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Offline jennyjane

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What kinds of wasps are dangerous to bee colonies?
« on: April 25, 2018, 12:16:59 am »
Do paper wasps attack and kill bees in the hive like yellow jackets do? What kind of wasps do I need to be wary of and control in my bee hive area (hornets, yellowjackets, paper wasps)?

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Re: What kinds of wasps are dangerous to bee colonies?
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2018, 05:16:02 pm »
I have seen hornets attack bees.  I have never seen paper wasps attack bees.
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Re: What kinds of wasps are dangerous to bee colonies?
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2018, 05:39:08 pm »
Like Michael said, I think yellow jackets and bald faced hornets are the worst. I had one season that European hornets caused trouble. :smile:
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