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  Topic: Who on biobees is treatment-free?
Grzegorz.Przezdziecki

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PostForum: Bee health: the treatment (or not) of bee pests and diseases   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:29 pm   Subject: Who on biobees is treatment-free?


The nucs you are buying are not 'varroa-resistant bees' (as such a strain may not even exist) but are simply honeybees of a particular variety.


I know they are not 'varroa-resistant bees' but ...
  Topic: Who on biobees is treatment-free?
Grzegorz.Przezdziecki

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PostForum: Bee health: the treatment (or not) of bee pests and diseases   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:10 pm   Subject: Who on biobees is treatment-free?

They should be more resistant.


Why?

Because this is the natural environment for the bees. They are accustomed to live in it, in contrast to the example of italian bees or other "importe ...
  Topic: Who on biobees is treatment-free?
Grzegorz.Przezdziecki

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PostForum: Bee health: the treatment (or not) of bee pests and diseases   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:41 pm   Subject: Who on biobees is treatment-free?
Hi Che,

I'm planing too not the treatment my bees.
I ordered two nuck for my TBH. Orginal Central European Bees "Kampinoska" line it is common name Black Bees
From this institute http:/ ...
  Topic: What are some good bee plants???
Grzegorz.Przezdziecki

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PostForum: Bee products, recipes, bee plants and apitherapy   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:32 am   Subject: What are some good bee plants???
Your bees will love the blackberries....for sure...remember they will forage up to 3 miles....

I might add some clover in your acreage. White and red.....the more the better....

Have fun

How ...
 
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