Bees!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Tikkajazz94, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. what does it mean when your property has bee nest for 2 years that you know of then the next year the nest is died?
     
  2. Sparklecoon

    Sparklecoon Songster

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    Are they honey bees? It could be colony collapse syndrome.
     
  3. They are bumble bees,
    They made their nest in a tree,
    now the tree is 3/4s died,
    What can I do for the Bees and the tree?
     
  4. GaDawg

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    they may have just relocated
     
  5. Ok,
    i thought of that a bird might of went in and killed them all!!
    what do you guys think?
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

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    I would think they went and established a new home.
     
  7. Thank for replying!!!
     
  8. NoelTate

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    Bees are in trouble, actually. They have been dying off for a couple of years now. There is a lot of research going on into it right now with the nation's food supply at serious risk.
    Even Hagaan Daaz is getting worried and donating funding for reserach.
    http://money.cnn.com/2008/02/17/news/companies/bees_icecream/?postversion=2008021712
    Theories include use of genetically modified plants, use of pesticides, and others. It seems humans are intent on killing ourselves off one way or the other and taking as many other species as possible with us. Sure is hard not to use weed and flea killer in the yard, though!
     
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  9. WrenAli

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    Sounds just like they relocated. I had a hive that was in a cedar tree for 3 years then the swarmed and moved off. Left me with a dying tree full of honey!

    Colony collapse syndrome is a big issue. But unless you see dead bees around I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  10. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

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    Quote:Thank you! I thought I was the only one who realized this. Humans are killing our planet, it's only a matter of time.

    I don't use weed or flea killer in my yard though. [​IMG]
     

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