winter treatment for varroa

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plumber 

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most of you will in all likelyhood be treating for varroa in december which method do you use and why do you preffer it.

trickling a suger/ oxalic acid solution

or

vapourising oxalic acid crystals

your input would be most appreciated

mik
 

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I suspect that the vast majority of people will use the trickling method.

Vapourising OA crystals is not without some small increase in risk to the bee keeper, who might eventually manage to breath in the vapour.

Current personal experience of OA treatments is NIL though. :)
 

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I use the trickling method, using a largish plastic syringe.

I'll let you know when I will be doing it if you want to visit?

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