Beekeeping Best Practice Guides/Advisories/Fact Sheets – The Full FERA Bee Unit List


A comprehensive listing of useful documents, all available to view or download from the FERA websites.

Click on blue link to navigate to the relevant FERA Bee Unit document selected from these lists …

Advisory Leaflets:

  • Managing Varroa (pdf)
  • Small Hive Beetle (pdf)
  • Foul brood Disease of Honey Bees (pdf)
  • Tropilaelaps: Parasitic Mites of Honey Bees (pdf)
  • The National Bee Unit (pdf)
  • Oxalic Acid Cleansing (pdf)

Fact Sheets:

  • Apiary Hygiene and Quarantine (pdf)
  • Artificial Swarm (pdf)
  • Asian Hornet Trap (pdf)
  • Bee Medicaments (pdf)
  • Beltsville Test (pdf)
  • Bumblebees (pdf)
  • Celle Rotation (pdf)
  • Containing Disease (pdf)
  • Disease Liaison Co-Ordinators (pdf)
  • Disinfection (pdf)
  • Drone Brood Removal (pdf)
  • EFB Control (pdf)
  • Estimating Varroa Populations (pdf)
  • Fumigating Comb (pdf)
  • Helping Bees (pdf)
  • Hive Cleaning and Sterilisation (pdf) 
  • Integrated Pest Management and Acarine (pdf)
  • Integrated Pest Management for Varroa Control (pdf)
  • Open Mesh Floors (pdf)
  • OTC Treatments (pdf)
  • Plastic Hives (pdf)
  • PDB and Napthalene (pdf)
  • Preparing honey bee colonies for winter (pdf)
  • Pyrethroid Resistance (pdf)
  • Replacing Comb (pdf)
  • Queen Trapping (pdf)
  • Second-hand Equipment (pdf)
  • Shook Swarm (pdf), Care of Colonies after Shook Swarm (pdf)
  • Simple Integrated Pest Management for Varroa Control (pdf)
  • Small Hive Beetle Control (pdf)
  • Swarm Control (when you can’t see the Queen) (pdf)
  • Value of Pollination (pdf)
  • Varroa Control: Using Organic Acids (pdf)
  • Wax Moth (pdf)
  • Wasps (pdf)

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