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Offline hardwood

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Maitland swarm
« on: October 26, 2011, 07:00:24 PM »
This late season swarm was pretty small. The fact that young kids were around prompted us to vacuum the bees (along with the queen). This is something that we normally don't do. We strive to avoid vacuuming the bees and especially the queen where we can, but it really is the best way we know to avoid having lots of bees flying around.

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Re: Maitland swarm
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2011, 08:35:10 PM »
Did you combine these bees with another hive?

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Re: Maitland swarm
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2011, 08:57:59 PM »
As of now they are still on their own in a nuc. I'll most likely give them a fram of brood to boost their numbers and nurse them over our short winter.

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"In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American...There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag...We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language...And we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

Theodore Roosevelt 1907