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jim lyon
Yesterday 11:36 PM
 Amazon Oxalic Acid Killed my Hives!
I would guess you are correct. Hope the op takes my comments and those of others in the spirit they are intended. I'm sorry for his (?) loss. I think a better thread title might have been. "Could... (1,320 views, 32 replies)
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Yesterday 11:30 PM
 attractive (to bees) water source - What works for you?
For my bees the best source was: the dripping garden hose. They gathered at it from early morning to almost night time in such quantities that my retaining wall looked like it was covered with a... (654 views, 24 replies)
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Yesterday 11:07 PM
 What causes excess moisture this time of year?
Oops, my quilt box ventilation holes are 1 3/4", not 2.5". Sorry about that. But either way, there is a 4-5" layer of wood shavings and a sheet of canvas below the vents, so it's not like there is... (1,073 views, 33 replies)
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Yesterday 10:43 PM
 Melvin Disselkoen's De-Queening for Honey tactic
Thanks BeeBeard, bookmarked that one. Don't the oldtimers say watch for the dandelion bloom or something like that when the flow is on? (4,019 views, 26 replies)
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Yesterday 10:17 PM
 Spring splits, re-queening with Russian in Italian Mutt hive populations
Why don't you buy a pure Russian nuc (or 2 or 5) and let the drones do their job? It's seems like it's all to scale of what your goals may be. Anyway, my line of thought, let me know if I'm... (245 views, 4 replies)
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Yesterday 10:08 PM
 Splitting packages
DerTiefster, Was the extra queen insurance in case of a failed queen? Yes. I ordered 20 packages this spring. The 6th queen was in the first order. All packages went well and never used her. ... (576 views, 10 replies)
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Yesterday 09:59 PM
 Box joints vs rabbit joints. Longevity from experianced beeks. Material?
A very general rule is 1 year per inch in thickness for lumber to fully air dry. Using a kiln is much faster, but also has it's drawbacks if you don't really know what you're doing. If you dry... (592 views, 16 replies)
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The Honey Householder
Yesterday 09:13 PM
 Storing drawn comb
In late Aug. I store all 4000+ super back out in my bee yards. Stack them up wet and let the bee dry them out. I use a queen excluder on a bottom board and then stack 6-7 supers up and then put a lid... (751 views, 10 replies)
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Yesterday 09:07 PM
 2 queens working it
Ain't that the darnedest thang. They seem to be copacetic and frames loaded with brand new eggs. No drones and no evidence of queen cells. And my girls tend not to tear them down as people always... (149 views, 0 replies)
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Yesterday 08:48 PM
 Riverderwent Survival Treatment Free 2017
The landscape is dynamic. But, over time, managed bees can actually increase the number of bee friendly plants in their range. Bees pollinate what they like, and what they pollinate spreads. (2,374 views, 39 replies)
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Yesterday 07:59 PM
 Building my own stuff
Please tell us more about how you make your frames. (11,263 views, 42 replies)
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Yesterday 06:39 PM
 Church Bees
Cold heavy comb with honey will break very easily. As said, take your time. If you have enough frames of stores and maybe a frame of drawn comb to cluster on, might be better to move the bees to... (865 views, 17 replies)
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Yesterday 06:22 PM
 I am new to Bee source thought I would check this out my name is Rick
Deep! Split both sides. They nearly fall out when you remove the rubber bands. (99 views, 3 replies)
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Yesterday 06:18 PM
 Deer Hunters Dream!!!
Believe it or not I have taken 3 just as big in OHIO and 5 more that went over 140", some of them on public land. I do have fairly good bucks here. But I rarely take one that I am not sure he is 4... (1,376 views, 12 replies)
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Yesterday 05:23 PM
 Medium/deep conflict: comb production via nucs
A single deep brood box. Remove the two center frames. Put a medium super of foundation on top, removing the 2 central frames. Put the two deep frames into the now empty space in the center of the... (499 views, 6 replies)
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Vance G
Yesterday 05:09 PM
 First Real Chill of the Season Heading In
Winter comes every year, earlier or later. Bees are as prepared as I could get them. Time to do some reading, I recommend Randy Oliver's scientificbeekeeping .com and look at equipment you may want... (604 views, 11 replies)
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D Coates
Yesterday 04:48 PM
 honey sticks
Assuming you're willing to buy/sell someone else's honey. If not, you can ship a 5 gallon bucket up to a company and they will fill sticks for you but then you look at the upcharge and the freight... (339 views, 3 replies)
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Lappe's Bee Supply
Yesterday 02:38 PM
 Beeswax for sale
We now offer beeswax for sale on our website, just click on the Beeswax and Craft Supplies tab. We offer free shipping on our wax for orders over $100. (239 views, 0 replies)
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Yesterday 02:19 PM
Aye, brood amounts depend (mainly) on nectar flow, heat and lenght of day, assuming there's none of the first anymore, those temperatures are probably low enough for queen to shut down completely at... (267 views, 2 replies)
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Yesterday 01:21 PM
 The Pros and Cons of the AHB (Africanized Honey Bee)
That's 31.594867N (6,473 views, 109 replies)