A Bevy of Bees!

Beekeeper Removes 60,000 Honeybees From Utah Cabin

May 5, 2013
By Paul Foy, Associated Press

AP Photo/Courtesy Vic Bachman
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In this early April 2013 photo provided by Ogden beekeeper Vic Bachman, Bachman, left, and partner Nate Hall prepare to remove a 12-foot-long beehive from an A-frame cabin in Eden, Utah. It was the biggest beehive the Utah beekeepers have ever removed, containing about 60,000 honeybees.

By Paul Foy, Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — It was the biggest beehive that that Ogden beekeeper Vic Bachman has ever removed — a dozen feet long, packed inside the eve of a cabin in Ogden Valley.

“We figure we got 15 pounds of bees out of there,” said Bachman, who said that converts to about 60,000 honeybees.

Bachman was called to the A-frame cabin last month in Eden, Utah. Taking apart a panel that hid roof rafters, he had no idea he would find honeycombs packed 12 feet long, 4 feet wide and 16 inches deep. (Read Full Article)

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1 Comment

  1. roberthenryfischat said,

    May 6, 2013 at 3:56 am

    Reblogged this on robert's space and commented:
    ban pesticides….


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