Treating For Nosema With Nozevit Plus. A Certified Organic Food Supplement. There are two types of Nosema (ceranae and Apis) The spores from both mutiply in the bees midgut. Then are passed from bee to bee as they feed each other. The spores peak during winter months. Infected bees life span is reduced 78%. To promote healthy bees during winter clustering, treatment should be done in the fall. To mix up the Nozevit Plus we’re gonna take a mixture 1:1 sugar
water which I’ve put one gallon in my pump up sprayer. This sprayer has
never been used except for sugar water. were gonna put in one table spoon of the Nozevit Plus Mix up one table spoon………There we go So now I will pour that in with my sugar water. Put the lid back on and shake it up a little bit And were ready to treat the bees. Were
just gonna spray on the tops of the frames in the brood chamber coating the bees or whatever is on top
with a little mist. You’ll want to use approximately one-third of the one gallon mixture per colony. so there would be enough here to
do three hives What you want to do is do a test spray
off to the side to make sure you’ve got a nice mist Now we want to spray the top of this down with approximately one liter Let the girls suck it up After you get it sprayed on. Were gonna go ahead and close it back up. One more treatment should be applied in ten days. Nosema Is more of a problem in northern climates. This is because the bees cluster a little longer and spread the pathogen more. This causes the bees to be sluggish come spring which leads to a slow colony buildup.