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What is Foulbrood?

  1. Generic term to describe a bacterial disease that affects brood.
  2. Bacterial diseases of bee brood. American Foulbrood is very con- tagious — it is one of the most serious bee diseases. European Foulbrood is less threatening. Colonies should be treated with an antibiotic (such as Terramycin) to prevent foulbrood.


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