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« on: October 25, 2011, 08:00:22 PM »

I just went through these bees today and found that they are indeed queenless. Luckily I have grafted cells that will emerge two days from now.

Everyone always asks if we get stung a lot. Well I took more than a few on this one. If you watch the wrap up at the end you'll see me get pegged right between the eyes!

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« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2011, 10:17:16 PM »

I'm glad I didn't have a mouth full of coffee when you made that "repeat business" remark.  grin

Nice work under some rather testy conditions!  Interesting to actually see the bees have an attitude and for you to determine in all probability what their problem was.

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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2011, 11:59:17 AM »

Since these bees were queenless and hive beetles were invading the hive, I assume that had you not taken them out of there, they would have died out in a few months anyway. Is that correct? Larry
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« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2011, 01:01:33 PM »

Cool video Scott!

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« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2011, 04:58:22 PM »

Yes Larry, as soon as the population started to fall they would have been taken over by SHB.

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« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2011, 07:46:13 PM »

A queenless mean hive is better that a mean laying queen.   Just how many times did you get popped?    Go get the coveralls.   Next spring put a swarm trap in that yard.   Great video.
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« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2011, 07:56:09 PM »

I'm guessing I took around thirty or so stings. Most were little "baby" stings through my jeans grin

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