Austin’s 1st Annual Tour de Hives!

Bee Friendly Austin to Host 1st Annual Tour de Hives!

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We are really excited to be part of a new tradition that will help to raise awareness of bees and beekeeping in the Austin Area.  Healthy bees are crucial for pollination of the US Food Crops and their numbers are dwindling.  Now is the BEST time to get involved in preserving the future for the honey bee.This year’s Tour de Hives will raise money for the Texas Nonprofit: Bee Friendly Foundation

For more information on the Austin: Tour de Hives <—– click link or go to:  http://www.TourDeHives.org

It’s RAINING BEES, Hallelujah, it’s Raining Bees!

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So, I went out to check up on the new swarm we caught yesterday and they were SERIOUSLY all bearded on the outside of their little hive!  So I took a photo and called my husband to let him know.  When he got home from work and walked over, the were GONE!!!!  So he came and told me to go check trees!  I went out and they were up about 12 feet high in the little oak right above their beehive.  SO we nabbed them again and this time we put them into a Langstroth hive instead of the top bar AND we did it as a newspaper combine with another hive we have  that we think is smaller and queenless.  They were fanning and telling all their girlfriends to join them in the new hive, so we think we got the queen again!  More laterz! Tee

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Our Latest Swarm Removal

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Here is a pic of our latest BEE rescue from North Austin area.
These were very sweet bees, not aggressive at all, did have 3 small white combs started.  We are hoping that they will LOVE their new home at TEECEEBEEZ Apiary!

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