Original Bee Builder Protein Patty
$23.00 – $110.00 Inc GST
New look same great GOODNESS!
Our Bee Builder Protein Patties support your bees’ nutritional needs when quality natural pollen is in short supply. Proteins, fats, and amino acids are essential for building more bees and keeping healthy brood. Our patties are designed to build colonies quickly, support weak hives, and supply the extra nutrition needed for cell builders or breeder colonies.
The only difference between Winter and Original Patties is about 10% added sugar to provide an extra carbohydrate boost.
It’s taken us 5 years to perfect this recipe and now we have perfected the delivery. Bulk buckets. Simple. Easy. Yes!
You can think of it as “Bee Grub in a TUB!” (Thanks Peter Smith form Whirakee Woodware for that one!)
Our Protein Patty comes in three easy to manage sizes: 1kg, 3kg, 6kg. 12 kg is available upon request so please email or call us for this.
The bulk container lets you judge how much feed to put in a hive. We recommend about a golf ball size per frame of brood and place as close to the nurse bees as possible. On top of the brood nest works great. The most important thing is that you give bees only what they can eat in about 3-5 days to prevent small hive beetle activity. If you would really like patties, you can wrap them yourself! Easy Peasy.
|Feeding Guidelines:||1 kg||3 kg||6 kg|
|amount fed||no. feeds|
|nucs||50g||100g||20 to 10||60 to 30||120 to 60|
|production hives||100g||200g||10 to 5||30 to 15||60 to 30|
We are constantly working on maximising the quality and bioavailability of the nutrients in our feeds and use high quality ingredients produced in Australia where possible. Our special formula is enriched and balanced in omega 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids and contains therapeutic and attractant essential oils. Bonus! These patties won’t dry out in the hive or go mouldy and stay pliable and accessible to the bees. For our SUPERFOOD version check out the SUPER patties with Spirulina!
Feed every week until conditions improve, except winter. In Winter feed fortnightly after the winter Solstice. Try our Winter Patties with extra sugar!
Ships Australia Post flat rate satchel.
All of our products are hand-crafted with love in Bendigo Victoria.
1kg, 3kg, 6kg
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