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    Re: The right number of hives to keep it fun

    What has not been mentioned is the amount of locations. For a while my hive count did not change but I had some in people’s fields or in their orchards. 15 hives in 3 places takes more time than 15...
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    Re: Looking for a Wyoming person about antelope

    Well the 270 did the job. I was concerned as it was close to 70 yards that the wind may have affected the shot. he is heavy and about 15" but I do not think the cutters will get me into the book....
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    Re: Making my own lip balm

    Thanks it was a good video (and funny). Well done.
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    Sticky: Re: Successful Queen Introduction tips.

    Couple of weeks ago one of my nucs had no brood but only a single queen cell. I figured it was done. At the bee meeting the speaker announced that he had broke down his observation hive and could not...
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    Re: Hello from Portland, OR

    do you attend a beek club, if so which one? I am a Portland Metro member.
  6. Re: Oregon State Beekeepers Association Fall Conference 2019

    Michael Palmer coming to Oregon I guess I will have to see that.
    I have seen one of his videos where he tells everybody not to take notes because all his material is on line. Maybe we can...
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    Re: Sugar $0.39 / lb at walmart.com

    Better yet if Walmart has free 2 day shipping on orders over a certain amount they gave me $10 off to do standard delivery.
  8. Michael Palmer sold me a yellow marked queen?

    Oh yeah that was in 2017 and she is still laying up a storm. I put her to a nuc. I was going to graft off of her but the calendar said that I was out of town for moving the cells to my mating queen...
  9. Thread: Straining honey

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    Re: Straining honey

    saran wrap on the surface. It will pull all the foam and debris off the top. after you pull the layer you can squeeze it into a jar (like a pastry bag) and then scrape it and your waist is minimal.
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    Re: Looking for a Wyoming person about antelope

    I use a pair of Styr's chambered in .270. Debating using my with Barnes hand loads or just factory. They like a different hand loads but both do well with factory ammo.
    The old man taught us to...
  11. Re: Blackberry flow is over in Portland. Should I leave them an extra super?

    I am just east of you in Boring and I find that there is nothing after blackberry. I pull and extract in mid to late July, check and treat for mites and then try to make a split/ or nuc for winter....
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    Re: Alcohol shaker gasket?

    I have a bunch of them for the powdered sugar test. From what I have seen they splash the alcohol up through the screen to was the mites down below. I do not mind deviating from the norm but I want...
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    Alcohol shaker gasket?

    When I do a shake the alcohol leaks pretty bad. I am showing a very low mite count using this and was concerned that maybe I am throwing them on the ground or they are getting caught in one of the...
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    Re: Yellow Jacket Bait Stations

    that has been the amount but I do not find I get many takers at that. I am going to drop back just a little. It is some pretty nasty stuff.
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    Looking for a Wyoming person about antelope

    I won the drawing for the Wyoming super tag antelope and looking for some input. any help would be nice.
  16. Re: HOW TO make an electric Branding Iron for less than $30!!

    nice job. I was going to try a 1200 W heating iron from Harbor freight and cut mine into a plate with a dremmel. I am currently working on a OAV with a glow plug and piece of Aluminum and just have...
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    Re: Muth jar gift boxes

    very cool, do you get the boxes from a big box store (LOL) like Mann Lake?
    I am a zero at designing my own as I found out on all the custom label sites.
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    Re: Another ranking saying we are good

    Yes and the Ukraine is #1 in science and technology! I know that is where I go for tech!
  19. Thread: Mini Mating Nucs

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    Re: Mini Mating Nucs

    Maybe you just need to snail mail him one with a sticky note as to what you think you would like to see.
  20. Thread: Spring Splits?

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    Re: Spring Splits?

    Can you get queens in ones and two’s local? I got my brother in law on his feet last year by giving him frames of bees. He purchased queens I gave him a couple of frames for each. Getting a queen...
  21. Thread: box storage

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    Re: box storage

    Sounds like an invitation to mice and wax moth to me.
    Stack them on their sides, top to top (so the frames do not fall out), then put the covers over them to keep the hive bodies together and the...
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    Re: First Year Keeper in Central Oregon

    Ask your mentor if he would be willing to set you up with 2 frames of mixed brood if your hive fails. Come time you purchase a new queen and dump it on the bees. We used to be able to get queens from...
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    Re: First Year Keeper in Central Oregon

    If they make winter on the old queen they are going to start making swarm cells (that’s what bees do).
    Figure out how many hives you want and drop the swarm cells and a frame of brood into a nuc...
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    Re: Black Friday Best pricing on Mesh Suits

    surprised to see the jacket is the same price as the coveralls.
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    Re: Mann Lake acquires Kelley Beekeeping

    I am shopping! I either cut my hive numbers, pay for extraction or borrow a bigger one (again)
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