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  1. #1
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    Default Wanting to send bees and frame in for testing

    Does anyone know where to have bees tested for problems. Check bees tonight lost 20 0ut of 25 hives with a lot of dead bees in boxes Im in sw kansas. I was told mayber the un of Neb.

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    Default Re: Wanting to send bees and frame in for testing

    Sounds like a pesticide kill possibly. google Beltsville bee lab. It's a USDA Bee Laboratory in Beltsville,MD. They will tell you what to send and how to send it. Take pictures. Do you have a State Apiarist? If yes, get him/her involved now.
    Mark Berninghausen #youmatter

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    Default Re: Wanting to send bees and frame in for testing

    Raising Vermont Bees one mistake at a time.
    USDA Zone 5A

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    Default Re: Wanting to send bees and frame in for testing

    Is it possibly CCD?

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    Default Re: Wanting to send bees and frame in for testing

    Thanks for the info , Its so hot and dry here Im afraid its poor mang. on my part, Dont think its ccd. Bees are mostly dead on top of frames.

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    Default Re: Wanting to send bees and frame in for testing

    Are entrances close or something?
    Mark Berninghausen #youmatter

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    Default Re: Wanting to send bees and frame in for testing

    No most were packagesinstalled in april on drawn comb. No natural water for miles have to supply water, no farm land just rock bluffs for three miles.

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