Melissa and her neighbors swarm 4-17-11

Discussion in 'Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs' started by G3farms, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    Swarm call not too far from the house this time. Melissa called and said she had a swarm down low in a bush and they needed to get gone before the neighbor sprayed them. They were in a small tree on the fence between the houses. Melissa's brother (I think) saw my add on craigs list so she gave me a ring, her sister was afraid I would turn out to be the craigs list killer :shock: .

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    nice swarm of about 3 1/2 pounds just about head high.

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    after trimming out the swarm, Melissa said the bush was a goner and I could butcher it up as I pleased.

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    I held the branch and Melissa clipped it off with the loppers, she was fearless after watching me stick my hands into the swarm. I wanted her to hold the branch and get a pic of her but she refused.

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    The girls are getting settled in.

    Just got back from picking them up after dark and think I got every bee!
     

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  2. PerryBee

    PerryBee New Member

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    You guys are having all the fun! :mrgreen:
     

  3. clifftopbees

    clifftopbees New Member

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    Can't see the pictures! Is there a reason why?
     
  4. PerryBee

    PerryBee New Member

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    That's strange, I can still see them. :confused:
     
  5. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    I still see them also.
     
  6. clifftopbees

    clifftopbees New Member

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    Browser Setting! I can See!!!
     
  7. Fuzzystuff

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    Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness.


    A lion and honey. We should call you Sampson :lol:
     
  8. efmesch

    efmesch Active Member

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    There's nothing like a swarm to show people that happy bees need not be feared.
    You gave us a nice selection of pictures. Thanks.