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  1. Re: Definitive Recipe: Pollen Substitute

    buy a commercial patty.
    Choose wisely!
    bob
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    Re: Fees for swarm removal

    The free bee thing? We have truck expense,phone,insurance,time and experience.Name one that is free?
    $125.00 if close or plus mileage if not.argue or shop around I'm too far away for second call....
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    trap

    Old used comb is best,place box at 10 feet high face south.= catch swarm!
    bob
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    Swarm in NYCity

    Need a removal ASAP in New York city?
    Swarm is ground level on hydrant!
    Call 315-893-7526 for contact info
    bob evans
    madison,ny
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    gloves

    bought some 2 years ago and use them on cutouts.
    they have worked fine for me.
    all gloves get stung during work must be changed often.
    bob evans
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    skunks

    They are nice as pets but we can not have them in NY as they can carry rabies.
    To keep them out of the bee's go with a top entrance.
    In NY it's illegal to relocate any rabies vector species.Fines...
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    feeder

    use a gallon zip lock bag. fill 3/4 full,lay on frames cut x in top.
    bob
  8. black bees

    looked at a ferral hive two years ago that had black bees.
    they didn't think they should pay to remove.wonder if they are still there?
    bob
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    queen replacement

    I have a problem killing a queen? this is what I do.
    find old queen,catch her and put her in a 5 frame nuc box,add 1-3 frames of brood,honey,pollen.
    install new queen in hive.If she takes,Good! if...
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    nuc box

    I like to start swarms in nuc's.Once brood is laid then into a bigger home.
    Just my way?
    bob
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    bee swarms or extractions?

    are you taking only swarms or do you remove from stuctures?
    bob
  12. Nice to meet you

    Careful of this bunch most have been stung SILLY!
    Some great info and a lot of kidding.
    Hang on they will feed your addiction,Oh you say your not addicted ? You will be!
    bob evans
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    School presentations

    Great guide to giving these thank you.
    I have one to give this fall and needed ideas so yours will be helpful.Thanks again
    bob
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    late swarms

    A late swarm in NY still has a chance to make it.Now even if it fails the drawn frames they make are worth hiveing them.
    bob evans
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    If you plan on doing this job it better get done...

    If you plan on doing this job it better get done soon?
    Our weather is turning fast.
    the logistics of hiveing this colony are only slowed by the highth.
    Some of the "tricks" I use :
    shelf bracets...
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    open comb

    Just removed (8-30-08) a swarm from a small tree that had started comb building! Also took one off a building early this year? Bees do funny things.
    bob
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    cutout

    Did one this summer !
    give me a call 315-893-7526
    bob evans
  18. Swarms

    catch a few each season.8fr.box better than 5 fr nuc. place 8-10 ft high(rope over branch ect.) face south. find Longest East west EDGE in your area ( gas line,power line ect.)
    use Bjorns lures. ...
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    you want a puppy?

    Have had several calls to do cut-outs after they could'n kill them? A polite no thank you is offered.
    Even had an offer of 3 hives if I would repair the building they were in at no charge to me?...
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    Sticky: swarms

    3 calls!
    2 were in the house by the time they called me?
    1 was an old hive that needed a cut out.
    bob evans
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    swarms

    mark,what ever the reason I am getting more than usual amount of swarm calls? Cut out calls are about the same as last year.
    Missed a huge swarm yesterday,late call by home owner.Got there and...
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    skunks

    Use wire mesh so that skunk has to stand on hind legs(expose belly too stings) and they go elseware. Better to have skunks than mice!
    bob
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    Swarm frames?

    Are they still available?
    used up the ones I had and they worked so well would like more.
    Bob Evans
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    mfisch

    Are these of russian linage? I was once told to feed russian stock to help build also feed pollen .Hopefully we will get a good golden rod flow for winter stores?
    bob
  25. swarm frames

    One of my biggest problems is getting good comb for swarm traps.My traps are 5 frame nucs.Inside I use 2 drawn combs and 3 undrawn.
    When the brood has left my swarm frames the frame go into my...
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