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Offline Irwin

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Seeing black bee's in my hive
« on: July 08, 2010, 05:45:41 PM »
I was watching my bee's and seen a bee that was trying to rob the hive I think by the time I got back out with the cam it was over. You can see a bee that is dead that tried to rob the hive on the right side of the landing board.

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Re: Seeing black bee's in my hive
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2010, 07:44:25 PM »
My first bees were italian/carniolan. I think I squished the queen though, because my bees are all orange now.
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