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    Sticky: Re: Hive design, what type?

    comfort hive https://youtu.be/D4tFVcR8Ouk?list=PLq48EWEvcb4SpIKlv9xKsCtI0e-IK9kbB

    "queen production" is wide topic and a wide range of equipment for certain tasks .... start, finish, mate etc......
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    Re: Wo ships queen cells

    That is completely untrue, just very few ship them in hobbyist quantity, HRA being one of them http://www.honeyrunapiaries.com/nwc-queens/orders/#cells

    The Miksa family has been at it for a very...
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    Re: Sam comfort 2018 video

    2 new just landed
    great look at his mating nuc mangment
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfZpLUNEEZ8&list=PLq48EWEvcb4SpIKlv9xKsCtI0e-IK9kbB&index=4&t=0s

    a lot of what we have hurd form hime...
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    Re: Cull bad queen cells

    yes they will
    Tarpy Et Al 2015 saw them tear down 57 of the E cells that were made, Hatch Et Al 1999 saw 53%
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    Sticky: Re: treating vs. not treating for mites: opinion thread

    https://lopezuribelab.com/comb/
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    Sticky: Re: treating vs. not treating for mites: opinion thread

    So far, and no suprize, small cell is lacking... 64% losses vs sub 20%
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    from: https://lopezuribelab.com/comb/
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    no credit for goggle finds !
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    lol I sent them to greg before posting them on bee l
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    Sticky: Re: a little scientific involvement with TF bees.

    the US commercial gene pool is more deverce then the native populations in Europe, the opsict of what one would expect.
    "We found that managed honey bees actually have higher levels of genetic...
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    Re: Failed OAV treatments?

    The OA lable reads "Use only in late fall or early spring when little or no brood is present. Oxalic Acid Dihydrate might damage bee brood. Oxalic Acid Dihydrate will not control Varroa mites in...
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    to bee fair, sam comfort has had a Zombee tat for quite a while
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    The name is used as a tongue and cheek name for survivor stock, a bit of a dig at those who don't believe such things exist
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    Sticky: Re: a little scientific involvement with TF bees.

    are you using a caged virgin as Larry Connor suggests?
    http://www.wicwas.com/sites/default/files/articles/Bee_Culture/BC2003-12.pdf


    then don't split....
    . Lusby 1989...
  13. Re: Still have lots of drone brood so today I grafted.

    its only costly if you use it to finish and bust up , the bees can go back to their hive in 24 hours so you only barrow them for a bit, once started the cells can be finished in a queen right hive ...
  14. Re: I dropped my queen outside my hive in the grass

    had a young one(just started to lay, no larva yet) get loose after I marked her and she took off, stood real still for about 2 min and I could hear here coming back, much releife to see that green...
  15. Re: Bees are omnivores and need the Amino Acids from microbes in bee bead.

    and that's the argument. We have had a lot of fokes say they went TF so they didn't mess with the microbes or some such
    and I have rode some of them hard about proof on what the microbes do (most...
  16. Bees need the Amino Acids from microbes in bee bead.

    "Bees actually require the non-plant proteins of these pollen-borne symbionts to complete their growth and development—which makes them omnivores,"...
  17. Re: Still have lots of drone brood so today I grafted.

    splits can cost you....
    a cup of bees in a foam mini (now on its 3rd round of queens) doesn't really
  18. Re: Still have lots of drone brood so today I grafted.

    Placed grafts last night, got a round caged and one being finished
    Still got plenty of drone brood, all the mating nucs are set up and runing and my cell builder is self sustaining(single box...
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    Re: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

    For ease of not haveing to heat water, and my back, I mix like elmer_fud with 25# bags and 2 gal of hot tap water to a 5 gal bucket.. makes 1.59:1 and its thick enuff it doesn't spoil.
    worth...
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    general statement on stock selection (that I harp on a lot :rolleyes:), not aimed at you, but this line as a great example
    There are those that would have split them 4 ways comes spring as they were...
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    welp... dives home my point that "survived a winter TF" doesn't make it breeding stock..

    if you want honey i say pinch the queen, 8 days later no more open brood, no more drain of resources and...
  22. Re: Bee questions (Deadheading and Lbs of sugar per hive a year)

    deadheading works well when the farmer times cuting the alfalfa right.

    sugar per hive is all about how much they make and how much you take
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    Re: Why Treatment Free.

    in your area I would check out http://yardbirdsfarm.com/beekeeping/
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    Re: Storing unmated queens

    my preference would be to leave them in the cages, in the builder.
    I just checked mine tonight... 4 alive, 3 dead, one still twitching a bit, 4 not emerged yet(broke open a cell and she came out )...
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    Re: Pre winter planing and experiment idea

    I see the 4500 number used in for deep langs as well...

    one sorce puts deep national at 6,360 cells per frame and the deep lang at 6141 cell per frame, another sorce says 6818 per frame for...
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