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by flamenco108
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: All Other Not Listed Above
Topic: skeps
Replies: 20
Views: 433

Re: skeps

MB, they have top entrances! There are some with bottom entrance though, I believe. These with top entrance are called here the Luneburg skeps. The Poles' skeps have bottom entrance. eg: http://gdziebytudalej.pl/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/43.-Ule-k%C3%B3szki-wykonywano-z-plecionej-s%C5%82omy..jpg
by flamenco108
Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Honeybee Genetics
Topic: Developing Local Climate Adaptation
Replies: 48
Views: 1351

Re: Developing Local Climate Adaptation

Are you certain they were shipped? They physically were not able to make it there on their own (yet). Well, Alaska because there were no honeybees in America at all before European settlements. But look here (GregV I suppose, You will understand Russkiy): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2sEN6TDMW4...
by flamenco108
Tue May 02, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Layens
Topic: Rant about Layens hive.
Replies: 17
Views: 696

Re: Rant about Layens hive.

Turning frames is quite obvious technique in Poland, when one wants to move from one frame dimension to another. I did it just several weeks ago and bees didn't object. Now they thrive on new frames and old comb is still the center of the nest. I have also seen the movie on youtube, about round-fram...
by flamenco108
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Basic Beekeeping
Topic: What's the Buzz in the Beeyard?
Replies: 393
Views: 14160

Re: What's the Buzz in the Beeyard?

Nate K wrote:After doing the math

Nate, add rails/skids at the bottom, two bars, same as frame, attached by two nails each. Then, when they rotten, you just remove them and add other. But the beehive bottom is still fresh and dry ;)
by flamenco108
Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Honeybee Genetics
Topic: Russian bees.
Replies: 26
Views: 989

Re: Russian bees.

Greg, interesting information. I am surprised to hear that there were no bees in the Primorsky region of Russia before 200-300 years ago. I have never heard this before and from the article it sounds to me that the author couldn't find any evidence of bees being kept there earlier. Not definitive t...
by flamenco108
Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: Randoms
Topic: question language about feral bees
Replies: 12
Views: 419

Re: question language about feral bees

pantruten wrote:hehe ;)
Rumpel sounds nice, not that nice as Varroa, but still.... :D :lol:

Look HERE ;)

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