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Offline montauk170

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Cutout in trees difficult?
« on: June 08, 2010, 04:04:08 PM »
Friend called, got some bees in his tree. Is it difficult to remove the bees/cutout?
Here are two photos.




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Re: Cutout in trees difficult?
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2010, 04:10:41 PM »
This is a perfect candidate for a trap out.

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Re: Cutout in trees difficult?
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2010, 05:09:18 PM »
The hive is in the tree on the left under the words bee hive. Trap out or take the whole tree down.
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Re: Cutout in trees difficult?
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2010, 05:51:02 PM »
I just finished three trap outs in trees that are very similar to the one you show. They work great (especially if you don't have a bad SHB problem). Thanks iddee for all the great info!

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Re: Cutout in trees difficult?
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2010, 01:58:23 AM »
The hive has been there for a year or more. THe hole is probably deep huh?
It's a protected Oak tree in this area so can't cut it down. But I bet this
tree will be coming down in the next few big storms as the hole rots some more each year.

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Re: Cutout in trees difficult?
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2010, 02:01:46 PM »
It may possibly fall but it looks like a "Live Oak" to me.  Those things live quite a while and are as tough as nails no matter the damage.  I do agree that thebest plan of action is a trap out.  Having that flat area around the opening is simply cheating... ;)  If SHB's do show up it won't hurt the tree and the hive will be destroyed though.
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