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Author Topic: OK I'ts been raining ALOT this spring...  (Read 719 times)
zzen01
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« on: June 13, 2010, 01:20:35 PM »

How can I check on them when it's been raining steady for almost 3 solid weeks. Will not checking on the hurt them?
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« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2010, 01:47:25 PM »

A bright red umbrella calms them from what I hear.

Really, a little water does not hurt them, just make it fast when the rain breaks a little.
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« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2010, 01:50:14 PM »

same here.  as long as you know they had enough food, not checking them is probably good for them.  less disruption  wink
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« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2010, 02:03:36 PM »

I just got back from checking them AND BLAM I GOT BLASTED!  shocked!
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« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2010, 06:03:17 PM »

I have found that AFTER the long period of rain it is important to check on them. When it rains alot they don't fly as much and they get crowded. Check for swarm cells.

Steve
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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2010, 01:43:52 AM »

a bright red umbrella calms them from what I hear.


Sounds like you are on to something!!  grin grin
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