He was talking so fast as well as filpping through the power point and I was also writing down stuff from the power point as well. In my notes it states it But then again we still dont know the true or all of the facts of the so called bann. Yes they have said in AU that all of the A. Cereina swarms/hive they got were not infected with varoa. But both you and I know that just because they did not see it does not mean it is not there. It hides well and because they have not been able to find every single hive/swarm in Carnes does not mean that no Varoa is in AU. I have a friend in Au and uncle is a beekeeper and said that he said he belives they are already in AU. As he had herd other beek mention having them. BUt this is in the northern teritory where the Apis C is being found and they are now trying to wipe out. We all know how well a quarenteen process works with bees and that is not very well at all. My feelings on the subject with the other very very bad mites that Apis C carries that we dont want nore need here in the usa We need to NOT IMPORT THIS YEAR> And let them work it out and let them try to find all of the apis c hives and destry them all. Then they should have to go so many months or a year apis c free and with testing being done on there colonies showing that they are indeed free of them as well as the other horrable mites that apis c carries. Yes it is gonna affect the almond bloom for those that shipped less then good hives and had planned on boosting with Aussie bees. But if we all work togather and pull into this the sideline and some of the bigger hobbiest into the picture we should have enough hives and good hives to do what needs to be done. That is just my feeling. But for them to say they have no mites when Apis c is in the country is like saying we have no AFHB because we are not living in Africa. Just my 2 c worth.
I tried copying everything from the power point and writing down the key points that were being said that would effect everyone. He got interupted in the middle of his talk by one of the main guys telling him not to mention it as it is not yet known fact and that they shouldent say. Just as he was about to tell it out of his mouth. And I think that is where I got it from. Because he almost had it out of his mouth. I was sitting right up front next to the person who caught him and said dont say it. Or we shouldnt say it because it is not yet truely known yet.
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