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  1. Thread: Montana

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    June 1, my hive swarmed. This was a colony I moved from a 5 frame side by side into a full 10 frame double deep a month ago, had opened the broodnest with a half frame of foundation 3 weeks ago,...
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    Re: Environmentalism at it's best?

    Great story! 30 Minutes very well spent, thanks!

    Lee
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    Re: Italian queen breeder suggestions

    I bought a couple Koehnan Italian queens last year, I'm impressed. They wintered nicely with a thrifty cluster and are building up really well this spring. I'll let you know how honey production is...
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    Re: OSBN - Opening the Sides of the Brood Nest

    It's impossible to say if a swarm would have developed had one not done OSBN but it has proven itself to me. Some queens will swarm no matter what but my 'normal' queens don't when I open the brood...
  5. Re: Possible recommended OA vaporizer dosage changes

    I've a different recollection of his results but I'm glad you saw it.

    Lee
  6. Re: Possible recommended OA vaporizer dosage changes

    There was a very interesting article in American Bee Journal last year written by an engineer. He gave varroa mites OA crystals and watched them carefully under a microscope.. Exposure to mouth or...
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    Re: Shelter in place...unintended consequences

    And yes, I know I've committed the cardinal sin here at Beesource of speaking badly of god Trump. I may need a break from this forum again. But, the emperor has no clothes, compassion, or concern...
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    Re: Shelter in place...unintended consequences

    That would be the job of the National Stockpile led by the Pandemic team Trump fired and never replaced.
    Lee
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    Re: Shelter in place...unintended consequences

    I'm guessing you have all heard about the people in Congress who sold stocks after the NSC briefings about the severity of this pandemic in January. Well, any one of them would have made a better...
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    Re: Shelter in place...unintended consequences

    New York Times, perhaps?

    "Howard K. Mell, a spokesman for the American College of Emergency Physicians, said the crisis requires decisive federal action. He urged the White House to ramp up...
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    Re: Shelter in place...unintended consequences

    You'll forgive me if I give more credence to a union leader than your hunch, won't you?
    Lee
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    Re: Shelter in place...unintended consequences

    Please thank your wife for being there, it means a lot. Here is an email in its entirety from the AFT, American Federation of Teachers. AFT is the second largest union for nurses in the USA. I'll...
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    Re: Is Anyone Using '"Bee Health Guru?"

    Thanks for the update, Cloverdale. It sounds like the app has a ways to go.
    Lee
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    Re: Shelter in place...unintended consequences

    Yeah..., storage. Health care workers have been completely let down and they will pay for it with their lives. I hope my wife and I survive this. I hope you and yours does too.
    Lee
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    Re: Shelter in place...unintended consequences

    I suspect you're having the same nightmares I'm having with a wife in the direct path of this thing. Good luck to you both, especially her. Heath care workers are the true heroes.
    Lee
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    Re: Shelter in place...unintended consequences

    My wife is a nurse here in the States. I admit to being furious at our administration for not preparing and terrified at the lack of PPE. I hope you are better prepared in BC.
    Lee
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    Re: Varroa Mitigation Entrance using Nail Brushes

    Well, I asked. She said I can have her vibrator when I pry it from her cold, dead hands.
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    Re: What size jars of honey sell most?

    I sell raw honey so I naturally thought the buyers would prefer glass to plastic. Nope, every single person I asked preferred the squeezable plastic. I quit glass. I sell 1 1/2 and 2 lbs, $10 and...
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    Re: Driving with bees

    Yep, I've driven 3 hours with a leaky nuc next to me in my truck, they just stick to the glass trying to get out.

    Lee
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    Re: Is Anyone Using '"Bee Health Guru?"

    Good idea.

    Lee
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    Re: Is Anyone Using '"Bee Health Guru?"

    I never open my entrances beyond 3/8" high, just widen them when I need to, so it would be a snug fit for my phone. My wife has an old IPhone that is slimmer that she would let me use but it still...
  22. Re: START OF SEASON Beekeeping SALE $89 Mesh Suits

    Is the jacket a pull over, or is there a front zipper?

    Lee
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    Re: Is Anyone Using '"Bee Health Guru?"

    I'll be interested in your impressions of it, JW. I'm not sure I'll actually use it but if people chime in with positive remarks I may see how well my phone tolerates propolis. :D

    Lee
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    Re: Long-term bee repellent?

    Did you have mead in the minibar?

    Lee
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    Is Anyone Using '"Bee Health Guru?"

    Bee Health Guru is the smart phone app that evaluates the sounds inside the hive, then offers possible problems that should be addressed. I happily tossed $25 into the GoFundMe last year, I like to...
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