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Offline howardaj31

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Note to self...
« on: May 28, 2012, 11:15:13 PM »
Note to self, it's probably not a good idea to get home from the gym all stinky and sweaty at 8 p.m. and try to open a hive up to check my super progress.  Garnered several stings from that little stroke of genius including one on my lip.  First time for the lip and I must say, it stunk!  My bees didn't like my foul odor as much as my kids didn't! :?

Offline vmmartin

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Re: Note to self...
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2012, 11:26:20 PM »
Now you know not to do that again.  :-D

Offline Shanevrr

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Re: Note to self...
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2012, 11:27:11 PM »
they dont like arm pit odor mostly
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Offline Joe D

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Re: Note to self...
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2012, 12:41:10 AM »

They don't seem to like odor, aftershave, and other unbee smells, and I don't think they like beeing bothered after dark either.  The lip, and eye lids do seem to swell better that other places.

Joe

Offline howardaj31

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Re: Note to self...
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2012, 09:03:24 AM »
Luckily, no swelling at all.  I was quite surprised.  Just a dumb move.

Offline tefer2

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Re: Note to self...
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2012, 01:32:58 PM »
You must have just got grazed by the stinger, lucky you!

Offline west end apiary

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Re: Note to self...
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2012, 12:39:39 PM »
additional note to self, do not inspect hives while you are hung over, they do not like it one bit,
Nick