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Today 01:30 PM
 Request for pictures of poorly drawn combs
Why bees shouldn't drink & draw :) 30244 (120 views, 3 replies)
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Today 01:25 PM
 Rain storm swarm?
So I have two hives in my back yard, I check them every day, except yesterday when I was at my satellite apiary. This morning between rain showers, I went to plant some bee flower mix seeds on my... (23 views, 0 replies)
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Today 01:24 PM
 Palmer queen lines make up and history
Well Stated!! (1,770 views, 28 replies)
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Today 01:12 PM
 Royal Jelly
I have found some great prices on ebay if the stuff comes from overseas. Order now as it take a bit of time to get here. And I believe the royal jelly is best removed the day before they would cap... (165 views, 1 replies)
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Today 01:10 PM
 Vitex Q
FWIW, in my neighborhood, honey bees are all over the vitex. :) (299 views, 3 replies)
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Today 01:08 PM
 New research shows Varroa mites are made up of Oxalic Acid Vapor
Gumpy: The pictures on post 164 show a very small cluster. They had no chance. Third picture on post 163 shows defecation, likely Nosema ceranae. High varroa loads with Nosema is super deadly.... (14,512 views, 175 replies)
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Today 01:07 PM
 Oxalic Acid Vaporization temperature
:update: Todays day was worm enough (54F outside) to do another experiment with 3/4" cup and it was successful as well :banana::D Here are pictures: 30240 , 30241 , 30242 The vaporization... (5,313 views, 82 replies)
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Today 01:05 PM
 Pygmy shrew?
Hardware cloth before mice/screws move in. Top entrances will also keep them out. (536 views, 5 replies)
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Today 12:31 PM
 Stolen, 482 8-frame hives on 4 way pallets, Yuba City, Ca.
The CSBA alert has a bit of additional information: The hives are double-deep 8 framers with grey cedar lids on 4-way pallets. Pallets are an odd size: 28.5 x 46". This configuration is fairly... (638 views, 7 replies)
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Today 12:25 PM
 Bees moved into my wood duck house
That is cool, I put up two wood duck houses, so far no wood ducks, or bees! LOL I do not think that they are quite big enough to keep bees in, but who knows what bees are thinking (454 views, 6 replies)
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Jamie lind
Today 12:20 PM
 Bees chewing boxes up
They started out as a Italian package that requested itself at least once this summer. Well, that would be nice if they didn't like mites, because they really make it hard to plug up all the holes... (204 views, 8 replies)
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Today 12:20 PM
 Switching to Skeps
Some people build bird houses and get no product from the birds. They don't go in and rob the birds of their eggs or inspect said birds. Sometimes it's not about what someone is getting out of the... (1,719 views, 45 replies)
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Today 12:16 PM
 Tyler Collins arrested for 2016 Arkansas Bee colony thefts
I hope so. I am impressed that they caught him with DNA. The Pharmacy was robbed over night a couple of years ago. They left a cup with a straw, tire prints, and their car on a security cam. The... (293 views, 3 replies)
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Little boy blue
Today 12:16 PM
 Instrumental Insemination Equipment
Hi KC Thanks. Joe has certainly been sanguine to help those who want to help themselves, this is what the world needs more of then things can really move forward for those with the... (11,680 views, 151 replies)
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Today 12:13 PM
 Syrup Pump and IBC Tote
First of all OT, let me say that it is "The cat's meow" in the boom world. Once you have used this boom you would have little interest in others. So I really like it and will never part with it.... (12,355 views, 64 replies)
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Today 12:13 PM
 CRISPR and the fight against varroa...a silver bullet?
May be near impossible to genetically modify a closed genetic clonal spices, and if you could you would need to modify every mite on the planet at the same time; ... (300 views, 4 replies)
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Today 12:05 PM
 Bulk bees Container
Yikes! Full barrel of dead bees. Exactly what I don't want to happen. Expensive compost indeed. So if you want airflow to keep them cool, then how do you prevent the wind burn but don't end up... (439 views, 7 replies)
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Today 12:05 PM
 Oxalic, Glycerin, Shop Towels - a promising stopgap flyswatter
nailed it:thumbsup: (4,716 views, 113 replies)
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Today 12:05 PM
 mini nuc home made frame feeders
Awesome ideas! I was trying to figure out how to build frame feeders fully out of wood and seal them properly. I may try making a full wood feeder with sides, almost like what fatshark posted and... (1,607 views, 7 replies)
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Stoller Apiaries
Today 11:56 AM
 Cowen Wax Spinner for Sale
Worked fine. Just where we had to set it was too far from our auger and we had trouble with it plugging in tube. We had a previous one we used for 17 years with our 60 frame cower line. We upgraded... (592 views, 3 replies)