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Author Topic: Old-School Swarm Catching  (Read 4681 times)
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« on: June 22, 2007, 09:09:48 AM »

I just lost a swarm I was trying so hard to catch. Next time I should try this method.

http://www.iwf.de/iwf/res/mkat/metafiles/04000029460220000000_lo.asx

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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2007, 09:37:04 AM »

i have to come in contact with this "farm" i wanna know if they have any problems with varroa, since they beek naturally.

still i wonder...isn't it against the law to keep bees in a non-movable comb hive, maybe not in germany...

thanks for the video!
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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2007, 06:14:09 AM »

Neat video,I like the smoker around the neck!
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« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2007, 12:41:34 PM »

Interesting video.  Imagine that eh?  The skeps for the bees.  Have a wonderful day, Cindi
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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2008, 08:37:45 PM »

What a great video!!!
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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2008, 10:11:53 PM »

I really enjoyed watching this video and I am so amazed watching the beekeeper without any protection.

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« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2008, 10:37:51 PM »

That video was super cool, just teriffic!

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« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2008, 05:45:27 PM »

I say the old fella was getting stung but he played it off like a champ!!
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« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2008, 09:45:54 PM »

  I wonder why that isn't tried for an anti swarm technique over here?
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« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2008, 06:06:08 PM »

         cool  Cool video I like it  cool



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« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2008, 09:40:22 AM »

Very good video, very interesting.
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« Reply #11 on: December 11, 2008, 10:21:47 AM »

Hmm..I wonder where Smallswarm went, he used to be quite active.  Have a wonderful and awesome day, health.  Cindi
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« Reply #12 on: December 11, 2008, 11:01:26 AM »

Interesting.  Great video.   grin
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« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2009, 12:37:58 PM »

I once caught a swarm at a school that was ageing, although I wouldn't consider it old..... rolleyes
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« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2009, 01:35:16 PM »

Very neat stuff!!! And I think the smoker was in his mouth not around his neck?  Makes sense hands-free  grin
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