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Offline Ben Framed

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Is Australia still Varroa Free?
« on: December 18, 2021, 03:54:46 am »
I am asking you folks from Oz, Is your continent still Varroa Mite free? I will add hopefully so..

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Re: Is Australia still Varroa Free?
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2021, 07:10:14 am »
Yes...so far.
Our governmnet allows now the import of honey.
I wonder if this is the way we will get those mites?

About 15 years ago we got SHB and nobody knows how they came in

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Re: Is Australia still Varroa Free?
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2021, 09:33:09 am »
They probably came in the same way the other parasites come into this country. Our honey competitors bring them here. We had too many come in too fast to bee natural.
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