Re: Treatment Free Commercial Beekeepers?
Whereas I have lost 600 colonies out of 700 thru not treating for varroa, I have seen no indication that high nosema counts or 4 cases of AFB per 400 or 600 colonies warrants the expense (treatment costs and labor) of treating for Nosema or AFB.
Originally Posted by deknow
I have friends who routinely treat w/ fumidil and TM, but they have thousands of colonies and they have employees, so they don't see every brood frame each year as I do. For whatever that's worth.
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