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Offline chickenwing654

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Pollen trap
« on: May 27, 2018, 08:56:44 pm »

I would like to try a pollen trap this year to help with queen rearing.  Wondering what is suggested for a pollen trap that you have tried?   There are a few out there on the usual bee supplier sites.  Bottom, top, front entrance traps.  What is a good one I can try to get my feet wet, so to speak.


Offline iddee

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Re: Pollen trap
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2018, 09:29:42 pm »
Opinions vary, but mine is the Sundance top trap.

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Offline Michael Bush

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Re: Pollen trap
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2018, 01:47:02 pm »
If you run top entrances it's hard to beat a top pollen trap.  The pollen is cleaner and the trap is simpler.  The Sundance II is hard to beat.
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