Do I really need to treat??

Discussion in 'Organic Beekeeping' started by queen_bee09, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. queen_bee09

    queen_bee09 New Member

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    Hello!
    We are in our first year of beekeeping, and we have 24 hives. I just recently found out that a beekeeper about 1/2 mile away from 16 of our hives us has some hives with american foulbrood. I'm not opposed to treating with a chemical when necessary, but I just want to know that theres no other option. So my question is, should I treat them with some terrmycin that I have as a precaution, even though they don't have it. Or is there some other way to help prevent this without the use of chemicals?

    Thanks for your help!
     
  2. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    See my reply under your duplicate post.