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Offline rober

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St Louis P.D. called
« on: May 12, 2018, 06:53:33 am »
I did a cut out for a cop 2 years & that got me both feet in the door with the St louis P.D.. the call was for a nice swarm in the downtown area. the area was sealed off with crime scene tape. cracked me up. I found the queen, clipped her, & put her with some frames in an EZ nuc box & bungeed the box to the tree. I gave a card to a hostess who was watching the show & took off. 2 hours later the hostess called to tell me the girls were all in my box. I gotta' tell y'all that i'm finding these EZ nuc boxes to be the cat's meow for capturing swarms. they're lightweight, are sized to hold frames, have a closable entrance & an attached  hinged lid. plus in a pinch when you get them home you don't have hive them immediately.

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Re: St Louis P.D. called
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2018, 08:44:09 am »
rober, is this the EZ nuc box you are referring to?
https://www.dadant.com/catalog/m01502-jester-s-ez-nuc

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Re: St Louis P.D. called
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2018, 10:39:34 am »
yes indeed. with the hinged lid you're there's 1 less thing to deal with. it's well ventilated & it does hold a lot of bees.

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Re: St Louis P.D. called
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2018, 03:48:58 pm »
Good idea rober  :)
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Re: St Louis P.D. called
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2018, 03:52:05 pm »
this is the 2nd swarm in a week that when a queen in a clip was put in an EZ nuc that the bees waltzed right in.