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    Re: Two untreated hives in my bee yard

    Those two hives of your friends just treat them with yours and dont tell him.His bees will then hopefully live and make him a crop of honey he will be proud of.You wont get mite bombs from his.Its...
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    Re: Still too many mites

    I will continue OAV through out the winter here in south Arkansas.There are some here near me that I know dont treat and I sell them bees as they dont make it through the winter.Well add...
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    Re: best way to 2:1 feed in-hive?

    Mason jars work well like this also.Stop at the convenience stores and get the gallon pickle jars for free.Pickle jars out last the cans as they dont rust up as quick as the cans do.
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    Re: A question for Thyme oil users.

    I have seen where some have used thyme oil itself and wondered how people were using it.Some are using it because thyme oil is way cheaper than Apivar.I was curious as to how they were using the oil.
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    Re: A question for Thyme oil users.

    I was trying to see what thyme oil users were doing not Apiguard and ApiLife Var products.
  6. Thread: Bee's Gone

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    Re: Bee's Gone

    Use Bt on your combs
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    Re: Tracking bees

    Beelineing is how I got my first bees 40 years ago.
  8. Re: Using battery w/inverter and ProVap 110: how many colonies can be treated?

    I use my pickup with a 2000 watt inverter.I will do 10 and move to the next 10 and let my truck run a few minutes.I went through 25 once but then had to call someone to come to the bottom and jump my...
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    Re: October swarm - help me keep them alive

    Feed,feed and feed.It sound like you are doing what you need to.Just keep doing it.
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    Re: Foamboard cutting tip

    Like the others with a table saw.I dont insulate hives but I have use a table saw for cutting it for other things and works great.
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    Re: Hands off Beekeeping.....for the most part.

    Man I wish it was hands off like it was 40 years ago!!!
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    A question for Thyme oil users.

    I use a ProVap 110 and probably always will but I am curious about those using Thyme oil to kill varroa mites.How do you use it? Recipes? How long you use.I have been curious how you people use it...
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    Re: Problem with oxalic acid wand

    Not getting a good connection if you know your battery is charged good.If your oa has moisture it will still boil off.Remember they will get hot enough to char your wood.I have had problems with them...
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    Re: Wax moth prevention in storing

    Paramoth you have to keep an eye on in case it all evaporates on you.BT stays there and you dont have to worry about it.You can mix some up in a square tub and dip whole frames with foundation plus...
  15. Thread: Bone dry nuc

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    Re: Bone dry nuc

    Feed,feed and feed. Bees can suck down a lot of syrup in a month.
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    Re: What recourse do I have?

    Hey if they want to see the bees you may get another beekeeper in the neighborhood and get more interested there also and help your cause.
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    Re: Buying an Extractor....

    Dont buy manual!!! By the powered one and never have the regret of having purchased a hand crank.Converting to power is really expensive.
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    Re: Mann Lake's mill run hiveware

    I have bought the budget hive bodies on sale before.After painting I cant tell the difference and wish I had of bought a lot more then.
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    Re: No harvesting?

    Good move.
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    Re: Minor flow in the Atlanta area?

    Goldenrod is smelling strong but I see very little blooming.Shortly when it starts blooming good we should get a bumper crop this year.
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    Re: Drones Blind Queens with Semen

    Maye its just sexual gratification.Who cares what color the light is afterwards!!!
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    Re: b-box

    I just looked to see what it is and the first question that popped into my mind is how many fools will be separated from their money?
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    Re: Drones Blind Queens with Semen

    Sniff test.Well I have never sniffed one after she came back mated but like you JW I find it a little hard to believe.
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    Re: Sugar $0.39 / lb at walmart.com

    You are right "all walmarting is local"!!! $11.74 for 25# at my store but the next store 35 miles away it is $7.60 for 25#. I called Walmart to see how I could get the good price and they said all I...
  25. Re: Africanized Beehive ? Someone has tried ?

    Havent tried and dont intend to.I like tending to mine wearing only T shirts in our heat here.
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