bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Saturday, October 08, 2005

Australian foulbrood outbreak

Last month a major AFB outbreak was discovered near Bateman's Bay, New South Wales, Australia. A total of 300 colonies were destroyed, but the authorities think the outbreak is under control. Some of the infected hives had been previously reported as stolen. The area attracts may beekeepers chasing nectar from spotted gums in the area.


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