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    Re: Harvesting Uncapped Frames?

    Try this linkhttps://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?357307-Apivar-and-Supers. Not certian I did this correctly but I asked the same question and there is some valuable information here.
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    Re: Old frames and racoons

    I read an article that racoons have a very high percentage of rabies and other diseases, so I was concerned.
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    Old frames and racoons

    I left a couple of brood boxes with 10 frames each near my bee yard to have the bees clean them out. They were from dead outs ..... last year. I noticed the racoons had a feast and were eating some...
  4. Thread: Runny Honey

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    Re: Runny Honey

    I failed to mention that after the moisture content is down I pour it into a Maxant bottling tank that is heated. My experience is that the heat in the tank possibly reduces the moisture content even...
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    Re: Apivar and Supers

    I think what I may do is take all supers off. Process only capped supers and when that process is completed separately process the uncapped supers and if necessary place those 5 gallon buckets in a...
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    Re: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

    MIchael,
    How many pounds of sugar is required to fill to 4" below top?
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    Re: Apivar and Supers

    Sorry I wasn'r very clear. I normally have a supers tha that have frames that are not ready to be harvested because they are only partially capped. If I wasn't using Apivar I woul let them sit on...
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    Apivar and Supers

    The instructions for Apivar advise that supers be removed before using. My question is very basic. When harvesting honey I usually have supers that are partially filled or partially capped I would...
  9. Thread: Runny Honey

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    Re: Runny Honey

    I always dehumidifiy when my honey is already in buckets. I place buckets in a small room, slide covers backabout 50%, and turn on a dehumidifier. Works every time.
  10. 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...
  14. 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.
  21. 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.
  23. 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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