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Offline Scott Derrick

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Swarm from Flatbed Trailer
« on: April 10, 2008, 11:36:32 PM »
Here is a small swarm that I got today from under a flatbed trailer. The funniest thing about this one is that I found a Twinkie in U-Channel where the swarm clustered. They were going to town on it. I think it may be what caused them to gather there. That's two small swarms in two days. I hope the third one is HUGE!!!!

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Re: Swarm from Flatbed Trailer
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2008, 08:37:57 AM »
Very Nice.

Do they improve the mileage? ;)

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Re: Swarm from Flatbed Trailer
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2008, 10:28:22 AM »
Scott, I've heard of bees swarming on ding dongs and cup cakes but now twinkies!!!  What is this world coming to!  :-D  Thanks for sharing, nice pics.


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Re: Swarm from Flatbed Trailer
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2008, 12:36:29 AM »
Ding Dongs? Hmmm.... :shock:
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Re: Swarm from Flatbed Trailer
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2008, 11:39:28 PM »
What's next, Suzy-Q's or Honey Buns? ;)
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Re: Swarm from Flatbed Trailer
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2008, 10:55:30 AM »
Scott, now isn't that just plain and simply weird.  Wouldn't ya think that there would be better things for the bees to consume, hee, hee.    Great and awesomely good day.  Cindi
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Re: Swarm from Flatbed Trailer
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2008, 02:15:55 PM »
I didn't find it unusual that the bees would eat a twinkie... (well, ok I did considering whats in them!) ...what I found more puzzling was why there was a twinkie tucked in a u-channel underneath a flatbed semi trailer  :?

fire ant bait?  SHB bait? 

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Re: Swarm from Flatbed Trailer
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2008, 11:35:38 PM »
Fladbed trailers are used for multiple things. This trailer was beat up pretty bad. It could be that it was used to haul bakery scrap. But the fire ant bait thing seems like it could fly to me.
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