Split hive now weak has SHB larva problem what to do
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    Default Split hive now weak has SHB larva problem what to do

    I made a split and the one that I put a caged queen in I came back today a week later and the queen is know where to be found one capped queen cell and it looks like about one fourth of the pollen frame has SHB larva coming out of it what should I do It's a five frame nuc

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    Default Re: Split hive now weak has SHB larva problem what to do

    I would freeze any comb with small hive beetle larvae in it. Replace it with an empty foundationless frame. The bee won't have to deal with guarding an empty foundationless frame. If you can boost the population any, it would help. Shake in some nurse bees from some hive that can spare them.
    Michael Bush bushfarms.com/bees.htm "Everything works if you let it." ThePracticalBeekeeper.com 42y 40h 39yTF

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