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  1. Thread: Africanized

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    Well the feral colony I found certainly can't be...

    Well the feral colony I found certainly can't be an AHB colony as I can walk up to within a couple of feet (30 inches or so) of the hive and they donÂ’t even appear to be getting excited. I even...
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    Man of you read about my failure to capture a...

    Man of you read about my failure to capture a feral hive back in early March. Well before giving up completely, I set my hive up about75 feet away. This last weekend, my parents went out to do some...
  3. Thread: Feral Hive

    by Feral Bee
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    I almost feel flattered that you would use my old...

    I almost feel flattered that you would use my old post as a source of information for someone else. However, since its more of a what not to do, well.....
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    I haven't taken any offense. I just keep reading...

    I haven't taken any offense. I just keep reading and taking in the information. Though it looked like an ideal plae, the poison ivy that I had to cut away isn't exactly what I call a great place to...
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    From responses and talking I made two large...

    From responses and talking I made two large mistakes. First is that I didn't smoke anywhere and I mean anywhere near enough. Also, I was told I did it at the wrong time of day. It was early...
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    I was going to use capture frames and slowly...

    I was going to use capture frames and slowly replace them with the frames shown. Another reason why I wanted the hive to be able to accept medium frames. As for how straight the side bars stayed,...
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    After reading all the post on TBHs I constructed...

    After reading all the post on TBHs I constructed a version to put the wild bees into. (If you go to bee forum you can read my post on how that went) Basically I built the top bars out of scrap...
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    Well I failed to get the feral hive out of the...

    Well I failed to get the feral hive out of the two tires. I was able to approach the hive within a foot or two to remove brush and they never even paid me any attention so I figured they were not...
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    I was planing on capturing the hive Monday but it...

    I was planing on capturing the hive Monday but it is supposed to rain. Should I go ahead and try to capture them or wait till it is sunny?
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    Seems that it might just be how a persons body...

    Seems that it might just be how a persons body reacts to the bee sting as to weather or not it helps.
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    Even if you lived closer it wouldn't do you any...

    Even if you lived closer it wouldn't do you any good. Since we have Africanized bees, the county they are located in is under quarantine and no bees can leave the county. However, its one of your...
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    I saw a show the other not to long ago where they...

    I saw a show the other not to long ago where they were using honey bee stings to treat arthritis. My question is to those of you who have been keeping bees for some time now an have been stung alot...
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    Ok here is pictures of the feral hive I will be...

    Ok here is pictures of the feral hive I will be trying to capture in about a week. Any suggestions to aid in the transfer of the bees to a hive are greatly appreciated. I just hope that the site...
  14. Thread: Allergic?

    by Feral Bee
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    Well I thought I was going to die after the...

    Well I thought I was going to die after the yellow jacket tagged me in the shoulder in 100 degree weather. The initial sting was excrutiating. I dont know if they can hold venom back or not but...
  15. Thread: Allergic?

    by Feral Bee
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    So would you count a sting from a bumblebee and a...

    So would you count a sting from a bumblebee and a sting from a yellow jacket?
  16. Thread: I need help

    by Feral Bee
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    The bees are located close to Victoria Texas. We...

    The bees are located close to Victoria Texas. We recently just had a week of 70-degree weather from the normal 50's we had been having as a norm. It has dropped down to the 40's again for the last...
  17. Thread: I need help

    by Feral Bee
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    Thanks for the advice. I will wait for my...

    Thanks for the advice. I will wait for my parents to send me pictures of the wild hive and then post here for feed back. Proably be sometime this weekend before they can get pictures. I am headed...
  18. Thread: I need help

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    Ok in starting to form a plan (am having parents...

    Ok in starting to form a plan (am having parents take pictures to post for everyone to look at) I have been reviewing post and reading archived post on the matter. The question I seem to still have...
  19. Thread: Good news

    by Feral Bee
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    Would a rain suit be of any help in the...

    Would a rain suit be of any help in the protection department. I have several of these availiable and was wondering if they can sting through that?
  20. Thread: Good news

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    I have actually convinced my parents to not just...

    I have actually convinced my parents to not just destroy the feral beehive that is on their property. I will be allowed to capture it and move it to the corner of their 2-acre place. My wife is not...
  21. Thread: I need help

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    I believe the hive is in some old tires and such...

    I believe the hive is in some old tires and such that is close to the house. You said to forget the honey and go for the brood. How do you tell the difference between the honey (this one I think I...
  22. Thread: I need help

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    My parents have just discovered a very large...

    My parents have just discovered a very large feral hive next to a house they are moving into. I would like to construct a hive for them and move them to a safer location. I have about 2 weeks to...
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