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Offline pdmattox

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« on: June 11, 2006, 12:23:09 AM »
I think i just saw a wax moth larve.  It was grey and looked like a slick catapilar.  What do i do, for i only saw one in my inspection of all the hives today.

Offline Brian D. Bray

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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2006, 02:26:40 AM »
A strong hive will usually take care of the wax moth catapilers on their own, but I have always made it a practice to kill them whenever I see them.  Take that you blasted parasite.
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2006, 01:31:09 PM »
One wax moth worm doesn't mean much.  More than one and I'd worry about the strength of the hive.
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