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#245416 2-Feb-2019 14:33
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Ok, so they may not be killer bees but they are not the friendly kind either. I have a nest in my toolshed. Whats the best way to get rid of them?


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  #2171809 2-Feb-2019 14:35
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Ring a bee keeper/bee keeping club. Someone will collect them for you.




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  #2171815 2-Feb-2019 14:42
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Last time i tried to do something like that , it took a week and getting convinced that they will go away eventually. I need access to my tools


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  #2171856 2-Feb-2019 15:27
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rentokil is about $200, but effective.

 

It's definitely insect season right now

 

 




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  #2171861 2-Feb-2019 15:42
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I thought this thread was about that South Auckland gang

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killer_Beez_(gang)

 

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  #2171863 2-Feb-2019 15:57
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What kind of bees are they?  Its pretty late for swarming of honey bees - and these are the only kind that beekeepers are interested in.  Sure they are not wasps?  Photo maybe?


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  #2171917 2-Feb-2019 16:40
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If you go DIY, make sure to put it on youtube wink


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  #2171926 2-Feb-2019 17:20
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Ring / txt these guys.

 

https://beeswarm.co.nz/

 

If you are going to irradicate them yourself wait until dush when they are more dosile, dont try to eat the honey as it can be deadly if they have been in Tutin flowers.

 

Normally a bee keeper will be there in a flash as they can use it as a starter hive which would normally cost arount $400 or so.

 

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  #2171977 2-Feb-2019 18:59
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Petrol and a match, works every time.




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  #2171981 2-Feb-2019 19:10
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scuwp: Petrol and a match, works every time.

DO NOT DO THIS.

Petrol works well for german wasp nests (underground) and anything else contained, but the biggest mistake people make is lighting it.

Petrol fumes kill them, lighting it kills some and makes the rest REALLY angry.

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  #2171982 2-Feb-2019 19:12
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I'd call the Police and request a sting operation


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  #2171983 2-Feb-2019 19:15
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On a more serious note, I moved two compost bins recently. bees hive underneath. They harassed me, I stood down. Over a few days I dug it out and often took cover, although I was trying to get rid of soil but leave them intact. The eventually bugged out, pun intended as in M.A.S.H.

 

If its in a toolshed, there must be many options to eradicate them, surely?


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  #2171986 2-Feb-2019 19:23
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we had a nest on the fence a few years ago and i noticed it while on the way to work one day and the closest thing that i had on the front seat of the work van was brake cleaner, so i covered the nest and the surrounding area with brake cleaner and they literally dropped like flies, i still quickly wound the window up and watched for a bit and had another go with the brake cleaner and it actually worked wonders.

 

 


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  #2171993 2-Feb-2019 19:53
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andrewNZ:
scuwp: Petrol and a match, works every time.

DO NOT DO THIS.

 

.....  especially when they’re in your tool shed - as in this case.





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  #2171998 2-Feb-2019 20:05
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Will be doing a covert mission tonight and try to relocate the hive. Hopefully they can't see me in the night.

And yeh, cant introduce flame in the shed unless I want to be in the news tomorrow morning

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  #2172000 2-Feb-2019 20:10
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andrewNZ:
scuwp: Petrol and a match, works every time.

DO NOT DO THIS.

Petrol works well for german wasp nests (underground) and anything else contained, but the biggest mistake people make is lighting it.

Petrol fumes kill them, lighting it kills some and makes the rest REALLY angry.

 

 

 

Yeah but if you film it and put it on you tube you could become famous ;-)





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