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Offline Royall

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Kinds of bees
« on: March 11, 2014, 04:26:59 AM »
How do I go about knowing what kind of bees I have? Do you just go by photos? I  don't know of any active bee clubs here on island so I'm going to bug you guys.

Offline Steel Tiger

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Re: Kinds of bees
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2014, 05:37:02 AM »
Photos would help identify them.

Offline Royall

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Re: Kinds of bees
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2014, 01:39:46 PM »
Weather is looking good today so far. I'll suit up and go take a look at the medium supers I put on top 3 weeks ago. I'll try to get some good photos while I'm there.

Offline sc-bee

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Re: Kinds of bees
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2014, 01:52:24 PM »
I could see a photo and still have no idea  :-D Unless artificially inseminated from a know source and never open mated would't they all be mutts? Lots of different colors and traits is a good thing. Two much hype on what kind of bee..... heck do the producers really know.... or just claim.  And after you do a split in your yard and it open mates? The best bee for your yard is what works best for you  :-D Local if you can find it or breed it.
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Re: Kinds of bees
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2014, 06:39:05 PM »
You have a point there SC... I guess what is here is here as you can not ship bees to Hawai'i anymore from what I was told. I do know there are a lot of queen bees shipped from Hawai'i tho...

 

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