Re: Something needs to change - looking for suggestions
how's your spring season going so far ot?
Originally Posted by Oldtimer
i split fairly aggressively in my first two seasons, but mostly to get my numbers up. now that i have my yard to the size i need i'm not splitting. none of my colonies except one were split last year, and none were split this year, although i have had a lot of swarming. i managed to prevent four strong colonies from swarming this year, so time will tell on those.
fusion power has a much longer track record keeping healthy and productive off treatments, and i don't believe he is using aggressive splitting to accomplish this.
i don't have proof, but i am of the opinion that there are resistant ferals all around me.
do they exist? probably maybe yeah i think.
journaling the growth of a treatment free apiary started in 2010. 20+/- hives