This has spread across the world remarkably quickly, by clicking on the link below it will show you a graphic map of the world as it spread from continent to continent. And the Varroa free areas still un discovered, let the map show you the way it evolved.
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Integrated pest management is used to control Varroa now we can no longer rely on just Apistan or Bayvarol due to resistant mites, we need a varied approach to keep our bees in a healthy state. Your local beekeeping association is a valuable source of information too.
- Open Mesh Floor (assembled) £25.95
- Steel Mesh cut to size to make your own OMF Varroa floor or travel screen £5.95
New for 2013 MAQS Beehive Strips for Varroa treatment
- Two strips (1 hive) £6.45
- Box of ten (5 hives) £55.20
(as with all Varroa Treatment, read the instructions carefully before applying, The Honey Pot does not give individual lessons on how to use these products)
(Down in Price)
Beware of resistant mites
Two strips treats one hive £4.20
Pack of ten, treats five hives £19.95
Thymol based, recommended for controlling varroa
Two trays treats one hive £5.45
Box of ten trays, treats ten hives £26.32
New, 250g, treats 2 – 3 hives £8.95
3kg Tub, treats 30 hives £89.95
Apiguard rim £10.25
Thymol crystals 8g tray £1.35
Thymol Crystals 50g £3.20
Apilife Var 1 pack £3.00
Oxalic Acid DI-hydrate
Oxalic Acid is being used by many bee keepers for cleansing their bees in the winter when the colony is broodless. At The Honey Pot we have Oxalic Acid Treatment, ready mixed for you with the correct sugar syrup solution ratio to treat up to 8 hives, ready to use with our syringe, a safer alternative to mix it your self.
Sachets of Oxalic Acid Dihydrate for you to mix your self to the exact proportion of sugar syrup. Two sizes available 17g to make enough to treat up to 20 colonies and 35g will treat up to 40 colonies (depending on the size).
Calibrated syringes are used to trickle the exact mixture down the seams of bees.
Do not consider using it until you know what you are doing, Information leaflets available at The Honey Pot.
Glyn Davies and the Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association have done a video on Oxalic Acid cleansing. A short and well presented demonstration by this knowledgeable beekeeper. Click on the link belowhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht4hVbSraHg&feature=relatedOxalic Acid Treatment, freshly made for you to apply directly in your hives
Oxalic Acid Dihydrate 17g 95p
- Oxalic Acid Dihydrate 35g £1.30
- Oxalic Acid Keep warm Flask 500ml £9.95
- Syringes 20ml and 10ml calibration 50p
- Oxalic Acid Cleansing leaflet now available as well as the CSL and BBKA leaflets 25p
- BEEKEEPERS DISPOSABLE GLOVES (down in price)
100 % Nitrile Long Cuff Gloves, powder free.
These industrial gloves are Ideal for many beekeeping tasks, they are long enough
to stretch over your sleeves preventing the bees from stinging your wrist area.
For general beekeeping and when applying medicines to your hive.
- 5 pairs £2.65
- Box of 100 £25.92
- Wax Moth
- Certan 120ml £15.00