I have a cpl of yds of bees in a cow pastures. The only time I had any trouble was when I left a pallet of supers in the yd over winter. The wind probably blew it over, but then the cows walked all over the equipment making it all useless.
Originally Posted by beefast
But, there has never been a problem w/ the hives and the cows keep the grass down pretty close to them.
Took honey off of a yd yesterday w/ a friend w/ 40 Ayershires roaming around watching us and chewing their cudd. Watch out for the cow pies.
That being said, heifers are not a good idea. They tend to know hives over for some reason.
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