Honey Bee Nucleus Colonies – Big Solutions in Small Packages

Thanksgiving weekend many of the big beekeeping suppliers will be running the best sales of the entire year - don't wait most of them are ONLY for Thanksgiving weekend.

While you are compiling your shopping list consider ordering some nucleus hive wooden ware - if you wait until you need it next spring it is likely that another year will pass by without making any increase. So Don't wait!

Thanksgiving weekend many of the big beekeeping suppliers will be running the best sales of the entire year - don't wait most of them are ONLY for Thanksgiving weekend.

While you are compiling your shopping list consider ordering some nucleus hive wooden ware - if you wait until you need it next spring it is likely that another year will pass by without making any increase. So Don't wait!

BT for comb storage

Last night I mentioned that I am using the bacteria BT – Bacillus Thuringiensis – to treat my clean extracted honey comb for storage to protect it from wax moth damage –  Specifically Bt aizawai – because there are different types of Bt – other types can be used for mosquito control or other purposes.  Bt aizawai is only effective against the larva of lepidoptera – moths and butterflies – which means that it can not only be used for wax moths, but also cabbage worms, corn ear worms, bag worms, army worms, cut worms, etc.  So it is useful for more than just bee keeping. BT used alone can be considered a certified organic practice.

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