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Offline Cockatoo

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I can start my hove now!
He said it's the BIGGEST swarm he's ever seen!
He called them Midnights.
« Last Edit: April 17, 2009, 08:13:34 PM by Cockatoo »
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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm!
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2009, 08:42:29 PM »
Congratulations!! I have heard of those, aren't they something like starline midnights or something like that?

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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm!
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2009, 08:54:25 PM »
I really don't know much about them.
He said they're smaller than the Italians.
And more docile.

Here they are! I have my first hive!
There is a second swarm coming too! So I had him buy me another hive!



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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm!
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2009, 11:03:22 PM »
Congratulations Cockatoo!!!!! I feel your excitment, Wishing you bestest of luck :-D
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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm!
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2009, 12:53:21 PM »
Ralph just called me and let me know the second swarm is "sitting out on the front porch".  :lol:
He hopes they don't swarm BEFORE the paint dries on my second hive box!
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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm!
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2009, 02:16:36 PM »
Congrats......
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I had a dream last night, I was eating a 10 pound marshmallow. I woke up this morning and the pillow was gone.....

Offline Cockatoo

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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm!
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2009, 02:41:00 PM »
Now I get to drive them home, in the back of my Honda CRV.
I can see it now.
The wire mesh come loose and I have a huge vortex of bees swirling around in my car in the middle of Atlanta.  :lol:
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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm!
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2009, 06:47:34 PM »
I am so jealous.  That looks like a fantastic bunch of bees.

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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm!
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2009, 05:08:49 PM »
Congratulations Cockatoo. 

Two swarms in two days, that's awesome.

Look forward to hearing how they do.

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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm!
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2009, 07:28:27 PM »
I will be bringing home 2 hives now!  :-D

I'm taking one up to my uncle's farm, the other is staying here.
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Re: WOOHOO! Ralph caputred me a swarm! *MAKE THAT TWO!* More photos!
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2009, 08:14:32 PM »
OK here are my Italians.
He says they GREAT producers!






OK this is my friend Ralph!







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