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Offline Chad S

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Wax Moths
« on: March 26, 2007, 12:20:33 PM »
I had a lot of wax moth damage in supers I stored over the winter.  Para Moth is not available for sale in MA or in CA.  I was wondering what people are doing to prevent moth damage?  Is there a home remedy, or should I just have a friend in NH order Para Moth for me?

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Re: Wax Moths
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2007, 12:25:07 PM »
next time, freeze over the combs and store them in bin bags or any other airtight container.

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Re: Wax Moths
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2007, 12:25:24 PM »
Remove all of the damaged comb. Remove the coccons. If your bees are not bringing in pollen give them a pollen patty to encourage comb building.


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Re: Wax Moths
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2007, 12:37:50 PM »
Do a forum search on certan or B401.   This is a much better option than para moth.
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Re: Wax Moths
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2007, 10:13:34 PM »
>I was wondering what people are doing to prevent moth damage? 

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