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  1. #1
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    Oct 2003
    Location
    Rockville, Maryland,U.S.A.
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    I caught a swarm in my swarm trap ,it is 25'
    in the air with a lowering rope anchored to the base of the tree -How do I get the swarm out of the trap and into a hive ,they have been in the trap for about a week

  2. #2
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    Aug 2002
    Location
    Nehawka, Nebraska USA
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    I take it you have a trap that has no frames in it? If so, you cut the comb out and tie it into frames.
    http://www.kohala.net/bees/capture/tying.html

    Or build special frames:
    http://www.beesource.com/plans/swarmframe.htm

    Pictures of cutting and using the frames (similar to cutting and tying) http://www.beesource.com/plans/scf/index.htm

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