/ foundation vs. empty frames

    Could anyone suggest me anything from Mann Lake Ltd? http://www.mannlakeltd.com/beekeeping-supplies/page16.html

    Mr. Beeman, I couldn't find what you mentioned.
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    Re: Having problems with the design

    That's what I'm worried about as well. We'll see, if the price is manageable then why not.
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    Re: Frames w/ foundation vs. empty frames

    So I guess I'm going for the duragilt because they seem fine to me. I saw the video on Brushy Mountain Bee Farm's website about assembling the frame with duragilt already attached. How do I go about...
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    Re: Having problems with the design

    We do have professional carpenters with state of the art equipment and as I understand they don't charge for much, just around 300 dollars. I was actually thinking of ordering the parts of the...
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    Having problems with the design

    Hey guys,

    I'm having a bit of a problem with the design of the langstroth. The carpenter I'm working with is having a problem getting the notches in, you know those square bits on the edges of the...
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    Re: Frames w/ foundation vs. empty frames

    can the Duragilt foundations be re-used after extraction?
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    Re: Frames w/ foundation vs. empty frames

    Ok, so I'm going for frames with plastic. I saw a video on youtube and the installation process seems straightforward enough but when the plastic foundation is place, he inserts a pin to hold it...
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    What kind of bee?

    I'm located in the Philippines and it gets very hot and humid here. I was wondering what kind of bee is sturdy enough to survive these conditions.
    I was thinking of the Italian bee (Apis mellifera...
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    Painting deeps & supers

    Would it be alright for me to paint my deeps and supers? I'm using marine plywood to construct my hive and to further protect it from the elements, I'm going to paint it with a waterproof coat of...
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    Frames w/ foundation vs. empty frames

    Hello everyone,

    I'm going to be setting up a Langstroth hive in March and I wanted to know the advantages & disadvantages of frames with foundation versus the empty frames where the bees would...
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    Re: Hello, new member here!

    Really? How did you like it here? I'm originally from Manila but then my family relocated to Bacolod which is in Negros Occidental in Visayas.
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    Hello, new member here!

    Hello everyone, my name is Josh and I'm a college student from the Philippines. I've been into beekeeping for a year and a half now but I've never had the courage to start my own hive. I plan to set...
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