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No Varroa in the Apiary?

 
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NewForester
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Joined: 23 Jul 2010
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Location: New Forest, Hampshire, UK

PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:02 am    Post subject: No Varroa in the Apiary? Reply with quote

Hello

May I ask if there are many natural apiaries out there with no Varroa at all?

I expect the incidence to be less than in apiaries using traditional beekeeping method, but would be interested to know by how much.

With kind regards

Chris.
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madasafish
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Location: Stoke On Trent

PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some in Scotland.
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biobee
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Joined: 14 Jun 2007
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The only ones I know of are in Orkney, the Hebrides and the Scillies.
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Jon
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No varroa has arrived yet in Glencolumbkille Donegall.
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