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Alright, admit it folks. How many of us could see ourselves doing the same thing? I can see me doing it. :lol:
 

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1) How many pounds of bees($) were in that swarm?:shock:
2) I can't even see the father's face, but I can visualize his expression:roll:
been there, done that and got the t-shirt (I am not talking about hiving
swarms, either)
3) how come the camera person keeps backing up?:rolling:
 

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the angle of the dangle was all wrong!! That was one biggg swarm for sure though!

sad to admit but have done that to myself.:roll:
 

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Laughed so hard it hurt....wonder why they did not just cut or break the branch....can't see myself dropping a swarm like that...
 

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Did you notice? He got the inner roof placed exactly on target. :rolling:
I'm waiting for the sequel to this first mess-up. Could it be funnier? :mrgreen:
 

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Discussion Starter · #13 ·
Cutting or breaking the branch increases the opportunity for the bees to fly off. What gets me is they think they are better off shaking them directly in the super and, cover in hand, locking them in. Swarms are much more llikely to stay if they think it is their idea. Shake them in front of the hive and watch them march in. I have never lost a swarm that way in 44 years.
 
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