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13380Re: luring in a swarm

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  • providerof4
    Apr 1, 2009
      HEy Russel

      would you be willing to share this new found info off online or when do think u will post. I would like to give a try

      thanks


      --- In Beekeeping@yahoogroups.com, russell spencer <beekeeper121@...> wrote:
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      > Peggy
      >  am still out in cali ..making splits and nukes waiting to go to wash to pollinate apples....some com keepers came up with a new concotion all nat ..tried it on my bees wow presto majichives haveexploded ...a majic bullet at last....I won't post it here but later i might
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      > --- On Wed, 4/1/09, russell spencer <beekeeper121@...> wrote:
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      > From: russell spencer <beekeeper121@...>
      > Subject: Re: [Beekeeping] luring in a swarm
      > To: Beekeeping@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 10:19 AM
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      > peggy
      >   how was the winter
      > luring swarms???? hummm
      >  as I bhave to maintain swarm control ..well this works as good as anything...
      > try cleaning out the dead outs...of dead bees....spay the hive with lemon grass scent...
      >  place the hives on the north side of a yrd and on the south west corner ..and wait...
      >  good luck...
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      >  i wish I could be more helpful Russell
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      > --- On Sun, 3/8/09, Peggy Willenberg <glencanyonrising@ attglobal. net> wrote:
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      > From: Peggy Willenberg <glencanyonrising@ attglobal. net>
      > Subject: [Beekeeping] luring in a swarm
      > To: beekeeping@yahoogro ups.com
      > Date: Sunday, March 8, 2009, 9:28 AM
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      > It has been a very cold winter in MN, and I fear I have lost my bees.  I don't want to open the hive to look yet bcause it is still below freezing.  We have had a couple of days around 40, but I have seen no evidence of cleansing flights.
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      > I know this topic has been discussed before, but I wonder if someone would mind giving me advice on how to lure a swarm.  Money is a little too tight to buy another package this year.
      > Thanks,
      > Peggy in MN
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