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    Re: Moving a swarm to a deep

    Peter - I may just do that next year. I have built a couple "deep" swarm traps but have yet to capture a swarm in one. It seems a little wasteful having full sized deeps out and about and heaven...
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    Re: Moving a swarm to a deep

    Cleo - Excellent suggestions. I have yet to have one of my own hives create a maze of comb BUT I have seen other people's hives that were a complete mess. I will give her a chance to lay and see...
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    Moving a swarm to a deep

    Background: I created a swarm trap from an old honey super and a bunch of old waxy frames. I caught a small swarm; maybe a big handful of bees. I gave them a feeder of sugar water, a protein patty...
  4. Re: Bee vacuum: Operation was a success but the patients died

    Thank you gentlemen. The next time I vacuum bees I will remember your advice.
  5. Bee vacuum: Operation was a success but the patients died

    This weekend a friend called to tell me that she had a new swarm in a hollow tree branch. I had previously created a super-mild bee vacuum so I trundled off to give it a shot.

    Unfortunately the...
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