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  1. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    I have a cut out to do at an old house that is to be torn down later this year. Hive entrance is about 3' off the ground, very easy access, so here's what I'm thinking. Hogan trap, with brood and funnel trap, the hive for 5-6 days, then the day of the cut out, plug the trap box, remove, and...
  2. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    The Water Department in Creve Coeur, IL found this bee tree when removing some brush to fix a broken water main. In doing so they opened the direct flight bath for the bees across a school ground and ball field. Lots of people walk down that path too so they wanted the bees out to negate their...
  3. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    Now that I have found a wild bee colony and bees are excepting the hive body I've set in front of their hive with a queen cell in it, how long will it take the Queen to abscond? I think I have thought of a way to capture her on her exit but need to know when to place my gadget on the trap out.