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Offline AbaraXas

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« on: November 15, 2013, 09:18:59 AM »

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« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2013, 09:48:08 AM »
One has to wonder if the bees are the proverbial canary in the mine

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« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2013, 09:49:32 AM »
No mention of the stress of constantly moving hives long distances?

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« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2013, 09:52:59 AM »
No mention of the stress of constantly moving hives long distances?

People do that? That is not only cruel, but totally wrong according to my bee keeping book (written in 1902). A hive should never be moved more than 100 feet in a single year. A swarm is a different story. Those can be moved for miles as long as there is a hive at the end of it for them to home in.
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« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2013, 09:58:26 AM »
This is about commercial beekeeping/pollinators. They are the ones having the problems. I'm a Ky. beekeeper and there has been no CCD in our state.

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« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2013, 10:00:44 AM »
This is about commercial beekeeping/pollinators. They are the ones having the problems. I'm a Ky. beekeeper and there has been no CCD in our state.

You sell your honey online? Drop me a PM with your website - I love honey!
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« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2013, 10:12:20 AM »
No mention of the stress of constantly moving hives long distances?

That practice has been going on for hundreds of years. The hive collapse issue has only been happening for the past few years.

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« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2013, 02:32:46 PM »
I like Icelandic honey!  They are a poor people.
Why?  Well, because I'm a bastard, that's why.


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