Myth Busting - Does the banana trick work for chalk brood?

In this livestream, Cedar tries out the trick of feeding your bees banana to help reduce chalkbrood.

Cedar answers customers’ live questions on all things chalk brood - how to treat your hive and frames in the aftermath of it, how to treat it if you don’t have a pest management tray, and more.

View the whole transcript here.

You can see the follow up video 2 weeks later when Cedar checked up on the experiment to see how effective it was too:

In this one he also answers some other questions on further chalkbrood treatment methods, as well as his top tips for people who are wanting to get started in beekeeping.

The full transcript for this follow up can be found here.

Have your colonies experienced chalkbrood? If so what are your tips on dealing with it?

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