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Re: Bees


Do they have honey taps for hives?

On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 03:09:56PM -0700, Jesse Bell wrote:
> WOW ON THE BEES. My dad used to be a bee keeper too. And here is the
> INSANE thing....he is deathly allergic to bee stings. The doctor told
> him if he were ever stung again...it would kill him. Then he brought
> home three bee hives.
> 
>   
> 
> "James R. Fisher" <garrideb@well.com> wrote:
>   james singer wrote:
> > Looked out the front door a few minutes ago, and-- 
> > http://snipurl.com/rhq7 --a swarm of bees has camped out across the 
> > patio on one of the presumed dead trunks of the queen sago. If you go to 
> > the picture, then click on "next picture" you should get an enlargement 
> > of the proximate middle of the swarm. Very hard to photograph--the wings 
> > of those on the outside are flapping exceeding fast to keep that mass 
> > cool at the core.
> > 
> > Step one was to admire the swarm from as close as I could get 
> > comfortably. Step two was to photograph them. I have no idea what step 
> > three is.
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Call the nearest beekeeper; s/he will likely be glad to take the whole lot
> off your hands.
> -jrf
> -- 
> Jim Fisher
> Vienna, Virginia USA
> 38.9 N 77.2 W
> USDA Zone 7
> Max. 95 F [36 C], Min. 10 F [-12 C]
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