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Offline ShaneJ

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Water getting in freeman beetle trap
« on: December 11, 2011, 09:47:54 PM »
Hi everyone, I have a couple of Freeman beetle traps(SBB + oil tray) and with the rain we've been having lately they keep filling with water. Has overcome this problem at all?

I assume the water is getting in through the front entrance so I was thinking about putting some kind of entrance cover over the front but I'm not sure if this will upset the bees at all?

Anyone have any ideas?

Thanks
Shane

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Re: Water getting in freeman beetle trap
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2011, 09:56:25 PM »
The bees will get use to a rain shield on the front of the hive.   

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Re: Water getting in freeman beetle trap
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2011, 12:35:58 AM »
Thanks. Might have to try and knock something up.
Shane

 

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