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Offline Jim 134

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Re: We in USA .....need not insulation
« Reply #60 on: November 12, 2012, 10:50:00 AM »
In my country air moisture and humidity is the same.


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Re: We in USA .....need not insulation
« Reply #61 on: November 12, 2012, 11:12:06 AM »
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My place Kouvola Finland

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Re: We in USA .....need not insulation
« Reply #62 on: November 12, 2012, 11:47:48 AM »
As a moisture absorbant placed above the inner cover and inside an empty super, dry sugar has performed exceptionally well for my bees.  Its a win-win.

Of course I place considerably more than just a 'handful'-its more like between 5 & 10 lbs, so its a few inches deep, and also covered w/ 2" rigid insulation. 

By Spring the sugar is hard as a rock (from the moisture absorbed throughout the winter) and my less well-off bees chow on it until the first flow or it becomes warm enough to feed syrup.

This week I will be covering my hives w/ 1" rigid insulation for the first time after much convincing discussion and debate from this site  ;)
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Re: We in USA .....need not insulation
« Reply #63 on: November 12, 2012, 12:00:17 PM »
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No one here use that kind of sugar tricks.  

We use very simple methods.

When you have good advices, why don't you teach Alaska's beeks to keep their colonies alive.


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Re: We in USA .....need not insulation
« Reply #64 on: November 12, 2012, 11:33:16 PM »
 there are areas in the USA that experience cold beyond the climate condition of your small village  8-)
you dont have the market cornered on this subject--every year time in time out -you boost about your sorry conditions which you keep bees-you arnt even smart enough to take credit for the real difficulty your region adheres to-
cold is in many many places-your problem is very simple why dont you ever speak about whats really going on-
why is it hard to keep bees in finland -is it the cold--no its the extra month that your bees are confined--thats right
 when you going to change the script- :lol:  :-* RDY-B

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Re: We in USA .....need not insulation
« Reply #65 on: November 13, 2012, 02:48:59 AM »
there are areas in the USA that experience cold beyond the climate condition of your small village  8-)


Says a guy who lives in the hottest village of USA
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Re: We in USA .....need not insulation
« Reply #66 on: November 13, 2012, 03:20:04 AM »
OK, I looked up Clayton, CA.  I didn’t realize rdy-b was in the San Francisco area.  It looks like rdy-b is inland enough to get kind of warm in the summer, but nowhere near to the hottest place in the USA.  Finski, you need to check out death valley, CA the next time you’re in America.  It has the highest recorded temperature in the world!  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_Valley  It might melt our poly hives  :laugh:

Interestingly, it looks like the guy who founded rdy’s town was born in BUGSWORTH, in the UK! 

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Re: We in USA .....need not insulation
« Reply #67 on: November 13, 2012, 09:30:59 AM »

  Finski, you need to check out death valley, CA


RBY is not yet that bad ...but near
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Re: We in USA .....need not insulation
« Reply #68 on: November 13, 2012, 09:55:59 AM »



Finski......
 
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