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Never been part of online community before but need for information has compelled me to do so. I don't know what to do about hornets attacking my two hives here in western North Carolina.
 

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Welcome Dale. I used to live in Western NC myself. Brasstown and Andrews, NC. Where I bought my first hive of bees. Welcome
 

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Welcome to Beesource Dale! Do some searches for "Hornet" and see what you can find here. (There are a few threads.) If you don't find anything that works, ask a question in the forum. From what I read just now, they can sure do damage to hives.
 

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Welcome to Beesource!

Entrance reducers as suggested above can certainly keep hornets out of the hive (assuming your hornets are larger than bees). Entrance reducers come in a variety of forms. All honeybees can pass through 1/4" hardware cloth, but bigger hornets won't be able to.
 

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Welcome to BeeSource! Robbing screen might help also but definitely reduce the entrance.
 
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