Small swarm

Discussion in 'Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs' started by Redcrane, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. Redcrane

    Redcrane New Member

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    Caught a swarm just now (6:30 PM) & installed them in a medium nuc. The swarm can't have weighed more than 1.5 lbs. I have only one frame of drawn comb which I'll put in tomorrow. Also start feeding sugar syrup tomorrow. Any comments or suggestions? I expect I'll be feeding for quite a while.
     
  2. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    Quite a while?? Only until April... :D
     

  3. Redcrane

    Redcrane New Member

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    Ya, thats what I thought.
     
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    They diden't like my medium nuc & left. This AM found them on a snall branch 5' off the ground. Put them into a med super with a queen excluder on the bottum. we.ll see.