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Ya Got To love Those Ants!

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Bacffin, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. Bacffin

    Bacffin Minister of Fire

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    You know, they kind of move like me in the morning in this state:). I look at it this way, the more I can leave out at night to freeze, the less I have spend on bug spray next year! :rolleyes:.

    Actually, an old farmer told me when I was way younger, "If you leave a pile of rotting wood out there, you will never have to worry about bugs in your house.

    Don't know if that one works though, but I have piles.

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  2. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Split a piece of oak a few days ago with just a few in it. They were real lazy.
    Knocked 'em off the splits and kept going.
    No idea where they'll go.
  3. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Ain't no way I'll love an ant.
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  4. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    Don't even get me started on ants!!!!!!

    Ray
  5. WhitePine

    WhitePine Feeling the Heat

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    I split two Black Cherry rounds with ants in them the other day. The splits got the Bayer treatment. Problem solved.
  6. infinitymike

    infinitymike Minister of Fire

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    My ant was great. She used to bring me home made cookies all the time.
  7. weatherguy

    weatherguy Minister of Fire

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    Seems I always get them in the big maple rounds, the OP's wood looks like maple too.
  8. Bacffin

    Bacffin Minister of Fire

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    Why...do tell...
  9. Bacffin

    Bacffin Minister of Fire

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    Yep, be some hard maple.
  10. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Wrong ant Mike. That was your aunt, and where are those cookies?
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  11. rideau

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    Um Hm Ants in the maple sap......they know a good thing. If you split a maple round that has ants in it, and expose the side the ants are in to the wind and sun, in a day or two they have left for a new home, and you can split and stack without getting ants in your pile, at least in my experience.
  12. Bacffin

    Bacffin Minister of Fire

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    They are pretty lethargic right now and the night time temps are below freezing. I think they wil all be toast before finding their next home. :) I have quite a few though int the maple logs.
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    infinitymike Minister of Fire

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    OH. I couldn't understand why he posted the pics of those little buggers.:p
    And as far as they cookies only thing left was some crumbs for those other kinds of ants==c
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  14. evilgriff

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    My ants, they plump when you cook em'
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  15. onetracker

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    and they taste like lemon
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    evilgriff Burning Hunk

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    Another Idea..... images.jpg

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