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georgia b 

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hi all
i've been up my bee's today to seen that they are being over-run by wasps, i've shortend the entrances down, and one of them down to about 1/2 - 3/4 of an inch ... and i was wondering if that was to small for them??
georgia
all ready destroyed 5 wasps nest so far :)
 

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Hi Georgia b
If you check further down the threads there is one called damn wasps. Entrance sizes are covered in that. Sorry I can't help you, I am a new beek also. Best of luck with the wasps.
 

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I see you have four colonies. If they are strong that space should be OK.
I shut one of my small colonies down to one bee space for a while. They had to queue but ne'er a wasp got in.
 

georgia b 

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yeah their all strong ... thanks for the advice
 

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better they queue to get in and out than the wasps get in and out.



I wish I could find some wasp nests to destroy!
 

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