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bonsai
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« on: April 19, 2013, 04:35:28 PM »

Now I know I can't be the first one... got a swarm call this morning. Easy deal- 5' off the ground in a tree, cut three branches and they're loaded in a deep, with a top on the bottom. Not sure if they had a queen in the big ball... Only the cover wasn't a tight fit so about 50+ bees are on the back window of my Caravan. Do I just open the back door and not worry about the stragglers, or let them sit tight till dark and hope they go back in the box?
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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2013, 05:11:33 PM »

when they die, vacuum them out.
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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2013, 05:16:06 PM »

open the car up and let them loose. Then vacuum any that stayed and died.
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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2013, 05:22:48 PM »

Now I know I can't be the first one... got a swarm call this morning. Easy deal- 5' off the ground in a tree, cut three branches and they're loaded in a deep, with a top on the bottom. Not sure if they had a queen in the big ball... Only the cover wasn't a tight fit so about 50+ bees are on the back window of my Caravan. Do I just open the back door and not worry about the stragglers, or let them sit tight till dark and hope they go back in the box?


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« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2013, 08:00:46 PM »

Next time, leave that hive body and top at home. You would have done better with a cardboard box
and some duct tape.
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« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2013, 08:09:14 PM »

I keep a couple of bees flying around my truck just for company on long trips. grin

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« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2013, 08:17:12 PM »

I keep a couple of bees flying around my truck just for company on long trips. grin

Scott


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« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2013, 11:34:21 PM »

I keep a couple of bees flying around my truck just for company on long trips. grin

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Thats the best laugh I've had all day. 
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