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I've been using top bar hives more on removals

 
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Patrick Thomas
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2016 3:23 am    Post subject: I've been using top bar hives more on removals Reply with quote

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This was a labor-intensive removal and the bees wouldn't cooperate enough to bring home the same night. However, they have turned out to be a spectacular batch of bees. Well worth the trouble.

Used a top bar hive on this one also.

(VIDEO): https://youtu.be/jyelklIt0nI

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Ollie
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2016 6:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Excellent video Pat. I'm very jealous, not seen one swarm here yet.
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2016 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ollie wrote:
Excellent video Pat. I'm very jealous, not seen one swarm here yet.


Ollie,

Five years will have gone by before you know it and you will have more bees than you will know what to do with by then. Very Happy

And thanks, as usual, for the very kind comments and watching. Smile

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