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Offline Les

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I heard her, I heard her!
« on: May 10, 2017, 02:20:51 PM »
So excited.....first time I heard a queen piping!  I was digging thru the frames looking for any sign of the newly hatched queen when I heard her.  Immediately stopped and closed the hive back up. 

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Re: I heard her, I heard her!
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2017, 02:31:47 PM »
The Coolest Ever Les!

I would like to know just what it means when the queen is piping?
 
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Re: I heard her, I heard her!
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2017, 02:33:19 PM »
Cool isn't it!

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Re: I heard her, I heard her!
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2017, 03:19:02 PM »
Jen, maybe it's a warning......If there other queen cells in the hive.  "I'm coming for you" LOL

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Re: I heard her, I heard her!
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2017, 04:18:36 PM »
 :yes: :yes: :yes:
They are announcing their presence, calling one another out!
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Re: I heard her, I heard her!
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2017, 08:31:52 PM »
I got a shipment of 14 queens yesterday. they were piping in the battery box.

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Re: I heard her, I heard her!
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2017, 08:39:26 PM »
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein

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Re: I heard her, I heard her!
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2017, 09:37:44 PM »
very cool les!  don't you wish you had a sound recording of it?!  i always manage to miss getting this on video or digital recording.

and what perry said ............

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They are announcing their presence, calling one another out!
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Re: I heard her, I heard her!
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2017, 10:13:04 PM »
Is it the queen in the cell making the noise? Does anyone know why they do it ?
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Re: I heard her, I heard her!
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2017, 08:51:50 AM »
They can pipe in their cell or when they are out wandering around the frame.