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    Re: Fireants!!!!!

    yellow corn meal killes ants - check almanac
  2. Re: beltsville lab results: afb positive

    The first hygienics available here were Minnesota Hygienics - We bought breeders from Glenn and from Marla (the developer) and started raising our own queens for or 4000 hive operation - We had a...
  3. Re: beltsville lab results: afb positive

    You could save a lot of money by changing to hygienic queens - Once established you won't see foul no matter what your neighbor does - Bob
  4. Re: beltsville lab results: afb positive

    Absolutly I would and did more than 10 years ago when we found TM resistant foul with Minn Hygienics - even bought infected bees and stacked - no antibiotic and no AFB since - nor chalk brood - (MH...
  5. Re: beltsville lab results: afb positive

    Why does anyone worry about AFB or chalkbrood when hygienic queens are available? - You can kill the queen in an AFB hive and stack it on a hygienic hive and those bees will clean it up - No...
  6. Re: A laying queen after caging & introduction lays no eggs

    my guys are pretty good - we send out 4-500 queens a week - so far 3 calls where a queen never laid an egg - I'm sure there were others un-observed - but now, knowing the cause, we can do better - Bob
  7. Re: A laying queen after caging & introduction lays no eggs

    your first sentence hit the nail on the head - I'll have a meeting with my guys in the morning, 1 is new this year, I should have asked you in the first place - Bob
  8. A laying queen after caging & introduction lays no eggs

    I am a long time commercial migratory beekeeper - 53 years keeping bees - but fairly new at commercial queen production - 8 years producing queens for our own operation but really selling any number...
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