NZBF: OA strips during honeyflow

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Hi, is it still considered good practice not to use oxalic acid strips during the honeyflow season? I have come across conflicting information on this topic.
 

Alastair

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It's a grey area in NZ law because many OA strips are being applied illegally anyway. Well a grey area is probably the wrong term, it isn't grey, let's just say a blind eye is turned.

A lot of folks just go ahead and have them in the hive during a flow, oxalic acid occurs in small amounts in honey anyway. Not sure about the glycerin.
 


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