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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    7/12/13 Had a call for a swarm in Paddock Lake, WI 53168. Way too high to catch so I put out a bait hive.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Caught a five pound swarm this evening in a friend's front yard.
    Lake Beulah, Wi 53120
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Caught a swarm that was on the ground last night 5/29.

    Paddock Lake, WI 53168
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    Bully bee.

    Apologies for the sideways video..also not the greatest quality. I was trying to quickly capture the culprit on my phone. The last few nights I have been finding honeybees crawling on my driveway. ...
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    Hive tipped over

    No stings for me or my wife who helped get it back together. All 5 supers were capped and ready to go. The bees didn't seem to care much that they had fallen over or that we were robbing all their...
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    Re: honey after a July swarm?

    I caught a swarm on the 25th of June last year and got a super of honey from them. They had the first deep drawn and filled with brood and honey in a week...so it may be possible.
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    Re: Piece on Natural Cell Size

    I just measured a piece of comb from a cut out and it is also 5.08.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Caught a 2-3lb swarm tonight. 67 deg and partly sunny. Came from the same oak tree that I caught a swarm from last Tuesday. Easy one to catch. Three feet off the ground and on the end of the branch...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Caught a 4-5lb swarm tonight. 65 deg and mostly cloudy. Most likely came from the oak tree 10 feet from the swarm. The owner said they have been in the tree for 3 years. Brighton, Wi 53168
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    Re: First time bee survey

    Stung once from the 12 packages I've installed.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Late posting this, but saw/had?/caught my first swarm on the 25th of June...25-30 feet up and basketball size...hopefully I can eventually post video of it. Covered half the lens on my phone when...
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    Re: Greetings from Snowy Wisconsin

    David...we've been pretty close to that on our yearly hikes around the lake.

    John
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    Re: Greetings from Snowy Wisconsin

    Yep, a jeweler...and yep, the cabin next to the Gau's.
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    Re: Colony condition in Upper midwest

    All five looking good....Hopefully I can get all 5 through in my first winter.
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    Re: Greetings from Snowy Wisconsin

    Jesse,
    I've only been going up since I met my wife. Their cabin is the one just north of the Jacobsen museum. We get up there a few times a summer. My wife's great grandfather owned a gift shop...
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    Re: Greetings from Snowy Wisconsin

    Jesse,
    Where are you at on the island...my wife's family has had property up there for probably 60 years...spend quite a bit of time up there in the summer.

    John
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    Re: Greetings from Snowy Wisconsin

    I am a newer member...started going this past summer. So I will be at the March meeting seeing as the blizzard canceled the last one.

    John
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    Re: Greetings from Snowy Wisconsin

    Hi David,

    I'm basically down the road from you. Good to have you here.

    John
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    Re: Question about MDA Splitter

    His methods seemed pretty interesting to me...I'm looking to try it this spring.
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    Re: Japanese campaign against neonicotinoids

    Love the Lake Wobegon reference from someone from the UK.:)
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    Re: Ultra-Breeze suit - thoughts?

    Got my UB jacket for Christmas...have only worn it once and it wasn't hot out at all, but I could tell that it's going to be much better than my other suits when it gets hot. Can't wait for spring!
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    Poll: Re: small cell beekeeping/talk

    Personally, I think it would be great if Don and others with lots of experience would continue/start doing these podcasts...very interesting. I've been listening to them all for the last three days....
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    Re: Dadant Unassembled Hives

    They are still on there...I have 5 of them in my cart now.
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    Re: Business setup

    Mike, sounds like you have your head on straight... Avoid partnerships along with the debt. Good luck!
    John
  25. Re: Beek falls in pond...Not how I would like to make the news...

    Sounds terrifying!:rolleyes: The hip and the water were probably the biggest problem.
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