Beekeepers Sugar Shake
Check for varroa mite and other arthropod pests, with a Waggle & Forage Beekeepers Sugar Shake kit.
Made right here in Kyneton, our Sugar Shake containers will help you comply with your States bee biosecurity regulations. With a stainless steal mesh lid, we've included a bag of pure icing sugar and instructions on the label, so you're ready to go.
Beekeepers: How to Perform a Sugar Shake Test. Watch our video here:
For further information check out this Sugar Shake Fact Sheet from Plant Health Australia.
Just a friendly reminder to all Victorian Beekeepers:
Livestock Disease Control Regulation - Reg74B - In Victoria, a beekeeper must test one hive per apiary for the presence of arthropod bee disease, two or more times a year. The test must include a drone uncapping and a sugar shake or alcohol wash.