What's going on?

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by crazy8days, Jun 29, 2012.

  1. crazy8days

    crazy8days New Member

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    This seems to go on almost every night around this time. (7:00pm) To me it looks like the same bees from this hive. This is the strongest hive of the two here at home. Never have issues with the other hive.

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  2. ablanton

    ablanton New Member

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    *LOL* I just posted the same thing about my bees on another thread!

    Must be normal.
     

  3. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    If they are just coming out of the hive, turning around to look at it and just hovering for several minutes, that is called orientation flights. They are the graduating class of soon to be foragers. Not a thing to worry about.
     
  4. crazy8days

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    That's what it looks like but it is always around the same time and it's everyday. They do it for about an hour and all is calm.
     
  5. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    well I could tell you there checking the house house out making sure the paint is not needing redone but that would be stretching it a bit.:grin: So let go with perfectly normal orientation flights as g-3 said