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  1. Re: My first two hives of 10,000 have been ordered :)

    WOW!!!!!! this thread is like a car crash and i cant turn away. when i had my colon surgery i didnt take advice from my surgeon either i explained to him my way was better .
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    hive feeding for out of state hives

    i have seen lots of hives about to starve because they were not sent heavy enough and hardly any flying days in the almonds. i can syrup your hives if you want
    call 626-733-2993 call / text or pm me
  3. semi unloading/loading hive scattering feeding and treating services

    services for out of state beekeepers i have 2 24 foot trucks and 2 swingers , run out of visalia area . 1 ton feeding truck can hold 6,000 pounds fast pump , and i have a vm vaporizer. pm me or call...
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    Re: this wasnt in my business plan!

    harry i lived in silverton for 2 years and my brother lived half way between silverton and silver falls and every september i would have bees crawling up my shorts were those yours? and thanks for...
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    Re: this wasnt in my business plan!

    yes i definitely noticed the bees do not want to go into the box of moldy comb. they did work it but it took a long time. during the black sage if it was a whole box they ignored it. so i had to pull...
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    Re: this wasnt in my business plan!

    i just wanted to update on this incident. lost about 300 hive total mostly singles. but we combined the weak ones that were left. they made it thru the almonds came out super light after feeding 2...
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    Re: this wasnt in my business plan!

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    this was taken this morning. same road. i had to go a different way thru water over the hood of my truck.
    i will post beeyard pics later but lots of cleanup needed and forklift as many...
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    Re: this wasnt in my business plan!

    around 600
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    this wasnt in my business plan!

    i went to check out a yard i am concerned about during this rain. wasn't able to get in without a boat. we had 2 inches in a couple hours.

    30319 30320:scratch:

    its a good thing i...
  10. Thread: Loader lights

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    Re: Loader lights

    better for what , keeping bees from coming out or being able to see good.

    one of our lifts has a switch to power top or bottom lites, they are amber, it works out pretty good.
  11. Thread: the gold mine

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    Re: the gold mine

    I was done but honey 4 all, why are you directing that post to me. all that is in your post is no stranger to me except, I would take time out to walk a daughter down the isle, if i understood that...
  12. Thread: the gold mine

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    Re: the gold mine

    I will leave this thread with a simple question to new enteprenours in this trade, when you are contemplating going commercial and asking advise do you want the blue pill or the red pill. yes lots of...
  13. Thread: the gold mine

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    Re: the gold mine

    there have been many posts in the past about some beekeeper with a few hives who wants to go commercial, they start running the math . but that is the problem this is a business with no simple...
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    Re: any commercial overwinter up north

    I know a few who overwinter in the Dakotas and Idaho. some do better than others. on the good side 30% loss, bad side 90% they put the hives into patatoe sheds or ventilated shops. it is a good idea...
  15. Thread: the gold mine

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    the gold mine

    ok I have seen a lot of beeks wanting to know what is the quickest way to get to the riches of commercial beekeeping. just send them to almonds and count the gold and silver bullion they get in...
  16. Re: which state is best to home base if pollinating almonds?

    I am chiming in a little late but wow, well said. honey for all. you must have the gift of gab because this person actually took some of your advise and at least pondered it a little bit.

    just...
  17. Re: How hard is it on a hive to make the migration to California from the east coast?

    I see some of the best hives come from florida. they make the trek just fine, as long as your driver does a good job. don't let that stop you the hives come out of almonds looking great. you have to...
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    Re: Your starting out story

    ok I will be the glass half empty .

    business plan, loan , aspirations. I could go on with this forever.

    the comment about don't tell you about the birds and the bees. what does that mean. if...
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    Re: Italians outpacing Carniolan

    most of my strong hives this spring were carnies, I had a tough time finding strong Italian hives to graft from. we had them we just had way more strong carnies. and of course our afro crossbreeds
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    Re: I would like to be a commercial beek

    That is all you need. Now you will make millions
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    Re: What to do with a squater?

    from all the responsis to this post i gather you should just let the other beek make lots of honey and it would be the right thing to help them pull all that honey they made and put it on their...
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    WOW!!! nuf said i have been schooled by someone with 7 hives
    he must have 1 more than i do which is why i am posting in the commercial section
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    just wanted to add that i realize they are less then 10% of growers but it can start a new trend and force prices lower.
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    i wanted to get back to this post when i had more time.

    i am sure all who read this will not care at all but i see this as a big problem. the reason i have become a commercial beekeeper is that...
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    Re: Closed to the public?

    i can see jims point as we are all dependant on the land owners as i think that was the lady in post. and since we are dependant on them i would feel an obligation to let them on my property. do they...
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