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Susanna de Villareal-Quintela
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Yesterday my husband and I spent the majority of the day putting-up two additional pastures for our horses. At the end of our build I noticed one of our fence posts was not quite right. I checked my herd for any proof of an impact with the post and they were free from injury. So, that meant a long walk to the back field for closer inspection of the post.

Upon arrival, I found what I can only estimate to have been 50,000 honey-bees. A huge swarm that fully encompassed the exposed 4x6 post! Fortunately, we had an empty hive on-hand. A little work and we had the bees snuggled in their beds. Ahh... such a reward at the end of a long day was fantastic!
 
                              
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Awesome!

That is real animal husbandry!

--Joseph
 
John Polk
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Hey! I want a fence like that.

From my experience, horses and bees don't get along very well together.
Hope you set the hive away from the pasture.

 
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