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Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

First Swarm 5-1-2010 in Carson City, Nevada, missed a 2nd call on Sunday 5-2-2010.
 

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May 7th Carson City Nevada, picked up a small swarm 2-3 pounds on a fence under a row of old cottonwood trees.
 

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Picked up 3 Swarms on the 12th of May, one in Carson City Nevada and two in Gardrnerville, Nevada.
 

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Picked up a nice large swarm in Gardnerville NV 89410 on the 19th of May.
 

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How many of you collect multiple swarms

How many of you collect multiple swarms from the same location (spot) multiple times in a week?

Earlier I had picked up two swarms on the same exact fence at the same exact post less than a week apart.

Last evening I picked up a very large swarm on a patio swing about 25 feet from a large cottom wood tree and now I have a call back where the owner claims another swarm has gathered on the same swing?

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Re: How many of you collect multiple swarms

Heres a picture of my second set of bench bees, the first on was alot larger but I didnt have the camera.



I picked up my third swarm at this address :eek: within a week. The last one was about the size of a football and was on a low tree branch about 25' away from the others. I cliped the branch placed it in a paper box and all the stargglers walked right in. Are these afterswarms? if so would these be mated or vigin queens?

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I don't think so but if I get back there I will take a good look. There is at least one colony about 20 - 25 feet up in that tree and like I said I have picked up 3 good sized swarms (1 being real large) within 25 - 30 ft of this tree all within a weeks time.
 

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Picked up a nice one June 5th, Carson City Nevada in an apartment complex.
 

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Carson City, Nevada 89701

June 10th - Caught my own swarm at secondary yard

June 12th - picked up three swarms small, medium and large, 2 trees, 1 bush

June 14th - picked up a small swarm hanging in a tree, homeowner says it was much larger yesterday but didnt know who to call.
 

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6-16-2010 - 10:00 PM Johnson Lane Nevada - Nice size swarm low on apple tree, should have waited for daylight :no:
 

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Got a swarm call today, picked up a large swarm, bad news recieved call from neighbor next door, they were my bees :) 89701
 

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Small 2lber on a fence

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4lber or so under a bench
 

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4/0/2012
4-1/2 - 5lb Swarm in Washoe Valley, Nevada 89704
Clustered on retaining wall
 

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Yesterday at 10:30 a.m. I received a call about a warm in a water spigot at the fairgrounds 2 blocks from my house. Cluster covered the head of a stand pipe with a two to three bee layer.
At 11:08 a.m bees where in a 5 frame nuc and on the way home with me.
 

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We recieved our first swarm call yesterday, too bad it was in Las Vegas, 534 miles south of us. We need contact information for Las Vegas beekeepers. Last year we had ~25 swarm calls in Las Vegas and no where to send them to, we have set up http://www.honeybeeswarmremoval.com please register.
 

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Swarm from a colony I will be doing a cut out on in the next week. Another beekeeper set up a trap and managed to catch the swarm. I am glad to be rid of the additional bees. I have no need and really no room for another hive. I hope to cut this colony out and pass it on to another beekeeper.
 

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Two swarms within two blocks of my house between noon and 4 PM. IN between capturing these two swarms I bid a cut out for an apartment complex. The bees have gotten busy.
 

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89512 swarm in a tree approx 20 feet up. Captured.
at the same time another swarm approx 5 miles north of that location in a small bush almost on the ground, also captured.

Was informed of an existing colony under a play house that I had to pass on to another beekeeper as I am out of equipment for this year.
 
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