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verroa mites

  1. Diseases and Pests
    I am assuming that I can use oxalic acid in vapor form with candyboard on? I was worried that eating sugar from a treatment is no different than them chewing to uncap honey to consume. I know honey supers must be gone if treating in summer but I assume that is to protect us. So.... any info...
  2. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    I have two top bar hives. What I was considering the stronger of the two has enough honey stores and some open brood (eggs and larva) but a bad case of mites. The weaker one has little honey stores closed brood and no visible signs of disease or mites. At this point what is my best option...
  3. Diseases and Pests
    First time keeper - top bar hive. I just returned from two months away and checked my hive - I spotted a few bees with shriveled wings and visible mites. Other than that everything looks ok to my first time keeper eyes. It's been unseasonably warm (high 50s to 70) but still cool enough that I...
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