They Called The Fire Department, How Embarrassing!

They Called The Fire Department, How Embarrassing!


Welcome back to the 628 Dirt Rooster
channel where hobby beekeeping IS a WAY OFLIFE and where we’re setting up
some bees we cut out today which which we’ll show you, I’ll show you the whole cut out in just a minute.
cut out in just a minute it’s gonna be about three second video
of the march because we just dumped them and they are irritated by the light. Bye! Pulling up into Tractor supply real quick to get some buckets.
Gotta go do a cutout at apartment complex. They (the bees) are in a service closet around
the plumbing and um it’s been so long since I looked at it I just remember something
about the fire department inspecting it. Haha I’ve been putting this one off
for a month or month and a half. I gotta go get some buckets here real quick though and we’ll get on it. We’re in the ole TSC. Got to pick up some buckets. Gotta stay brand
loyal on this one. The guy that’s coming to help me today runs the store and these bees are
going with him. I got plenty. He’s gonna take these and set them up. Give me a
little extra time to do other things. Picking up the last of their two gamma
seal lids. If you’re not familiar with these these have a snap-on ring fits on a five gallon bucket and then ah it’s rubber sealed and then that’s the rubber seal lid here.
You just screw on… screw on lid for your five gallons. Just like gamma used to use. Holy Moly Wow! I can’t believe they’re hanging out
inside like this. You gonna stick around and have some fun? Oh there’s about ten of em inside the
truck. Because I… I did a big removal day before yesterday and emptied the bucket this
morning and then put it in my truck Yeah man, gonna be a hot day, There’s their entrance. Probably starting at the top plate coming down. That’s really unusual
for em to be clustered on the inside like this. got all this electrical work around
come in or in that plate there I gotta cut this out eight-foot ceiling
thankfully and then I got a pic sheetrock back when I’m done no fun
working up a nest but we a strong colony but he didn’t go out with his ceiling he
stops at about six foot I wonder if maybe there’s some cross bracing in
there maybe the whole top is just full honey and they’re just not working at
much it’s time for the mr. Rogers I put on some dirty work shoes got to keep the brokes clean and smoking these off the wall trying to
see if there’s a hole they’ve chewed or why they’re hanging our I’m betting that
there’s Brut going way down there and they’re just hanging out at the warmth
that the hotspot in half kind of seeing where they’re going so they’re going
back down towards that hole and you coming up here to this one
yeah and of over there it’s five eighths Rock if you’re familiar with construction at
Elder if you’ve done this type work before you know there’s no telling
what’s in that wall over there something real careful
I want to study here them on framing here I got to try to find a stud here to
walk down my bottom cuts don’t be the ones probably out in the open hey you
got text waterline then ain’t no good you nicked that stuff and you got
problems don’t think there’s any water lines in that wall
except for this discharge pipe that goes straight out which is where they’re
coming in but obviously there’s electrical in the wall and I can’t Nick
that either so I got to be super super careful I see comb already bottom in this box oh
honey oh nothing but honey so forth honey
honey honey which is nice but it also makes the job really messy this is the
tape line at 4 foot I’m starting Midway to the wall because I wasn’t getting a
whole lot of heat signature up top is nothing but honey except for and there’s
I never the brood is below this because of the heat on the floor thank ya must be something in there for
it to be bolted to cuz it sure he wanted to break away unless they just built it
built onto it that much and it looks like it I hope this is just a four inch
wall if there’s a six inch wall like they said it is it’s gonna be a lot of
honey which is a good thing I stopped the buckets great he’s going well a
couple little bumpers in the face there so far they’re not be too hard to deal
with it down to Brut cones and I can see settles I see brood cells right here
which is where I was showing heat on the floor it’s a big half and they all right elected me right now
no bananas which is the pheromone that they put off that the smoker covers up
smells like bananas that’s their anger their alarm pheromone goes on down the bottom of that wall
looks like one flip this make sure you’re not a queen in here before chunk
it so we got so far then we’ll start working it right now just taking the
bottom off work it up as high as I can and then make a decision from there as a
