This is why I say, "Never actively work bees without a veil". Everything else is optional, but, a veil is a necessity. If 50-100 angry bees attack your face, nose, eyes, ears, throat, you could have a disaster on your hands in a heartbeat. It is how most new beekeepers get into trouble. I can tell you two horror stories from this area by new beekeepers who thought they did not need a veil. Just not worth it.
Both videos very nice. You do good work. Would love to see you caution new beekeepers to wear a veil. Working bees without a veil, is equivalent to a Pro football player without a helmet, or a bridge builder with no safety lanyard.
Exactly why I didn't edit it out before posting. Thought it was a little comical. lol
We did learn that when you fumble a comb with bees, they will get miffy no matter how gentle they appear.
They suited back up just afterwards.
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