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    Re: Hello from Cabot Arkansas

    Welcome to the site.

    Since they are a swarm, they are sending out scouts, looking for a home. Once they find one they agree on, they will move along to it.

    You might want to check...
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    Re: A small hive beetle trap.

    I have used them for the last year and have found them to be effective. Be very sure that you use the appropriate size hardware cloth and that the bees have absolutely no way to get into the area...
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    Re: Hogan Style Trapout in a Hickory Tree

    Thank you Mr. Hogan. I will give it a shot and report back.
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    Re: Hogan Style Trapout in a Hickory Tree

    Is it ok to use drone brood to draw the queen?
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    Re: Hogan Style Trapout in a Hickory Tree

    Thanks Shannon.

    Checked it today and they are using the box and bringing in nectar and pollen. I am probably going to put the brood in on Friday.

    Here is a picture looking down into the box. ...
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    Re: Hogan Style Trapout in a Hickory Tree

    Constructed and installed the trap. The transition fit like a glove. I made the hang-on stand to hold the trap. Screwed it on and then used a ratchet strap around the tree. I also have a strap...
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    Re: Trap-out or smash open cinder block wall?

    Mr. Hogag/Patbeek,

    I can forward the files Cleo sent me for the trap-out I am doing if you will send me your email at noelmace@yahoo.com, I will forward them to you.
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    Re: Hogan Style Trapout in a Hickory Tree

    I had worn the veil for the first hour and everyone was quite calm. I will be less cavalier in the future. For the past 2 weeks, they have only used the transition I put in. Had friends checking...
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    Re: Sad Little Comb in a Bush

    Absolutely did. I figure they deserve a full hive and a queen for the rest of their days.
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    Hogan Style Trapout in a Hickory Tree

    Got a call about three weeks ago concerning bees in a Hickory Tree about 5 blocks from my house.

    The landlord had just paid a pest control company to do a big cutout of his brick facade to take...
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    Sad Little Comb in a Bush

    We got a call from an older lady yesterday saying she had a comb growing on a tree on her fenceline. She assured us that they were bees and she was worried that they would just freeze come winter...
  12. Thread: Mann Lake

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    Re: Mann Lake Goes the Extra Mile

    Mann Lake has given me great service. From replacing damaged items quickly to verifying my newbee orders when they did not seem to be according to standard.

    I may have spent $800 total with them...
  13. Re: How do I approach this..pretty sure it needs to be a trapout

    Thank you both. With your input and reflection, I will do some more investigation to pinpoint where they are exactly and inform him that a cutout is needed.


    Thanks for the head's up on the...
  14. Thread: RPh & Bees

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    Re: RPh & Bees

    Not a pharmacist...INR measures the time it takes blood to clot compared to an average. The higher the INR, the longer blood takes to clot. If INR is too high you can have uncontrolled bleeding....
  15. How do I approach this..pretty sure it needs to be a trapout

    So, my boss moved into this house with bees.

    I have done one cutout in the soffit of a house and the bees absconded the next day. I have three hives that are doing well. I am a first year beek....
  16. Re: Help needed with bee ID, and suggestions on when to order queen.

    I suggest you do a search on this site for Hogan Trap and then send a message to Mr. Cleo Hogan Jr. he will provide you with some great plans for a trap.

    I assume you are wanting the bees to...
  17. Re: Should I Remove & Replace Feeder? Used Honey B Healthy-Causing More Harm Than Goo

    If you put HBH with syrup in the recommended dosage, it should not greatly contaminate your baggie or greatly hinder the bees.

    It is definitely an "opinion" topic.

    From the other topic, it...
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    Re: 8 ft. Landscape Timber for the electrick fence

    $3.57 here. They drop to well under $2.00 in the winter months.
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    Re: Another Western Ky newby

    Welcome to the site. Do some searches of the site as there are several topics that talk about building woodenware.
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    Re: Bumble bee questions

    There is a dust you can put in their holes and then give it a week and seal it back up. They have a lot of time on their hands and are dedicated to making holes.

    The carpenter bees will be shiny...
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    Re: Hello from Missouri

    Welcome to the forum. I was born in Houston, Mo and still have family in Texas County. Good luck.
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    Re: Easy 5-frame nuc plans

    So, to make the 8 frame ones, you just have to make the fronts/backs and tops/sides 4.5 inches wider? Also, I have been looking for the metal disc entrances and have had some trouble finding them. ...
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    Re: Easy 5-frame nuc plans

    I made 4 this weekend with my skill saw and air nail gun. I used 1X2 for the hive and top cleats. Painted the edges with Titebond III (it is what I had on hand). I also bought oops exterior paint...
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    Re: bees & fly predators

    We have field trial dogs, horses and goats and use this product with great results. From their site "Currently the mixture of species marketed under the trade name Fly Predators include: Spalangia...
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    Re: Newbie in Berryville, AR

    Welcome
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