Bees!!

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

  1. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they honey bees? It could be colony collapse syndrome.
     
  3. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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

    GaDawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they may have just relocated
     
  5. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would think they went and established a new home.
     
  7. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank for replying!!!
     
  8. NoelTate

    NoelTate Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

    WrenAli Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

    Apr 16, 2007
    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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