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  1. Re: Double Nucs and equipment for sale, getting out of Beekeeping-Greenwich NY

    All the Bees are sold.
    All the extra Nuc bodies are sold
    All Triangle escape boards are sold

    Everything else is listed above is still for sale,

    (PS- I tried to edit the original message, but...
  2. Re: Double Nucs and equipment for sale, getting out of Beekeeping-Greenwich NY

    Here is a video of my road side stand self serve honey dispenser listed above

    https://youtu.be/y7oq4DHZVoI
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    Re: Getting out of Bees after 15 years

    I just posted what I am selling in the exchange. Thanks everybody.
    https://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?348439-Double-Nucs-and-equipment-for-sale-getting-out-of-Beekeeping-Greenwich-NY
  4. Double Nucs and equipment for sale, getting out of Beekeeping-Greenwich NY

    I am located just 10 minutes south of Betterbee in Greenwich NY
    SharpBee Honey

    You must pick at my house in Greenwich, NY (NO drop ins, by appointment only!)

    My contact info is
    Ed Sharp...
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    Re: Getting out of Bees after 15 years

    Thanks for the spreadsheet JW. It seems like alot of us northerners have that wish to move south. lol

    I think that is one of my problems Little John, I can't keep myself out of them and I keep...
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    Re: Getting out of Bees after 15 years

    Here are the Nucs as of last weekend. A couple are in danger of swarming if they don't get put into a bigger house. Any advice on pricing before I post them to the exchange along with my wooden ware...
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    Re: Getting out of Bees after 15 years

    Thanks for the comments everybody, I know this is one of the few places where people could really relate to the situation. I want to just clarify that the main reason for getting out of Beekeeping...
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    Re: Getting out of Bees after 15 years

    Hi Trish,

    I wish I had done that a few years ago, but at this point I am just looking at my immediate exit strategy trying get my life back. Lol.
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    Re: Getting out of Bees after 15 years

    Hi Matt,
    Yeah the bad back is a big part of it, it isn't so much lifting, but the bending that gets me and I have everything on 18 inch hive stands. There are just so many things are telling me it's...
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    Getting out of Bees after 15 years

    After 15 years or so of keeping Bees I find that I can no longer devote all my time(and money)not to mention the fact that my back can no longer withstand the wear and tear of keeping Bees. I live...
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    Re: how long are queen larva fed for?

    I recall reading on this forum a few years ago where someone had a breakdown of the cell building process, like when the nurse bees were utilizing pollen more and what stage (days) syrup intake was...
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    Re: queen pheromone

    Ditto on the lemongrass oil, that is what I use in my swarm traps and it works like a charm.
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    Re: Your last graft when...

    I just did my last graft August 30th, the latest I have ever done. There are still plenty of drones in the hives here.
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    Wax moth math

    Bee Math, or the timing of the developmental part of their early lives is well documented. M Bush has this available on his web site in a helpful page. http://www.bushfarms.com/beesmath.htm
    I am...
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    Re: Calories burned per hour of beekeeping?

    If you can only drink water and avoid the sugary drinks like Gatorade or soda when you are dehydrated from working your bees it can be a decent way to loose a little weight.
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    Re: Queen rearing calendar Generator

    Ryan, yes, thanks for pointing that out too, I don't know why they changed it, it was always spot on for me before the change.I was going by the calculator sheet I printed out from "The Beeyard" and...
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    Re: Do you put weight on your top covers?

    I use flat patio bricks when I can and have an assortment of rocks and concrete chunks around. If you use poly covers you would be crazy not too. I also do not trust any hive top that even seems to...
  18. Thread: Betterbee

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    Re: Betterbee

    I have been buying my supplies from betterbee for 12 years and I am a very satisfied customer. My only complaint is that they are often out of of stock of wooden ware just when I need it, but I live...
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    Re: Styrofoam hives

    I started out with the BeeMax hives 12 years ago and they have good and bad features. They are light and I think they may have slightly more insulating power. I had no problems the first three years...
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    Re: Oops, I think it's white wax time

    It is pretty looking stuff though.
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    Re: Honey Bee Healthy ? Yea, Nay or "Meh"?

    Ditto on the robbing problems. I can find enough other things to spend my bee money on.
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    Re: Russell Apiaries SunKist Cordovan Queens

    Thanks for the info, good things to know both upside and downside.
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    Re: Russell Apiaries SunKist Cordovan Queens

    I have just ordered 2 Sunkist Cordovians and was wondering how everyone's Sunkists were progressing.
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    Re: Identifying Nosema via fecal stains

    I have the stringy bee poop condition with all my hives this year and have been wondering what was up with that. The bees seem to be ok otherwise and I have not been finding sick bees on the ground,...
  25. Thread: BeeMax??

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    Re: BeeMax??

    I started out with Beemax hives 10 years ago and for the first couple of years ants were not a problem. Then the ants began to take a liking to my beemax bottom boards which is bad enough, but when...
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