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Author Topic: Picture of cutout done today 7-7-07  (Read 2761 times)
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« on: July 07, 2007, 09:25:59 PM »

Here is one pic of the cutout that I did this morning. I had a few more to share but deleted them by mistake. I got 7 pounds of bees out of this cutout with lots of honey an brood. Had some kids watching me as Idid this. I think they had just has much fun as I did doing it. My be some new beekeeper in a couple of years. Have two more cutouts to do next weekend. One in a old barn an a old house.



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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2007, 09:31:56 PM »

Do you use a bee vac?
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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2007, 11:54:05 PM »

Yes I did use a bee vac for this one. But there have been times that I have not due to not having Electricity at the place of the cutout. I find that using a bee vac saves me alot of time. 
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« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2007, 06:38:30 AM »

Looked like a fairly easy one depending on the height from the ground.  I always like the ones with comb parallel to the opening.  From the looks of the dark comb in the back they where there for a while.  Where you able to spot the queen?

Thanks for sharing....
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« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2007, 07:40:47 AM »

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This was a easy one. Stood on the ground the hole time other then to take the last board off an cut the comb at the very top. I did not see the queen I looked before I vac them. But she is like finding a needle in a hay stack. I have found her before on other cutout that I have done.
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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2007, 09:15:17 PM »

what was the cell size in the center brood area? RDY-B
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« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2007, 09:25:32 PM »

James, awesome picture.  It looks like you must have some fun.  Great day, great life.  Cindi
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