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hi guys.i was sat thinking the other day about the time when i was a young fellow working on a farm <in uk>, the farmer always used to play music to the cows and poultry <still popular today> reckoning that the cows were more content and produced more milk and the chikens more eggs.i was wondering if music would have the same effect on bees . i know that bees are sensitive to vibration so it mayeither calm them or make them aggresive.suppose youd have to find out what music theyd like.possibly flight of the bumble or maybe bee bee king or sting <just the ramblings of old beekeeper past his best>
 

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"Flight of the bumblebee, B B King, or Sting." :lol:

Thanks for starting my day off with a grin ronsin. :mrgreen:

"just the ramblings of an old beekeeper past his best"

Like a fine wine, sounds like you're only beginning to reach your prime. :thumbsup:
 

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My Buckfast bees fly faster when listening to acordian music (maybee it has something to do with bro Adam's german roots) :lol:
My ontario stock doubles the intake of nectar when listening to Brian Adams music, must be a local thing. :yahoo:
 

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I agitate my bees enough with out going out and playing music. The way I play they might just up and absconde :D
 

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That is an interesting thought there ronsin. Maybe if we installed mini speakers in each hive and piped the music in, we could taylor the music to the taste of each colony. :D
 

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I myself do think without a doubt that 'my girls' respond to vibration. If you have some doubt about this place a hive with an open entrance on the bed of a running truck and see what happens.

I myself like to humm to 'my girls'. I use to whistle, but they seem to like the humming better.
 
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