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    Re: VSH Breeding?

    One area that I feel should be highlighted in conjunction with mite count levels is what I call mite, “pressure”. If your hives are located near colonies that were just moved out of the almond...
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    Re: VSH Breeding?

    I've never been more challenged going into this year’s breeder queen selection. The VSH trait is very difficult to stabilize within a population. Too little, too much I’m always walking the...
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    Re: Queen catcher clips

    A word or two of caution when using multiple catchers at one time. I imagine you will number each catcher. This is obvious. Now the important part. When moving from Nuc to Nuc catching queen do...
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    Re: Queen catcher clips

    I would be interested in ten if you have any left. What is the approximate shipping cost to get them to zip 98223. Please e-mail to me at mark@NorthwestQueens.com. Thanks, Mark
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    Re: African genes used in brood stock

    My experience with queens purchased from southern states that happen to mate with a few africanized drones do show quite aggressive tendencies and quickly die when the weather turns cold. This is...
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