my next little project

Discussion in 'Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs' started by Zookeep, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. Zookeep

    Zookeep Active Member

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    15 min away, 1 full brood box for sure :yahoo: (pokes perry with a stick)
     

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  2. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    thanks for the pictures.

    I hope that soffet ain't too high up.
     

  3. Bsweet

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    Yep I'd hate to think of Zookeep needin a step stool to box ANOTHER hive. :D Jim
     
  4. Zookeep

    Zookeep Active Member

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    maybe 6 feet off the ground so I might have to stretch my arm a bit :rolling: :rotfl:
     
  5. crackerbee

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    I think open nests with the white comb are the most beautiful one's,nice pics Zoo :coolphotos:
     
  6. PerryBee

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    Nice, real nice!
    That's it Buddy, show no mercy! :cry:
    Kick me when I'm down! :(
    Take no prisoners :frustrated:

    On another note, I'm travelling to Halifax tomorrow to meet affs and Adam Foster Collins (forum members) for supper at a restaurant or pub :yahoo:
    There'll be some bee talkin goin on for shore! :thumbsup:
    Maybe we'll talk about those beekeepers in Florida and how good they have it! :lol:
     
  7. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    have a safe trip and say HOWDY :hi: from the rest of us....
     
  8. Intheswamp

    Intheswamp New Member

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    Really nice, Zookeep. Healthy looking colony. Good for you!!!!!!

    Ed
     
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    no kidding....im sooooo jelious now...sighhhh....hernando n sumter countys might as well be in michigan for as many colonys as i've been seeing round here...lol...i know where theres one at....100' up in a cypress tree on the hootchee scoochee river bout 1/2 mile from my house....might as well be on the moon :/
     
  10. PerryBee

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    "Hootchee scoochee river" :shock:
    I thought that was on the moon! :lol:
     
  11. barry42001

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    very nice, it seems like there may be a few feral colonies of honeybees in the state of Florida afterall, that aren't Africanized. go get them lol.
    :thumbsup:
     
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    Thats it.....im getting a bunch of those political sign gimmics made up to say ''lost honey bees....yellow an black....kinda cranky....1lb jar of honey for reward.'' then we'll see if there are any of the little porkers left round here :|
     
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    Thats my pet name for the withlachoochee river....an that tree is so tall if you could climb to the top you could touch the moon....i bet the bees cant even fly around up there without registeing a flight plan first with TIA :/
     
  14. Zookeep

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    Ok, did it and found the queen 3rd layer in, she is gold and a fat thing, hope every1 else had a day like mine :Dancing: my wife sat with me the hole time and took the pics and the new bee vac I built is sweet, didnt kill any bees at all and that was alot of bees :yahoo:
     

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    Let me be the first to say Thanks for the pics! :coolphotos:
    Even though I think you have it faaaaaaar too easy down there, (what with a wife that even helps you with the bees and all :shock: ), it is always appreciated!
    Big thumbs up! :thumbsup:
     
  16. Iddee

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    Good Job

    :coolphotos: :goodpost:
     
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    Way to go kokomo!!

    nice looking brood pattern to boot!

    great pics, thanks for posting them!
     
  18. Zookeep

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    was in this hive today and the queens in overdrive, there are eggs everywhere, the field workers are bringing in tons of pollen so I slapped on another gallon of 1 to 1 rather see them have too much then not enough at this point :Dancing:
     

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    :coolphotos:
    Good looking queen. Which type of vac are you using? Any pictures of it?
     
  20. Zookeep

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    Gun I looked at a few plans and took ideas from all of them and combined and built 1, I posted over in the plans projects section of the forum.