What is on this sticky board?

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by agirl, Sep 3, 2010.

  1. agirl

    agirl New Member

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    I put this sticky board on for 3 days and removed it this evening.
    Can you guys tell me what is on it...i'm not really sure what I am looking at...
    thanks

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  2. Bens-Bees

    Bens-Bees New Member

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    Looks like there's a lot on it... I see a few mites, some pollen, wax cappings, a couple of dead bees, and some dirt.
     

  3. samo's beekeeping

    samo's beekeeping New Member

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    this dirt is wax cappings and pollen.
    but this is not wright. something happend in this beehive.
     
  4. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    There is a lot of wax cappings on the board Im wondering if the hive wasnt getting robbed out.
     
  5. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    I was wondering the same thing.

    Lots of wax cappings as in it was being robbed out and also looks like wax moth feces on the sticky board.

    agirl can you give us any more info on this hive?
     
  6. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    I don't know the scale of the squares in the picture and I have never really used sticky boards, but my first impression was expressed quite plainly by riverrat and G3.