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    Re: Premature ejaculation

    In the case of bees these were old mature drones.

    When doing insemination this phenomena is a nuisance sometimes. Sticking with a needle into the abdomen sides prevents this pretty much.
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Not me. I grew past that some years ago, but I know exactly what you mean.
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    Re: Global Warming

    Back to topic.

    https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/climate/seasonal-to-decadal/long-range/forecasts/co2-forecast
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    Re: Carni queens

    Strange looking photos in their web site. Yellow carnies...never heard of.
  5. Re: How long can a colony stay alive without fresh air?

    Depends on the quality of snow, if terribly wet and condensed it could cause troubles.
    If light and dry I would not worry about it. Great insulation and bees warmth smelt enough to keep air moving.
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    Re: Listen to the Music

    Classic

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IB6B58z6MUo
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    Re: Global Warming

    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/14/blackrock-ceo-larry-fink-says-climate-change-will-soon-reshape-markets.html
  8. Re: German Black bees in the Southeastern US actually Apis mellifera iberiensis?

    Pure Apis mellifera mellifera is a very calm bee, which has one an easy to notice distinctive quality: it runs like honey towards the bottom bar of the frame. When holding one long enough, they drop...
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    Re: Country side life in the ´60s

    Much of the film is recorded in Ruovesi, the place where I live.

    It is sort of a reflection of my childhood memories. Sweet memories!
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    Country side life in the ´60s

    I wonder if this plays outside Finland?


    https://elonet.finna.fi/Record/kavi.elonet_elokuva_669563?fbclid=IwAR0p04BE36YaCZjRB3MtCLh8UTC-8NUPV13OolFK3RohgBWcmQ8C7OTxM3c
  11. Re: Primitive beekeeping (bee trees, log hives, etc)

    Absolutely fascinating read, thanks!
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    :doh:

    This thread is getting expensive.

    I do have Adams book "In the search of the best bee.." but it is a translation, in Swedish, the only one I could find way back before Amazon.

    Had to...
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    Brother Adam used inbreeding as a tool to fix traits.


    When we look at the many words Brother Adam used to write about the dangers of inbreeding it is good to remember, that in the beginning, ...
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    Re: Asian Giant Hornet

    Please explain!
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    The initials, here TR= Thomas Rueppel and PN= Preissel and Neuburger, on the breeder queens "name" is a sign that they have raised and evaluated that particular queen. The owner of that hive. (I...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    He is using monticola Elgon, but monticola is not only Erik Österlund. There are other breeders using it too.

    I am curious to find the exact breeder originating from Erik Österlund. Is Elgon in...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Crossing new material is just for advanced breeders. Normal beekeepers use buckfast bees as any other race. Crossings are done to get some new trait into buckfast race, the new F1 needs to be...
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    Has the capensis ability to thelytoky ever been discussed when using these lines? I have understood that it is somewhat of a nuisance, the possibility to take over other hives.

    recovery after...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Can you point out more precisely which breeder queen?
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    Re: Are they nuts or hardy winter bees

    Ashes smelt snow and form a warmer landing surface in winter conditions, used in Finland specially by hobby beekeepers and just before cleansing flight
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    I looked at couple pedigrees of Paul Jungels breeders. At least the first ones seemed to be made in that old way: new stuff in from fathers side, mother line is old stuff.

    " B154(PJ) is...
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    "B153(TR) is a queen of Thomas Rueppel (DE) mated in 2017, descendant G13 of Takab93aR. She is a Buckfast who comes from a line of pure meda (Iran)-combination well established."

    This...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Inbreeding is inevitable in closed population breeding (I remember reading some calculations about how big a population and how many breeder queens one must have to maintain sex alleles for 20 years,...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    I´m very pleased that you present the work of Brother Adam in such detail. I think there must be living a small teacher inside you, just like me. :)

    When reading your text I stopped in the word...
  25. Re: Penn State "COMB" project posts Dec 2019 update

    OK,

    This is interesting.

    There are several possibilities:
    VSH bees open all cells containing mites (detected by sense of smell, sick bee odor, or whatever) and then they after opening the...
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