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Offline JP

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Porch Wall Cutout August 12, 2011
« on: August 14, 2011, 12:23:23 AM »
Had to use my grinder with diamond blade to cut this porch stucco wall open. A good bit of bees, very gentle. Never saw the queen but believe she is in the set up.


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Re: Porch Wall Cutout August 12, 2011
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2011, 09:30:22 PM »
That was some cool looking pics of the extra large surface area of brood comb. Silly questin to the cut out master but, Were you able to save the best part of all the brood ?

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Re: Porch Wall Cutout August 12, 2011
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2011, 09:52:00 PM »
Most all the brood comb was saved and transferred. As you can see by the pics there was some stucco dust on the first comb section but most all that brood was capped. Everything behind the first was in pristine shape.


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Re: Porch Wall Cutout August 12, 2011
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2011, 10:05:10 PM »
Good looking comb there.   Even with a light dusting. 

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Re: Porch Wall Cutout August 12, 2011
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2011, 11:50:04 PM »
That was quite a large hive in that stone wall. You did good JP.


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Re: Porch Wall Cutout August 12, 2011
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2011, 11:53:14 PM »
Thanks Annette, you get my message I left you?


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Re: Porch Wall Cutout August 12, 2011
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2011, 10:24:07 AM »
Lots of brood, and you got them orienting to your setup very well.

Good job, thanks for posting.

Don