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  1. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    Question for TF folks. I understand one TF premise is to allow bees and mites to coexist in the hive. Presumably the bee colony has figured out how to keep the mite population below threatening levels. My question is in such scenario, how does the colony deal with deformed wing virus?
  2. Diseases and Pests
    I have 2 hives and this is my 2nd year beekeeping. This year I decided to try sugardusting the bees for varroa treatment for 6 weeks. Today would have been my final day to treat. When I opened the weaker of the two hives I saw a good number of partially developed bees- white pupae - in the cells...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    2nd year beekeeper here looking for help/advice to a problem Im having: Background: Hive #1 has two 10 frame deeps and one honey super with queen excluder. 3 weeks ago I made a nuc by taking frames from this hive. At the time, all was well with the hive .....brood in all stages, marked queen...
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