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    Re: How to transport nucs 1600 miles?

    Alabama has a no comb law.bees on comb are not allowed to be brought in the state.this is hard to enforce,but it is a law.they also enacted a 'snitch' law which gives a reward for turning in...
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    Re: how'd she get there

    so how did the hive end up with a marked Queen when I took the Q in the nuc & left cells in the hive
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    how'd she get there

    I have a yard that's nucs all started by my cells.Scold me,I don't mark my queens.I let them build up,move them into 10 frame equip,&when they are ready to add a box to I move them.I left a few over...
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    Re: Separating Honey From Cut-out Comb

    I did a cut out in a floor system .I asked the homeowner if he sprayed them.beautiful comb and honey.he asked for some.gave him a big bowlful.next day when I was cleaning,getting plastic off walls...
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    Re: essential oils in syrup

    just curious....do you read these EO bottles to see if they are for consumption or aromatherapy....most are for the latter.....purity and ways of extraction are also contributing factors to mixing...
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    Re: Crush and Strain: Will this work?

    get a sacrificial 5 gal bucket[food grade].drill a bunch of 1/4" holes in lid and bottom of bucket.place lid with holes on top of 2nd[bottling] bucket with paint strainer inside.place bucket with...
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    Re: 2014 VSH queens

    whats the schedule looking like
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    Re: Bees Stolen - Blythe , California

    there are infrared cameras that e-mail photos or video available.you can get the cameras cheap,less than the cost of a hive,,but in rural areas a 'hotspot' is required which means a $3-500 phone with...
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    Re: Why my colony is collapsing?

    older bees in package colony dying off and there aren't enough bees to cover the brood laid is a possibility
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    Re: Smoke vs. Vinegar

    how and how much?
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    Re: I guess this will be a pest concern

    migrant workers picking watermelons got me 1 year,2nd year i had a viscious hive out there and found a bundle of grass tied together,a croaker sack,some work gloves,then a shirt ,hat and glasses.3rd...
  12. Re: Cut outs and what to ask as a donation for removing Bees.

    i don't charge for swarms.if it's out of the area you want to cover ,then pass it on to someone who is there.if people get charged then they think it's cheaper to just let them fly.cut-outs are a job.
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    Re: Houston we have a problem!

    might have had a virgin queen in with the bulk bees......check for this also
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    Re: And another way to install the queen

    whole lot easier to keep up with'1 size fits all'...i know people that like all deeps...i like all mediums....2 med brood chamber gives more room than 1 deep...3 meds is equivalent to 2 deeps....your...
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    Re: Starting a Honeybee Removal Service

    i like the calls where they ask how much you are gonna pay them for the bees after you remove them.i got a call yesterday where the lady said she was on a fixed income,didn't want to kill them.could...
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    Re: Ultra Breeze vs Mann Lake's vented

    i have a 3yr old golden bee suit.with over 100 cut-outs,some belly crawling,besides regular use and all i 've done is replace the zippers on the veil.i have a PM jacket that the zipper messed up,the...
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    Re: multiple eggs

    new queen will lay multiple eggs and in no specific pattern give her some time to get laying right
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    i'm curious were the 'subs' in place before,during,or after his "apiary" was quarentined for foulbrood and he was selling bees?were the 'subs' just saps set up to corroberate russels claim to...
  19. Re: Little trailers for honey production and pollination

    small old boat trailers 2-2x6x12 cut in half screwed to the runners i use 2.5 hurricane clips to mount the hives old trailer-$100 wood$12 24 clips?? i aquire leftovers...
  20. Re: RUSSELL APIARIES- FACTS, and first hand knowledge... He taught me how to raise be

    I'm kinda enjoying this thread.I was gonna buy some queens.I did my homework.I called the Ms. ag dept,spoke to the inspector&he said NOTHING derogatory about russel,but when I mentioned buying queens...
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    Re: Kids keep damaging my beehive...

    who does the DNA testing to prove the hive the beesting came from?did they save the bee to test against?did the stinger match the bee?no proof,no lawsuit
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    Re: Extracting Process?

    5 gallon paint strainer and bucket....drill 1/4"holes all over the bottom of the bucket and lid....extract your honey into a bucket with the paint strainer in place ....after all honey is in bucket...
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    Re: Making "Comb Honey" Good or Bad..

    I've been letting the bees make it in jars.cut a piece of 1/2" plywood to fit a super,mount to bottom of old super,drill 9 holes 3 1/2",put 1/2 pint widemouth jars in holes&let the bees do the...
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    Re: SHB vs. 8 mesh wire

    even large beetles will get through #8 wire best thing I've found to battle them is a 7&9 yr old
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    Re: RA Queen Selection

    the honorary part was a repeat from the thread where I found out his apiary was quarentined&thought it best to let it be known rather than possibly spread FOULBROOD.At that time I didn't know that he...
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