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Recommended Sampling Method for Varroa in Fiji

Two sampling methods provide the best estimates of mite populations. Both involve removing mites from the bodiesof adult bees, then counting the mites to establish a standard percentage measure of mite numbers (i.e., number of mites per 100 adult bees). The recommended sampling methods in Fiji is with icing (powdered) sugar shake. Practice improves accuracy …

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Fiji Local Beekeeping Equipment Suppliers in 2020

I am often asked where one can buy hives and bees, and the Fiji Beekeepers Association has been good enough to have compiled this list with inputs from our association’s representatives in each area of Fiji. This list attempts to include all beekeeping suppliers in Fiji who provide an acceptable level of quality and customer …

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Removing bees into hive in Suva Fiji

So finally on Tuesday morning in August 2020 we had a sunny day, and we decided “green light” on be moving the bees from a neighbour’s exterior wall,. #beekeeper #honey #bee #savethebees #nature #honeybees #honeybee #beehive #apia #beekeepers #beekeeperslife #rawhoney #apicoltura #beeswax #apicultura #api #beekeepinglife #queenbee #miele #miel #organic #localhoney #insects #honigbiene#beelove #ar #lovebees #ilovebees #hives #abejas #imkern #propolis