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Irwin
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« on: August 21, 2008, 08:30:26 AM »

This is my first year with bee's. My bee's are flying in the rain and some are dieing because they get turned up side down get stuck in the water. I have the hive on a slant so water won't run in but some still puddles on the landing. Is this normal?
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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2008, 09:35:25 AM »

Normal, if you're worried use sbbs and slant your entrances.


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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2008, 09:46:23 AM »

Thank's JP
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« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2008, 10:02:52 AM »

Look carefully at their wings. They usually have "frayed" edges or "notches" on edge of wings. This is a sign they are older and it is the older ones who are usually dieing in a light rain. Young bees can handle the lite rains.
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2008, 10:13:39 AM »

I will go out and take a look first I will have to put my eyeball's on.
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