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Sugar Shake Jar

4.33 out of 5 based on 3 customer ratings
(3 customer reviews)

$14.00 (GST Included)

A Sugar Shake Jar to help you count Varroa Mites.

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Fill Jar with 300 Bees
Fill Jar with 300 Bees
This glass jar is designed to help you do a “Powdered Sugar Shake”. A Powdered Sugar Shake is another method of counting Varroa mites that beekeepers can use, it’s more intrusive than a drop count with a kiwimana meshboard. But it gives you an instant indicative count of the mites in your hive.

A beekeeper uses the “Sugar Shake Jar” to collect 300 bees and then add icing sugar, this dislodges the varroa mites. The dislodged varroa mites are then counted.

To read more about how to use this jar, please refer to the step by step guide on “How to do a Powdered sugar shake”.

VIDEO: How to use the Sugar Shake Jar (8 mins)

Additional information

Weight .300 kg
Dimensions 90 x 90 x 130 mm

3 reviews for Sugar Shake Jar

  1. 4 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Nice glass jar. Simple but works well.

  2. 4 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Have not used it yet. Looks good. Postage is a bit much for such a small item. Otherwise its exactly as described.

  3. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Very happy with the bee shaker. Its a simple design, works well and is easy to clean

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