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My gf caught a swarm, most likely from her hive Saturday. Got them into the 5 frame nuc I had built for her in case that happened. Went over yesterday, screened them in for the night and got them hived in their final location this morning :)

They are foundationlesss and had a 4x4 piece of comb built in 1 day. I figure i'll let them draw out a bunch of the first medium until I add another. 9 shaved down frames in an 8 frame med.







edit to add an inside pic.. with house warming gift haha
 

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Would you believe i didn't even know there was a spot on the forum dedicated to swarms? So much for my powers of observation! :)

Your excitement comes through loud and clear, and i can't wait to see what kind of progress your girls make in their new home.
 

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Jake, did you have lure in the nuc box that attracted the swarm?
yes and no. I had a q tip with lemongrass oil in it and some melted propolis. But my gf was home when they swarmed and they went into a small tree. she shook them into a bucket and transferred them into the nuc.
 
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