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Offline bailey

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Swarm traps going up :)
« on: February 01, 2013, 10:25:36 PM »
Started hanging swarm traps today.  Here are a few pics of how I set them up. 












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Re: Swarm traps going up :)
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2013, 09:09:50 AM »
shucks baily get you some specks that thing whopeyed; be shore and let me know when youall get a bite then i will get started.
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Re: Swarm traps going up :)
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2013, 10:40:35 AM »
Looks like I needed to rotate those pics!   Oops.
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most often i find my greatest source of stress to be OPS  ( other peoples stupidity )

It is better to keep ones mouth shut and be thought of as a fool than to open ones mouth and in so doing remove all doubt.

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Re: Swarm traps going up :)
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2013, 10:42:58 AM »
Hey Bailey,
Do you think honey b healthy would work similar to lemon grass oil?
Later,
Ray

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Re: Swarm traps going up :)
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2013, 11:20:11 AM »
Doubt it would work as well.  Stick with what works.
Bailey
most often i find my greatest source of stress to be OPS  ( other peoples stupidity )

It is better to keep ones mouth shut and be thought of as a fool than to open ones mouth and in so doing remove all doubt.

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Re: Swarm traps going up :)
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2013, 02:20:49 PM »
I will be putting a few out next weekend. I'm seeing A LOT of fresh nectar in the hives right now. Lots of plants blooming ( hen bit, maple, clovers, dandelion)   Cant be  much longer before we start seeing swarms.
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Re: Swarm traps going up :)
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2013, 02:49:25 PM »
I saw my first blackberry bloom today.  Swarms are coming!   And they will
Be early.
But if this pattern follows last years early spring the first few swarm
Will be Small.  

When the main flow comes on they should get bigger.
( jp's observation ).

I will be putting out one or two more this afternoon. 
I love trapping!
Bailey
most often i find my greatest source of stress to be OPS  ( other peoples stupidity )

It is better to keep ones mouth shut and be thought of as a fool than to open ones mouth and in so doing remove all doubt.

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Re: Swarm traps going up :)
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2013, 03:41:49 PM »
Thanks, just curious. Lemon grass oil it is. BTW the traps look good.
Later,
Ray

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Re: Swarm traps going up :)
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2013, 07:58:21 PM »
Swarm  season envy  :-D

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Re: Swarm traps going up :)
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2013, 08:40:03 PM »
What have you got that lemongrass oil in? *EDIT* Never mind. I found your other post.