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  1. #1
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    Default My First Trap Out

    Well, I have been working with Iddee on my first trap out. It has been an interesting experience with tons of learning.

    Here are some pictures:

    Here is where the bees were coming and going from. I reduced the entrance by using steel wool.



    Here is the entrance reduced:



    The side of the house had a lot of cracks so I closed up any possible entrance.

    Chef Isaac..Culinary Arts and Honey are a sweet mix! http://www.sweetascanbeehoneyfarm.com & http://www.adoptahive.info

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    here is the step up with the make shift cone that we used and the nuc box with a frame of eggs, brood, and adhering bees.





    Chef Isaac..Culinary Arts and Honey are a sweet mix! http://www.sweetascanbeehoneyfarm.com & http://www.adoptahive.info

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    I set up everything on Friday. I checked them this afternoon (Sunday). I hope all is well.





    Chef Isaac..Culinary Arts and Honey are a sweet mix! http://www.sweetascanbeehoneyfarm.com & http://www.adoptahive.info

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    Default Trap out

    Thanks for sharing those pic's are very helpful. Not trying to bee lazy and not look myself but what size is the small side of the wire cone?

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    Checked on the nuc today that is by the trap out cone and they are FULL of bees. It is so neat to see!
    Chef Isaac..Culinary Arts and Honey are a sweet mix! http://www.sweetascanbeehoneyfarm.com & http://www.adoptahive.info

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    How do you get the queen out? Did she moved into your nuc by herself?

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