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  • HONEY BEE SWARM TRAP DETAILS - CMCBA

    2015-3-23 · honey bee swarm trap details swarm trap is made from ½” dx exterior plywood. finished inside dimensions are: 18 1/4” wide x 7 1/2” deep x 18” high front rear front and rear panels are the same size: 19 1/4” wide x 18” high.

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  • How to Use a Nuc as a Swarm Trap - Daves Homestead

    Plywood Honey Bee Swarm Bait Catch Hive and Nucleus Box - Dual Purpose How to DIY Plans: Catching swarms of honey bees has to be one of the most exciting and fascinating events of the year. I say 'event' as it tends to happen mostly in the month of May in the UK. Last year, 2015, we caught 9 such swarms and increased our own hive number…

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  • Plywood Honey Bee Swarm Bait Catch Hive and

    2012-2-10 · Good advice from Cleo. Seems like there are many that are building new swarm traps when a crappy used nuc or hive box(s) will work much better. Just screw down a piece of plywood for a floor and drill a 1 1/2' hole center front. Plywood piece for a top and you have a really good trap. Size is debatable. (Just search this forum).

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  • Entrance Size and Location for Swarm Trap |

    2012-12-27 · Measure 10 inches from the top of the box, and cut off the over hang. Conclusion. Building swarm traps from pallets is a great way to get a few extra hives at a reduced cost. Pallet wood is a good option for nucs as well. Swarm trapping is a numbers game. The more swarm traps you have, the greater the odds of catching a swarm.

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  • How to Build Swarm Traps - Pallet Swarm Traps

    2016-9-21 · Build your own Swarm Safe Beehive box This swarm trap hive or bait hive is really easy to make, and when it is not in use as a swarm hive it could also be used as a short term 5 frame nucleus transport hive or a hive to house a split.

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  • How To Build a Swarm Box Keeping Backyard Bees

    2016-1-27 · I use five frames nuc boxes for swarm traps all the time. I try get them as high up as possible. The swarm traps do better at 10 feet up or higher. I put them on sheds, lean-to type roofs, etc. I also put 2 or three drops of lemongrass oil on a q-tip end and drop one in each nuc or homemade swarm trap.

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  • Build your own Swarm Safe Beehive box

    2015-12-23 · Swarm Box 1 of 2 angle slide left off this view for clarity angle slide left off this view for clarity Openings on the sides, ends & bottom are covered with 8x8 hardware cloth on the inside. 1 1/2' 1 1/4' 1 1/4' 4' 1' 4 1/4' 3' 15' 1 1/4' 1 1/4' 1 1/2' 5' 9' 19 7/8' 4' 1 1/4' Drawn by Gary S. Reuter University of Minnesota Dept. of Entomology ...

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  • Swarm trap size | Beesource Beekeeping Forums

    2013-1-30 · With all the recent discussion on here about swarm trap size, I decided to measure mine up. I am running double 5 frame medium nucs for swarm traps. The inside dimensions are 6.625'x8.25'x18.25' for a total of 997.47 cubic inches, for a single 5 frame nuc…

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  • Nuc Box and Swarm Trap - Beez Needz

    This painted wooden box can be used as a swarm trap, nuc box or split box. Made with frames in upper part of box and extra space in bottom to give plenty of room for the whole swarm to get into the box. Assembled. Shipping wt 20 lbs.

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  • Nuc Box Plans - LetMBee BlogLetMBee Blog

    2015-10-23 · A while ago I posted New Swarm Trap Plans. This post was about a set of plans for 4 traps out of ONE – 4 X 8 sheet of plywood. Sometime later a question was posed to me about the plans. In response to further discussion those plans have been renamed as NUC plans.. This was written about in Evolution in Swarm Trap Logic back in April. Jason from AllMorgan.com raised concerns that those …

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  • Swarm Box 1 of 2 - Master Beekeeping

    2015-12-23 · Swarm Box 1 of 2 angle slide left off this view for clarity angle slide left off this view for clarity Openings on the sides, ends & bottom are covered with 8x8 hardware cloth on the inside. 1 1/2' 1 1/4' 1 1/4' 4' 1' 4 1/4' 3' 15' 1 1/4' 1 1/4' 1 1/2' 5' 9' 19 7/8' 4' 1 1/4' Drawn by Gary S. Reuter University of Minnesota Dept. of Entomology ...

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  • Swarm Trap Size - beemaster.com

    2011-4-30 · I had a swarm on one of my traps last week they didn't stay with it. Don't know why. Maybe it was to small for the swarm. The trap was a standard five frame deep nuc with top bars. The swarm was pretty big. They left me a small comb attached to the outside of the stand under the trap. :-D I made several this winter and now I wish I had made ...

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  • Swarm Trap Plans - 10 Frame Lang Deep - LetMBee ...

