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    I would love to see some pics of your sculptures....

    I would love to see some pics of your sculptures. I have been wanting to try doing some metal sculptures. I am a novice welder. My experience is pretty much patching up equipment around the farm. I...
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    I know it's an old thread but new to me. I...

    I know it's an old thread but new to me. I started out flying control line planes as a kid then went to rc. I had a duraplane too! Big and clunky but could really take a beating. I fly a dji...
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    Art, not sure how your fall flow is but if my...

    Art, not sure how your fall flow is but if my hives were light right now I would be worried and start feeding heavily with 2:1 syrup asap. If you wanted to leave what little honey is left in the...
  4. Where have you been JW? I always got a kick out...

    Where have you been JW? I always got a kick out of your blunt, to the point posts. How are your bees? And yes best of luck to all on the path of Dorian. Hopefully it won't be as bad as they say. ...
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    Oops my bad.

    The original post is confusing - but - the header does read: "Combine colonies in August?" Colonies means bees, not combs/frames - and most likely both colonies are complete with their Queens as...
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    Yes. If you're just giving them combs not...

    Yes. If you're just giving them combs not combining bees. No problem.
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    "Yeah, I definitely screwed up planning. I could...

    "Yeah, I definitely screwed up planning. I could have easily given myself more room, but now I don't feel like pulling up the electric fence posts that I spent so much energy on hammering into the...
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    When I used the wand type vaporizer I used a jump...

    When I used the wand type vaporizer I used a jump pack similar to this one.
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    Maybe it's just me but no way would I eat or...

    Maybe it's just me but no way would I eat or serve honey to others that had been contaminated by mouse droppings and urine. If it has been in there long enough to have a litter it has been all over...
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    Thanks guys. I've always thought of clover as...

    Thanks guys. I've always thought of clover as just white Dutch.
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    The bees are all over this today. There is a...

    The bees are all over this today. There is a white with more oval shaped leaves and yellow flowered one that looks very similar but with pointy serrated looking leaves.
  12. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Sticky: Update. After going through every hive only four...

    Update. After going through every hive only four had it. My wife checked her notes and it turns out all four hives originated from a trapped swarm from last summer. All of my bees originated from...
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    Thanks Jeff it was moved, I posted in wrong...

    Thanks Jeff it was moved, I posted in wrong section. Thought everyone should read this article it is taking a concerning direction.
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    Honey bees infect wild bees

    Interesting article here

    From Discover on Google https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190626160339.htm
  15. Thread: Tetracycline

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    No drug should be fed when there is danger of...

    No drug should be fed when
    there is danger of contaminating the honey crop. Fol-
    low the directions carefully and do not overdose. Re-
    member that spores may and often do survive feeding
    of these...
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    I would prefer lower taxes than wasting any money...

    I would prefer lower taxes than wasting any money at all. Subsidizing hobbies seems wasteful to me, and we all know the bees don't need saving. At least not the honeybees. I have no dog in this...
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    Re: Free beehives for Virginians

    I love bees as much as the next guy but if I paid taxes in Virginia this would make me mad. It's like they're looking for ways to waste taxpayer money.
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    Free beehives for Virginians

    https://www.nbc12.com/2019/06/17/virginia-residents-can-get-free-beehives/
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    I of got the same message from Randy Oliver's...

    I of got the same message from Randy Oliver's June ABJ article on breeding for mite resistance. If Randy with 1500 hives can only get 4% that MAY show some resistance but not guaranteed to be...
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    https://theapiarist.org/leave-and-let-die/ ...

    https://theapiarist.org/leave-and-let-die/

    This article will likely ruffle some feathers.
  21. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Sticky: I got Terra pro powder, two ten pound buckets. I...

    I got Terra pro powder, two ten pound buckets. I wasn't sure how much to order, hopefully that's enough to treat fortyish hives. I've been down the last few days with my illness but as soon as I'm...
  22. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Sticky: No idea where this is coming from. My two...

    No idea where this is coming from. My two infected yards have their own set of hi e tools, jackets, and smokers. The yard at the farm does have commercial hives on both sides of it and I know he...
  23. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Sticky: I was contacted yesterday by a beekeeper in...

    I was contacted yesterday by a beekeeper in Wheeling, she lost four of her five hives to efb this year and number five has it now. She's just giving up for this year. Another beek from Morristown...
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    Sticky: Yes I'll have to pull supers first. Or maybe...

    Yes I'll have to pull supers first. Or maybe just all supers on hives that show signs of efb and treat them, then after flow treat the rest since they are still packing it in.

    Can any vet issue...
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    Sticky: Well things are getting worse. I went to another...

    Well things are getting worse. I went to another yard 45 minutes away and found two hives there that appear to have efb as well. They look just like the confirmed efb hive. Now I don't know what...
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