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ant invasion

  1. Diseases and Pests
    I have been waging a war in one particular apiary where I keep about 50 -100 nucs at different times of the year. ...and I have a HUGE ant problem. I didn't always have this ant problem. 5 years ago, there were fire ants on the property, but honestly, I never had a problem with fire ants...
  2. Diseases and Pests
    On a recent hive inspection, I discovered a large amount of small black ants inside the outer cover. They are laying eggs and appear to have made this their new home. I did not find them inside the hive body. Should I try to get rid of them? If so, how?