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    Re: Non Bee Keeper Question

    If you can locate the nest and it is in the ground, just put a powder insecticide like sevin in it. May have to treat more than once but it will do the job. I have taken care of three nests around...
  2. Re: Have skunks- can't use imidacloprid a neonicotinoid

    Jackam is right.

    I too do Nuisance Wildlife Control for a living.

    MAKE SURE YOU CHECK YOUR STATE LAWS. If you are using products as animal repellents (or to kill them), that are not...
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    Re: Late trap out Q's

    Thank you for your replies and advice.

    The homeowner says the hive has been there for 3-4 years, so I think this might be stock worth saving.

    We discussed the situation and I offered them a...
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    Late trap out Q's

    I am looking at a tree hive trap out this afternoon. The homeowner wants them gone or I would wait til spring and try a couple "Hogan" removals to boost my hive count.

    I currently have four nucs,...
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    Re: How to? Swarm just went in

    Thanks for all the advice!!!!

    I have to admit, I kept bees in high school about 30 years ago (2 hives), but do not have any hives currently. I have been a "bee catcher" the last several years...
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    How to? Swarm just went in

    I got a call about a swarm and was about 12 minutes away. When I got there the swarm had entered the home. Should I try to cut them out quick, or wait for them to settle in a bit?

    The house had...
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    Another new Buckeye newbie

    I am a Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator and have captured about 30 swarms in the past three years and have been "donating" them to a few beekeepers in my local area.

    I kept bees for about two...
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