Bumble Bees

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  1. 00noturkey

    00noturkey 12 pointer

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    WD-40 will kill. used many a time. i wouldnt want to smoke, or chew any part of that tobacco, bees or not. since ya used some wasp spray. write it off as a loss in your tax's. any chance ya sell to BERLEY. :eek:
     
  2. bigbonner

    bigbonner 12 pointer

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    I should have named this "My Lovely Bumble Bees"

    The tobacco Is toast . It was some cigar tobacco that I grew . I was in a have to do or let them have the barn situation. I was tired of being attacked and if anyone was at the barn they were attacked to . They would come after you if you was within 50 ft of the nest. My brother was sitting with me at my barn and one stung him and he was a ways from the nest.
     
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  3. kyhunter99

    kyhunter99 12 pointer

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    Still in the kitchen Ky
    Sucks. Maybe wrap the box in some cheesecloth or something next time? Or screen box... glad you evicted them though
     
  4. bigbonner

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    I did not expect this bunch to be so big . Until I was close to them I did not know they were even there.
    I cut and rolled some hay last week . I was raking and my son was rolling . I raked over two bunches of bumble bees in the ground.
    I hit one bunch and bees was all around me . I let another bunch settle down and raked right by them to get stung by one in the top of my head.
    Well lets say there is a small piece of unraked hay on my farm. They can have it.
     
  5. redjackson

    redjackson 6 pointer

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    Always hated raking through a ground bees nest. Old timers always said if you hold your breath they won't sting you. Id be 14 years old holding my breath in as high of a gear i could stand busting through them lol.
     
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