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BS Deep Small Cell (4.9mm) Foundation Wired Premier

BS Deep Small Cell (4.9mm) Foundation Wired Premier
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4.9 mm foundation for varroa control.

It is claimed varroa mites struggle to reproduce in the slightly smaller cell size. 4.9 mm being close to what bees produce in comb width in nature. Many beekeepers in the USA who have experimented with small cell have reported encouraging results. Moving over to small cell however can be difficult and must be done at the correct time of year. It cannot be done either by simply putting 10 frames of small cell foundation in the hive. The bees must first be subject to regression over a period of several months.