Driving around Auckland Picking up things…

Had a busy day today visiting our local bee keeping supply shop to pick up some frames. We don’t make our own frames as it’s not worth the time it would take to make them. I have made up some Kiwimana Drone Brood management frames with them. We are going to sell some of these[…]Read More

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What Treatment this Spring?

It’s almost spring here in New Zealand so I am looking at treating the bees soon for varroa mites. So far I have found these available in New Zealand:- (1) Thymovar – Thymol based waters (2) Api life Var – Essential oil and Thymol based (3) And Apiguard also Essential oil and Thymol based. I[…]Read More

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