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    Not to sound... whatever... But are you sure...

    Not to sound... whatever...

    But are you sure they are ants, and not termites?

    As for ways to get them out... I would think that if the colony is strong that they are on, I would try and expose...
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    Mike, Like I said... it sounds rough, but I...

    Mike,

    Like I said... it sounds rough, but I have used it the last two seasons without a problem hiving 40 packages last year, and 20 more this year.

    The thing I like about it is that it was...
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    Agree with Michael on the queens flying out......

    Agree with Michael on the queens flying out... feel like a dope when it happens, and still swat at her trying to catch her... bad news.

    Got a tip from an old beekeeper though, sounded rough but...
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    Not sure, but I think the term is 'bearding'... I...

    Not sure, but I think the term is 'bearding'... I did not find anything here, but maybe other places.

    Same reasons posted above, avoid congestion, temps down, place to hang out... Also remember...
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    LoggerMike & All. When you feed with a pail or...

    LoggerMike & All.

    When you feed with a pail or can on top of the inner cover... Do you put empty hive bodiesa around them and the cover on top of that, or just set the cover to the side, and let...
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    Thanks for the advice and suggestions. I...

    Thanks for the advice and suggestions.

    I ordered some saltpeter, and will just try a hit/miss thing with it. As I remember, the saltpeter makes the burlap 'sizzle' for lack of a better word......
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    Not sure of the name, but I just bought the same...

    Not sure of the name, but I just bought the same stuff they use for the ceiling tiles. Cut in half to fit the top of the hive. Then cut a channel from where the whole in the inner cover is, out to...
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    Greetings Everyone... I am new to the discussion...

    Greetings Everyone... I am new to the discussion board, and look forward to interacting with everyone.

    I need a bit of help though, maybe from one of the 'Old Timers'...

    My Grandfather taught...
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