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Offline Michael Bush

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Re: What we really know about varroa tolerant bees
« Reply #80 on: March 02, 2007, 01:26:05 PM »
>The most usual beekeeping method is "shake". 

I think he's talking about treatments for laying workers.  Many people believe you can shake them out away from the hive and the laying workers don't come back.  I have not found that to be true.  They do come back.

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Re: What we really know about varroa tolerant bees
« Reply #81 on: March 02, 2007, 08:30:07 PM »
Dam the Torpedo's FULL STEAM AHEAD.
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Re: What we really know about varroa tolerant bees
« Reply #82 on: March 02, 2007, 10:38:55 PM »
Everyone should realize we are Beekeepers .This forum isn't a Life and Death
proposition I think it is time to lighten up alittle ,take it easy relax I know maybe we could all get a hobbie like BEEKEEPING and relax a little.

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