Check for varroa mite and other arthropod pests!
Made right here in Kyneton, our Sugar Shake containers will help you comply with Victoria’s 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.
- Check out this Sugar Shake Fact Sheet from Plant Health Australia
- How-to video: View this link as we take you through our own recent Sugar Shake test
Just 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.