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Offline Jeff

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Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« on: February 16, 2008, 04:42:03 PM »
Just found an ad on Craigslist titled "Active Bee Hive - Experienced Bee Keepers only", listed under los angeles craigslist  > westside-southbay > farm & garden. They're in a 10-year old stack of dresser drawers (!) in someone's field or yard, he's just looking for someone to give them a home. Anyone?
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2008, 07:24:00 PM »
I live in Los Angeles I'l bet I could get them
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2008, 08:53:05 PM »
O K I talked to the guy I'm going to get them Sunday
Thank you for the hot tip
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2008, 12:04:01 AM »
De nada. And you get to leave the ladder at home  :)
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2008, 01:17:10 AM »
Hey Kirk,

Snap some photos and post. I'd love to see them.
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2008, 11:48:03 PM »
Hey Kirk,

Snap some photos and post. I'd love to see them.

Yeah, who needs a Langstroth hive when all you have to do is check your drawers?
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2008, 12:44:50 AM »
Definately snap us some photos... Brian that was the just funny,,,f-u-n-n-y!!!
Look forward to seeing your drawers full of bees Kirk!!
Maybe even get us some video of that.
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2008, 11:41:34 AM »
OK Guys I went an got those Bees when I got there I realized they were on a steep hill.It was tricky.The owner of the property said they had been there for
seven years.Well any way they were in two drawers.I cut them out and out them in a medium.I posted the pictures on organicbeekeepers on yahoo if you want to see the pictures.
I don't know how to post pictures here.
I left them there till the weekend so they can put things back together.
I'm going to go get them sat am.
I have one swarm traped this year one cut out I got another location for a few hives now.I'm up to 7 hives now
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2008, 06:20:27 PM »
You mean these drawers?



I went to your picture. Right click the mouse on the picture. Select "COPY IMAGE LOCATION" and click on it. Come here and paste it. Then add [ img] at the front and [ /img] at the back of the link. No spaces. So the thing looks like this;
[ img ] http://f9g.yahoofs.com/groups/g_2574827/b520/__sr_/432a.jpg?grAs0xHBhOe8q_AB [ /img ]

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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #9 on: February 27, 2008, 06:25:12 PM »
Are you Kidding Me!!! That is steep, Kirko you are the MAN.. I would love to see the picture of you standing next to them trying not to die and yet rescue those bees at the same time;.
Excellent!!
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #10 on: February 27, 2008, 06:43:14 PM »
Yup those were the Bees I will go get them Saturday about 5 am takem to Eagle Rock Ca My second location
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Re: Easy colony removal needed in Calif.
« Reply #11 on: February 27, 2008, 11:48:23 PM »
Kirk, nice pictures, yes, that must have been some scary ride for sure.  Glad Jerry was able to bring your pictures here for us to view.  Yeah!!!!  Have a great and wonderful day, you did good.  Cindi
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