Battle against fire ants

We went to check up on our hives the other day and noticed a pile of dead bees and fire ants in front of the hive.  We also noticed a lot of bee wings across the front entrance of the hive too.  Upon opening the hive we got a good look at what was really going on.  Fire ants were invading the hive and the battle was on to get rid of them.  Lots of bees got injured and/or killed in the process, but it seems that everything is fine now.

When it comes to fire ants you need to keep any eye on your hive and take any measures you can to eliminate the threat.  Fire ants can destroy a bee colony if they are not strong enough.

Pile of dead bees and ants

Bee wings all over hive entrance

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