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Offline buzz

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Using Old Frames
« on: April 18, 2005, 06:22:01 PM »
Hi guys,

I checked the hives today (I got a package last week) and the package from last year is dead. It looks like they died of nosema because there is brown stuff all over. My question is, can I use frames from this hive again, or would the new hive get nosema too? Thanks,
Scott
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Using Old Frames
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2005, 09:06:56 PM »
Clean them up and reuse them.  You are not going to prevent your new hive from having nosema spores.  I would venture a guess that all hives have the spores,  but the bees must be weaken by stress before they are affected.
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