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thomas
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« on: March 30, 2013, 12:19:25 AM »

Ok guys today i was looking into my hives and too my finding one of them had white eyed drones in it now i heard about this but never seen it freaked me out. So as i was looking around i saw other drone with regular eyes but the thing is the white eyed drones wings was chewed up but the regular eyed drone was normal. So i checked my worker brood no sings of chewed wings only the white eyed drones is this something i need to worry about i saw no signs of mites i tore open other drone cells no mites please help.


Thomas huh
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AllenF
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« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2013, 09:56:55 PM »

Beekeepers sometimes see a white-eyed drone in their hives--a genetic mutation.  All white-eyed drones are blind.  Therefore he can not fly and his genes will die with him. 
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