Tonight's swarm call

Discussion in 'Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs' started by rast, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. rast

    rast New Member

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    I got a call @ 7:25PM, a swarm in a small oak tree. Ho Hum, how long have they been there? "All day." Compare it to a ball, baseball, softball, etc. "Basketball"! 6 miles away. OK, now you got my attention. Loaded swarm box w/comb and necessaries in wife's Explorer (wife with flashlight included). An hour later I set a volleyball sized swarm behind my house. Putting the swarm in the box was a nonevent. The event was getting to educate the daughter's that scared Daddy sent to show me where the bees were. I talked them through every thing I did and why. Explained about being allergic to bees which is their Daddy's fear and really enjoyed their excitement more than getting another box of bees.
     
  2. Mama Beek

    Mama Beek New Member

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    that sounds like so much fun! Good luck with the new (to you anyway) bees!
     

  3. rast

    rast New Member

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    The Daddy got a hold of me today and wanted to know if I would tutor his daughter in keeping bees. He said she hadn't shut up about it. Of course I said yes and told him to get her a veil and jacket.
     
  4. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    That sounds great, sparked the interest of a young lady into wanting to learn more.

    I just know you will do a great job on teaching her.

    How old is she?
     
  5. Mama Beek

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    that girl has a smart daddy. Have a great time teaching her Rast.
     
  6. rast

    rast New Member

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    She's about 17 so interest can change faster than boyfriends G3.

    UH, not according to his father in-law whom I know very well.
     
  7. Mama Beek

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    LOL, well maybe the father-in-law is biased? I was referring to his having contacted you to teach the girl about the bees...... it seems that not every interested person thinks to find a teacher/mentor when their child develops an interest in a hobby.
     
  8. Iddee

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    Yep, sometimes it takes 6 or 8 years for parents to get that far... :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: