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Reynold Conger
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  • Belen, NM
  • United States
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Source for wooden ware
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I have located local a woodworker who has made boxes, bottom boards, and tops for me. So far he has done good work. If you would be interesting in having anything made, please call me 505 861…Continue

Tags: boards, bottom, boxes, ware, wooden

Started this discussion. Last reply by Reynold Conger Feb 20, 2015.

Good Swarm Season
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This has been a fantastic swarm season. I suspect many of us have been kept busy chasing swarms. I have lost some and caught some. I am wondering if I might get more hives than I can handle. I…Continue

Tags: swarms, from, colonies, of, Sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Reynold Conger Jun 5, 2014.

 

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Reynold Conger left a comment for Carlos Aragon
"Carlos: I have two nucs for you. Please contact me at 861 1052. Reynold Conger"
May 23, 2015
Reynold Conger replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Source for wooden ware
"Carlos: The swarm trap pictured is based on the dimensions of a 8 frame box. Joe can build you a 5 frame nuc box to the dimensions shown in the catalog for KD-120.    Assembled box with cover and bottom board.        …"
Feb 20, 2015
Carlos Aragon replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Source for wooden ware
"What would you want for an assembeled wooden nuc like the one pictured on pg 63 of the mann lake catalog, Item KD-120? looks like dimensions would be similar to the swarm trap you show below but with different top, bottom and entrance."
Feb 18, 2015
Reynold Conger replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Source for wooden ware
"The trap shown is one Joe made for me. It is the dimensions of an 8 frame box with a bottom, lid and hanger. I bated it with a deep frame containing wax, and a few drops of lemon grass oil. It worked for me.  Since these are not in the catog, I…"
Feb 17, 2015
Raymond Espinoza replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Source for wooden ware
"Hi Reynold, I would like a bid on about 15 swarm traps, that will take regular deep frames. I have a few ready for assembly that are precut that can be used as templates. Thanks Ray."
Feb 17, 2015
Reynold Conger replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Source for wooden ware
"My friend Joe has done custom work for me. They are standard woodenware, but it is custom work for him. He has been working under my direction. He does good work when I give him specific instructions.  I have pictures, but can't find them…"
Feb 16, 2015
Donna Gina replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Source for wooden ware
"Do you have any photos?"
Feb 13, 2015
Reynold Conger replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Source for wooden ware
"I am helping my friend with the marketing. Prices are set to be competitive with Mann Lake's catalog.  Needless to say, reasonable offers will be considered. The important thing is that this is a local worker who will try to meet your…"
Feb 12, 2015
Carlos Aragon replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Source for wooden ware
"What are his/your prices?"
Feb 11, 2015
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Source for wooden ware

I have located local a woodworker who has made boxes, bottom boards, and tops for me. So far he has done good work. If you would be interesting in having anything made, please call me 505 861 1052ReynoldSee More
Feb 11, 2015
Reynold Conger replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Good Swarm Season
"Ron and Jefferson both have great ideas. I merged hives last fall when I had a queen die. This spring I responded to a swarm call only to find the homeowner had sprayed the swarm with wasp spray. I collected what bees remained alive. The queen did…"
Jun 5, 2014
ron brooks replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Good Swarm Season
"or you could merge the two hives and  give the other queen to someone with a queen less hive? "
Jun 5, 2014
Carl Smith replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Good Swarm Season
"Why don't you just use the newspaper trick and merge the two "extra" hives you have with some existing hives? Kill the queen in the weaker hive, put newspaper on top of a strong hive with a few small holes in the paper, then put the…"
Jun 4, 2014
Reynold Conger replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Good Swarm Season
"Thank you, I will look  into it."
Jun 4, 2014
Jessie Brown replied to Reynold Conger's discussion Good Swarm Season
"Hi Reynold, check out the NM Beekeepers Association website. There is a brand new Classifieds area where you can post items for sale. It's free to list and sign in. Make sure to sign in first, just like the Abq Beeks website. Resources>…"
Jun 4, 2014

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About me:
I am a retired scientist and schoolteacher. I recently started keeping bees to assure good pollination in my garden.

As a retirement career, I also write fiction.
I use the following type of bee hives:
Langstroth
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87002
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)
505 861 1052
congerNM@msn.com

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