    Swarm Trap Construction Materials List: An old ratty Langstroth deep (9-5/8″ Hive Body). 4 – 2” x 2”s cut to 9-5/8 inches long 2 – pieces 3/8 inch plywood cut to the dimensions 19-7/8 inches x 16-1/4 inches 1 – … Continue reading

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  • How to catch bees in a swarm trap, Spring 2020 |

    2020-8-9 · How to catch bees in a swarm trap. Assemble a solid box of approximately 40 Litres internal volume. This can be an 8 or 10 frame beehive box, or two stacked 5 frame nuc boxes, or a custom-designed swarm box of your own dimensions. Install frames into the beehive box. The type of frame you use does not matter.

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  • How to Set Up a Swarm Trap for Bees - Carolina

    2021-1-25 · Swarm Trap Preparations for Spring. Beekeepers who learn how to set up a swarm trap in a good location may be rewarded with free bees. Swarm traps, also called, bait hives are structures that beekeepers use to catch honey bee swarms. Swarming is a …

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  • 5 Frame Nuc - D. Coates Version | Beesource

    2017-5-1 · The dimensions I used are as follows. Sides 10.25 x 19.125 multiples of 2 Top 6 x 22 (1) Bottom 5.5 x 20 (1) Front & Back 7.5 x 6.5 2 Front & Back updated 9.5' x 4.5' (2) Hive Cleat 5.5 x 2 (2) Top Cleat . 75 x 5.5 (2) I opted to not upgrade as I will rarely …

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  • How to Attract a Bee Swarm to a Trap - Carolina

    2021-3-19 · Best Swarm Trap Locations. What is the perfect location for your swarm trap? Well, that subject is open to debate and there are many different ideas. Most resources agree that a swarm trap with the interior size of a deep hive body is a good choice. And, …

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  • Build your own Swarm Safe Beehive box

    2012-4-7 · The most versatile design is a 5 frame nuc box, something you can use to trap swarms, do splits, rear queens etc. 7/8' hole in the front is a good size opening. Lured traps are more efficient , some keepers use frames with old comb, some add store bought lures that simulate queen pheromon, some apply lemon grass essential oil inside the trap ...

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  • Swarm Box 1 of 2 - Master Beekeeping

    2016-9-21 · Build your own Swarm Safe Beehive box This swarm trap hive or bait hive is really easy to make, and when it is not in use as a swarm hive it could also be used as a short term 5 frame nucleus transport hive or a hive to house a split.

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  • Note: Plans are for 1/2 plywood. Dimensions will last

    2017-4-8 · Coates Nuc 5-Frame Nuc Note: Plans are for 1/2' plywood. Dimensions will need to be adjusted if other thickness is used. See last page for cut list to get 4 nucs from 4'x8' sheet. Design by Drew Coates. 19 1/8' 10 1/4'

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  • Honeybee Swarm Trap Wooden Beehive Box for

    2021-4-22 · Dimensions: 20 x 7 x 15.4 in. (50.5x18x39.2 cm) Entrance Reducer Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.6 in. (14x4 cm) Board Thickness: 0.6 in. (1.4 cm) Vent Diameter: 2.2 in. (5.6 cm) Cable Length: 38 in. (96 cm) Cable Post Diameter: 1.6 in. (4 cm) Net Weight: 12 lb. (5.5 kg) Package List 1 x Brood Box Cover. 1 x Brood Box Base. 4 x Side Frames. 1 x Entrance ...

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  • Swarm Trap - Commercial Grade - Plywood - Assembly

    2021-5-25 · Commercial Swarm Trap Plywood NUC - Instructions - If you purchased a commercial swarm trap from us and selected 'unassembled' during checkout, you will receive in your shipping box the component parts pictured above. We provide this picture of the completed item for reference.

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  • Swarm trapping – Willamette Valley Beekeepers

    A 10-frame deep Langstroth box =2600 in 3. The bees prefer a cavity opening that is small and low. A circular entrance hole of 1 ¾ inches is perfect; a standard hive bottom board entrance should be reduced to 3-5 inches. A 5-frame cardboard (or wooden) nuc box or 8 frame hive box can be substituted.

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  • Swarm Trap plans | Southwest Mississippi Beekeepers ...

    Here is a picture with the dimensions of a Swarm Trap. Either dado or nail a ledger board to hold the frames. (click to enlarge)

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  • Bees in Brittany: How to Build a Dadant Five frame

    2012-2-27 · Parts needed for nuc box construction. ... List of parts and dimensions for construction. Enough 16mm ply to cut to the following sizes (all sizes in cms) 2 x 48 x 32.5 ( for the two sides) ... This shape also fits well in to different roof structures if you are using the nuc as a swarm trap.

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  • 7 Swarm trap plans ideas | bee keeping, bee hive plans ...

