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  • How To Prevent Bees From Leaving Your Hive
    How To Prevent Bees From Leaving Your Hive
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    There is nothing more disappointing than the honey bees leaving your hive. This can have a bad impact on your apiculture business. Honey bees may leave all at once (including queen, workers and drones) or they might split. This can happen due to a variety of reasons; this includes uncomfortable hives, strong winds, predators, bad chemical odors, etc.

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  • Mann Lake DC-799 Apivar Review
    Mann Lake DC-799 Apivar Review
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    This product is used to keep the beehives safe from the mites. It takes over six weeks for the product to work and eliminate the mites from the beehives. The best part is that its active ingredient Amatraz is harmless to the bees. There is more to it though; no one would be able to find any residue of chemicals in the beehive, making it a very favorable product. Also, the Apivar that is put into the beehive comes in the form of strips, making it convenient to be used inside a beehive just by...

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  • Mann Lake DC130 Para-Moth Wax Moth Control Review
    Mann Lake DC130 Para-Moth Wax Moth Control Review
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    Mann Lake DC130 Para-Moth Wax control is a very simple product that can be easily used by both the professional and beginner beekeepers. It is boxed in a small white plastic container on which the instructions for how to use them are printed. Even a small amount of the wax moth gives a fruitful result in a very short time. Average treatment usage is ideally 6 tablespoons for every 5 or 9 beehives. To use the wax moth, the beehive boxes are required to be removed and stacked together, and...

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  • Vita Apiguard for Varroa Mite Control review
    Vita Apiguard for Varroa Mite Control review
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    The Varroa mite also referred to as the Varroa destructor is an external parasite that attacks and feed on the hemolymph of the honey bees. They cause a disease called varroosis that cripples and deforms the bees. Amongst the several treatments that are available in the market, one of them is Vita Apigurad for Varroa Mite Control. Here is a review on its effectiveness.

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  • Mann Lake DC301 HopGuard Varroa Mite Treatment Review
    Mann Lake DC301 HopGuard Varroa Mite Treatment Review
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    The Varroa mites are destructive and troublesome. They need to be treated before they increase their population. These tiny red mites are horrible little parasites that weaken and destroy the beehives. It is best that you take care of them soon. Mann Lake DC301HopGuard strips are one of the many ways to address mite infestation. Here is a quick review about it.

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  • Mann Lake DC665 Apistan Strips Review
    Mann Lake DC665 Apistan Strips Review
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    The Varroa mites are a threat to the honey bees and if their infestation is not checked on time, they can destroy the entire colony of bees. There are different treatments available in the market and one of them is Mann Lake DC665 Apistan Strips. Here is a review of these strips and whether or not they are effective in removing the mites.

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  • Varroa Mite Symptoms
    Varroa Mite Symptoms
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    Harvesting honey is a long haul journey. It takes an ample amount of time and efforts. It becomes challenging and difficult when various pests are eyeing on it to destroy within no time. Mite infestation has caused a huge amount of loss to beekeeping industries, wiping out millions of honey bee colonies. One of the mites is Varroa, which is considered the most lethal as they are the carriers of harmful bacteria, viruses and fungal infections. Their eradication is necessary to keep bees safe...

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  • How To Use Essential Oils To Control Honey Bees Mites
    How To Use Essential Oils To Control Honey Bees Mites
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     Mites are one of the threats that is rotting honey industry by sometimes causing death of the entire colony. They render bees incapable of producing honey and carrying out pollination. Thereby the use of essential oils saves bees from mites and beekeepers from economic loss. Even among the mites, Varroa mites are considered to incur a greater loss to honey colonies globally. They are the vectors which carry harmful and destructive bacteria as well as fungal parasites, thus making bees...

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  • Apistan Vs. Apivar- Which One Is Better
    Apistan Vs. Apivar- Which One Is Better
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    Various products have been launched in the market concerning Varroa mites control in apiaries. They are manufactured and sold by several industries engaged in beekeeping or related business. All of these promise to wipe out mite infestation in a short time. Apistan and Apivar both belong to the mite control niche. This article is all about a comparison of their quality of work, sustainability, effectiveness, and duration until their effect lasts. It will help beekeepers to make a better...

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  • When You Should Treat Your Bees for Mites
    When You Should Treat Your Bees for Mites
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    Bees and Mites have a longer relationship than you can guess, and how to get rid of them is also a very popular question. There are a number of treatments available in the market that you can use on the Varroa mites, but the major question is when should you treat the beehives for maximum effect? In this article, we shall discuss when to treat your bees to get rid of mites.

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  • Varroa Mites Treatment with Oxalic Acid
    Varroa Mites Treatment with Oxalic Acid
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    An awareness of Varroa mites is important and so is the proper usage of treatments to get rid of these tiny annoying creatures. Varroa mites breed on Honey bees’ blood and therefore causing problems for beehives as well as beekeepers. Therefore, keeping updated knowledge to use treatments over these mites is important. Today, we shall talk about Oxalic Acid treatment for Varroa mites.

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  • Where Do Varroa Mites Come From?
    Where Do Varroa Mites Come From?
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    Varroa mite is definitely a stress factor to the beekeepers as they can lead to the death of a bee colony over time. So, these mites should not be overlooked anyhow. They are very tiny in size, but their power is great enough to destroy a big honey bee colony. How the mites lead their life is by attaching to a bee. Their entire life cycle is completed on a bee in a honey beehive. In other words, Varroa mite can’t exist without a bee. But, the question is where do they come from? When they...

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