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    Re: Dying bees?

    I spent some time reading today and found out that if bees are starving they can have these symptoms, the bees i picked up had only been in the persons house for 4 days. In that time they built 3...
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    Re: Dying bees?

    That's kinda strange, I just did a removal of a healthy looking hive this weekend, got them home , and I'm not seeing a lot of bee traffic, but I'm seeing bees stumble out one by one acting like...
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    Re: Ultra breeze suits?!

    Thanks for that review speckledpup, looks like i will be getting another ultrabreeze, my suit is still wearable, so I'm thinking I'm going to get the jacket only next go around though. Working in the...
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    Re: Ultra breeze suits?!

    Let me tell you this, i have the full suit and LOVE mine, again, i just burned mine the other day with the smoker on a cutout, and litterally wanted to cry. Im debating on buying a new one. If i do i...
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    Re: Pollen dehydration

    Yes sir Astrobee, definately no scented varietys, just double check, but use to the plain ol cheap stuff was in a cardboard waxed milk carton style container was what we used. Ill let you onow how it...
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    Re: Pollen dehydration

    Im just throwing this out here, ive never dried pollen, but im fixing to start collecting it, BTW thank you Mr Bush on the info as to why there is a screen in the bottom of the pollen collector. One...
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    Re: Bee Tree Trap Out HELP

    Im glad i didnt put my funnel on too early then, im trying to remove the ferrel colony completely. Thats good to know the queen can come through the funnel too. And i do agree, the hardest part of...
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    Re: Bee Tree Trap Out HELP

    Hey bee whisperer, have you done alot of these? This is my first, my 1 way conical funnel is in place, its been a week now, and i also pit a frame of uncapped and capped brood, i haven't been back...
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    Mann lake Ritecell issues

    Hello, i want to see if anyone has any suggestions that will help me using the Ritecell foundations i bought from Mann Lake. I bought the preassembled wooden frame with Ritecell installed. I broke...
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    Re: Bee Tree Trap Out HELP

    +1 on the Hogan Trap10910
    Heres one i have set up now im doing
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    Depending on where your at, one of the best ways to push bees out of where they are at is your good old smoker can, just make sure that its got enough raw fuel on top of the fire to where your not...
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    Re: Mann Lake Superior Pollen Trap

    I just got one of the Mann Lake "superior pollen trap" from the Fedex truck today, one thing im not clear on, the pollen drawer is only about 2" deep and has a screened bottom, why isnt it solid???...
  13. Re: Inspection of Hogan-esque Trap Out Today

    I have a question for ya, this is my first Hogan style trap out, i installed a hive in a tree hollar the other day, it was on a saturday morning. I just swung by to check on it tonight (wednesday)...
  14. Re: Putting open brood in hive with new swarm????

    Lol, im glad to hear that im not the only one that have had swarm issues this year. Im thinking next time you pull a frame of brood, i would sweep ALL the bees off inside the hive you robbed it out...
  15. Re: 4 days after install and they are GONE!

    Just to be on the safe side i removed the lemongrass/spearmint sugar water, in the mean time ill make some plain syrup water to give them.
  16. Re: 4 days after install and they are GONE!

    I just installed a swarm i got out of a tree, last time they flew off, this time im using a queen excluder on the entrance. I also put some drawn comb in it as well, Mr Bush, will too much lemon...
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    Re: Components of Swarm Harvester.

    As always, thank you sir. Where did you find that little red funnel you use? I like that and bet it works good for a one way
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    Re: Components of Swarm Harvester.

    Mr Hogan, i already have your 12 page PDF of this contraption of yours you sent me, thanks alot for sharing this with others, do you have anything with the size and dementions for the tunnels that...
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    Re: Hogan trap out sequence

    I got the 12 page pdf file from Mr Hogan on his trap, but i noticed it didnt have any dimentions of the plans to build it, does it not really matter the sizes? Anyone happen to have the dementions of...
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    Re: No Gloves- No Veil......WHAT?

    I catch myself not wearing a veil alot around the house, in fact we live out in the country and and i have opened up a hive with underwear and an old T-shirt on. That being said though, i have had 3...
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    Re: Africanized bees

    Im starting to think this is all a bunch of hype myself. I live in Texas and were supposta have africanized bees EVERYWHERE, we just don't. I do alot of removals and a couple of bees were much more...
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    Re: Texas bee laws

    I guess im just a outlaw, kinda like Jesse James of the bee removals world.
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    Re: 1st Bait Swarm of the Season

    Hello odfrank where did you get those round metal doors you have on your hives? Those look pretty handy.
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    Re: 1st Bait Swarm of the Season

    GREAT JOB! I just put one out yesterday in a tree about 7' up in a cedar tree. The one i did i filled with fresh new Rite cell foundations, and 2 of the frames have fresh wax starter strips. I also...
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    Re: Heat stroke

    I also work in the oilfield, luckily our FR clothes are not the NOMEX, but jeans and shirt that are FR rated, and yes all that gets hot. As far as pads, did get a chilly pad wich is a sponge type...
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