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    Re: Running two queen colonies

    Bernhard,
    You had a link for carricell requeening but it dosnt work now.
    Do you have a new link for it would like to try it.
    Looking for the queens really slows things down.
    Adding a cell in the...
  2. Thread: Formic Pro

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    Re: Formic Pro

    I was just wondering if it might be to harsh a treatment for a small colony and if using one or two pads should be used.
    SD not have mites :lpf: ya right in a dream maybe.
    Coming from using Apiavr...
  3. Thread: Formic Pro

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    Formic Pro

    I started some nucs in July and then split in late july would formic pro be ok as a mite treatment soon?
    They did have a brood break as cells failed and got mated Queens for them or would they be ok...
  4. Re: Oxalic, Glycerin, Shop Towels - a promising stopgap flyswatter

    Thanks just cut your pieces soak dry and your ready to go.
    Pretty simple would not have thought of them.:):)
  5. Re: Oxalic, Glycerin, Shop Towels - a promising stopgap flyswatter

    Were to get 1.5mm cardboard?
    Would 60 point chip board be the same?
  6. Re: Puerto rico finally woke up to bees and how important they are

    I can see why he asked. I did a search and all i found was Apiarios Caraballo Corp.
    Shipping from the upper 48 might be spendy for them.
    Making your own box's might be a lot cheaper.

    ...
  7. Re: how is letting bees make new queen in split disruptive to mite cycle?

    Go to mdasplitter.com he explains it well there.
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    Re: What wrong with my honey ( pictures )

    If your in a hurry take the cover and band off and put it in the micawave for 2 minutes and let it cool for a hour if not to your liking give it one more minute. Works every time.
  9. Thread: router bits

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    router bits

    Hello,
    Got a router table and want to use it for frame rest and doing splines in bee box's what bits will i need and best source for them?
    Going to do them like in the Michaganbeekeepers work shop...
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    Re: 6F nucs for honey production

    Ian when you pull the crop do you separt the three nuc's and add a supper on top of each for them fill for winter stores and if so do you use fondation or comb? Trying to figure out your end of year...
  11. Re: I lost 5 of 6 hives this winter and might have just figured out why....

    BeeDakota check your pm
  12. Thread: trailer

    by casino boy
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    trailer

    Was thinking of getting a small trailer to move 10 hives to a new yard. What you think about a 5 x 10 wood floor for the task? The hives are double deep's 10 frame. Thinking should have about 3 feet...
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    Re: Bad TSA Experience

    This past fall on a flight from Boston to Sioux Falls SD traveling with wife and mother in law they each had the small amount of cranberry honey that got taken from them. The mother in law did have...
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    Re: New help for the back relief

    got it from a ritiring beek they dont make them any more and yes it is a Meyers Ez Loader.
    Not many around and hard to find.
    Said he had a nother one that sold for $1,000.00 has no more.
    Will try...
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    New help for the back relief

    Purchased this 2 weeks ago but dint get to try this out but was told works great.
    Will find out early next spring.
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    Re: Running two queen colonies

    BernhardHeuvel,

    When you pull the honey crop do you have to slide in the divider between the 3rd box right away?
    Seems my girls picked a side and left the other side when i was feeding for winter...
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    Re: Open feeding

    I like your style thats a nice upgrade from what i did. I'm going to copy that. I got one of them in the back of my truck now with The hinges about all busted out might work great for the home yard....
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    Re: Open feeding

    I have 8 nuc's in this yard is all. And on the registered yard map closest yard is about 3 miles away.
    Now on the home yard Richard Adee normaly has about 24 pallets of bees just one mile away but...
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    Re: Open feeding

    All the bees from a few nuc's feeding on sugar water. Never tried this before sure is a time saver.
  20. Thread: Bottom Bord

    by casino boy
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    Re: Bottom Bord

    I'll be making these up first of june from mated 4 frame nuc's. Just placing one nuc into a u clip one facing each way then the divided 10 frame box with inercover for each half so works the same....
  21. Thread: Bottom Bord

    by casino boy
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    Bottom Bord

    Going to be makeing up some pallets for some single 10 frame hives with 2 four frame nuc boxes as a base then a 10 frame divided deep on top. Thinking of going with 3/8" off the bottom board enstead...
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    Open feeding

    Feeding a few nuc's.
    Had a new nuc yard and this is working great.
    Need to find some blue barrels to cut out for greater capacity.
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    Re: Bayer buys Monsanto

    Had to look that one up (hyperbole) :)
    Good call this is better than the Sunday comic's in the paper.
    Hope you had a great year.
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    Re: Running two queen colonies

    BernhardHeuvel

    What is the best way to requeen a side that failed?
    Tryed twice to requeen a failed side and had no luck doing so.
    Can i just put a nuc in the failed side.
    I just pulled the...
  25. Re: apivar treatment for Mike Palmer 4 over 4 double nuc's

    Are you saying that MAQS might be a better choice i heard some of the stories last year allso.
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