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rober
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« on: September 16, 2013, 09:53:49 AM »

anyone tried this?
http://colonialbeekeepers.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98:how-to-make-a-robbing-screen&catid=24:education-information&Itemid=43
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« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2013, 11:12:44 AM »

Let us know how they work out for you? My thinking is that it is to easy to just enter on the ends, but you never know till they're installed.
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« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2013, 03:58:14 PM »

Quite a bit of the text in the linked powerpoint look to be cut and pasted from my web site... words I wrote 7 years ago...

http://www.bushfarms.com/beesrobbing.htm

I think anything that blocks the direct path into the entrance confuses robbers.  It should probably work ok if it extends past on the ends...
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