Products | Applications | Beekeeping Varroa Mesh | National Hive Varroa Floor - Black Epoxy Steel (#8 Mesh - 2.48mm Aperture - 0.7mm Wire Diameter) - 400mm x 500mm x 8
Price:£29.99 (Including VAT at 20%)
Allows for ideal hive ventilation.The perfect hole size for the dreaded varroa mite.Bargain price & top quality.2.48mm hole and 0.7mm wire thickness. Varroa MeshA common problem in modern beekeeping is the presence of thedreaded Varroa mite.Varroa mites are an external parasitic mite that attacks honey beesthese attacks cause a disease known as Varroatosis. They can onlythrive in a honey bee colony and, if unchecked, can spell the end of ahive.The solution is simple - a woven wire mesh flooring. As the mites fall offtheir bee hosts they will fall through the mesh. This will prevent themfrom crawling back up to the bees (as they would be able to with awooden floor). Up to 60% of mites could be removed from the hive withthis simple approach.Mesh also provides essential ventilation for the colony.Many beekeepers around the country are using this mesh to ridthemselves of the unwelcome varroa mite.Hive Size OptionsLangstroth Hive - 400mm x 500mmThese panels of mesh are designed to fit perfectly into a 'Langstroth' style hive.Please email us if you wish to order a bespoke size of any of our beekeeping materials.Our mesh products are used by beekeepers all over the world. Try us out today
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