Last week a novice beek friend who lives in Rhode Island sent me pics of the deeps and frames that he had stored in his shed earlier this year. He hadn't used BT even after my strong urging. Now those boxes and frames have been burned. Right up to the time when the deep was about to go into the fire and just two days after blasting them with a strong water hosing, a dozen or so white worms were continuing to emerge from the deep holes they had bored into the wood. The moth larvae had finished devouring the wax so they altered their diet to include wood. The birds and chipmunks thoroughly enjoyed eating the worms that had been blasted off with the hose.
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