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  Topic: Varroa treatment.
Nicola Thomas

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PostForum: Bee health: the treatment (or not) of bee pests and diseases   Posted: Fri Sep 26, 2014 10:16 pm   Subject: Varroa treatment.
Thanks all, for the advice. It think I have sort of decided to try the oxalyc acid vaporising method as time is moving on. I am off tomorrow to try and purchase some, so fingers crossed. this is wh ...
  Topic: Varroa treatment.
Nicola Thomas

Replies: 8
Views: 12790

PostForum: Bee health: the treatment (or not) of bee pests and diseases   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 12:35 pm   Subject: Varroa treatment.
As I said in my introduction, I am new to beekeeping. I have noticed that my bees do have veroa and it seems to be increasing so I need to treat t hem immediately.
Can you suggest which is the best ...
 
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Quality Top Bar Hives by Andrew Vidler

Conserving wild bees

Research suggests that bumble bee boxes have a very low success rate in actually attracting bees into them. We find that if you create an environment where first of all you can attract mice inside, such as a pile of stones, a drystone wall, paving slabs with intentionally made cavities underneath, this will increase the success rate.

Most bumble bee species need a dry space about the size a football, with a narrow entrance tunnel approximately 2cm in diameter and 20 cm long. Most species nest underground along the base of a linear feature such as a hedge or wall. Sites need to be sheltered and out of direct sunlight.

There is a spectacular display of wild bee hotels here

More about bumblebees and solitary bees here

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