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    Re: HUGE Bees with Black Bums

    i have little experience, but last fall large bees were going in and out of my hive uncontested. they were not drones. at first i thought it might be the queen but there were too many for that. i...
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    Re: when to use bee lures

    do you have a suggestion as to where to place the lure? under the arms perhaps, or maybe around the neck area? how much is too much? would you suggest putting some under the covers to help lure the...
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    Re: What are the bees working?

    we have multiple blossoms including peach, dandelion, and dogwood on 8 acre lot, but yesterday evening the cherry blossoms were by far the most preferred by honey and bumblebees. everything else was...
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    Re: when to use bee lures

    im not sure when the swarms start, im just a beginner trying to get some free bees. i went ahead and put one in my empty hive today, and the package it came in into another. stuff smells just like...
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    when to use bee lures

    i just got my bee phermones in and im thinking it would be pointless to even use until the bees start swarming. what do you think? i live in virginia
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    shortage of up an comers?

    for all this talk of alarm bout there not being many newbies im sure findin it hard to find work with someone willing to teach me.
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    Re: swarm trap placement

    alrite, i put 2 traps on opposite ends of the yard. threw lemongrass oil on them, an well see what dont happen.
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    Re: swarm trap placement

    im mostly new to all this, but u can place a trap and xpect a swarm? whats the bait? what works well as bait? i dont live on an apiary so im guessin my chances r low
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    Re: Bees checking in winter die-out

    same happened to me. it was a late summer swarm. lesson learned.
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