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  1. #1
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    Default Is this pest detrimental to a hive?

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    Hello,

    I keep seeing these pest in my hives by the inner covers. How bad are they?

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    Default Re: Is this pest detrimental to a hive?

    Earwigs, see them occasionally but have not heard that they are too concerning.
    Ed

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    Default Re: Is this pest detrimental to a hive?

    I have them in my hives and they don't both me or seem to bother the bees.

    Here are two threads on this topic and there are others.

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/show...200659-earwigs

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/show...270563-Earwigs


    Glen
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    Default Re: Is this pest detrimental to a hive?

    Quote Originally Posted by roberto487 View Post
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    Hello,

    I keep seeing these pest in my hives by the inner covers. How bad are they?
    It's not detrimental. Therefore it isn't a pest. It's just another insect.
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