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Author Topic: Shed Floor, Doll House/Bird House---August 7, 2009  (Read 919 times)
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« on: August 07, 2009, 11:54:02 PM »

Lots of bees in the shed floor, pics show two boxes but there is a third box full of bees. Very gentle bees, very nice customers.

Right after this one I ran across town a little ways and picked up a swarm that moved into a doll house, they say bird house, looks like a doll house to me.

Here's the pics: http://picasaweb.google.com/pyxicephalus/August72009#


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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2009, 02:12:03 AM »

So did you just take the bird/doll house back home with you to cut out later? That looks like it will be reallllyyy fun to do.

That sure was a nice big fat juicey looking queen you found in the first cut out.

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« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2009, 08:13:15 AM »

Yep, the doll house is now about 8' from the speaker box bees. Will most likely transfer them from the doll house later today.


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« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2009, 09:45:30 AM »

looks like a bird house made to look like a doll house smiley.

are those slugs on the first cutout?  nice looking queen.
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« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2009, 02:05:08 PM »

looks like a bird house made to look like a doll house smiley.

are those slugs on the first cutout?  nice looking queen.

Those are pecan shells that some how wound up in the hive. A rat most likely brought them under the shed at some point.


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