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Offline Evan W

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Is it too late to treat for mites?
« on: September 17, 2012, 01:35:49 PM »
I am hoping to order Api Live Var soon to treat for mites before winter. I know its late but is it too late?

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Re: Is it too late to treat for mites?
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2012, 07:04:19 PM »
As long as your temps are near what the package said,no it's not too late.Just be sure your honey supers are off.I wouldn't even worry if night temps are a little cooler than optimum as it will still be warm inside the hive.

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Re: Is it too late to treat for mites?
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2013, 10:00:27 AM »
>It's not too much late just use a recommended insect killer spray to remove these as soon as possible and you can get the result of these in quick time.

I'm confused.  You do know that bees are insects?

> If you are not enable to do that you can hire a pest removal company for this purpose also.

To spray insecticide to kill Varroa?  I'm still confused...
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Re: Is it too late to treat for mites?
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2013, 04:45:09 AM »
I treat for mites in August and I repeat the treat when it have no brood.

 

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