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Offline ArmucheeBee

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What's in a tree?
« on: April 24, 2011, 11:21:05 PM »
A tree crew had to remove a giant oak this week and I got the call to the bees from a limb, yes this is just a limb.  I split the sucker right in two trying to get the queen.  Still not sure if I got her but thought the inside pics were cool.  I'm taking a section with comb intact to my class tomorrow.

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Re: What's in a tree?
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2011, 11:35:40 PM »
Good pics...thanks!

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Re: What's in a tree?
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2011, 11:44:11 PM »
Really nice queen cell in the third pic offered, hope you were able to use it.


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Re: What's in a tree?
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2011, 11:48:32 PM »
That Qcell had a dent in the top.  Do you think that is a bad sign?  It's in the box.  Looked for a queen tonight but low light and could not find one.  Got the hive shut up and fed for a few days while moving to new site.  Oh, two other Q cells on another comb in box too.
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Re: What's in a tree?
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2011, 12:13:54 AM »
nice bee tree, hope one of the queens makes it!!
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Re: What's in a tree?
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2011, 01:35:11 PM »
Nice! Look at how dark those combs are.

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Re: What's in a tree?
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2011, 09:16:00 PM »
Great pics.   Thanks for posting.