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    Re: Dying swarm.

    I got the call 2 days later and went the same day.
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    Re: Dying swarm.

    Thanks for all the feedback. I guess I was wondering if it could be anything besides spraying? The swarm is literally 50' off the ground and I've not seen any home pesticide sprayer that can shoot...
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    Dying swarm.

    I got a call Monday morning for a swarm that the homeowner noticed Saturday evening. By the time I got there Monday night, the bees were just falling from the swarm 1 by 1. Over a thousand bees had...
  4. Re: Intermingling plastic frames with foundationless frames

    I have provided frames of plastic in a few hives where the bees drew adjacent comb too far toward the plastic for them to be able to utilize the plastic frame. Bee space was not vertical and working...
  5. Re: Would you consider adding stratiolaelaps scimitus a treatment?

    Interesting article that is posted on Salt Spring Island Beekeepers web page:
  6. Re: Equipment Identification HELP needed....What is it?

    My guess would be a top entrance for winter, when snow accumulation is expected to block the bottom entrance. The box would keep the bees from having to heat a larger space and any cold condensation...
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    Re: What birds eat honeybees?

    Trying to keep the birds in your yard from eating bees is the beekeeping equivalent to the war on drugs.........
    Save your ammo for the bears!
  8. Re: A little warmer....... a lot of activity!!

    I lived in Irmo for 5 years. Just moved in 2011.
  9. A little warmer....... a lot of activity!!

    It is 63 today and the girls were out and even managed to find a little pollen.
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