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Offline nicephotog

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Over the years i have found many feral beehives,but one type of them stands out.
A feral beehive made in "Breeze blocks"( http://static1.1.sqspcdn.com/static/f/581858/8128318/1281788396863/breeze_block.gif?token=KnVrwcNSK2xr3omDFGsuNVRTSiE%3D ) in walls or between double brick walls that are totally inaccessible.

These concrete blocks are used for walls mainly and are a favorite of feral bees because of warmth stored in stone and often in walls not uncovered structures because heat can easily become too immense(a point hard to get through beekeepers heads about hive temperature).

The trouble is over time , insect pests that prey on beehives or also bring disease can easily build up and breed protected as much as the bees are protected by non accessible.
Also, disease is untreatible and undetectable.


Bees don;t mean much except to people whom are allergic, so many feral hives remain in roofs and in walls but the problem here is breeze blocks or double brick walls

Alike the recent MACS formic acid treatment for Varroa that is fumigation strips, are there any chemicals and tools for fumigating the insect pests that harm beehives (usually wax moth and hive beetle but also various types of ants) but does not harm bees? (mainly referring to the difficulty of the structure of breeze-block walls)
The problem with breeze block walls is they are layered out alike bricks to make walls but the internal space is particularly partition to spray mist movement, too such problems exist for double brick walls.


« Last Edit: 04/04/2016 05:05:16 by nicephotog »


 

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