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Author Topic: My Bees are here...Oh S**t!!!!!!!!!!  (Read 1309 times)
House Bee
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« on: April 08, 2005, 10:30:03 AM »

shocked Got a call this morning that my bees are here and I need to get them in the morning. Wasn't expecting them for at least 2 more weeks. Not quite ready so I have to scramble to get my stuff together so I can install them tomorrow evening or Sunday morning.

Should be a fun summer. Now I will have 2 hives to play with.

Good luck to everyone this season.

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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2005, 12:47:27 PM »


I hope you make out okay, I'm sure you will - it sounds like a lot of people are going to be early or late - nothing worse though than a ahipping cage full of bees and see them drop to the bottom a few hundred a day.

I had one package DIE on me before I got to install them, but it was only 2 days after getting them and I had a second package at the same time and THEY did fine. I don't know what happened, but I surely should have thought about MAIL DAMAGE, but I think both shipping cages would have either lived or died, not one of each.

I need to look up another post of someone I was going to write concerning their bees being KEPT at the post-office too long. It is so important to look them over IMMEDIATELY or you will EAT the cost of the bees.

Best wishes and come around more often Smiley Let us know how everything works out.

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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2005, 02:07:28 PM »

Hope everything runs smoothly. Cant wait to hear how it goes, bye Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2005, 01:31:44 PM »

Quote from: Lechwe
shocked Got a call this morning that my bees are here and I need to get them in the morning.

A curious coincidence, Lechwe...  Where exactly did you have to go to get your packages?

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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2005, 07:35:18 PM »

I got my bees from Groeb farms down near onstead MI.

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