Deep feeder replaces one frame in a deep hive. Medium feeder replaces two frames in a medium hive. Holds one gallon of sugar syrup.
Yellow bristol, wooden handle bee brush. Used to brush bees off frames and edge of boxes when putting hive back together.
Excellent quality queen-bee national excluder grid, complete with a pine frame and steel rods with 2mm diameter. Ideal slots designed to stop queen bees whilst allowing workers through. The galvanised steel rods are much more durable and will last a lot longer than cheaper plastic, bamboo or wooden ones. Comes flat-packed and is very easy to assemble.
Ideal for those just out of reach swarms. Made from strong canvas and plated steel with nylon rope pull cord for closing the top. Place the bag underneath the swarm and gently ease the bag upward to enclose as much of the swarm as possible. Pull the cord and shake gently.
After a new queen emerges, her development is not yet complete; she must mate with multiple drones, store their sperm, and initiate egg laying to become fully developed.
Honey has been used by countless cultures all around the world over the past 2,500 years. While the numerous health benefits of honey have made it an important element of traditional medicines such as Ayurvedic treatments, scientists are also researching the benefits in relation to modern medicine, particularly in the healing of wounds.