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  1. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Update. After going through every hive only four...

    Update. After going through every hive only four had it. My wife checked her notes and it turns out all four hives originated from a trapped swarm from last summer. All of my bees originated from...
  2. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    I got Terra pro powder, two ten pound buckets. I...

    I got Terra pro powder, two ten pound buckets. I wasn't sure how much to order, hopefully that's enough to treat fortyish hives. I've been down the last few days with my illness but as soon as I'm...
  3. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    No idea where this is coming from. My two...

    No idea where this is coming from. My two infected yards have their own set of hi e tools, jackets, and smokers. The yard at the farm does have commercial hives on both sides of it and I know he...
  4. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    I was contacted yesterday by a beekeeper in...

    I was contacted yesterday by a beekeeper in Wheeling, she lost four of her five hives to efb this year and number five has it now. She's just giving up for this year. Another beek from Morristown...
  5. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Yes I'll have to pull supers first. Or maybe...

    Yes I'll have to pull supers first. Or maybe just all supers on hives that show signs of efb and treat them, then after flow treat the rest since they are still packing it in.

    Can any vet issue...
  6. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Well things are getting worse. I went to another...

    Well things are getting worse. I went to another yard 45 minutes away and found two hives there that appear to have efb as well. They look just like the confirmed efb hive. Now I don't know what...
  7. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Well EFB confirmed by test. Ugh. The hives...

    Well EFB confirmed by test. Ugh. The hives population is definitely less but still not terrible. I'll include a few photos I took of larvae in various stages of melting. Wish I would have ordered...
  8. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Couple of test kits on the way from betterbee...

    Couple of test kits on the way from betterbee priority mail. Had my son extract the two supers and for now will just place back on and wait for results. Cleaned extractor with pressure washer and...
  9. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    Yeah I pretty much knew destroying them was the...

    Yeah I pretty much knew destroying them was the answer but was hoping for something I hadn't thought of yet. I'm pretty sure it's EFB, I'll post some pics if I get the chance to take them. Should...
  10. Thread: EFB dilemma

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    EFB dilemma

    I have one hive that has efb, not confirmed by test but pretty sure that's what it is. Had it once before years ago. Back then requeening seemed to fix the problem so I tried it again with this...
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