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Offline sawdstmakr

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Re: catching a swarm two different ways
« Reply #20 on: September 02, 2011, 12:28:46 PM »
Schawee,
was there some virgin queens in that swarm they may have wanted to leave with? Or possibly multiple queens?
They may have found a new location when Schawee put them in that nuc but they just couldn't get the queen to follow.
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Re: catching a swarm two different ways
« Reply #21 on: September 02, 2011, 01:09:10 PM »
Schawee,
was there some virgin queens in that swarm they may have wanted to leave with? Or possibly multiple queens?
They may have found a new location when Schawee put them in that nuc but they just couldn't get the queen to follow.
Jim

This makes sense.

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Re: catching a swarm two different ways
« Reply #22 on: September 08, 2011, 07:36:41 AM »
Nice video Schawee!

Just moving handfuls of bees you can feel the heat, I can only imagine the warmth from the whole swarm on your hand.

Nice job, and thanks for sharing it with us!

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Re: catching a swarm two different ways
« Reply #23 on: September 13, 2011, 03:51:07 PM »
jim ,thats why i cage the queens so if they leave they will come back.now they are building comb and doing great.buzzbee i checked  twice before i let the queen out and didn't find another queen.joe,to my surprise the heat that was inside the swarm was very warm.    ......schawee
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Re: catching a swarm two different ways
« Reply #24 on: September 30, 2011, 06:31:32 PM »
I've got to try that sometime.  I've not gotten good at finding the queen in swarms or cut outs but I keep trying.  As soon as I do I'll try this.  Thanks for the video!
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Re: catching a swarm two different ways
« Reply #25 on: October 02, 2011, 10:53:02 PM »
d coates,i can't wait to try it again.
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Re: catching a swarm two different ways
« Reply #26 on: October 03, 2011, 12:42:30 PM »
d coates,i can't wait to try it again.

I sure hope you have your camera again.   :)
Jim
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Re: catching a swarm two different ways
« Reply #27 on: October 04, 2011, 11:35:19 PM »
jim, i always have my camera :-D
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