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    Derek, I don't have a frame of brood. Do...

    Derek,

    I don't have a frame of brood.

    Do you think I can at least move the nuc box to the bee yard or should I live it where it is for 2 weeks?
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    Swarm Trap Question

    So I set out this swarm trap yesterday (Saturday)-- A 5 frame cardboard nuc box with drawn comb and lemon grass oil for bait.

    I checked the trap today(sunday)about 7:30pm which is getting toward...
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    Hived Swarm Question

    I just hived a swarm in a deep box with ten frames of fully drawn comb yesterday.

    How long should I wait before adding a second deep or should I just put it on now?

    Also, can just start adding...
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    Honey Extractor Question

    I am using my 4 frame compact extractor for the first time, extracting the honey from some hives that didn't make it through the winter.

    It seems to be working ok so far, but I was wondering how...
  5. Thread: Heat stroke

    by zzub
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    For long periods in the beeyard you could wear a...

    For long periods in the beeyard you could wear a camelback under your beesuit.

    Also a spray bottle filled with water is great way to cool your face, head and neck on really hot days.

    And it...
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    If you are using small cell in the brood boxes...

    If you are using small cell in the brood boxes can you use large cell (like the Pierco plastic frames in the honey supers?
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    The black "wall wart" type transformers are easy...

    The black "wall wart" type transformers are easy to find for cheap or free.

    I use one that I think is from an old modem or inket printer. It is 30V 500ma.

    I made six 3/4" wide L shaped...
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