Dunham Kids Get Their HoneyBees

Today we made the trip to get some Honeybee NUCs for a couple of our children.  Leaving our home at 3:45 am, we arrived at our destination around 6 am.  Riley and Daisy both bought a NUC for themselves.  I am very proud of their decision to take a risk on honeybees.  They paid for the bees and are using extra equipment that I had hanging out in the barn.  If you are asking yourself what a NUC is, here is a link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuc.   Rosey is sharing a hive with her dad.  She is calling it the Daddy-Daughter Hive.  She will be decorating our hive for installation tomorrow.

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Then we got all suited up.

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Lit the smoker

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Played with the bees

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Here is Royalty from one of the NUCs The Queen

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Finished loading the NUCs and headed back to the car.

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Installed in their permanent home.  I will let you guess which one if Daisy’s Hive.

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