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    Re: Can a queen transfer European Foulbrood?

    sqkcrk, that's a good point. I was just looking at the fact that they quickly removed a lot of the brood that was dying. With that thot, I will probably just order a hygienic queen and use her to...
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    Re: Can a queen transfer European Foulbrood?

    Thank you, but Im not 100% sure I understand your answer. Are you saying that transferring a laying queen from a colony with EFB may be a bad idea but a queen grafted from a larva and finished in...
  3. Thread: Hello from FL

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    Re: Hello from FL

    Can Mr. Corbin come on a Saturday? My weekdays are VERY full this time of year... I work heat and ac
  4. Thread: What is this for?

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    Re: What is this for?

    I don't know for sure, but I saw a thing on youtube where a guy used a similar setup as a queen cell starter, I don't think his had an exit tho. He would put a frame of honey, a frame of pollen, 2...
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    Re: may have lost my queen

    If you introduce a new queen and the queen right is still there once she is out of the cage the two queens will fight to the death. By this point, if the queen is still there, you should have comb...
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    Can a queen transfer European Foulbrood?

    Can European Foulbrood be transferred thru a queen to another hive? I've read it lives in the gut and is then transfered thru the brood food.

    I currently have a fairly strong hive that is making...
  7. Thread: Hello from FL

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    Re: Hello from FL

    No but I do need to get him here. 2 of my hives have EFB which I am treating for but I would like to see his opinion of my situation.
  8. Thread: Hello from FL

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    Hello from FL

    Just started beekeeping for first time since I was in my early teens. Have six hives now, but hope to one day have enough to be full time in bees. Already have lots of questions!
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    Queen rearing from hive that used to have EFB

    Can European Foulbrood be transferred thru a queen to another hive? I've read it lives in the gut and is then transfered thru the brood food.

    I currently have a fairly strong hive that is making...
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