Treatment Free Methods

Comb Baiting

A guide to comb baiting can be found in this document

Queen Frame Trapping

A guide to queen frame trapping can be found in this document. A pictorial guide to the process can be found here. New to QFT? Checkout some top tips.

The Westerham homemade Queen trap frame. For details of how to make your own for around £5, click here!

Varroa (Summer) Shook Swarm

This process is best performed mid-August time ahead of your winter bees being laid. The process is described in detail here.

Sugar Shaking

A means of estimating the varroa count in a hive. For more details click here.