how much higher I want to go right James chirps it’s too saturated two sides
ready to keep going that’s from about there you can see the four-foot mud line
it’s about almost 5 foot up 16-inch dead cavity I’m not sure yet if it’s a 6-inch
wall or a four-inch I’m fixing to find out as soon as I found my knife don’t
know where I just misplace they’re going get dissing this spatula in there to see okay it’s a four eh whoa that’s good
it’s good for me it’s less honey but it’s also less work
well it’s lunchtime when they don’t seem to be coming out in the room too much
they were already come out in the room and finding their way back in so I’m not
too scared of them piling up in here and dying so I’m gonna let them do something
clean up and I’m gonna go take a lunch break you know what before I go I’m just
really curious how hot is hot good well that was fun I think I will go to lunch
now I didn’t realize that was a smoke detector in here and I set off the alarm
for the complex I just might have some lunch got some dry clothes on I’m
feeling all fresh got some backup with some dry pine straw because it’s rained
yesterday and everything’s wet so I’ve been having a hard time keeping the
smoker lit which is probably a good thing because I did set up set up the
place where I got out come take a look yeah
proud sponsor of scraping the coast we’ve got a lot of cones reviews but
also get a lot of bees to get out of the way I think you could fry tail right here
there’s no way I could remove it in this comb will tell you some of these bees up
at here look like this stop at the end of the high pretty much
farmers with a foot and half off the floor
who don’t have a lot of really work up in this little closet for you now it was smokin since I’ve been back I’m gonna chat about the fire alarm
there sorry he’s here internal because the do not send any response
units out so we should be good till 5:00 anyway I got the box right here behind
me though I know how to turn it off now we’re good thing about this is the
doorway is ready they didn’t get links and it is going
right out and coming back around you realize
now just knocking numbers down so we can work
my visa not sure I hope this thing don’t go to Salem but
an accountant dies trying here just kind of fades out it’s not a definite break
where there would be any framing or something
kind of fades out around here and above that it’s not really much of
anything so that’s why I’m saving it maybe section at a foot at the time lest
I tear out the better the captain first coming with Bulls was all pollen
ii comb through comb eggs all the way down to eggs but no we got it cleaned
it’s laying right now did a good job and that’s the first route don’t
another cow tone mr. here’s our broom combs so far you might
notice we’re not framing up there’s a good reason for that
I might go in-depth on that later but this time of the year
don’t even bother trying to say Briggs start them over and feed them let them
build more by the way this time of the year is end of July is our honeycombs
we’re cutting them saving bottom edge if it’s got a good bit of pollen in it a
bunch of pollen and your honey combs will make cloudy honey but it’s just
pollen it’s healthy 100% natural and raw nothing wrong with it unless you’re
trying to get some grocery store looking clear honey which most people won’t they
don’t want cloudy honey but I don’t mind it at all how eat it and my neighbors
love it and so that’s it is what it is so this is this is one of those halves
been in there for two weeks two months actually is what they thought this would
have been here but it’s been here for a good long while once I get the whole
thing out I’ll know a little better but it’s it’s been in here since last year who notice didn’t the lawn care guys
and they came by with the string trimmers we mean yeah they sometimes
they don’t react well they look two-stroke motors I don’t know I’ve
mentioned it before but I don’t know if I ever finish the videos that I
mentioned it on but I like to leave a number of bees while I’m working
especially if I’ve got honey I’m running because they do such a good job of
cleaning up behind me and it doesn’t if there’s a lot of bees left in the wall
while we’re working it really doesn’t take them long to clean up the mess that
I’m making now it’s not running far there’s a long ways for it to go before
I have to start digging further and cleaned up if I if it was really running
and capped and stuff I would pack that wall with plastic keep stuff running
down in there and still even if I’m doing a residential and I know and it’s
a cone falling down the wall I’ll stuff that the bottom of that wall just to
keep from having to die for it keep in mind to cut more wall to grab something
