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Offline hoxbar

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Re: they turned on me
« Reply #40 on: August 06, 2010, 01:39:32 AM »
Let me say this, sometimes my bees are mean as he'll! I've never been able to work them without a full suit and gloves. I live in AHB area and told a local beek that I thought I might have Ahb. He told me if you think you have AHB you do not, you will know if you have AHB.

Offline gundalf

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Re: they turned on me
« Reply #41 on: August 06, 2010, 10:46:54 AM »
a few weeks ago a beek friend told me that my bees were the best behaved bees he had dealt with...   That was then...   They changed...   About 8 got through my wet, sweaty suit sleeves and there were 30 stingers in my gloves that didn't get me...   They were hot, dry and hungry so I thought I'd feed them through the nasty dry spell with some 3 to 2 and developed a robbing problem with their neighbors...   When I attempted to close the access down to small, they all ganged up on me....
Do you AHB, or not use smoke on them?   
The smoker was not doing well...   No AHB...
Good fences make good neighbors...   If that don't work, "Remember the Alamo"...     
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