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    Re: Jacobsons from Montana

    Beekeeping is a facinating hobby or business. This is my first year too. I have one hive that I was able to split into two and captured a swarm from inside a discarded used tire. All three are...
  2. Re: Queen leaving the hive to stretch her wings?

    Well she was not there long... In seconds she darted back in when I came up to the hive... A guard zapped me on the ear ouch! :cry:
  3. Queen leaving the hive to stretch her wings?

    Hello all,

    I walked up to my hive and to my suprise saw what I think was the queen buzzing around the entrance to the hive then land and go inside. I am pretty sure that it was not a drone. That...
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    Re: I love my bees!

    They are fun... Hours of entertainment!


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    Re: that was close

    That is so funny! :shhhh:
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    Re: Not for the Faint Hearted

    Welcome! I too am a new beek... I have three hives. One which I started with a package in April which I Just split a couple of weeks ago. The third is a feral hive that is in a tire with a hive...
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    Re: Africanized Bees - Are they really that bad?

    I am no expert in AHB or EHB and I am new to beekeeping, but I live in San Patricio one of the earliest counties to have AHB populations. From my experience of living here, and now having EHB hives,...
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    Re: 2009 Hurricane Season Tracking Map

    I live on the Gulf Coast, how do you experienced beeks prepare your hives for a hurricane? I thought that I might screen the tops and bottoms and put them in the garage. Does that seem a resonalble...
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    Re: Africanized Bees - Are they really that bad?

    JBG,

    I was incorrect to say the bee suit came in a few days, if memory serves me, it was a few weeks. The AHB did settle down during the cold mornings and days, but otherwise remained very...
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    Re: Africanized Bees - Are they really that bad?

    Not only are they that bad, they are worse. I live in rual San Patricio County. Two years ago I hired a guy to clear some of the brush off my property and in short order he came running out swatting...
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