that I accidentally dropped then there are on cleanup detail alright there’s about a five-gallon
bucket of comb honey we got darker honey and the bottom and lighter up top and I
separate it when I get home but about it put a lid on this run run the beads they
can fly off if we put a lid on this go back any custom or seabright because
we’ve still got stick out more honey to get out yeah does it stop right there on this side just let that ruin it Oh Oh yeah that’s really unusual for them to
not start start building at the top plate it happens see it went from about
a foot and a half off the floor we have brewed for a couple feet up on
one side all the rest is just solid honey
I’ll let stop I’m thinking probably gonna be Chinese tallow popcorn trees
just judging by the color and the color the cones they got a lot of bees up top
and a queen to look for yes it is big they’ve been breeding in their off time I’ve been smoking them quite a bit while
I was rubbing those lower cones and I knew they were going somewhere because I
knew we weren’t backing all of them and now we know where they went
we dropped our quaint clip somewhere on the ground down here got a fine dancer
we can snag her once we find her because I know she’s up top somewhere we’re
gonna look for him he’s gonna give him a quick once-over see if we see her
anywhere because she wouldn’t likely hang out on the honeycombs she can they
do sometimes but she’s a more unlikely tucked up here in a corner somewhere hiding hiding from the beat police back
up for a better view see if I can adjust the ISO on this thing a lot of times I like to let a hive rest
during the removal you know sometimes it’s a good thing because the Queen have
come out bezel cluster kind of like you see it here the group makes them easier
to vac they’ll clean out the wall Oh today we got Robin going on there that’s
what all this activity is on this bucket back in my truck I got a just bucket of
cut comb or comb honey here a little pan there we got more cut out I can’t even
open this without bees running into there’s bees in it I’m trying to get
them out but as soon as I open lid ten more run in there so but to get back on
it let them might this be tough you hear
you not bad for a terrified person huh no not bad at all
if you hold it over you a little pain there you catch all the honey’s dripping
there and are you gonna catch a Stang they still got about another gallon of
honey to pull out of the wall and now it’s time to
back all these girls and look for the coin up as we go
the platform scared McQueen there’s our coin
caught her up in the corner as you probably saw now we can set her aside and we don’t
have to be so careful we can just go ahead and back the rest of them up all
right at this point we ain’t looking for a queen so all we gotta do now is just
not picking man we were get such as bunches and bunches
at a time far away you hate another hi bitch I don’t think it’s really closed it took
too long to find it Oh perfect I got it the sure sign of and we got some spicy
going on and you sell this airborne these are from different colonies aside
from the one we’re pulling we’re wrapping it up and putting up
tools just looking at the Robin and then some bees herbicide take care of this
Queen all these in the area don’t belong to this hive we just pulled these are
from other colonies they found this wall find the entrance and they found the
doorway I’m gonna leave this door open for a few
minutes I can get as much as they can that it’s running down the wall I’ll
come back in here this evening after dark
pick up any just clustered up go ahead close that hole up and then I come back
tomorrow and fix the sheet wrap that was a right Pleasant job today kind
of cool breezy that’s that kind of cool only got the 90 or 88 or something like
that but it’s breezy had a fan working in the shade the whole time not working
overhead and the bees were really cooperative only got stoned twice there
just because I stuck them hand in the wrong place lots of honey the colony is
going to Ronnies house my buddy it was there with me we’re gonna put those bees
in a hive at his place tonight and before that I’ll go back over here to
this apartment complex it’s not too terribly far from me I go in there after
dark and back up any bees that are clustered close up that hole right now I
want to leave that entry open for all those Robbin bees to finish cleaning out
what they can of that wall I don’t mind doing that long as people know to stay
away something I’m worried about got mcqueen riding up front first class as
soon as I get home I’ll let her on top of a back box just so she’s with her
collie put my outdoor sink to good use
cleaned up some crushed comb captain I’ve been labeled you

