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Offline smallswarm

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Old-School Swarm Catching
« on: June 22, 2007, 10:09:48 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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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2007, 10:37:04 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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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2007, 07:14:09 AM »
Neat video,I like the smoker around the neck!

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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2007, 01:41:34 PM »
Interesting video.  Imagine that eh?  The skeps for the bees.  Have a wonderful day, Cindi
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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2008, 09:37:45 PM »
What a great video!!!

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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2008, 11:11:53 PM »
I really enjoyed watching this video and I am so amazed watching the beekeeper without any protection.

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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2008, 11:37:51 PM »
That video was super cool, just teriffic!

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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2008, 06:45:27 PM »
I say the old fella was getting stung but he played it off like a champ!!

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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2008, 10:45:54 PM »
  I wonder why that isn't tried for an anti swarm technique over here?
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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2008, 07:06:08 PM »
         8-)  Cool video I like it  8-)



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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2008, 10:40:22 AM »
Very good video, very interesting.
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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #11 on: December 11, 2008, 11:21:47 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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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #12 on: December 11, 2008, 12:01:26 PM »
Interesting.  Great video.   :-D

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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2009, 01:37:58 PM »
I once caught a swarm at a school that was ageing, although I wouldn't consider it old..... :roll:
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Re: Old-School Swarm Catching
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2009, 02:35:16 PM »
Very neat stuff!!! And I think the smoker was in his mouth not around his neck?  Makes sense hands-free  :-D
:-) Mary

 

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