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Online paus

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Re: The New Beginning
« Reply #20 on: March 26, 2020, 06:05:06 pm »
On my soapbox again advocating DSBB with oil pan.  I went through some big hives today did not see a SHB, there some cockroaches in the shavings in the top board. but lots of SHB in the oil.

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Re: The New Beginning
« Reply #21 on: March 26, 2020, 06:21:28 pm »
glad to hear the oil pan method works - I've set up my new hive with one
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Re: The New Beginning
« Reply #22 on: March 26, 2020, 06:37:07 pm »
     SHB
Now that's another matter and we have to do something mechanical.
What is the season for SHB?
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Re: The New Beginning
« Reply #23 on: March 26, 2020, 07:04:44 pm »
Over 70 degrees.

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Re: The New Beginning
« Reply #24 on: March 26, 2020, 08:35:24 pm »
What is the season for SHB?

Over 70 degrees.


Oh dear!
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Re: The New Beginning
« Reply #25 on: March 27, 2020, 12:17:01 am »
@ Paus - so your DSBB is a tray under the screened bottom board, with an additional screen on top of the tray to keep bees browsing in the hive trash from getting stuck in the oil? 

Do the SHB really go through the two layers of #8 mesh?

Is it too much trouble to uplink photos?  Would appreciate - Thanks.

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Re: The New Beginning
« Reply #26 on: March 27, 2020, 06:20:39 pm »
Over 70 degrees.

That's almost all year long down here.  I better get moving.
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