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Brittany Gaume
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Strange looking comb problem
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Can anyone tell me what is…Continue

Tags: problems, Comb

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Lake Jun 22.

Fogging Mineral Oil
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Hello all, When I inspected my bees today I found a couple of bees with deformed wing virus. I am planning on doing the mineral oil with winter green treatment through a fogger. My questions is...…Continue

Tags: Mineral, Oil, Virus, Wing, Mites

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brittany Gaume Jun 22.

 

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Elizabeth Lake replied to Brittany Gaume's discussion Strange looking comb problem
"Wax moths leave trails of webbing like Ms across the comb.  I don't think that's what it is.Bees will often leave themselves little hallways to get through combs, although since this isn't drawn out very far it's surprising…"
Jun 22
Brittany Gaume posted a discussion

Strange looking comb problem

Can anyone tell me what is going on here? This is comb that was cross combed and I reattached it as straight as I could but then these holes appeared about a week later. Do I have moths or its it benign? See More
Jun 22
Brittany Gaume replied to Brittany Gaume's discussion Fogging Mineral Oil
"Thank you for your reply."
Jun 22
Eric Bunnel replied to Brittany Gaume's discussion Fogging Mineral Oil
"I wouldn't. From everything I've read mineral oil and wintergreen are not effective. I've had good results from oxalic acid vapor. Formic acid and thymol are pretty effective, though formic is apparently difficult to use with top-bar…"
Jun 15
Brittany Gaume posted a discussion

Fogging Mineral Oil

Hello all, When I inspected my bees today I found a couple of bees with deformed wing virus. I am planning on doing the mineral oil with winter green treatment through a fogger. My questions is... How often should I treat with the mineral oil?Thanks,Brittany Gaume505-681-8099See More
Jun 15

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About me:
Just starting to look into bee keeping.
I use the following type of bee hives:
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My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87107
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)
redshoes09@yahoo.com

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