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Tips and Tricks for Beekeepers

Please check this page from time to time for updates, tips and tricks when you are planning your strategy for tackling the Asian Hornet.

You should by now start thinking about putting out your hornet traps to catch foundress queens before they have an opportunity to build a full colony.

Here is the recipe for the bait:

For an effective lure, fill your trap with:

1 shot glass of water or beer

1 shot glass of fruit juice

4 tablespoons of sugar

1 shot of vinegar

Once the hornet catch the scent and crawl inside, the trap design should prevent them from getting out.

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