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Oxalic Acid treatment

I’ve just treated all my colonies with oxalic acid this afternoon. That should hopefully see off most of the varroa in the colonies and help them get off to a good start this year. All the colonies were alive and … Continue reading

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Winter feeding

With the recent spell of very cold weather, colonies will have been using up their honey stores more rapidly than normal. As the outside¬†temperature drops, the winter cluster becomes tighter and tighter in an attempt to conserve heat. If the … Continue reading

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