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  1. #21
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Delta, Utah
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    494

    Default Re: Installing packages indoors

    NUTRA-BEE is definately going in there Keith!
    Yes, Tom, I wish I had enough brood to add a frame to each package. Maybe if I'd have fed the NUTRA-BEE earlier.
    Yeah, it's a cool video.
    -Rob Bliss
    Bliss Honey and bee supplies

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Independence, Or USA
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    24

    Default Re: Installing packages indoors

    Quote Originally Posted by Nick Noyes View Post
    We dump packages indoors. Dump 4 to 5 pounds of bees on straight foundation with feeder full of syrup. We leave them indoors (totally dark) for 3 days then move out. Very little if any drifting. Its important to move them out in the evening (NOT morning) so they settle back down during the night.
    when are you installing your queens and what kind of exceptance rate are you seeing?

  3. #23
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Oregon City, Oregon
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    991

    Default Re: Installing packages indoors

    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Jarrett View Post
    put some Nutra-Bee in there, those bees for sure will never leave.
    WOW I hope this isn't your company motto
    Honeydew

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