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    Re: Honey bound feedback please

    They are long. In June it is not uncommon to still have light on the horizon until after 11 pm. I am right exactly on the western edge of the Atlantic time zone. I have set on the deck and watched...
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    Re: Honey bound feedback please

    lower holes are openings and uppers are vents. There are 7 openings on one side and 6 on the other. It's just the lumber dimensions I had to work with. Most I have had in it at one time is 8 queens....
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    Honey bound feedback please

    Back last ast year we knew our hives were getting honey bound early in June. Didn't have a lot extra drawn comb so added a box on top. Then off we went on vacation for 8 days. Had to work so it took...
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    first round cold,wet and windy. no matter how I tried we had 20 queen cells dry out after they started drawing them out. Larva still in bottom of cups dry as a bone. the 3 more didn't take so that...
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    Re: new packages delayed

    The problem is if you don't want them two others do. So a discount in not likely. You might get your refund though. If so you will need a backup sources to replace those bees.
    Here my first queens...
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    Re: East Texas says Hello!

    Welcome from east Canada
  7. Re: DON'T Smoke 'um if you got 'um OR How I Ditched My Smoker

    Some days I use it and some days not. If I have a specific job and well be through in a short time almost never lite smoker. Doing full inspections almost always will. May not use it and sometimes...
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    Re: new to this

    Welcome. Now the fun begins.
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    Did a quick look before work today and see a min of 12 cells being drawn out. The may be more but it will have to wait until I get back tomorrow at supper time. Happy with that many. It's very early...
  10. Re: hello from Kitsap count,Washinton State

    Welcome from the east coast.
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    Re: 90% colony die-off

    Your knowledge far out ways most of us. Wish I had the time and opportunity to watch you someday.
    He is in a full zone warmer than you and close to mine. He and I had some real warm days (unusually...
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    Re: Returning

    Welcome back and good luck.
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    Took 36 (day old) larva from Nicot today. About 12 full of royal jelly the rest all to varying degrees . It was a strong cold wind.........not please nor impressed. My cell starter is weak as well as...
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    Take a hive body and staple a queen excluder to bottom and rim the top of box with duct tape. Shake all your bees into box and smoke them down. Should be left with a queen. But you maybe surprised...
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    My first pollen was yesterday as well. A dull yellow. Alders?? willows?? Did see a couple of girls with orange.
    Bees been flying steady for a few weeks even with low temps. Gave them some pollen...
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    Re: Fumigilin-B

    Thought I posted this????

    Hi Ron,
    The information is correct. We haven’t had a chance to update our website yet.

    Ursula Da Rugna
    Medivet Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
    4, 55 – 9 Avenue SE
    High...
  17. Re: starter strip for foundationless frame

    How do you cut yours?
  18. Re: Mentoring - Everyone needs it or should offer it

    https://mailchi.mp/umontana/upcoming-bee-course-dates-summer-field-camp-2754789?e=b6daa91345

    This is an online course that covers the three steps I believe.
    Apprentice
    Journeyman
    Master
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  19. Re: Mentoring - Everyone needs it or should offer it

    Where and when does he have his advanced class BadBee???
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    Re: Selling last Season's Honey

    Most of the time I can't sell it because my wife hides it. It's her fav. We even have some you would swear is taffy. Have half a metal strainer full of it. She says it's hers bee legs and all. Not...
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    Re: Honey already?

    Also should note that when they won't cross the honey barrier they look for other places to put honey. So they backfill the brood nest and your bees swarm because there is no room for the queen to...
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    Re: Honey already?

    Bees don't like to cross a honey barrier. So like they said you add a new super on top of brood boxes and move the old super up for them to cap. If you have to add a third you remove the other boxes...
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    Re: Medivet is Closing their doors

    Hi Ron,
    The information is correct. We haven’t had a chance to update our website yet.

    Ursula Da Rugna
    Medivet Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
    4, 55 – 9 Avenue SE
    High River, AB, T1V 1E6
    Canada
    Tel....
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    Re: Fumigilin-B

    Where did you guys see this. Link please.
    Their web site says beware of counterfeiters.
    Quote from their web site:
    Medivet’s label for Fumagilin-B has been illegally copied and someone is selling...
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    JWPalmer

    Maybe I missed it. Are you using a stater and finisher or all in one??
    Tks

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