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    Re: Mann Lake Alert

    My orders go in like clock work. I order what I need in the fall for spring and order in spring what I need in the fall. I feel I've never had problems unless I ordered something I needed right away...
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    Re: If you had it to do all over...

    40+ years in the business. I would take the insurance check, and buy a small island. I would have a dozen hives to watch them work while I kick back.

    I start over every year with new bees, but...
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    Re: Ohio honey for sale

    The barrels are all sold. Still have a few skids of buckets. Hoping to start extracting by 7-15-2020. If you are looking for honey by the barrels please let me know.
    Thanks,
    Ron
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    Re: Linden flow

    The bugs are eating up the basswood leafs here. No bloom this year. No rain in weeks. The clover is really producing.
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    I had someone come in and steal 20 hives and 100+ super from one of my yards with in the last 2 weeks. The yards was only two miles away from the shop. I called the sheriff and he give me a case #. I...
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    Re: 60lbs. Of honey

    Last year I produced 55 tons and the best price I got was $190 a bucket. Most of my honey gets sold to the beekeepers by the skid (24 bucket per skid) for $4200 which is is $175 a bucket. Been in the...
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    Ohio honey for sale

    I have a few barrels of 2019 crop left.

    650 lb barrels @ 2.55 a lb.

    60 lb buckets @ 185 a bucket.

    Skid price 24 buckets $175 a bucket ($4200). Only have a few skids left.

    If interest...
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    Poll: Re: How much wax?

    Was those numbers on old combs(20-60 year old combs). On a barrel of scrapings I can get 90+ lbs. On a barrel of slum I can 50-110 lbs. On a barrel of old combs 20-25 lbs. On a barrel of capping...
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    Poll: Re: How much wax?

    I rendered out 17 barrels of old comb from a guy last year. Even with a press only got 420 lbs. That was 2 hot days of work. I'll stick to scrapings and slum.
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    Re: 5 frame equipment for sale

    SOLD!!!!
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    5 frame equipment for sale

    I no longer sell nucs and was cleaning up the shop and came across new 5 frame equipment I no longer need.

    19 medium boxes
    25 deep boxes
    25 migratory tops
    25 solid bottoms
    Some other 5 frame...
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    Re: 2019 CA Sage Honey for sale

    I had a customer back out of 5 barrels of sage honey I was holding for him. The color is 21mm and moister is 14.9% very nice honey.

    Price in the barrel is $2.50 a lb. The barrel are brand new (not...
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    Looking for clean propolis

    I'm looking for about 20 lbs of clean propolis. It has to be washed and cleaned. NO WAX!

    Please email at [email protected] label (propolis for sale)
    Thanks,
    Ron
    419-581-1707 text
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    Re: sugar sold out?

    Just wish more people would hoard HONEY. Still sitting on 18 ton of 2019 crop.:popcorn:
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    Re: 2019 Honey for sale.

    I still have a few pallets left of 2019 clover and fall wildflower. If your not needing a full pallet, text me with what you needing and I can get you a shipping quote. Pick up is always welcome too.
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    Re: nuc sales agreement

    Really queen cages on the ground. Is this how beekeeping is done now at days. Most my bee yards are 50+ years old. I'm one that still opens my hives up and see what is going inside.:scratch:

    I...
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    Re: nuc sales agreement

    Mike has it with inspection certificate. That way if there is anything that is wrong you can show that they have be inspected before sale. Bee inspectors:bus
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    Re: Single Deeps and Swarming

    Still have to keep the mice out. No bee to protect the combs.
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    Re: Single Deeps and Swarming

    I run about a 1000 hives in singles with SBB. I use a entrance reducer in the winter. The only entrance or venting I have above the QE is the corner hole or mouse hole in the honey supers. I keep my...
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    Re: Single Deeps and Swarming

    I've been run single deeps for production for 30+ years. The queens I use is Wilbanks Italians. I see little to no swarming even on the wet years. The managing of single are a lot different then...
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    Re: Single Deeps and Swarming

    What breed of bee?????
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    Re: Acorn frames

    Ok website with no pricing. I really don't know how he gets is freight price so low. 6 skids from CA to NW Ohio less then $700. The prices you guys are talking are crazy. At the price I get acorn for...
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    Re: Acorn frames

    Acorn has a website? I have always just emailed my order to Nick and he emails me a total.
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    Re: Acorn frames

    Been dealing with Acorn sense the beginning. Great company to work with. I've sold them tons of beeswax too. Most company have been cutting there beeswax to make things cheaper, but Nick has kept it...
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    Re: Almond Prices

    Nick,

    If honey prices was like that chart everyone would be doing it. I think we was better off 20 years ago with package bee priced at $30 a package and honey at $.72 a lb. What was almond...
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