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Setup my first swarm trap today. Temps for this week has been in the 70's. Not even 5 minutes after putting the trap up and put some lemon grass oil inside. I had a few honeybees inspecting the box. I never saw them enter the box but they sure seemed interested.

My setup is a 5 frame nuc
2 frames of rite cell and 3 empty frames
Lgo
Some wax shaved off from a block of wax I ordered
About 6 feet from the ground not far behind my house.


Wonder of I have a feral hive close by that drew them in so fast.
 

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Let's hope so. Just finished up building 4 5 frame nucs from a sheet of plywood that cost me $10.00. It was pretty wavy and they marked it half price.

Hope to pick up some paint tomorrow. Should have at least 7 traps out by the weekend. Maybe I will catch at least one.
 
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