Search Results - Beesource Beekeeping Forums

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Amibusiness

Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. I am a bit north of you. I aim to add a piece of...

    I am a bit north of you. I aim to add a piece of 2 inch rigid foam on top around thanksgiving. I don't always get one on all of them.... I aim to leave them on until dandelion bloom at least. I don't...
  2. Replies
    232
    Views
    11,111

    Hmmmm.... Honeybees don't discuss politics. What...

    Hmmmm.... Honeybees don't discuss politics. What about "Honeybee Democracy"?
    Mann Lake, capitalist? You bet. "Sub motto"? "Just like bees, we are social creatures."
    Why not take a life lesson from...
  3. Replies
    49
    Views
    2,881

    There are so many ways to raise queens. I forget...

    There are so many ways to raise queens. I forget about the possibilities during the busy summer and am happy to have winter reminders like this. Thanks everybody!
    I don't think those 4/4 or 5/5 will...
  4. Replies
    116
    Views
    9,509

    Time to reawaken the thread? How are the...

    Time to reawaken the thread? How are the Darwinians doing? I don't mind swarming. It costs honey but if I am too far behind I can't complain of they go.... I do overwinter many smaller colonies, like...
  5. Yep, qx and super as one. We've done this for a...

    Yep, qx and super as one. We've done this for a couple years on 4/4. We will try this year supering on single deep 4/4. I would not bother reconfiguring production colonies to 4/4 in fall but do...
  6. Replies
    8
    Views
    524

    Not intentional. I find when it crystallizes at a...

    Not intentional. I find when it crystallizes at a constant rate it does not ferment. When it pauses after half crystallizing sometimes it does. I know there are markets out there for fermented honey...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    304

    What is the purpose of cleaning them? We scrape...

    What is the purpose of cleaning them?
    We scrape propolis and burr comb off of where it will bother us. I check brood combs for afb scale (have not found any yet), and sort based on how I'll use it.
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    634

    No wax. The bees have been attaching comb to wood...

    No wax. The bees have been attaching comb to wood for a few years now. They do a fine job. Don't try to get them to build foundationless in honey super. Only in between brood combs or at the side (as...
  9. Replies
    40
    Views
    2,363

    Well... Late to the conversation but a couple...

    Well... Late to the conversation but a couple thoughts. First, gino (i think) posted about drone brood culling. I like the idea of feeding the chickens but: there is a chance of reinfestation as the...
  10. Replies
    110
    Views
    4,224

    Alex, well an obvious place to put leaders in...

    Alex, well an obvious place to put leaders in quotes would be all (esp legislators) who used private briefing info to sell $$$ stocks to enrich themselves. Similarly any high up public official who...
  11. Replies
    232
    Views
    11,111

    Gww, this of course points back to the lack of...

    Gww, this of course points back to the lack of direct democracy in the u.s. at the federal level. Didn't the current POTUS loose by about 3,000,000 votes? And isn't that how the last republican...
  12. Replies
    110
    Views
    4,224

    Jw I know that was a joke. But if they had...

    Jw I know that was a joke. But if they had stockpiled tp, it would not be so funny when the cdc started recommending using damp toilet paper draped over your nose, as a protection for...
  13. Replies
    110
    Views
    4,224

    And yes, wild, by now output is starting to...

    And yes, wild, by now output is starting to increase, but our "leaders" have known to get prepared for covid since at least January and could have had the simple things like masks taken care of. Now...
  14. Replies
    110
    Views
    4,224

    Oh Alex.... When did corporate America lead from...

    Oh Alex.... When did corporate America lead from the top? When there was money to be made or politicians to influence so that money could be made.... Obviously the manufacturers can read the writing...
  15. Replies
    110
    Views
    4,224

    Yes, wild. I was a bit worried about a spike in...

    Yes, wild. I was a bit worried about a spike in domestic violence before the divorce rates go up. Add to that that many shelters are closed and you have a tough situation for many women, now that...
  16. Replies
    110
    Views
    4,224

    Wild, meaning domestic violence?

    Wild, meaning domestic violence?
  17. Replies
    110
    Views
    4,224

    Nice job trying, grins. Unfortunately politics is...

    Nice job trying, grins. Unfortunately politics is emotional, not rational. (So rationing stockpiles will be Trumped by emoting blame and saving the best for me. Somebody count how many puns....)
    We...
  18. Yes. A good guy. He sounded so much older in this...

    Yes. A good guy. He sounded so much older in this video than he did at lunch on his porch.... I think this is a good year to make the pilgrimage up there and pay him a visit, appreciation, and due...
  19. Replies
    110
    Views
    4,224

    Wildbranch, no disrespect intended but I'm not...

    Wildbranch, no disrespect intended but I'm not sure I'd go with ny post for info on anything.... As for mismanagement by the administration: that is obvious: response time was slower than molasses in...
  20. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,746

    Gatsby, Soft maple = red maple = swamp maple. Do...

    Gatsby, Soft maple = red maple = swamp maple. Do you have gray pollen coming in?
  21. Fermented honey that has crystallized has the...

    Fermented honey that has crystallized has the "trails" the bubbles made as they rose through the liquid honey to the surface "frozen" in place by the crystallization. Alex, I believe fermentING honey...
  22. Replies
    110
    Views
    4,224

    Yes, dan, I got your reference. But good grief,...

    Yes, dan, I got your reference. But good grief, it was not exactly spelled out and if someone does not understand your "inside" joke please explain it with grace to clue them (and any others who did...
  23. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,377

    Terve! It is surprising a country with such a...

    Terve! It is surprising a country with such a long night is so happy. Maybe it's the Karelian piirahka or the viili.... Or maybe we all need more saunas....
  24. Replies
    10
    Views
    185

    Yes, back pressure needed.... We are on buckets....

    Yes, back pressure needed.... We are on buckets. Up to 150 possible on the lot. We've done 80 max so far. This year only about 50. If we do all and it's a good year I'd definitely need to run a...
  25. Replies
    10
    Views
    185

    Yeah, I store mine in the off season. I don't use...

    Yeah, I store mine in the off season. I don't use them for drinking water because the tap is fine. I think if you ran them in parallel you could do more sap volume but not concentrate as high. I set...
Results 1 to 25 of 225
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4