On our rainy day spring 1st inspection, we found this raggedy wing queen accompanied by as many SHB as worker bees. Most of the SHB's dove into empty cells as we exposed them to light. The colony had been Apivared 8/8/18 - 10/19/18. So what killed it? This 5 hive site had lost 2 colonies prior to treatment and this one after treatment. The alive colonies were one good and one great, the three empty spots were set up as bait hives. This site has for several years been stocked only by trapping on the stands.
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