July 3, 2012 Shijiazhuang, Hebei Pingshan beekeepers keep millions of bees died mysteriously overnight. Zhang Zhenhua is cleaning up the dead bees, more than 80 hives at night being murderous. Source: cfp
<span class="img_descr 2012, millions of bees in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Pingshan beekeepers raise the overnight died mysteriously. Zhang Zhenhua is cleaning up the dead bees, more than 80 hives at night being murderous. Source: cfp
International Online News: For three days, in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Pingshan Village field beekeeping sun side has gone through a nightmare: millions of bees died mysteriously overnight. He has the same experience along with his uncle, of Ouyang another spring and relatives Zhang Zhenhua. The morning of July 1, the three bee farm almost at the same time the large number of bees were killed, three a total of 600 boxes of bees, about 450 boxes of dead.
The strange thing is near about ten bee farm, only three this happens. Yang Jin Fang, suspected that the three hives being poisoned, the police have been involved in the investigation.
the silence the bee venue bee piles
July 3, 2012 day, reporters rushed to the Shijiazhuang City Pingshan Village, one side of the road a few kilometers from the village fields, neatly lined with many beehives from the beehive a few dozen meters, supporting several tents.
bee farm in the beekeepers Yang side, the reporter saw hundreds of beehives open inside the nest box hanging on the outside, above the empty, and occasionally drop a bee. Ground and beehive inside, but dead bees piled up, some emit odor.
“I spent several years to raise up the bee, actually all die overnight …” Yang Fang hands won on the ground dead bee, tears of told reporters that he found on the morning of July 1, a large number of his bees dead, three days since he sad was simply not eat.
wake up more than 400 boxes of bees to death
July 1, at 5 o’clock Zhong, Yang into the party got up as usual to view the beehive.
“is usually an open beehive can always hear the familiar ‘buzzing’ sound can be open in one day, what sound, I do not think it right, look out of the nest box, I was scared stay: The original dense lying above the bees, even Para Para fell down! that beehives in the nest box pumping out, the bees are out of the sun into the side said he quickly opening other beehives view, the results of a total of more than 100 hives, over 90 are the same.
“a beehive, there are about 20,000 to 50,000 bees, millions of bees, suddenly all dead …” Yang into the square in front of the facts made some Fameng, quickly and in his bee farm a mile outside the beekeeping uncle Ouyang after the spring as well as relatives and Zhang Zhenhua get in touch, I did not expect to get the shocking news: of Ouyang after spring and Zhang Zhenhua bee farm encountered a similar situation, woke up and found bee a lot of death!
three statistics, raising a total of 600 boxes of bees, and died about 450 boxes, some more than 15 million bees, and some beehives from the queen to the ordinary bee survival.
live bees into the box into both live
Yang Jin Fang said he and his uncle Ouyang after spring and relatives Zhang Zhenhua are Hubei, generations living in beekeeping. Every summer, will come to the north nectar, have not been out of things.
amount of bees is how dead it? Yang Jin said that they have been studying this problem.
“I found a situation, you see, live bees are reluctant to return to the nest.” 13 am, the sun into the side pointing to the bee farm near a tree, the reporter found the tree enough to have thousands of bees back and forth circled around the tree below is the beehive, the bees are unwilling to back to the nest, is a beehive a problem. “
To this end, the night before test to dozens of live bees into a large number of hives of bees death, close the door a few hours later and found dozens of bees dead.
“near other bee farm, bee, came to my hives to steal honey to eat, also survive.” Yang Jin Fang said, near a beekeeper told him that his bees recently there have been a small part of mortality, mostly because to his hives to steal honey to eat poisoned.
beehive night poisoning?
“poisoning!” The beekeepers of the word inspired the people of the sun into the square, Ouyang after spring, “only to the hives poisoning, can explain the phenomenon of bee deaths of large numbers . ”
As a result, Ouyang couplets think of the strange thing:” I domesticated a few years the big dogs, it is tied to the next to the tent that we live in, is used to look after beehives, ten days ago died suddenly will not be ready for it was done in advance in order to poison? “
sun into the side said, the three bee farm from May to July each year will come to collect nectar in a row this field for four years, and the people around the relationship between living in the next Village has been very friendly, can not imagine who would deliberately poisoning.
reporter noted, along the road near a total of about ten bee farm, bee farm in addition to the three remaining bee farm did not happen. But nearby beekeepers are very worried, “do not know what dry, hastened to seize it, too evil, a few years of hard work wasted, but also confused panic a beekeepers frowning said.
offering a reward of a million to look for clues
sun into the party told reporters they passed years of cultivation before the formation of the bee farm scale, now the queen is dead, too, need to re-cultivate the direct loss of nearly 40 million, “beehive where the honey can not be sold, had to destroy.”
, the local police has set up a task force to investigate the matter. “We have extracted the dead bees to the relevant department of the site survey bees cause of death,” police told reporters.
reporter noted that the police are posted reward notices to the tree side of the road, known as the detection of the case, the public security authorities offering a reward of one million, insiders actively provide clues.welcome to leave a comment share: microblogging recommended