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Offline duck

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swarm jumped on my truck
« on: May 11, 2012, 09:41:54 PM »
check it out, pull up to the beemergency, and the swarm jumps off the tree and starts moving into my truck, threw a box on there and they start coming on over. wild.  took till dark for them to move in.






Offline AllenF

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2012, 09:46:14 PM »
Is that were you spilled that lemongrass oil?   :-D

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2012, 09:47:06 PM »
that is TOO cool!

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2012, 10:28:07 PM »
Nothing this good ever happens to me...LOL
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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2012, 02:17:35 AM »
Too smooth!

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2012, 02:25:08 AM »
Nice.  Looks like your truck is a bee magnet.   :bee:

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2012, 10:41:17 AM »
i did have the oil in a ziploc back there, and the rubber bedmat is coated with spilt syrup. hahah

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2012, 10:53:20 AM »
...if you ever go fishing, make sure to rent the big boat!

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2012, 12:37:53 PM »
That's a good sized swarm!  Any idea as to how many pounds it is?

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2012, 01:11:07 PM »
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if you ever go fishing, make sure to rent the big boat!

does he have to spill worm guts on the boat for it to work??   :evil:

nice one.  never so lucky as to have that happen!!
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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2012, 01:19:54 PM »
Did someone call for a taxi?

Why fly when you can ride.
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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2012, 02:07:21 PM »
Did someone call for a taxi?

Why fly when you can ride.

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2012, 02:25:19 PM »
heh, speakin of fishin,  i was a coastal fisheries biologist, until the TPWD budget cuts..

here I am at work.




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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2012, 03:58:04 PM »
Too easy! :) Did you find the queen?

I had it happen to me once but it was a queenless swarm. The scent from my truck and old bee boxes attracted them.
Maybe I shouldn't leave my lemongrass oil in my cupholder.  :-D

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2012, 11:04:33 PM »
i havent even looked in there for her, been way too busy.. I am "taking off from bees" maybe friday to do inspections, and catch up on building.

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #15 on: May 21, 2012, 03:30:22 PM »
LMAO!

Did you just stand there like "Yep... That's how I do it."

I bet the people who called you were amazed at your bee whispering powers.

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #16 on: May 29, 2012, 12:16:17 PM »
LMAO!

Did you just stand there like "Yep... That's how I do it."

I bet the people who called you were amazed at your bee whispering powers.

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Re: swarm jumped on my truck
« Reply #17 on: May 31, 2012, 12:39:26 AM »
That's cool.