Would you know if your bees were
starving or malnourished?
Most beekeepers say, "Yes",
seasonal malnutrition is increasingly being recognized as a widespread problem.
We now realize that what many
beekeepers think is normal performance is
actually far below their bees' true potential
Even a small amount of feeding at the
right time can improve bee health
and increase honey crops
significantly, while drastically reducing winter loss.
early spring when the weather is unsettled and bees may be
confined for days on end has proven beneficial. So has feeding
patties when there is a drought or where bees have only a few
floral sources nearby due to monoculture or seasonal dearth.
Fall protein feeding
has proven to be very successful in some regions to prepare bees
for pollination the following spring.
Global makes a variety of patties
to suit the needs of beekeepers
Global standard patties are made with pollen
yeast, soy and sugar. Other recipes are available.
The percentage of pollen chosen by beekeepers depends on how
quickly they want the patties consumed, the results they want, and whether there is a
variety of pollen available near their hives.
Global also makes
custom orders using any ingredients you request or supply
of the commercial name-brand bee feed products.