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Offline Kirk-o

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Two swarms going-one swarm comming
« on: March 18, 2008, 09:01:32 PM »
I hived two swarms in Alta Dena ca. today.There was a old catus I guess at least 100 years old had a hive in the base of the catus.As I was leaveing another swarm came and landed in the hive that was in the base of the old catus.The owner wanted to know were they came from I said I have no Idea.He wanted to know what to do I said leave them alone.I ve never seen bees swarm into a active hive before.Anyone know whats up with that?
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Re: Two swarms going-one swarm comming
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2008, 12:44:37 AM »
A takeover? Hey, where's the pics?

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Re: Two swarms going-one swarm comming
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008, 11:01:35 AM »
What time of day was it? I know of a swarm that was having difficult leaving. (the church cut out) Every day for a little over a week the bee would fly out in the morning and gather on a tree. Then in the evening they would go back to the hive.
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