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  Topic: Very Feminine looking trap-out on huge tree
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 5
Views: 162

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:19 pm   Subject: Very Feminine looking trap-out on huge tree
And you cannot see what is going on inside a brick wall to know how much stores they have and how long they have been there.....
I think this is the major problem here, trying to trap them out too e ...
  Topic: Very Feminine looking trap-out on huge tree
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 5
Views: 162

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:12 pm   Subject: Very Feminine looking trap-out on huge tree
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Here's the update on the trap-out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7RyMEEvVs0


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  Topic: Delayed cutting them out of decades-old hive for a year
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 2
Views: 137

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:08 pm   Subject: Delayed cutting them out of decades-old hive for a year
Hi Patrick,

Thanks for the nice video's, these really give my sunday's a good start.
I must say that was a good job you did there. The hive seems to be thriving despite the hivebeetles last year. ...
  Topic: Very Feminine looking trap-out on huge tree
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 5
Views: 162

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:58 pm   Subject: Very Feminine looking trap-out on huge tree
And there was me thinking it was going to be a bonny pink bait box with flowers painted on it..... Rolling Eyes

......but time of year is so critical here because the season is short compared to your cli ...
  Topic: Very Feminine looking trap-out on huge tree
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 5
Views: 162

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:06 pm   Subject: Very Feminine looking trap-out on huge tree
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I really don't know how else to describe what is the elephant-in-the-room.

https://youtu.be/K4S3-yPChyM

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  Topic: Delayed cutting them out of decades-old hive for a year
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 2
Views: 137

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:52 pm   Subject: Delayed cutting them out of decades-old hive for a year
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I waited an entire year to cut these ladies out in my back yard.

These were bees I picked up from an old abandoned pigeon shed of which the owner said they had been in the hives for years and ...
  Topic: Brief Tour of Friend's Hives
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 0
Views: 106

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:56 pm   Subject: Brief Tour of Friend's Hives
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Here's a brief tour of my friend's hives of which I built. Some are old and some are brand new.

We are in central Florida.

https://youtu.be/swCRZ9A2Ifk

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  Topic: Removal from old abandoned house (two queens)
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 0
Views: 368

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 10:42 pm   Subject: Removal from old abandoned house (two queens)
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I split the two queens into two different hives on location.

The bigger hive ended up absconding after this video was shot, but they came
back down into another bait hive.

https://www.yout ...
  Topic: Incoming swarm into back yard (video)
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 2
Views: 558

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 5:30 pm   Subject: Incoming swarm into back yard (video)
Wrong video Thomas;

I think you mean this one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeOGBbmHIIU

friendly greetings

Adriaan

You're correct.

Thanks so much for pointing that out, Adriaan!
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  Topic: Incoming swarm into back yard (video)
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 2
Views: 558

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:30 am   Subject: Incoming swarm into back yard (video)
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It's happened yet again.

I knew it was about to happen because scouts were all over the hives.

https://youtu.be/w3B5Umpxl2s

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  Topic: Swarm creates table cloth and then marches inside hive
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 3
Views: 580

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:39 pm   Subject: Swarm creates table cloth and then marches inside hive
Wow that queen was in a hurry to get in.
If you keep the 'queenincluder' on for a few days untill she is laying, there will be near zero chance of the bees absconding.

very nice video

friendly ...
  Topic: Swarm creates table cloth and then marches inside hive
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 3
Views: 580

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:57 am   Subject: Swarm creates table cloth and then marches inside hive
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Just breathtaking footage of the bees and queen marching into hive.

This is the full-length video of an excerpt I posted the other day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3B5Umpxl2s

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  Topic: Yet another aquarium top bar hive update 4-15-18
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 2
Views: 575

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:08 pm   Subject: Yet another aquarium top bar hive update 4-15-18
Wow, they are booming Patrick. Can't believe the queen made an appearance twice!
It's looking a bit steamy in there now. Is there any condensation puddling on the floor. I see that they are starting ...
  Topic: Watch the queen march into my hive on patio table (swarm)
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 1
Views: 417

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:00 pm   Subject: Watch the queen march into my hive on patio table (swarm)
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This is something you don't get on video often:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMqusvohyec


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  Topic: Yet another aquarium top bar hive update 4-15-18
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 2
Views: 575

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:31 pm   Subject: Yet another aquarium top bar hive update 4-15-18
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I think I may have to split them soon. A good problem to have, aye?

