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Eric Bunnel
  • Male
  • Tijeras, NM
  • United States
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Top Bar Nucs

I have five strong nucs ready to go. They are 5.5 to 6 bars with newly mated, marked queens in TJ Carr pattern hives. $160 each. Pick up in Tijeras. Text (prefered) or call at (785)448-4314.…Continue

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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…"
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Top Bar Nucs

I have five strong nucs ready to go. They are 5.5 to 6 bars with newly mated, marked queens in TJ Carr pattern hives. $160 each. Pick up in Tijeras. Text (prefered) or call at (785)448-4314.See More
Saturday
Eric Bunnel replied to Christina Parlapiano's discussion Bee Losses So Far This Fall/Winter
"What are you doing for mite monitoring/treatment? What you are describing sounds like a mite crash."
Feb 27
Eric Bunnel replied to Jeannie Pace's discussion Need old brood? in the group East Mountain Beeks
"Not necessary, but helpful."
Jan 30
Eric Bunnel replied to Binny Neiser's discussion Top bar nuc with bees needed
"Last year there were several people selling top bar nucs in the spring and summer. I don't think anyone local does pre-orders."
Jan 30
Eric Bunnel replied to Christina Parlapiano's discussion CCD
"Here's an article describing fall varroa collapse. It sure sounds like what you're describing. https://honeybeesuite.com/did-they-abscond-or-die-from-varroa/"
Dec 13, 2017
Eric Bunnel replied to Christina Parlapiano's discussion CCD
"Sounds like a mite crash. One of mine did the same thing this week."
Dec 10, 2017

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About me:
Backyard beekeeper running about six hives.
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87059

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