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Department of Primary Industry Web Links
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|DEPI Hobby Beekeeping||DEPI hobby-beekeeping|
|DEPI Victorian Honey Bees||DEPI Honey Bees|
|Hive Management - Books - Beekeeper information||http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/honey-bees/management|
|DEPI Raising Queen Bees||DEPI Raising Queen Honey Bees|
|DEPI Small Hive Beetle||DEPI Small Hive Beetle|
|DEPI List of Bee Diseases||DEPI Bee Diseases|
|Registration as a Beekeeper
Free online for 5 and under hives.
|Registration for Beekeeping|
Diagnosis of American Foulbrood Disease of Honey Bee Brood
|DEPI Diagnosis of American Foulbrood|
|Nosema Disease of Honey Bees||DEPI Nosema Disease|
Wax Moth - A Pest of Combs and Honey Bee Products
|DEPI Wax Moth|
|Safe Beekeeping Practices||DEPI Safe Honeybee Practices|
|Varroa Mite. Be Prepared as not yet in Australia||DEPI Varroa Mite|
|Instructions for lighting and using a Smoker||Instructions for lighting a smoker|
|Step by Step Beekeeping||Step by Step Beekeeping|
|General Beekeeping Link||Flowers to Honey|
Hot Topic Video's
|The following link is a video from America regarding the possible causes of Colony Collapse Disorder. Stan Glowacki brought my attention to it. Its about 20 minutes long but extremely interesting. To stop or pause it, run your mouse over the bottom of it for the controls to come up.||http://vimeo.com/29419200|
Send in your beekeeping Video links so that this page can be updated. As you can see we have plenty of space for them.
There are many interesting videos on the YouTube Tab.
|A Hila Science Video - 10 min||Life Cycle of a bee|
|57 seconds long||Bee Waggle Dance|
|Interpreting the Language of Bees 2.42 long||Language of bees|
|Australian Blue Banded Bees||Blue banded bee|
How to find the Queen Bee
|Finding the queen honey bee|
|This video is 4.13 long. Getting a swarm out of a bush and put them into a box.||How to catch a swarm of bees|
|Video is 3.10 long.||How to catch a swarm from a hedge|
|Video is 2.25 Getting the swarm into a basket and running them up a sheet into the hive. I thought they would be best to put the main swarm into the box and the remaining would walk up the sheet.||My bees are swarming|
|Video is 4.05 long and quite interesting||How to collect and bottle honey|
|Video 2.25 long||Honey extracting and bottling|
|video 6.35. Using a clearing board and uncapping box.||Heathers How to Honey Harvesting|
|NSW DPI. This link is excellent and takes you to a series of 9 videos on Diseases and hard copy resources.||Various links to Pests and Diseases|
|Small Hive Beetle Control||Small hive beetle Control|
|Identifying American Foul Brood by Doug Sommerville||Identifying American Foul Brood|
|Management of American Foul Brood by Doug Sommerville. Dept Ag NSW||Manage American Foul Brood NSW|
|This is one method used to treat American Foulbrood by the NJ State Agricultural Dept.||American Ag Dept. Method of treating American Foul Brood|
European and American Foul Brood
|Auropean and American Foul Brood|
|Controlling Foulbrood and American Foul Brood. Antibiotics cannot be used in Australia, but he explains other methods.||Controlling EFB and Amercian Foul Brood|
|Please let the Webmaster know if any of the links are broken||There are hundreds of videos. Just search for a video you want. Let me know if its good and I will add it to the links on this page.|
Bee Equipment Suppliers
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Stan Glowacki Beekeeping Supplies for Central Gippsland
60 Koala Drv Jeeralang Junction VIC 3840
Bobs Beekeeping. Barbara is a great person to talk to, and happy to discuss your requirements. They supply the usual hive parts as well as pre built boxes. The pre built boxes are only available if you order them and give them a couple of weeks to build them.
They do not supply plastic frames and foundation.
79 Zig Zag Road Eltham VIC 3095
193 Como Parade East, Parkdale, Victoria 3195
Fishers Beekeeping Supplies
Fishers Beekeeping Supplies
Better Bee Hives
Plastic Hives are engineered brilliantly saving time, and effort. No Maintenance.
Contact and pick up or delivery made through Geelong
Beekeeping Web Sites
Please send in your favourite beekeeping sites so that links can be provided to them. We are happy to expand this section to cover all the sites you recommend.