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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2011, 05:02:58 PM »
Thanks, enjoyed them.

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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2011, 06:58:39 PM »
I've got through half of them but have to go in and eat dinner now.

Man! That's a weird smoker they use! I wonder what he's smoking!  :-D

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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2011, 02:17:57 AM »
fascinating video - will return again to watch the rest.

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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2011, 08:25:38 AM »
I enjoyed and was amazed with the swarm catching & swarm casting!
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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2011, 03:25:26 AM »
I have to admit I'm glad cow dung is no longer involved.    :-P

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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2011, 07:10:11 AM »
I have to admit I'm glad cow dung is no longer involved.    :-P

 At is sill use in some parts of the world


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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2011, 05:32:49 PM »
I finally finished watching all 8 videos. The hives and frames that we use today are much easier to harvest honey from. I'm still amazed at the smokers that they used! I really enjoyed watching these videos! Larry

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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2011, 09:50:59 PM »
to bad its illegal to put bees in them
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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2011, 06:07:47 PM »
Just finished them.  Great videos.  Good to know the history and see the entire Skep apiary process from start to finish.

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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2011, 04:31:49 PM »
Those are great videos to watch.  There are many things to be learned by watching those videos that can't be learned anywhere else.

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Re: Beekeeping-Skep
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2012, 01:45:04 AM »
I had learned in the past that when early american beekeepers used skeps that they would burn the bees and wax to remove it from the skeps.  I guess all we know about history is not necessarily correct.