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Offline homer

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4th of July Swarm
« on: July 05, 2009, 05:49:12 PM »
Here are some photos of a swarm that I saw while driving on the 4th of July.  I was quite excited as it was my first swarm!  Now I finally feel like an official beek!

http://picasaweb.google.com/ketherington/4thOfJulySwarm?authkey=Gv1sRgCOalterQiLzj9QE#

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Re: 4th of July Swarm
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2009, 01:27:48 AM »
The first time is always the best, you know that!!

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Re: 4th of July Swarm
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2009, 01:47:55 AM »
Great job! You look happy and proud, as you should be.


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Re: 4th of July Swarm
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2009, 02:27:15 AM »
Congratulations!! I hope they do well. :D
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Offline applebwoi

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Re: 4th of July Swarm
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2009, 03:19:58 AM »
Looked like a nice swarm and the first one always is.  Did you have a mix of wooden and plastic frames in the hive body you put them in?

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Re: 4th of July Swarm
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2009, 11:26:44 AM »
Did you have a mix of wooden and plastic frames in the hive body you put them in?

Yup, just used what I had available.  The plastic frames were actually medium frames and all the others were deeps but they took to them all just fine!

 

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