Redpath’s Beekeeping Supplies

Varroa Mite Test Kit – Alcohol Wash


Alcohol wash method is preferred by those after a quick and effective test unfortunately the downside being 100% of the bees sampled die in the process.

Rubbing alcohol or clear methylated spirits about 100ml with a scoop of 300 nurse bees off a frame of brood, approx 1/2 a cup.

Clear plastic with mesh basket with a hook to strain bees out.

Lid clips on tight with 3 clips. Made in NZ


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