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  1. Re: do honeybees tolerate cinnamon?

    I have not had to place any on the bottom board put I do have several with cinnamon on the inner cover and the bee's don't mind it at all.
    They leave it there even though they are gluing the top to...
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    Re: Late swarm trapping

    gwb

    I am a little closer to your environment and I have had swarms move in to traps as late as September.
    As a rule any thing after July I feed them till it gets to cold to feed or they have 6-7...
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    Re: Hello from the Ozark Highlands

    Welcome Highland Honey
    What part of the Ozark's are you in?
    There are several of us on here from your area.
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    Re: Swarm Bearded on Trap

    Depends were you are located and what the weather is going to be like for the next few days.
    If you can place a second nuc box on top with frames and see if they move in.
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    Re: Missouri

    4/30/20 got a swarm in a pine tree about 7' off the ground. 65616 zip code.
    5/2/20 finely got a chance to do a removal at this same location. When I first went to check it out it was a large hive....
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    Re: Missouri

    Second swarm from same location in Marionville Mo. 65705 . They moved in to a swarm trap on 4/18/20 and picked them up 4/21/20.
    Also had a small swarm call from local Sheriff's office bees hanging...
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    Re: First bear fence

    Yes any metal fencing will work. I used chain link because it was FREE from a ball field that was flooded and they replaced it rather than clean it.
    We get very dry here in the summer so I rolled...
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    Re: First bear fence

    Save the wire and use chain link fence hung on tee post covered with pvc pipe.54891
    I had a large bear knock over a stack of EMPTY boxes prepped for installing nucs right in front of my Electric...
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    Re: Who is making this wax?

    Is it wax or sugar drops that have evaporated?
    Put some water on them and see if they dissolve.
  10. Re: Neighbor is going to add 2nd floor to house :(

    As far as noise and vibration they should be fine.
    My son does a fireworks show right in front of 10 of my hives on July 4.
    The trailer is about 20' from them.
    It usually last 1/2 hr to 45...
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    Re: NEWBEE in southeast MO.

    Dhull
    Welcome to bee source.
    What town are you in?

    Do you have 1 hive with bees or 1 hive with out bees or both?
    From your other post it sounds like an empty hive.
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    Re: Inaccessible swarm

    They can chew through to the inside of the house.
    Also when they get larger you can hear them in the wall.
    When I lived in Cochranville Pa. we had a farm house and if you went in the attic you...
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    Re: Inaccessible swarm

    If they are going in the stone wall they most likely are behind the plaster or drywall in side.
    Find someone in your area who has an infrared camera and check the inside wall in that area.
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    Re: Missouri

    Easy swarm on a railing post on a porch. Marionville Mo. 65705
    Held 2 drawn frames against the cluster and placed in a nuc setting on the railing when frames were covered with bees.
    Went back last...
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    Re: What is your other hobby ?

    hockyfan

    I found most of the stl files on line. I don't do any designing for 3D printing.
    I printed several pictures from the show and used them to model from.
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    Re: What is your other hobby ?

    elmer fud
    There is a 10' rule in trains. If it looks good from 10' away it works.

    Akademee
    I use to do blacksmithing but when the weather was nice I was working bees or teaching boy's camping...
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    Re: Swarm Trapping Presentation

    hankstump

    Do you have the video on you tube?
    I cant get vimeo to load?
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    Re: What is your other hobby ?

    I work on buildings and other things over the winter.
    2 years ago I built the Back to the Future train and car, with Doc and Marty.
    This winter I built the Beverly Hillbilly's truck to run on the...
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    Re: Syrup feeder material & starter wood question

    snl

    I started a new thread rather than take from this one.
    What is your other hobby ?

    Jim
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    What is your other hobby ?

    I was asked to share our trains in another post but thought it might be better to start one on other hobbies.

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    Here are 2 pictures of our trains from this past Christmas.
    The Red...
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    Re: Syrup feeder material & starter wood question

    snl
    When I can get them to download I will share them.
    Our internet is real slow out here in nowhere.
    Here is a link to a video our daughter did Christmas day several years ago....
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    Re: Syrup feeder material & starter wood question

    If you have one use a band saw.
    I use my band saw to cut scale lumber for building Building's for our trains in the back yard.
    I have cut 1/8" strips with it just take your time.
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    Re: What is this?

    looks like a top feeder.
    were are you in the picture?
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    Re: Shed honey house

    You asked several questions with twists.
    First building size? ( I was thinking 12x16 ) If you have been working from your garage is it as big as you are thinking for your shed if you store equipment...
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    Re: Forest bees

    If you have bears in your area you better get a GOOD electric fence around those hives>
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