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has anyone used the bettle barn traps like john palouga in GA does? ive tried the sign traps with little help. anyone have any info ?
 

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I haven't yet, but they look intriguing.

I've done AJ's Beetle Eater with marginal results. West Traps and Hood Traps were much, much better.

Different traps work better than others. Sometimes you need to try them all to see what works best for your bees and your schedule. I have some remote yards that I can't get to to empty traps and the West Traps really do the trick.

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I'm currently using the Beetle Barn traps in addition to other types. I do not use the Fipronil inside these traps as it is illegal in hives and I don't want it in there. I bait the trap with apple cider vinegar and then apply Tanglefoot around the edges. The beetles enter the trap to get to the bait but become fatally mired in the Tanglefoot. Serves them right!
 
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