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by h2o
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Outside the US
Topic: Germany
Replies: 14
Views: 771

Re: Germany

Thanks, Iharder. Mine are carniolan hybrids and one AMM mother colony with an apis mellifera mellifera queen from the canary island, where the local Haplotype of black bee is still present. This hive I bred some hybrids from which are AMM Buckfast hybrids now. This year I got two elgon F1 queens br...
by h2o
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Layens
Topic: Thoughts for TF small startup using Layens
Replies: 23
Views: 311

Re: Thoughts for TF small startup using Layens

Thanks a lot for the video , that is exactly what i was looking for :) I would agree it needs at least 10 if not 12 on the brood box. What i like about the layens is that it really seems like the natural state of a brood nest. i.e. uninterrupted and oval with the honey directly in contact with the b...
by h2o
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: First Year
Topic: Logbooks
Replies: 11
Views: 343

Re: Logbooks

Any record keeping recommendations for TF Small scale commercial operations?
by h2o
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Layens
Topic: Thoughts for TF small startup using Layens
Replies: 23
Views: 311

Thoughts for TF small startup using Layens

Hi, I am in the planning phase for a small sized operation ~100 hives for next year. Already worked with Langstroth for sometime and thinking about the Layens hive but in an 8 frames setup and supering "mainly with mediums" like a regular Lang. Having an 8 frame setup would provide smaller...

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