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    Re: Suggestions anyone?

    Sorry not currently. The space in question is behind wood siding. At some point the (brick) chimney seemingly transitions into the wall and there is no siding below that area. Im not sure i can get...
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    Suggestions anyone?

    HI All, I have done my second cutout and it has been a nightmare from the start. It is in the wall of an old church converted to a home. I finally get all the comb out and the visible bees vacuumed...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    May 6th, Small swarm in a tree about 6ft high in Delaware Oh.
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    Sticky: Groveport Ohio 5-12-09

    I caught a nice swarm in Groveport today. They actually landed yesterday and hung out through the frost last night... It was the biggest swarm I have caught but i dont have a lot to compare to...
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    I would imagine you could retain some of the...

    I would imagine you could retain some of the flavor if you freeze distilled... This can be done by accidentally leaving it outside too long in the winter ;) or by chilling it in the freezer too...
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    Thanks for the info everyone... I will wait it...

    Thanks for the info everyone... I will wait it out another week or two.... I think this is why i chose the hobby cause it forces me to slow down. Not my style but could be a refreshing change...:)
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    Thanks for all of the answers... I know I do not...

    Thanks for all of the answers... I know I do not have any larvae yet but I had no clue how long to wait... I guess my next question is how long should I wait if there is no queen activity?
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    They have drawn out about 2 sheets of comb now....

    They have drawn out about 2 sheets of comb now. The bees are very active. I can see some stored pollen and honey but no eggs.

    Unfortunately I have no spare frames with eggs on them as all of my...
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    Requeen?

    I captured a swarm last week and as today there are no eggs (7 days). I am assuming now is the time to add a queen... Advice please.
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    Thanks...

    Thanks for giving me some hope... They were by no means drowning they just tracked it everywhere and all over each other. Kids....
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    Hindsight 20/20

    I captured my first swarm today and I am pretty sure it did not go well. I am pretty sure I got the queen and I caught a lot of bees. Where things went horribly wrong was when i decided to put a bit...
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