    Swarm Trap Construction Materials List: An old ratty Langstroth deep (9-5/8″ Hive Body). 4 – 2” x 2”s cut to 9-5/8 inches long 2 – pieces 3/8 inch plywood cut to the dimensions 19-7/8 inches x 16-1/4 inches 1 – …

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  • Why every beekeeper should use a nuc - Honey Bee

    2011-2-15 · My nuc box is a single unit, so I need to pull the frames out. Option 1 – Pull 5 frames out of the top box and set the 5 nuc frames in their place Option 2 – Shake all the bees down into the bottom box, newspaper it, then put the 5 frames in the top box and let them merge.

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  • The Art of the Trap-out — Hinterland Bees

    The catch-box is usually a 5-frame nuc box or a standard eight or ten-frame brood box and will often require the beekeeper to be a little inventive in the construction of a platform to support it. The platform should be sturdy and capable of holding the weight of a honey-laden hive.

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  • DIY Layens Bee Trap - Grit | Rural American Know-How

    2018-6-12 · Step-by-step instructions to build a DIY swarm trap for catching wild bees. With a few easy-to-find materials and tools, you can build six swarm traps capable of fitting six Layens frames. ... Attach the front wall, then the back wall, and the box is done. Cut a length of 2-by-4 to 15-13/16 inches long, and then rip it into 3/8-inch planks that ...

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  • Swarm trapping – Willamette Valley Beekeepers

    A 10-frame deep Langstroth box =2600 in 3. The bees prefer a cavity opening that is small and low. A circular entrance hole of 1 ¾ inches is perfect; a standard hive bottom board entrance should be reduced to 3-5 inches. A 5-frame cardboard (or wooden) nuc box or 8 frame hive box can be substituted.

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  • How To Build A Quick 5-Frame Beehive Nuc Box -

    2019-5-5 · But for a smaller swarm it makes more sense to put the captured swarm into a smaller box with fewer frames. That’s when these little nuc boxes really shine! Once the colony gets more established and needs more room we’ll move them to a larger 10-frame deep hive box then.

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  • Swarm Trap plans | Southwest Mississippi Beekeepers ...

    Here is a picture with the dimensions of a Swarm Trap. Either dado or nail a ledger board to hold the frames. (click to enlarge)

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  • Honeybee Swarm Trap Wooden Beehive Box for

    2021-4-22 · l PROFESSIONAL BEEKEEPING: This honeybee brood box provides ample room for a queen bee to lay eggs, accommodating 4 deep body Langstroth frames up to 17.6 inches long. l DURABLE CONSTRUCTION: Made of beautiful and naturally durable cedarwood, our wooden brood box also features an ABS vent, a sliding entrance reducer, a metal lid, and steel support cable for a long …

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  • Plans and Downloads | BeeVac.com

    5 frame medium is too small for a nuc box unless you are using it as a mating nuc. If this is the case I would recommend the 4-way mating nuc as a better option. If you are looking to put a medium on top of the 5 frame deep, you can use the width/depth dimension from the 5 frame deep nuc and the height dimension from the 8 frame medium nuc. Rob….

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  • 7 Swarm trap plans ideas | bee keeping, bee hive plans ...

    Swarm Trap Construction Materials List: An old ratty Langstroth deep (9-5/8″ Hive Body). 4 – 2” x 2”s cut to 9-5/8 inches long 2 – pieces 3/8 inch plywood cut to the dimensions 19-7/8 inches x 16-1/4 inches 1 – …

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  • The ULTIMATE Swarm Box | Bee Culture

    2018-2-28 · The following Spring, I pulled out the ultimate swarm box, complete with all the swarm supplies you’d ever need, and put it back in the trunk of my car, and waited. And, I waited. I waited for three more seasons, and still, I was never able to use my ultimate swarm box, complete with all the swarm supplies you’d ever need.

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  • Easy Nuc – Cookeville Beekeepers

    Cut the frame rest by setting your saw to cut only 3/8″ deep and make a cut at 7/8″ down from the top – this is a little bit deeper than standard frame rests, but it allows you to use a CD jewel case as a Small Hive Beetle trap on the top bars of the nuc.

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  • Free Bees! How to Build Swarm Traps and Bait Hives

    2018-2-22 · How To Build A Swarm Trap or Bait Hive. Building a swarm trap need not be difficult. A deep brood box with frames can be enclosed at the bottom and a lid added to seal the box. A hole about 1 inch diameter added to one side to allow the bees to enter and exit make a common bait hive.

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  • How to build a Bait Hive for honey bees - Best

    2020-4-6 · I now think the swarm over the school could be the swarm that eventually moved into the bait hive and the bait hive going quiet was the time that colony swarmed, but for some reason, the swarm relocated when the scouts were at my bait hive. Thursday, …

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