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    Re: Cell size survey.

    Many years ago Dee Lusby posted a map about cell sizes. Let us take worker brood cells only. The jest of the map was that the further north and higher the altitude the larger the brood cell. It has...
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    Re: Cell size survey.

    Many years ago Dee Lusby posted a map about cell sizes. Let us take worker brood cells only. The jest of the map was that the further north and higher the altitude the larger the brood cell. It has...
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    Re: Is my frame spacing wrong?

    TheBeeLoudGlade

    Just reread your original post and noted this is your first year.

    I believe strongly in the 1.25" wide frame. There are those who will incorrectly tell you that you will end up...
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    Re: Is my frame spacing wrong?

    The standard description of a brood box is based on frames that are 1.375" wide - ie:8 frame. I suspect that the Kelly foundationless frames might be 1.25" wide. Foundationless frames would appeal...
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    Re: Sauerkraut

    >>>>>>>>>>>> but peeking can result in spoilage. <<<<<<<<<<<<

    Three of my crocks are water moats. I will peek about once a week and check. The gas will cause the cabbage andtop caps to rise above...
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    Re: 11 frames in brood chamber

    <<<<<<Most burr comb is in the honey supers where I space them out to 9 and sometimes 8 to a box. >>>>>>

    I run 9 in an 11 frame box. Little burr but do have brace comb.

    Fusion, understand the...
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    Re: 11 frames in brood chamber

    <<<<<<<<<< The bees seemed to do a better job of drawing the frames with the tight spacing.

    I do think that the bees brood up faster in the spring with the small cell tight spacing and that is why...
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    Re: Sauerkraut

    Hey Vance,

    Drove by Whole Foods today and 22 pounds of cabbage jumped into the car. It's cylindrical form was reduced to shreds. Can't believe how many pounds i have chewed through in two months. ...
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    Re: foundationless options

    <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< . Personally, I don't think a foundationless frame will hold up in the extractor,>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    It's all in the technique. All of my honey supers are...
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    Re: 11 frames in brood chamber

    <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<Anyone run 11 frames in a 10 frame or 9 in a 8 frame brood box? >>>>>>>>>>>>>

    For 8 years. I run 11 frames in an 11 frame deep hive body. Most incorrectly refer to it as a ten...
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    Re: Sauerkraut

    Vance:

    >> You said you were in central alabama as opposed to LA lower alabama.<<

    The state is roughly about 200 miles(E/W) by 350 miles(N/S). The highest mile marker on i-65 (N/S) is 366 (TN...
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    Re: Sauerkraut

    Try covered cast iron. It has a different taste. Each to there own.

    My Mother used pork ribs that were roasted uncovered in a oven til the potatoes caramelized on the surface. Meine Oma used a...
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    Re: Sauerkraut

    Vance:

    >> You said you were in central alabama as opposed to LA lower alabama.<<

    The state is roughly about 200 miles(E/W) by 350 miles(N/S). The highest mile marker on i-65 (N/S) is 366 (TN...
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    Re: Sauerkraut

    Vance,

    The SD route looks like Googlemap's southern route. Its 32 to 33 hours one way and since towing 2,500+ pounds I won't be doing the speed limit<GG>. Figure it will take atleast a week + to...
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    Re: Sauerkraut

    Here's one from meine Oma.

    Buy the fattest pork roast in the store. Get "enough" white potatoes, peeled or not. Get a "few" sweet apples. Have plenty of homemade kraut. Get a cast iron Dutch...
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    Re: Sauerkraut

    >>>mustard and caraway seed, <<<<<

    Will try a small batch with mustard.The standard around here is a garlic lemon dill so getting tired of garlic

    Yes, I eat sauerkraut on my eggs
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    Thanks for the offer of a room. We'll bring our own. Added a popup to our inventory. Its hard sided so the park rangers wont get upset.

    Packed a batch of new carraway recently. Such a pleasant...
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    Re: Sauerkraut

    Hey Vance,

    I'm coming to see you this or next summer. You're only 2000 miles one way <GG>.

    Every 4 months I stick my head in an see whats on Beesource and I see it hasnt changed. It must have...
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    Re: Making Sauerkraut

    Many are put off by the high cost of a real crock. This last time a 2 gallon glass cookie jar from Wallyworld was one of the crocks used. Having good results. No mold build up. It was about 15.00.
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    Re: Harley Craig - Genius?

    How many frames did you uncap?

    The problem I had was wax built up between the blades and the motor started to overheat.

    It didnt make sense as isnt wax a lubricant???
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    Re: What qualifies as unfiltered honey

    https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/Extracted_Honey_Standard%5B1%5D.pdf

    (a)
    Filtered.
    Filtered honey is honey of any type defined in these standards that has been filtered to...
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    Re: EFB NUC, to burn or not to burn

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05tCHtUyNHM
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    Re: Making Sauerkraut

    How about a link on that mandolin???

    Need to get a cut proof glove?

    Cut 30 pounds this morning with a knife. The most time consuming part was sharpening the knives. What the wife does to a...
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    Re: Making Sauerkraut

    <<<<<<<<< ToeOfDog, you mentioned eating kraut with eggs. I thought that was the most disgusting thing I had ever read, but I tried some of my first batch on a fried egg sandwich. It was...
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    Re: making winter bees into summer bees

    <<<<<<<<<<<<<<jmho, but i think the bees may be healthier overall if allowed to diet on honey vs. stored syrup. when they are not brooding the daily caloric requirement is relatively low and very few...
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