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  1. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Ohio

    5/27/2014
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    One small swarm in an apple tree and one in a wild cherry tree about 20' up. We used the bucket and extension pole for this one.
  2. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Ohio

    5/26/2014
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    Nice 6 lb swarm about 8' up in a small apple tree. Easy shake into a hive body.
  3. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/26/2016
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    3rd. Swarm trap catch this year.
  4. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/24/2016
    Wellsville, Ohio 43968
    4 lb. swarm about 4' up in a bush. The bees were testy, they had been there for awhile.
  5. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/24/2016
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    4-5 lb. swarm about 5-1/2' up in an apple tree. Easy grab, found the queen and put her in a clip.
  6. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/22/2016
    Wellsville, Ohio 43968
    4 lb. Swarm 8' up in a maple tree. They had been there for 3 days before we got the call. A little testy. Nice big queen.
  7. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/22/2016
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    3-4 lb. swarm in an apple tree 6' up. Easy shake and found the queen.
  8. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/20/2016
    Glenmoor, Ohio 43920
    3-4 lb. swarm about 7' up in a honeysuckle bush.
  9. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/19/2016
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    Large 6 lb. swarm moved into one of our swarm traps.
  10. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/12/2016
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    Caught a small 3 lb. swarm in east end of East Liverpool.
    Got one swarm in a nuc box and another swarm moved into the tree about 2-3 lbs. Had to call for...
  11. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/12/2016
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920

    Caught a swarm in one of our swarm traps.
  12. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/12/2016
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    6-7 lb. swarm low in an apple tree.
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    Re: Bee Math not adding up?

    Two queens in the mother hive is a good possibility.
  14. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/9/2016 Salineville, Ohio 43945

    4-5# swarm about 10' up on an oak branch.
    The homeowner was extremely helpful and even showed us the bee tree that they came from. The parent hive is still going...
  15. Thread: Dead bees

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    Re: Dead bees

    The bees will clean them out when the weather is right and the colony has had a chance to get large enough. The less interference the better.

    JMTC,

    Joe
  16. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/7/2016 East Liverpool, Ohio 43920

    7-8 lb. swarm in a small wild cherry tree. About 4' up.
  17. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/4/2016 Clarkson Ohio 44455
    1st. Swarm call of this season.

    Easy grab 3' off the ground in a hedge.

    Small 2-3lb swarm
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    Re: New Ohio Beekeeper

    Welcome to beesource Brian. It's a great place for information about beekeeping. Be sure and check out the "Local Associations" section and look for a Beekeepers Association near you. It can usually...
  19. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    4/23/2016
    43920 East Liverpool, Ohio
    Swarm from a beekeeper's hive (Phil) to a pine tree.
    Placed them in a nuc box.
  20. Thread: hive insurance

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    Re: hive insurance

    I'm anxious to see if anyone has this type of coverage.
  21. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Ohio

    43920 East Liverpool, Ohio
    3/16/16
    Dandelion 80 GDD
  22. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Ohio

    43920 East Liverpool, Ohio
    3/10/2016
    Pussy Willow 55GDD
  23. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Ohio

    43920 East Liverpool, Ohio
    3/8/2016
    Silver Maple 34GDD
  24. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Ohio

    43920 East Liverpool, Ohio
    3/8/2016
    Coltsfoot 34 GDD
  25. Thread: Ohio

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    Re: Ohio

    My girls tore up the open pollen supplements yesterday. I took a short walk around and had a few dandelions here and there. I'm not sure if they were leftover from the ones I was seeing in late Nov....
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