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Gavin McCullough
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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Gavin McCullough commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"and the no cap mystery?"
Feb 19
Gavin McCullough commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"Caught June 222 weeks later...nice comb 3 weeks later....gone... :( so end of june to end of july? I was sad as I wasn't sure they would have enough time to forage before winter..."
Feb 19
Gavin McCullough commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"Rhett: so I guess there were there a bit over a month before absconding...no capped honey would signify?? That they always planned to leave? No Queen? Just curious from a noob..."
Feb 19
Gavin McCullough commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"Rhett: I assume they took all the honey with them when they absconded. Perhaps some robbing after they left? I didn't check on the hive everyday, so it was a few days from seeing bees to "what the heck happened...they seemed so…"
Feb 19
Gavin McCullough commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"The comb they left behind...."
Feb 19
Gavin McCullough commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"Yes, since this photo I have moved the hive off those blocks and I'm using a stand. Hoping that helps. I also might have overfed the wild swarm with sugar water. If I get a new swarm I might just feed once, maybe twice, to get them started. I…"
Feb 19
Gavin McCullough commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"I have one warre hive i started last year with a wild swarm caught in my back yard... Sadly they absconded after about 2 months (There were doing great, making comb and such, but I think it was Ants driving them off). I am moving the hive away from…"
Feb 19
Gavin McCullough replied to Abq Beeks's discussion SWARM LIST
"Ps...northeast heights (near Sandra high school) 87110 one open warre hive with two boxes and a feeder box if needed to get the swarm fed and happy at the start...not doing this to harvest ( though nothing wrong with that) just to keep healthy bees…"
Mar 16, 2018
Gavin McCullough replied to Abq Beeks's discussion SWARM LIST
"ps...i saw the bee removal and mentor/mentee list, but not the swarm list... thanks again...i'm not really a beekeeper, more like a bee haver...it's kinda sad that I had wall bees for so many years and then finally ordered a hive to give…"
Mar 16, 2018
Gavin McCullough replied to Abq Beeks's discussion SWARM LIST
"can I get a link to the swarm survey? We had "wall bees" for so many years, but the colony either collapse or absconded last year...bought a nice warre hive and put it near the wall were the bees lived... but it sits empty. I am hoping to…"
Mar 16, 2018

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About me:
Noob...we have wild bees in our backyard and want to give them a nicer home...no hive yet, but researching...leaning Warre as I don't plan to "bug" the bees much
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87110

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