Beekeeping forum: The drones come home

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Name: tabby
denver, colorado zone 5
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tabby
Jun 13, 2012 3:11 PM CST
We took a video of one of the hives and noticed that there were a LOT of drones flying back to the hive. Can you see the drones?
http://youtu.be/vNWfAaqXEp4
Name: Margaret
Delta KY
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Mindy03
Jun 14, 2012 5:17 AM CST

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Great video Tabby. That many drones flying in means it's mating season there and that hive may be getting ready to swarm.

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