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2009/04/23

Hive problems before I have bees!

I checked out my hive box last night, good thing I did. there were wax moths in 1 of the 2 drawn combs. I vacuumed out the
box, inspected and cleaned the new frames. I removed the damaged potions of comb with the grubs and stuck both drawn frames into the freezer. That should kill everything. There were only about 6 grubs and a few empty adult shells.

They probably got into the box when it was at the swarm collectors place since he has lots of hive boxes there.

I am going to be moving my colony into this hive box tomorrow.... Good experience.

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