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Offline Grizzly8119

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Almond extract?
« on: August 17, 2012, 02:51:10 PM »
So I have put my escape board under the first of the boxes I want to take but it is a single triangle. I had heard that almond extract will drive bees from a box. I was thinking of pairing the two escape board and extract. Does anyone know if this works?

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Re: Almond extract?
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2012, 07:55:29 PM »
I haves used bee quick.

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Re: Almond extract?
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2012, 06:56:04 PM »
I tried almond extract. Mixed 1:2 with water. No effect. Do not use an escape board with bee quick. They cannot get out of super fast enough with escape board installed. To use  bee quick, put a piece of towel cut to the size of the board in the inner board and staple it in place. Spray a light coat of bee quick all over the board and place it on top of the super for five minutes. Then remove it and place it on top of a fume board. Partially cover it with card board to let the remaining bees to escape.
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Re: Almond extract?
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2012, 10:55:14 AM »
Hey thanks for the info. I didnt use any bee quick I just put the escape board on and left it for 24 hrs. I'll see if it worked today.

 

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