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  1. Bee Forum
    I have to move my 4 hives tonight to a new location as I just changed residences. I have a friend who's a former college offensive lineman helping me so we should be good on the manpower side of things. :applause: HOWEVER, I do not want to spill lots of nectar out of cells as I tip the hives a...
  2. Commercial Beekeeping
    I need a bit of help figuring out what I need to transport bees across state lines for pollination contracts and such and do it legally. I bought a F800 14ft flatbed. GVW 21000. Two axle/6 tires. No air brakes. No CDL needed. Will hold a load of 120 double deep hives on 4-way pallets. Was...
  3. Bee Forum
    http://www.news9.com/story/30143611/beeware-semi-hauling-honey-bees-rolls-on-sb-i-35-in-garvin-county GARVIN COUNTY, Oklahoma - A truck hauling honey bees has reportedly rolled on Interstate 35 just south of Pauls Valley in Garvin County, Tuesday afternoon. Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP)...
  4. Bee Forum
    I am taking fifty double deep nucs from Ohio to South Carolina tomorrow. Though it is freezing up here, the temps in the south are much better. I will be hauling them on a trailer with a wind-break on the front and some tarps pulled across the top. Is there anything else I should be worrying...
  5. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    Our first hive is going to come from a cutout. We are really excited about it. I understand that there's a possibility that they may not make it through the winter because it's so late in the season but we are going to give it our best. Question number one-transporting the cutout. A pro is going...
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