100 thoughts on “They Called The Fire Department, How Embarrassing!

  1. as someone who is fatally allergic to bees your channel has really helped me overcome part of my phobia for bees and have a certain appreciation for them. that being said you're an absolute madman. great vid mate and great channel

  2. I went and checked on a hive that had been in a forked tight barked hickory tree that had been there for 3 years I know it was gone this year I don’t know what happened to them.

  3. It’s a freezing cold and windy night here in Dublin, Southern Ireland 🇮🇪 and I’m so enjoying watching this video, I can feel the heat from here lol. Great hive, fabulous bees and a brilliant cut out. Thanks for all your hard work in making these videos for us it’s much appreciated. 👍👌👏

  4. Wow. Impressive that you spotted the queen in that mass of bees.
    Well behaved bees. (Important when working in a confined space.)
    Hope that salvaged the straggling foragers.
    And you did a nice job replacing the dry wall.
    Very professional workmanship. 🙂

  5. Afraid you and me both was labeled from birth, on out. Bee Po-Iice is right. Your buddy did good and I did too and just sat right here where I was supposed to be. Mr. Ed is going to have to step up and start barehanded or watermellonhanded queen catching and go get you a bacon burger with very little burger!

  6. I thought you caught your self in the queen clip and was embarrassing to have to smile Mr. ED come and get you out lol
    love the bee who have hives in walls and ceilings too I have I hive stick on a man lift they do not like the mechanics working on the lift at all I am just to mean to move the hive for them to work on it faster did have the queen cage in the hive yesterday I could have taken it down yesterday when they were gone for lunch I sprayed their tools with swarm commander to real pee them off now

  7. Holy crap! That was a nice one man!! What a big fat tail!! Lordy. This was fun to watch (as usual), LOL. Take care brother! 🐝🐝🐝☮️☯️

  8. Thanks Randy that was one big hive. I was impressed at the size. Is that one of the largest hives you've done? I found myself ducking for you a couple times. Thanks for the video. I was missing your videos and humor.

  9. Hahaha! Fire alarm indeed. I cracked up. Boy oh boy you sure had a bunch of bees there. Good job on free hand catching the queen! C'mon Horchoff – do that! Have a fantastic week.

  10. Never gets old watching entire clumps of bees tumbling down the wall and getting vacuumed up. Nature has a wry sense of humor. Thanks for mentioning the banana pheromone bit. You might have before but I didn't remember it. Very interesting info!

  11. Thank You for taking the time to edit and post this!! Love bees to begin with and really enjoy watching your cut outs. Like your hive work and tending also but really enjoy the cut outs because it shows how the bees design their own hives. Each slightly different

  12. I'm just surprised the queen did not die on the spot seeing that watermelon hand of yours running her down. Great catch, now I'm going to have to do that too. God's peace brother.

  13. Awesome hive 1 of the best I've seen you do in a while. Really thinking about setting up a hive this spring may have a bunch of questions about it and hopefully you will help when i give it a try. Great video👍

  14. Good size job with nice bees. Always wanting to learn: what’s the deal with not framing up the brood late July. I lost the cutout brood early July to hive beetles and wonder if July is just off limits or what.

  15. aw man. i don't have the money for the honey 🙁 i would absolutely love it 🙁 i hate being poor 🙁 but, my poorness aside, love your video, as usual ^ _ ^ i love watching your vids. i've learned so much 🙂

  16. Man, that was packed in some tight space with no air and obstacles. Good idea with the fan. Man that’s a lot of honey. Thanks for the video. Looks runny. Maybe because it’s so hot. Ouch. On the finger. Teach him to flick. lol. Now there’s a one handed queen catcher. nice job. They’re gonna bust down the door. Thanks for the video.

  17. Hey Randy, did your dad stop by that job? Just wondered because according to Jeff, you can’t ever find a queen unless he points her out to you😂 That was a good sized hive with lots of bees. How many bees would you guess were there? Not counting the robbers. Take care and thanks for posting this😊

  18. the last time i snatched a queen out of the air i got STUNG first time by said queen. And for those that wants to know NO it was not any worse than a worker just no stinger to pull out. nice colony oh and NICE GRAB!!!!!!!

