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    Re: Pennsylvania

    Ya not sure why nobody post swarms here in pa anymore. This has been a booming year for me. I’m over 20 for this year.. I got one I’m calling the 40 pounder! Had two boxes in same place ( 100 yards)...
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    Re: Trapping 2019 - success rate?

    This has been great year for swarms. I gotta bee over 20 already. Some places I got three swarms. Picked up two yesterday I knew the one was there for ten days the other one didn’t have one but...
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    Re: Pennsylvania

    Yes good deal by putting one back in same spot. I got two big swarms in same spot. It must moved in within two days after setting new one.
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    Re: Pennsylvania

    3 more in the past week things are looking good!!!
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    Re: Pennsylvania

    Got one on May 9 in a swarm box. And had a call for a swarm on the tenth but was like 45 feet up so we set swarm box there but they flew away. Can’t get em all but sure trying lol
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    Re: Pennsylvania

    Set out another box stopped by to check one put two weeks ago. There was one in it and bringing lots of pollen. Plus a lot of activity at other boxes too. Think it’s going to bee a good year for...
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    Re: Trapping 2018 - success rate?

    I put out 9 this year. I got two in two different places and one at my house. It’s been a bad year. 8 bee trees I knew of died over winter and one house I know of never did swarm that I know of (...
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    Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Apollo 15613 Checked swarm box last Sunday lots of activity. Went back on Wednesday and swarm in it. Covered 4 frames. Hopefully more to come!
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    Re: NE Swarm Dates

    Last year my first swarm came on may 9th(it was a hot spring) year before was around the 18th. I’ll be surprised if we get one by the end of may with this weather. I’m just north of Pittsburgh.
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    Re: Swarm Trap Size

    I’ve caught them in anywhere from a 5 frame to 11 frame box. I came across some even bigger boxes over the winter that will hold 13 frames that I’m going to try. These boxes are already made just...
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    Re: 5 Gallon Bucket Swarm Trap

    Most time using a bucket turns into a cutout. Farther ahead to use a old box or make some boxes.
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    Re: Trap Ventilation Holes

    I just use the one hole no vent hole in all my traps. I use a 3/4 bit and drill side by side holes and saw out the extra little piece. Check em 2 times a week and never had bird in them.
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    Re: Swarm season in Cleveland, OH area

    I put mine out in mid April so they can check them out before swarming
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    Re: How many bait hive do you set?

    I start putting mine out the middle of April. Caught my first one on may 7 last year. So two weeks for them to find it must of worked last year. I’m in western pa north of Pittsburgh
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    Re: How many bait hive do you set?

    Iíve got at least 20 to put out. I know of 4-5 bee trees and some in houses. So my odds are pretty good. I use SC. Iím not buying any bees this year.
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    Re: How many bait hive do you set?

    I’ve got at least 20to put out. I know of 4-5 bee trees and some in houses. So my odds are pretty good. I use SC. I’m not buying any bees this year.
  17. Re: So, what did you scrounge today? Braggin encouraged

    37657 got this stuff last fal37657l from work. Going to be my new hive stand
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    Re: Swarm traps

    Getting stuff ready but got at least another month and a half before I start putting out.
  19. Re: So, what did you scrounge today? Braggin encouraged

    I got some composite decking and pvc 1 xs last summer (left overs from work) so was board and made some screened bottom boards. Plus was got stainless screws to to put together! 37063
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    Re: Who has the best Black Friday deals?

    What is the discount code for Mann Lake? Can’t seem to find it.
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    Re: Mixing sugar with well water

    Maybe a 100. It's a Mann lake feeder with the floating board. They were getting down the sides of the board and drowning but we put screen over the float also and didn't have any drowned. He is just...
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    Mixing sugar with well water

    My bro in law has bees and if he uses his well water it seems like he has excessive amount of dead bees in feeder. He has a salt water treatment for water. Can there be to much salt and be killing...
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    Re: .Re: Everclear 190 proof for OAV treatment

    I'm in pa and they don't sell it here without permit. I got mine on Amazon. Said all taxes and other stuff was taken care of. I am doing the oa vaporizer/fogged and seems to be working well. I have...
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    Re: DIY quilt box

    I keep the stuff up about a inch or so then that gives you room to put sugar blocks and cut an upper entrance in. One less joint they have to seal up.
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    Re: Liquid Bee Smoker replacement

    I did find this but it's in the U.K. https://www.omlet.co.uk/shop/beekeeping/smokers/3038/smoker_liquid_concentrate_refill_in_bottle/
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