Ferro-Bee® is a ferrous formulation. It also contains components that promote iron absorption. Ferro-Bee® has been developed based on our fundamental scientific insights into the processes that cause bees die … Continue reading What is Ferro-Bee®? (video)
Bee mortality can be prevented by administering Ferro-Bee® to bee colonies. The additional iron in Ferro-Bee® has multiple favorable influences on bees.
Ferro-Bee® contains ferrous fumarate. It also contains components that promote iron absorption. Ferro-Bee® has been developed based on scientific insights into the processes which cause bees to disappear and die.
Ferro-Bee® is a safe product for bees and bee colonies when it is administered according to the instructions. Under no circumstances do we recommend using Ferro-Bee® in combination with substances intended for Varroa control. Ferro-Bee® has multiple effects.
Administer Ferro-Bee® to the bees using an internal or external feeder.
Do this regularly, 1x per week, 1x per 2 weeks, or depending on the weather conditions (humid weather, rain) and depending on your own observations (shotgun brood, more lethargic bees, dead bees in or near the hive).
You can also administer Ferro-Bee® once via the winterfeed.
Medium term: During the first 6 weeks: perfect brood development, fewer dead bees, and fewer bees ‘disappearing’.
Long term: Lower winter mortality, bees in better condition after the winter.
Up to now, the problems with bee colonies have been mainly attributed to varroa. Also with regard to winter mortality, the relationship between varroa and winter mortality is often emphasized. … Continue reading Anaerobic processes in bee colonies
For many years now there has been extremely high winter mortality in the United States, a higher than acceptable winter mortality in many countries and regions in Europe, a very … Continue reading Bee mortality diagnosis