  19. Its really interesting that when you were able to just start Vacuuming up those bees after finding the queen that the bees almost became a liquid XD Them just flopping all over the place.

  20. Great Gobs of Honey Dirt Rooster You Struck Bee’s! That was the first time I have seen you have a beard of bees on your bee-vac hose.

  21. أيها البطل الشجاع أنت دائما تبهرنا بمغماراتك الجذابة ،لك ألف ألف تحية ،شكرا لك ولعائلتك

  22. what were those pure black tailed bees at the end. on the soap bottle and on the hive? Didnt quite look like any bumble bees i ever saw before personally

  23. I'm trying to figure out why they used liquid tight flex with a regular four square box inside . Funny how you notice stuff like that when you been doing it forever. Use what you got I guess.👍👍😎

  24. You could leave the keys in the ignition and stop somewhere for lunch. Nobody's gonna touch your truck! LOL
    🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝

  25. A Big Boy in a small utility closet. Bees, electrical wiring, water pipes – what could go wrong?
    Man! That’s a lot of bees & comb.

  26. I know you said that you are not framing up the brood but wouldn't it make them stay rather than abscond if you put at least one frame of brood in with them?

  27. I enjoy your y/t s a lot. Love to see your area of MS and LA again. (Lived a year in New Orleans and a year in Mobile as a kid.) I pick up tips on handling my bees. AND, it reinforces the reason I don't do cut outs ! I "make bees" 'the old way' with splits and swarm traps. -Blessings!

  28. Whats the difference between dark and light honey? What are all the factors that give ti color? Does old nasty comb produce dark honey, or do they only use new comb for honey? I have millions of questions

  29. Hello there DirtRooster. Great upload as always. It was neat the way you caught the queen. I saw which one she was this time (only because you pointed her out, but it's an improvement). Greetings from Paris to you and yours.

  30. Hey what's the model / device you use for thermal imaging and do you recommend it? If you'd have to buy another one what would you be looking for?

  31. Hi, so I wanted to make you aware that at 1:13 seconds of your video you tubes auto generated comments have inserted B** into a sentence you've spoken. I am deaf and k read lips, however I rely solely on captions. Feel free to check it out yourself.
    Once done this video, I'll tag on an edit if there is more. However I suggest contacting you tube about this, as I feel in my heart this is not a word you actually said.
    Thank you for taking the time. And I hope you take a moment to turn on your auto captions and watch it as well so you know I'm truely honest and would hate for your comments to come disabled for a silly reason of someone being less kind🙁

    Have a fantastic day, and I agree , highway bee keeping is the way of life😉👍

    Edit: again using B** at 24:35

    I got a kick out of this one, but I'm sure you said stung, however it says with auto captions that you got stoned twice🤣

    Also keep in mind I get there is MANY more however I am most wanting to gain awareness of this issue of you tube adding in profanity for the viewers. Especially when I feel it's likely not what's been said. However I encourage you to watch your video, even better with sound off and auto captions on. I think it'll give you a good feel on why I want to raise awareness for not only you but deaf viewers who have to read the CC.

  32. I don't know why but I've watched about 50% of your videos in the last month learning about bees I used to be scared till I seen you dreak with them. Great content!! I've had about 3 hives in 3 of my house I moved to they just love me I guess but I tell you what next time I'm removing it myself! Love the videos

  33. Wow I can’t believe the amount of bees there was when you pulled that inside wall off…I felt things crawling on me half the night after watching this…I take my hat off to y’all there at 628DIRTROOSTER….well I’d still love to purchase a bottle of honey from y’all because just because I’m allergic to the stings don’t mean I’m allergic to the honey…👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼
    Was that a bumble bee in there with those regular honey bees??

  34. It really does amaze me you can usually find these queen bees in these cut outs! I sometimes have trouble finding them in hive boxes and I KNOW they're there and they don't have so many places to run and hide! I sometimes tease you about the queen hunt but it really does amaze me you find them most of the time. That was a nice, big hive! Always love getting to watch you do cut outs!

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