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    Wanted - Bottling Tank

    I am looking for a bottling tank with water jacket - I am located in Carson City, Nevada.

    Thank you

    James
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    Bottling Tank

    Wanted a 55 - 100 gallon water jacketed bottling tank. Thank you please call James 775-267-1451 or [email protected]
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    Re: Hello from Gardnerville Nevada

    I have a small bee operation in Gardnerville, NV looking to sell hives, supers, extractor, capping tanks and a garage full of supplies new and used. Also have prime locations for bees on local farm...
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    Extractor Bundle Rentals

    We are gearing up to offer affordable extracting bundle rentals. We plan to offer daily and weekend rental rates in Carson City, Nevada. We are still working out the bugs but we plan to offer a hand...
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    Re: Ultimate bee feeder

    These are designed for hobbyist and are very nicely constructed. They have a drip free lid similar to a humidifier and are designed to prevent drowning. They are also useful for water.
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  6. Re: May 29th and still waiting on the first swarm call

    Get listed on the National Honeybee Swarm Removal directory to increase your calls http://www.honeybeeswarmremoval.com
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    Re: The Start of 2014 Almonds

    Thanks for the pictures, We didn't make it over the hill this year. Good to see them.
  8. Thread: Bear Problems

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    Re: Bear Problems

    Latest wreckage, this bear cleared a reinforced steel fence, the bees were no closer than a 150 yards to the nearest fence. I think we are moving out of the bee business and into the firewood...
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    Re: Bear Problems

    Yes, that does change things quite a bit, we had a bear in one of our yards in the middle of Gardnerville near Lampe park. None of our hives are in the woods, the bears are foraging further this fall...
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    Re: Bear Problems

    You need to make sure the fence shocks the bear in front: Here is a good write up on bear fence design http://www.bestbearfence.com/bear-facts/index.htm#height
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    Re: Bear Problems

    Two bears had been removed from the area previous to the last attack, 1 supposedly was shot as well down the road. The fence appears to working as there are fresh tracks and no damage.
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    Re: Bear Problems

    I will have to look at that one, I haven't seen a solar one with that much juice for the $$
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    Re: Bear Problems

    We do run as a business and as sole proprietor. We have combined smaller yards and have fences at some locations. Yes in the future we will have to plan that into the cost of the yard. I am only...
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    Bear Problems

    Has anyone seen increased Bear activity this year? We have seen a drastic increase in Bear activity!!! We no longer track how many yards have been visited or damaged by a Bear but we count how many...
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    Re: Can you build your own Honey Pump?

    Has anyone successfully build a nice (food grade) honey pump and saved any money? I have searched around Grainger and everywhere I can think of. A decent food grade rotary gear pump cost $400+ (Steel...
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    Re: Give me my bees back! Any ideas?

    I haven't used one but I have seen a 5 gallon bucket on a pole with a rope to pull the lid closed. Can you lift a bucket up under the swarm and knock them in?
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    Re: Article About Beekeeping

    Not fancy but this is what we wear. http://www.halleluyahhoney.com/en/protective-clothing/61-beekeeper-jacket.html
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    Re: Looking for feedback on our new website

    That's a great point! We will look into that as well.
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    We over ordered Queens

    We ordered too many queens!!! Looks like we will have extras on Sunday 7/14/2013. If anyone in or around Carson City, Nevada could use a new queen we have some New World Carniolan's from Strachen...
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    Re: Looking for feedback on our new website

    Thanks for all the feedback, we did move our site to a faster server and we did see an improvement, we cant afford a faster server at this time but will see what we can do to optimize the speed. Yes...
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    Looking for feedback on our new website

    We are seeking advice and feedback on our new website. We have upgraded the back end software and are looking to receive some feedback on likes / dislikes and things that as beekeepers you feel would...
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    Re: Suggestions for Selling off small operation

    Thanks everyone, lots of good ideas and point here. We will prayerfully consider all of them.
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    Suggestions for Selling off small operation

    We absolutely love bees and beekeeping. We started in 2009 with 2 colonies and have grown to over 100. We have pollinated in the almonds the last few years and have acquired a pretty nice extracting...
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    Re: What is the overwinter rate of feral colonies?

    Dr. Larry Conner stated in Increase Essentials that only 1 of 6 ferral swarms make it through thier first winter. Not sure where he got that from.
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    Re: New Beekeeper Swarm Directory

    We have registered over 100 new beekeepers, we are still in need of beekeeper listings from many areas. Las Vegas there must be a swarm catcher?
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