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  1. Re: Video! harvesting honey Wisconsin 2019 enjoy :D

    After harvesting do you treat and if so with what product and do you then feed?
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    Re: TREAT or FEED

    I had 5 or more hives swarm proably due probably to my use of single deeps and horrible weather this year only. After severl of them had swarmed twice, I gave up on a new queen returning and...
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    Re: TREAT or FEED

    I was thinking I’d Mite Away scrips. I have at least 5 hives that swarmed and I restarted with new queens. I will feed them only and not treat as they are weak and had a brood break.The other hives...
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    TREAT or FEED

    I have always harvested honey, then treated, and later fed the bees. I am running single deeps and a local beek told me I am doing it backward. I shoud feed and then treat. First year with singles...
  5. Re: Video! harvesting honey Wisconsin 2019 enjoy :D

    Although we do this on a smaller scale, I enjoyed this video. Thanks
    What part of Wisconsin are you located in?.It would be interesting to see a video on how you treat that many hives and also on...
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    Re: Pouring from 5 gallon bucket

    The Amazon pumps are not made for heavy duty service, but the one I purchased is very well constructed for the money. I have not tried it out yet but I will be doing so in about a couple of weeks...
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    Re: MAQS on single deep hive

    I will probably go with one strip as my hives have done poorly this year and I dont want to stress them any further. If necessry I willtest and use agian.
    Thanks for the help.
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    Re: Pouring from 5 gallon bucket

    I followed your link and the one I purchased is the one with the long post. Hope it doesn't leak.
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    Re: Pouring from 5 gallon bucket

    I found a pump that has a lid that fits on 5 gallon buckets. Once the lid is securred you simply hand pump the syrup into the top feeders.I havent used it yet but I can place 5 gallon buckets of...
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    Re: MAQS on single deep hive

    On a single deep do you use a single or double strip. I run single deeps and plan on using MAQs after the fall harvest. I plan on using a empty honey super at that time. I use SBB but will close...
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    Re: Putting a shallow supper below deep?

    I have never heard of this. Normally in our area we have 2 brood boxes by now.
  12. Re: not new to bee stings, but I just had a real bad reaction

    How about bee suit with a veil?
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    Re: Maxant Wax Melter

    I will be ordering one after I harvest this years honey which is the lowest in 10 years. I was unable to find any good directions so your information is very helpful. Thanks.
  14. How to clean supers and other parts from mice in barn

    I have a lot of hive parts including supers, deeps (no frames) top feeders, inner covers etc that were impacted by mice over the winter in my barn. I have removed everything and placed it all outside...
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    Re: Maxant Wax Melter

    ARAN, Can you explain generally the process. For example how much water, what do you drain first and what valve do you use for each step.Thanks
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    Pouring from 5 gallon bucket

    Has anyone figured out a way to pour sugar syrup from a 5 gallon bucket into top hive feeders. Have been doing it for years and find it to BEE a mess. I used to transfer to 5 gallon water cooler...
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    Maxant Wax Melter

    Has anyone had any experience with a Maxant wax melter? It is a single wall tank in which you heat water and place in cappings to melt. It has two external spigets. Initially drain the water and...
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    Re: OAV with honey supers

    The label should answer your question. I do everything possible to not contaminate my honey. Contrary to the advice of many in the bee world this is a very powerful chemical and caution is advised...
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    Re: strange honey question

    I don't understand how it could ferment so quickly. My experience is different. I do have some frames that are about a year old that I have removed and not extracted that have fermented. Is this...
  20. Re: NOT being built like a linebacker helps sometimes

    I found thus very interesting. You did a very clean and thorough job. You were well prepared. Hope they paid you well.
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    Re: Bees staying home

    Have done a final check and had about 3-5 hives swarm. I took3 of them and determined they had swarmed at least twice. There were low populations, some limited capped brood from previous queen and...
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    Re: MAQS vs. Formic Pro

    What is the single application method?
  23. Thread: Busy Supers

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    Re: Busy Supers

    I have answered my own question.With very active hives there are large volumes of bees and they simply go to the top super to cool off. I use screened inner covers so it is about as close to air...
  24. Thread: Busy Supers

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    Busy Supers

    I have always placed on supers when the top super was generally 70% or so filled with nectar even though uncapped. I would also lift the top super and I could tell how it was progressing. This year...
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    Re: Distance between hives

    I have no scientific evidence to support my thoughts but this is what I have experienced over the past 10 years. I keep about 15 hives on my back property in an oak type forested area that is...
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