The queen accidentally makes a very brief appearance.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0PFwCvGmyg&t=12s

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  Topic: Added super and checkerboarded this gorgeous hive
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 0
Views: 1531

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:06 pm   Subject: Added super and checkerboarded this gorgeous hive
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A treatment-free, foundationless dream, this cedar hive I built last year and worked today for a friend.

https://youtu.be/OW2FDFfmQMw

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  Topic: Update on aquarium/observation hive - 3-7-18
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 3
Views: 5494

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:42 am   Subject: Update on aquarium/observation hive - 3-7-18
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3-26-18 update:

https://youtu.be/w1rzyXov1yc


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  Topic: Delivered newly-built hive to friend (video)
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 0
Views: 5506

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:38 am   Subject: Delivered newly-built hive to friend (video)
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And, of course, treatment-free and foundationless.

https://youtu.be/f1sAo6q9jLE


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  Topic: Delivered a top bar nuc today (video)
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 0
Views: 8202

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:26 pm   Subject: Delivered a top bar nuc today (video)
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I also built these two cedar top bar hives two years ago.

And, by the way, these bees are the swarm I caught a week ago:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh81li1t9Iw&t=13s


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  Topic: Incoming Swarm !!!
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 6
Views: 4278

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:19 pm   Subject: Incoming Swarm !!!
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Hello, Barbara.

Thanks so much for watching the video and commenting about the bees. It's always good to hear from you. Smile

Regarding the queen, yes I saw her when I was at eating the video ...
  Topic: Incoming Swarm !!!
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 6
Views: 4278

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:46 pm   Subject: Incoming Swarm !!!
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Here's an update on the swarm:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj18wt_JeVM


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  Topic: Incoming Swarm !!!
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 6
Views: 4278

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:42 pm   Subject: Incoming Swarm !!!
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Adriaan, thanks for taking the time to watch my video and commenting in a positive manner.

By the way, do you have any photographs of your skeps? Please post them on this thread if you do. I w ...
  Topic: Incoming Swarm !!!
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 6
Views: 4278

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:05 pm   Subject: Incoming Swarm !!!
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You could feel the electricity!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs2CcWR6BDc


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  Topic: Update on aquarium/observation hive - 3-7-18
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 3
Views: 5494

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:44 pm   Subject: Update on aquarium/observation hive - 3-7-18
Thanks for the update Patrick. They are looking good. I'm pleased to see that the condensation I was concerned might be a problem, has not materialised. When I've used plastic planters here in the UK ...
  Topic: Update on aquarium/observation hive - 3-7-18
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 3
Views: 5494

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:19 pm   Subject: Update on aquarium/observation hive - 3-7-18
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They are doing really well !!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCPVtQ9LQJo


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  Topic: "Looks Like Chaos, But It's Under Control" (Remova
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 0
Views: 5643

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:51 pm   Subject: "Looks Like Chaos, But It's Under Control" (Remova
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The song, "Looks Like Chaos, But It's Under Control" © 2018 by Patrick Thomas. lololol.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D81ReWYtiWc

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  Topic: Early Feb Removal from under mobile home in Florida
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 3
Views: 3675

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:08 pm   Subject: Early Feb Removal from under mobile home in Florida
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VIDEO UPDATE ON THE QUEEN !!!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1ew_Pg7Su0


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  Topic: Early Feb Removal from under mobile home in Florida
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 3
Views: 3675

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:04 pm   Subject: Early Feb Removal from under mobile home in Florida
I like these video's a lot. Very skillfully job.

Congratulations

Adriaan

Adriaan, thanks so much for taking the time to watch my videos and comment in a positive manner.

You're welcome t ...
  Topic: Early Feb Removal from under mobile home in Florida
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 3
Views: 3675

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:24 pm   Subject: Early Feb Removal from under mobile home in Florida
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Enjoy Smile


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rTfaSNIS8c


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  Topic: Set up my 2nd aquarium observation hive - top bar style
Patrick Thomas

Replies: 0
Views: 5646

PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:50 am   Subject: Set up my 2nd aquarium observation hive - top bar style
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I may sound a little down in this video because the queen hasn't made an appearance with this group I just removed and transferred to yet another aquarium observation hive.

But, even during th ...
 
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