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Offline dr4ngas

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pollen traps
« on: March 14, 2019, 10:33:50 pm »
I am looking for plans for a front entrance pollen traps. That will fit a 8 frame hive.. Just like the ones that brushy mountain bee farm use to sell. I would like to start collecting pollen to use later, to feed back to the bees.

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Re: pollen traps
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2019, 04:17:59 pm »
Here are plans for the OAC pollen trap. you can modify it to fit a 8 frame hive. I have also modified then so the tray can be removed from the front. I do not know how they will work with the Small Hive Beatles, may need to pull the pollen every day and freeze it to keep the little buggers at bay.
https://www.ontariobee.com/sites/ontariobee.com/files/document/construction.pdf
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