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  1. Winter Beekeeping
    Hello, Just a quick question about one of my hives. This hive is struggling with European foulbrood (I have been trying several natural ways to do deal with EFB). There is currently about 2 frames of brood and about 4 frames of honey, but that is all. The other frames have wax cells, but are...
  2. Diseases and Pests
    Hello, I have a problem with one of our hives. The poors bees are infested with mites and the queen is gone since 5-6 days, reason unknown. They were preparing for winter so there is still some capped/fresh brood but not much... The problem is that I am seeing some dead larvae and in general I...
  3. Diseases and Pests
    I benefit from reading others experiences, so I guess I can share one of mine. I use deteriorated OSB boards for foliage control around my hives. One hive has a lot of dead bees around it & has had "all spring" I have been wondering about why this is. I checked hive march 8 moved empty combs...
  4. Bee Forum
    Dear Beesourcers, I am a month and a half into urban beekeeping and need help urgently. A hive with suspected European foulbrood had to be moved and then started being robbed. Now I'm stuck. First, the questions: 1) if you have screened an entrance to one bee width (crudely with aluminum window...
  5. Diseases and Pests
    Can European Foulbrood be transferred thru a queen to another hive? I've read it lives in the gut and is then transfered thru the brood food. I currently have a fairly strong hive that is making a fast and strong recovery from EFB. I noticed that this hive has strong hygenic traits and...
  6. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    Can European Foulbrood be transferred thru a queen to another hive? I've read it lives in the gut and is then transfered thru the brood food. I currently have a fairly strong hive that is making a fast and strong recovery from EFB. I noticed that this hive has strong hygenic traits and...
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