Being moths would shutting of my shed light near to where my hive is reduce the wax moths from entering my Hive.
I like the light on at night it looks nice and keeps away predators from my chickens but I have a small Wax Moth issue with my hive.
So Im wondering if the light encourages and...
I'm just getting into beekeeping after nearly ten years away from the hobby. All my old gear has been sitting outside or in my garage the entire time. Its a collection of all types of equipment that I've acquired from many different people. Some of it dates back probably 30 years. Nearly...
I had a spare super in my garage that I found was hit by wax moths.
A few weeks ago, I took the frames and spread them out along the side of my house. Not in the direct sun, but certainly light and in the mid 80s every day.
My question is this:
* Since there is no longer any sign of larvae...
I have heard bits and pieces on beesource and on some older bee videos by brushy mountain about comb treatments. They supposedly let you put comb in swarm boxes etc. without the wax moths eating them. What are these treatments and where can I get them? Are they safe for the bees?