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    Re: Treatment-Free, Winter 2012-2013, How's it going?

    I use a sheet of hard, white plastic with vegetable oil on it underneath the screen.
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    Re: Treatment-Free, Winter 2012-2013, How's it going?

    Didn't count mites. Very little brood left on any of the frames. Re-thinking about screened bottom boards.
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    Re: Treatment-Free, Winter 2012-2013, How's it going?

    Possibly, but not likely. Use screened bottom boards and never find an unusually high number of mites. Plus, two lost hives were near each other, but the third was near the hive that came through...
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    Re: Treatment-Free, Winter 2012-2013, How's it going?

    Good idea. Figured that the mold formed after they left since there were no bees to circulate the air and keep the moisture out.
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    Re: Treatment-Free, Winter 2012-2013, How's it going?

    Lost 3/4 hives over the winter. Never used any treatments. All 4 hives went into winter with deeps full of honey, which is a lot for Central California winters. The 3 lost hives had no bees and...
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