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    Re: Buying an Extractor....

    How big do you plan on getting; will help justify the one you need. If you plan on only having a couple more hives, you don't really need to buy a big one. Too many times people come into our...
  2. Re: Is it tougher and tougher to control mites with OAV?

    In all my years of beekeeping, I haven't had much of a problem with mites. Confectionery Sugar kills the mites and the bees use the sugar. It's a win win.
    My stores sell Formic Pro which is...
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    Re: What recourse do I have?

    Hedges would be awesome!
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    Re: What recourse do I have?

    Fences are not usually a violation. That would put fencing companies out of jobs.

    I think checking the local ordnance would be where to start, or contact a fence company and have them install...
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    Re: What recourse do I have?

    I received a similar letter a few years ago... 2010 or 11 maybe. Anyways, I had way more than 3 hives behind my office building. They went to the township and wanted me to remove my bees because...
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    Sticky: Re: 8 frame vs. 10 frame equipment

    I am 62 and have always used 10 frame. In my stores I tell people, if they want a lighter super because of age or some ladies want lighter supers, I tell them use 10 frame deeps for Brood and use...
  7. Thread: Hornet Nest

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    Re: Hornet Nest

    Hey, I resemble that remark! lol
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    Re: Hornet Nest

    :thumbsup: At this late in the year, it's just best to avoid the area and in about 8 weeks or so, the queen will have left to bury herself for the Winter, and the others will have died.
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    Re: Flow Hives (again)

    With all the problems we're having with the bees dying, why anyone would use plastic in their hives is beyond me. They don't really like it, they make their own wax and work better without mans...
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    Re: Flow Hives (again)

    As a bee-store owner I can tell you more people who bought them came in and put their bees in regular hives.

    " Frankly, I am tired of people raving about how wonderful the Flow Hive invention...
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    Re: weight of honey

    Wait for?
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    Re: weight of honey

    Also... a pound of feathers and a pound of gold is both a pound, but the volume we know is way different.

    "People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they...
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    Re: weight of honey

    No I was stating that there is a difference... when I sell a 5 gallon pail the weight may differ.... Raw honey they bought 2 months ago weighed more and that was their complaint as the one they...
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    Re: weight of honey

    The thing about honey is that it is not uniform. There are many different types of honey and they all weigh different amounts per volume so the only real way to sell it is by volume.... and the only...
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    Re: I've got 1600 lbs of honey, now what?

    You weren't charging enough .... JW Try 10 next year... to help cover your costs and the beekeeping business.
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    Re: I've got 1600 lbs of honey, now what?

    I sell my honey @ 8.95 8oz glass jars ....10 to 17.95 1 lb glass jars ...... 15.95 to 21.95 for 2 lb glass jars and so on. Price is depending on what kind of honey and how much of that kind I...
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    Poll: Re: test poll

    I vote that Washington gets the boot, and we start over...
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    Re: First Inspection

    You should hit the hive with Powdered sugar, also known as confectioners' sugar, to kill those beetles. When I start my smoker, I give it hard squeezes to get the thing going and keep doing that...
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    Re: Queen/Drone Traps

    At the beginning of this thread is a picture of an old one Brac... nope that was on another one... just do a search for queen traps at the top...

    Here is the thread address:...
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    Re: Is this a queen trap?

    Yep! That is what those are... I always loved them... but that was me... I have about 50+ of them... and just made more to sell.
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    Re: Queen/Drone Traps

    Back in the 60's and 70's we used them to prevent swarming... what was nice, is if the queen went in the bees would start balling her and we would take them and the trap, move it to another hive...
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    Re: Honey in Beer

    Lost me ARK BEE...

    Are you saying you didn't get up?
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    Re: Honey in Beer

    Barry, my teachers always said, we couldn't :no: unless we brought enough for everyone. :w: So we will all be waiting for ours. :D And... I don't even drink. :ws
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    Re: Imitation Honey sold in Ohio

    One... that is what it is worth, a dollar and that's why it is being sold there.... I am sure no one was having any luck at selling that crapola, and second... why would you tell us there is an...
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    Re: First Honey Super ON!

    Good Job! Have fun! ;)
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