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  1. Re: Odfrank's Observations - Bees Inhabiting Potential Nesting Sites

    Thanks, Adam, appreciate you sharing that and your insight.
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    Re: Warre bait hive

    I caught 5 swarms in June and didn't catch any with black comb. In fact, I put some black comb in two traps and haven't caught anything in them. I pulled the traps last week as it is getting too...
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    Re: Warre bait hive

    I caught 5 swarms in June. Two of them with Warre hives. One with two boxes and one home-made hive made out of 2x12 and 2 x 8 on top! North central Missouri. One was 2 ft off the ground and the...
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    Re: Do we need to start a new thread for 2013???????

    64638 North Central Missouri - Linden -basswood trees started blooming 4 or 5 days ago. Yellow sweet clover started 10 days ago - white sweet clover started 4 or 5 days ago. Never saw a honey bee...
  5. Re: Odfrank's Observations - Bees Inhabiting Potential Nesting Sites

    I have had 4 in the past two weeks with 2 of them yesterday. Two were in Warre hives - one with one box and one with two boxes. The other two were caught in boxes with the Lagstrom deminsions. One...
  6. Re: Simplified Inch Dimensions & Using As Bait Hive

    What does Champfer 7/16 ,,w 3/8 thick bars mean?
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    Re: Found my first Feral Hive Today

    Thanks, Cleo, will e-mail you by address now. Luke 6:38
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    Re: Found my first Feral Hive Today

    Luterra, just viewed your blog. Interesting. May have to try the trap. Now just have a couple of traps near the log in my yard. I caught two swams in boxes in the past two weeks. One of them...
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    Re: Found my first Feral Hive Today

    Thanks, Hoot Owl, good luck with your bees. I am in Missouri also south of Chillicothe in north central MO. Never rained last year but things are really popping this year. Have had 13" of rain in...
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    Re: Found my first Feral Hive Today

    Do you have any drawings or web site I could see the bee trap? I have "caught two swarms with boxes but my neighbor cut down his bee tree last winter and brought it to my house. I was going to try...
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    Re: Bees and multifora rose

    I have never seen a honey bee on mutilflora rose! Too bad as there is alot of it in north central MO. My bees and the wild bees are having a great time of the persimmon trees!
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    Re: Oak tree honey?

    I was glad to hear that the bees "did good" on the honeydue honey. How was the taste? We live in the timber with all kind of trees and many varieties of oak - white oak, red oak, pin oak, post oak...
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    Re: Oak tree honey?

    The honey bees worked the oak trees for a couple of days and then left them alone. I believe the oaks secreted the sap on the leaves and the bees were utilizing that as well as the excrement from...
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    Re: Oak tree honey?

    We live in the timber and have large oak trees in the yard. Yesterday is sounded like the tree was going to fly! The honey bees (started with one 3 lb box and hive last year) were all over the oak...
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