excellent video neil, thank you!
here is the link to the NY Bee Wellness Workshops:NY Bee Wellness Workshops
this isn't just for those in ny, some good info and educational resources for all; example;
Bee Wellness Resources~Online tools related to honey bee health and management, includes videos, links, testing protocol.
What's Wrong With My Bees~Diagnostic tools & photos to help you determine cause of colony loss or failure to thrive.
You Tube~NY Bee Wellness Educational Videos
1) Tips on Working Bees Randy Oliver; Really great for beginners, and can be used for classes/teaching 2) Healthy Bees, Meghan Milbrath (MSU)good for beginning to intermediate beekeepers 3) Nosema & Varroa Mites Randy Oliver 4) The Times They are a Changin', Randy Oliver 5) Mite resistant queen stock , Meghan Milbrath (MSU)
Yes You Have Mites!
Mites are the primary threat to honey bee health. Be sure to assess your bee's varroa mite level. It is quick and easy to do.