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    Re: Possible recommended OA vaporizer dosage changes

    source for the graft? I haven't seen that one but it says what I have been saying... double the dose and it has little efect on the mite kill


    thats OAV...
    this study found peak drop at 10 days...
  2. Re: How long a brood break is sufficient to break mite cycle

    I love how C12H22O11 "isn't a chemical" but some how C2H2O4 "is a chemical" ?

    my town has about the same population as sick dogs county

    Littleton CO-13.75 sq mi and a pop of 48,065
    ...
  3. Thread: Queen Selection

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    Re: Queen Selection

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    Very little zone 3 in the US, the market is too small as is the growing season
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    Re: Possible recommended OA vaporizer dosage changes

    Rademacher etal 2017 https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4450/8/3/84/pdf
  5. Re: How long a brood break is sufficient to break mite cycle

    disagree
    as you say
    the real problem for most of us is the whole sale importation of out of state bees for the hobbyist market

    The local shops with in a 30 mile radius of me brought in...
  6. Re: How long a brood break is sufficient to break mite cycle

    I don't understand why people say things like that, IMP includes the nuclear option, full synthetic miticides as/if needed.. but yes it is also things like making a flyback split to give an...
  7. Thread: Learning Grafting

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    Re: Learning Grafting

    I might give those a try, I have always used https://www.harborfreight.com/magnifier-head-strap-with-lights-38896.html
  8. Thread: Queen Selection

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    Re: Queen Selection

    the "name" of the breed maters little, (unless your dealing with a for real breeding program) it all depends on the producer.
    For the most part local stock does better as they have been slected to...
  9. Re: How long a brood break is sufficient to break mite cycle

    here are the results of brooded up OAV, brood break form 26 days caging, and OAV with a brood break form 26 days caging
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    The problem is the same as we saw in ross conrads brood break work.....
  10. Re: How long a brood break is sufficient to break mite cycle

    Greg the model and the example hive show the reproduction rate of non resistant stocks, this shows OTS can and does work with "normal" bees.. proping them up the same as treatments

    We know there...
  11. Re: How long a brood break is sufficient to break mite cycle

    thanks BH... I didn't go there as not to muddy things, but yes summer and winter mites.. summer mites live shorter and are more impacted by the break.. the break also alows grooming behaviors (like...
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    Re: Observations on Single Deep Brood

    love the lift crofter, need to come up with something like it. I found out today 4 deeps is my limit... 5 was a stretch

    57119:lpf::lpf::lpf::lpf::lpf::lpf:


    but given that stack was powered...
  13. Re: How long a brood break is sufficient to break mite cycle

    Mel's concept has never been proven
    and simple math shows any efect is minumal...

    the mite pop grows (reproduction rate - death rate) at 0.025 a day it dies at 0.009% a day
    if you start with...
  14. Re: 16 grafted, 7 accepted, 3 emerged, virgin introduction rejectedů

    Doesn't supersize me in the least, over here people have issues re queening Russian hives with Italian queens and vice versa

    was the "once-upon-a-time Buckfasts" also used as the cell builder ?
  15. Re: 16 grafted, 7 accepted, 3 emerged, virgin introduction rejectedů

    I see about a 90% (last round was 6 for 6) return on hand selected virgins (runts and defects pinched) in fresh minis with a cup of bees

    water spray frames, shake the bees in a bucket, toss the...
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    Re: Need Help with Bee Math - Swarm Cell Timing

    hives will frequently swarm as soon as the 1st cell is capped.. so you can go from no cells to they gone in 5 days
  17. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    on 2nd pass they don't give attribution, witch is odd... same research station, but....
  18. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    We know it does matter with nucs, maby not as much with larger hives or milder climes
    Dr latshaw's (JSL here) SARE project

    Dr Milbrath's SARE ...
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    Re: Is it possible to graft too young?

    Agreed


    well it IS beekeeping :lpf:

    however I will take Taber and Tarpy over Doolittle... a LOT has been learned in the last 130 years
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    Re: Queen/hive disaster. Need advice, please.

    you likly jumped the gun,
    Here is what to expect when your expecting using placing the frame of larva as a graft date, I would not think about adding a queen (or overly worrying) for another...
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    Re: Front Range roller coaster - 2020

    Yep!!!
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    This weekends VSH Carniolan Virgins siting in my queen bank

    The other thing I have drifted towards this year is a single deep brood chamber... puts more honey in a harvestabul...
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    Re: Front Range roller coaster - 2020

    yep, I have (hopfully) a week of linden left and then my flow is done for the year
    I have found in our area the nectar often stops but there is still a pollen flow and the pollen keeps most lines...
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    Re: Observations on Single Deep Brood

    ohhh.. I hadn't thought of 8f equipment, I like it


    (edit) just went out and tryed it
    The iceing on the cake is my main mateing nucs are 8 1/2 frames with a removal center divider so I get 3x3...
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    Re: Observations on Single Deep Brood

    I am trying single deeps for brood the 1st time this year and I am digging it.. I often have poor yeilds were I am at and end up pinching a few caped frames out of the brood chamber/ my nucs

    so...
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    in the history section they say

    they may have tightened it up scene the start?
    I am unsure why they would do all the work of II and not the simple task of opening 100 cells to check the non...
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