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Author Topic: Nice Little Bees Had To Go, April 22, 2009  (Read 1564 times)
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« on: April 22, 2009, 11:10:25 PM »

They hadn't been there very long, but the people who own the building said these bees failed to pay their rent money! Eviction served today, from wall void to a deep.

They must have been fine with the move cause they didn't put up a fight, not even one tustle!

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« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2009, 11:15:23 PM »

another nice swarm collection you have there grin
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« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2009, 11:17:15 PM »

nice looking bees there jp, you were right, that comb looked very fresh but it was alot of it!
they really wanted to build quick!
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« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2009, 11:19:13 PM »

Hey Bailey, does the deep look familiar??? Wink


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« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2009, 11:25:39 PM »

didnt want to assume but i thought it looked like my paint job, didnt see the bottom board in the photo.
if i saw that then i would have known grin

thanks! you good on shrimp? or need a few for quesodias?
will call tomorrow after i get moving and install the batteries in the boat. i guess evening will be best to meet up but we can make arrangements tomorrow after we get moving.
who knows, you might catch another swarm before evening time grin
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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2009, 11:37:54 PM »

We will have to meet up tomorrow for sure as I'm planning on going up to my property tomorrow night.

Will be bringing more hives with me also. Fiday morning, my plan is to head to Bud's for the big shin dig!


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« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2009, 12:02:37 AM »

got room in the freezer i assume. have a few packs of those 10-15 count shrimp with your name on them!
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« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2009, 02:04:53 PM »

Great job once again. I always love looking at the comb. The color difference, they way they can build the comb so close together and still get between them, and how they use every space available.
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« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2009, 05:53:43 PM »

well, this hive wound up with a nice fat and very dark queen! the bees are quite gentle and have taken to the hive very well.

heres a big thanks to jp for sending them my way. grin

remember all, reward your mentor! i love taking jp fishing, not only do i get to do somthing for him in return for his assistance but he makes a pretty darn good deckhand! evil

will be working on the boat all weekend getting ready for the shrimp season opener jp, hope you are ready to do some serious shrimpin!

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« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2009, 06:45:59 PM »

I am thrilled the queen was in there and she's healthy. I told you they were dark, quite gentle aren't they?

You know what I like even more than shrimping?



------------------SHRIMP QUESADILLAS!!!-----------------


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« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2009, 06:48:25 PM »

JP another job well done! Looking at the comb disappearing in the pics 5-4-3-2 got that little kids song in my head...9 little monkeys jumping on the bed, one fell off & broke its head..don't know why.. rolleyes  Sure some pretty comb & bees!  J
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« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2009, 06:52:33 PM »

Hey good to see you back on Jody, everyone was missing you something severe! That was some pretty comb wasn't it?


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« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2009, 08:01:42 PM »

Another great capture.  I look more forward to catching a swarm of my own someday - (not a swarm 'from' my own but any practice will do). (I got - purchased- 2 eyetalian/mutt hives and another I'm picking up Friday) I gotta look up the Florida statutes on feral bees.

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« Reply #13 on: April 23, 2009, 08:08:41 PM »

We will have to meet up tomorrow for sure as I'm planning on going up to my property tomorrow night.

Will be bringing more hives with me also. Fiday morning, my plan is to head to Bud's for the big shin dig!


...JP

Give my regards to all the guys at the meeting. Say a special hello for me to Bud (keep him off the juice) and John Beemaster (I had not heard about how his wife is doing)  Have a great time there JP.
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« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2009, 09:05:41 PM »

Jp You Are the man
Congratulations  on another swarm
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« Reply #15 on: April 24, 2009, 12:48:57 AM »

Well, this will most likely be one of my last posts til I get back from Bud's. I will show them the love at Bud's for you Annette.

I am very excited about this get together, I know we will have a ball.

I promise to take plenty of pictures.


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« Reply #16 on: April 24, 2009, 01:35:33 AM »

Yes send my warmest feelings to them all. Have a great time dear JP. 
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« Reply #17 on: April 24, 2009, 12:10:37 PM »

Did you save the comb for the bees or did you just move them over to a new box and discard the old comb?
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« Reply #18 on: April 25, 2009, 10:55:22 AM »

he moved them into a deep box with drawn comb.
i have that one sitting in my back yard. grin

greay little bees, nice and gentle so far.
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It is better to keep ones mouth shut and be thought of as a fool than to open ones mouth and in so doing remove all doubt.
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