Miticide 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.

Watch a video of the process 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.