Re: OAV treatment in honey producing hive
Originally Posted by psm1212
I have been using MAQS since 2011 and I have never, I repeat, NEVER, lost a queen while using it (nor any time reasonably afterward where it could be considered to be a factor). I may be a bad beekeeper, and have lost hives due to NOT using MAQS (or other treatment), but I pay strict attention to the temperature requirements and placement of the strips, as well as providing extra space during the initial application period. I have not found that there is any danger of queen loss when used as directed.
Originally Posted by baybee
I keep seeing these stories/rumors of queen loss, but it doesn't happen to me. Why is that? Am I just 'lucky'? Or is it more likely to be due to the fact that I am very, very careful with it?
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