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Offline tina

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mozzie repellant
« on: April 23, 2011, 04:57:14 AM »
the mozzie are really bad here so have to spray ourselves everytime we go outside    i used it on my hands when opening hive and haven't had any stings   i can't wear gloves i'm too clumsy   the bees are very placid though

Offline OzBuzz

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Re: mozzie repellant
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2011, 08:29:40 PM »
Depending on the repellant i would have thought that it could potentially be toxic to bees?

Offline tina

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Re: mozzie repellant
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2011, 10:57:31 PM »
aerogard   only repells not kills

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Re: mozzie repellant
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2011, 06:14:05 AM »
Mosquito?  Sorry I don't speak Oz.
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Offline tina

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Re: mozzie repellant
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2011, 06:18:51 AM »
sorry i forgot  mozzie is mosquito      sandie  is sandfly or sandcrabs depending on the context   muddie is a mudcrab

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Re: mozzie repellant
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2011, 07:03:09 AM »
...i can guess what a "crotchie" is!
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Re: mozzie repellant
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2011, 08:03:21 AM »
That will make a good reference for the future... and I always thought a sandie was a girl scout cookie...
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Re: mozzie repellant
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2011, 09:16:16 AM »
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girl scout cookie...
I reckon you mean Girl Guide Bikkie, Bushie.