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CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« on: December 21, 2011, 03:31:28 AM »
Central Florida Home Brewers member and beekeeper David Webb takes a heavy hit to his business.

http://www.wesh.com/r/29981012/detail.html

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Webbs-Honey/180797934359
« Last Edit: December 21, 2011, 03:36:44 AM by punatic »
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2011, 04:55:57 AM »
That's messed up. :(
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2011, 06:31:23 AM »
I had a couple hives, but that is big time. Sheesh we need those lil ole bees.... we really do.
I am sure the keeper needed them as well. I wanna start a fund raiser to help him recover....
I don't know how to accomplish the deed..... ???
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2011, 07:28:15 AM »
I had a couple hives, but that is big time. Sheesh we need those lil ole bees.... we really do.
I am sure the keeper needed them as well. I wanna start a fund raiser to help him recover....
I don't know how to accomplish the deed..... ???

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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2011, 07:35:04 AM »
That is truly stoopid.
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2011, 07:44:30 AM »
I am a hobby beekeeper.  I think of my colonies as "my girls."  I am fully vested in their endeavors.  The loss of just one colony is devastating for me.  The loss of 2300 is incomprehensible.   
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2011, 07:49:29 AM »
That is seriously f'd up. This also affects the people he pollinates for. Why would someone do that?
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2011, 08:40:15 AM »
That is seriously f'd up. This also affects the people he pollinates for. Why would someone do that?

The comments on the article (which are, for once, NOT full of vitriol and stupidity, once in a blue moon eh?) have a theory that it's another beekeeper. I dunno about that.
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2011, 01:43:48 PM »
That's incredibly stupid. Without honeybees we'd eventually go extinct...
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2011, 01:50:06 PM »
And speaking of stupid people:

http://www.wesh.com/r/30037563/detail.html

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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2011, 01:58:29 PM »
It never ceases to amaze me the nerve of some people in society. A sad day for Mother nature for sure.
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2011, 05:28:31 PM »
That's incredibly stupid. Without honeybees we'd eventually go extinct...

my wife said the same thing when i sent her this article.

what kind of a nutjob does something like this? my first thought was that its personal and this guy really pissed someone off. atleast, no matter how stupid this is, a justification i can almost understand compared to "well maybe he just hates bees". unreal.
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2011, 05:34:56 PM »
Yeah, this sounds like "I want to ruin you", not "I want to kill bees"
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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2011, 12:12:41 AM »
That's f'd up.

And speaking of stupid people:

http://www.wesh.com/r/30037563/detail.html

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Re: CFHB Member - Beekeeper Takes a Heavy Loss
« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2011, 12:45:05 AM »
That's f'd up.

And speaking of stupid people:

http://www.wesh.com/r/30037563/detail.html

 ;D Yup, I caught that. Natural selection at work... 

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