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    Re: Any ideas on how to capture this swarm?

    aran said "I would place a 10 frame, FD super ( on a bottom board, of course) against the trunk.
    Place a sheet of plastic under it." Then I would add a couple frames of old comb, couple drops of...
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    Re: Beekeeping as a business. lets talk business..

    When I was ready to sell honey I got in touch with a cpa and I decided to set up an s corp I also do some sub contracting construction and that all goes through the corp my wife's income all gets...
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    Re: Drilling holes in boxes...

    so i have holes in most of me boxes and bottom entrances (gets hot in Fl ) I have noticed that incoming bees with pollen or nectar use the middle and upper entrances (holes) but most of the bees...
  4. Re: Why is called "comb" the wax structure where the honey is stored?

    that wasn't much help honey comb doesn't look much like any of those Explanations but a section of cut comb held on edge sort of looks like comb
  5. Re: effects on the longevity and prolificacy of queens in hives submitted to OAV

    Here is the answer to the first post http://scientificbeekeeping.com/extended-release-oxalic-acid-progress-report-4/
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    Re: Ideas to improve goldenrod honey odor

    last honey produced here N Fl I leave it for the bees winter feed if it"s still there in the spring I use it for making splits
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    Re: Fondant any better then sugar bricks?

    that works great in a perfect world but I'm sure u know the world ain't perfect but what ever floats your boat go for it
  8. Re: best option to handle fungi all over stored comb?

    what do u do to prevent wax moths 50 suppers with comb stored in boxes total los to wax moths
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    Re: Black lives matter political post on Beesource

    running firefox zero adds
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    Re: Electrolyte/Vitamin Supplements

    Getting kind of crazy with folks feeding bananas to their bees toooooooo :-)
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    Re: Has anyone tired this on Small Hive beetles

    I use a soapy water set up like that too
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    Re: Beekeeping in extreme hot weather

    pigs don't sweat :-)
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    Re: A unique way to clean your hive tools.

    mostly use my thumb nail some times another hive tool not rocket science
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    Re: Aaaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I use thymol but I'm sure its synthetic
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    Sticky: Re: pdf version of walt wright's manuscript

    I paid $10.00 a few years ago for his ms money well spent works well for me in Fl.
  16. Re: Florida Panhandle - Pollen coming into hives, bees hitting red maples

    Here in Havana 2
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    Re: A New Chapter in Beesource

    wow thanks Barry Can’t believe its been 20 years I started lurking on this web site in 2000 joined in 05 Barry and our old friend Pedro are responsible for me returning to keeping of bees after...
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    Re: Honey turned solid 2 weeks after extracting

    There is an old saying from years gone by that its so hot u can hear the corn grow
    Can You Hear the Corn Grow? Yes! - Science Newsline
    www.sciencenewsline.com/summary/2016112815330001.html
    Nov 28,...
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    Re: Honey turned solid 2 weeks after extracting

    True but in the summer when it gets hot u may find bees collecting corn sap where the leaves join the stalk the heat sometimes make the stalk crack there and u know bees can find anything sweet
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    Re: Pic of some Irma prep

    just put cinder blocks on mine just north of tallahassee fl 50 mph not to bad
  21. Re: What don't you like about Mann Lake's 18 frame extractor vs Maxant's 20 frame one

    Soooooo I must bee the odd duck here I got the ML 9/18 and I can run 30 medium frames put extra frames between the 18 spacing.
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    Re: Amazon Oxalic Acid Killed my Hives!

    31.5 thanks
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    Re: Amazon Oxalic Acid Killed my Hives!

    I think his table is for the dribble method. 45 grams ox to 600 L water 600 grams sugar. So I went to west marine to buy wood bleach and they had Oxalic acid and I guess it must b the pure stuff...
  24. Re: Can someone explain the mixing and application directions for BT on supers?

    i use 1 tsp per gallon and have good results I stacked them wet last year and had a major mold problem the ones that Weren’t to bad the bees cleaned up.
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    Re: Advice needed on a balled queen

    So I had a swarm in Feb way too early for this part of Fl. No drones or drone cells in any hive but they all flew back to the hive. Upon inspecting for swarm cells ( there weren’t any or drone...
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