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Offline schawee

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swarms 14 and 15
« on: March 30, 2013, 12:37:32 AM »
had a call from bridgeline office about 10:30 this morning that they had a swarm of bees by one of their well heads.i was at the camp working my bees and it was 4 miles from where I was.nice swarm about 4lbs.easy too,backed my truck right up to them. about 3 I got a call from a lady in hester that they have hundreds of thousands of bees in her backyard.bigger swarm than this morning ,about 6lbs.well had a great day today.             schawee





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Offline Moots

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2013, 07:29:01 AM »
NICE...VERY NICE! :)

Bailey...don't look in your rear view mirror now, but he's smack on your bumper and he's charging hard. :lau:
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Offline schawee

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2013, 10:04:16 AM »
Bump and run!!!!   :-D
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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2013, 10:19:10 AM »
shawee bout half way , got no 5 Thursday and 6&7 yesterday. then went and caught 5qt. of croppie  dang been missing my naps
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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2013, 10:49:20 PM »
bud you will come on strong,this is your time with the swarms.now save me some of them croppie to catch .now go take a nap.
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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2013, 10:51:13 PM »
And still waiting on swarm #1 up here.   

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2013, 11:24:15 PM »
Hey Allen,

When should our swarms start???

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2013, 10:21:09 AM »
shawee put no 8 in yesterday
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Offline AllenF

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2013, 03:06:40 PM »
I got a swarm in a tree right now.   Just need someone to babysit the baby for me o get it. 

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2013, 05:19:10 PM »
I would be hard pressed not to take the baby with me to get it.... :-D

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2013, 05:40:12 PM »
I climbed the 8' ladder and racked 2 handfuls of cold wet bees into a box with the baby strapped to me.  I got stung on the wrist and thought that the 2 handfuls better be enough and came back inside to play and chill with the poop pants. 

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2013, 06:05:20 PM »
You better not tell the wife about that little episode. :bee:

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2013, 11:10:46 PM »
She won't let me take my 3 month old mudding next weekend.   What gives?    :-D

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Re: swarms 14 and 15
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2013, 11:26:30 PM »
She won't let me take my 3 month old mudding next weekend.   What gives?    :-D

Just tell her yall were outside playing mudpie making ;). I'm waiting on call backs on three hive cutous and a two trapouts. Hope they call back?

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