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I got a call this am, while at work from hubby or message; his uncle nextdoor called and said he had a swarm of bees in a large tree. I got all excited and waited for further info. turns out the bees were going in and out of a large tree! the top was open and they have a colony inside! isn't that great! uncle is all excited cause he has his own bees now and doesn't need mine.
 

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Sounds good, are you going to cut them out?

Might set up a swarm trap and catch a swarm off of them first.

Could end up with two hives.
 

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I just saw pictures and the swarm is in a crook way down at the bottom; imposibble to get to without cutting down a very large tree. it's a shame.
 

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But on the other hand you have a hollow tree that is also very dangerous to people and buildings, and will break at some point in time.
 

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Sounds like an excellent candidate
For a Hogan swarm trap.
 
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