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    Default video Apis cerana japonica varroa mite resistant Japanese honey bees with it's queen

    This swarm was captured Aug 1st at a rice field gangway. Here is a video of the queen,

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    Default Re: video Apis cerana japonica varroa mite resistant Japanese honey bees with it's qu

    Very cool! How did you know Japanese?
    "Rule Three of beekeeping...Never cease to feel wonder" Laurie R. King--
    March 2010; +/- 30 hives, TF

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    Default Re: video Apis cerana japonica varroa mite resistant Japanese honey bees with it's qu

    well Ive lived in Japan for 8 years now. Guess I pick some up...

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    Default Re: video Apis cerana japonica varroa mite resistant Japanese honey bees with it's qu

    Ok I"m an idiot..."location"....I meant how did you know Japanese queen as I thought she looked like the italian race we have here.
    "Rule Three of beekeeping...Never cease to feel wonder" Laurie R. King--
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    Default Re: video Apis cerana japonica varroa mite resistant Japanese honey bees with it's qu

    Quote Originally Posted by bevy's honeybees View Post
    Ok I"m an idiot..."location"....I meant how did you know Japanese queen as I thought she looked like the italian race we have here.
    The size of the cone, the look of the bees, the drones are massive - twice the size of any I have ever seen. I am in Japan in a region that has now beekeeping. They don't make any Propolis.

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    Default Re: video Apis cerana japonica varroa mite resistant Japanese honey bees with it's qu

    Nice Mike! Glad you joined this site! -Gary-

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