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« on: May 02, 2008, 08:35:47 AM »

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2008/05/01/anderson.bees.in.wall.wrdw

5-10 million? That sounds a little hyped doesn't it?

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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2008, 09:46:07 AM »

Yea thats a bit much I think. This fear mongering is not something the honeybees need.

"One things for sure, I'm never going to eat honey again!"

Your loss lady...
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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2008, 09:49:43 AM »

I thought the same thing when I read that article.
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« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2008, 09:58:57 AM »

I have a removal that is ongoing I haven't told ya'll about. I began the process in 2001. So far I have been very dilligent in counting each bee I have removed, I am up to two billion as we speak and I'm only half done. Will get back to ya'll when I'm finished, circa 2012.


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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2008, 10:46:55 AM »

She was worried they'd sting during the night.  I can understand her worries to an extent, but not sure they will leave the hive at night and sting a sleeping body. 

What struck me as odd was her observation that the smell of "rotting" honey is horrible.  Honey doesn't rot.  And beehives smell wonderful to me.  What could be causing the smell?  The hives?

And not eating honey because they are an inconvenience?  That's like having to stop your car in the middle of the road because a cow is in your path... and then vowing to never drink milk or eat a hamburger ever again.  Just my opinion.
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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2008, 12:15:24 AM »

Sometimes bees build comb in places such as attics whereby the combs get very hot/warm in late summer, this will cause some to fall and spill honey, which will ferment.

The other scenario is when hives have been sprayed with poisons. They ferment then as well.


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