Rheal has released his 2020 treatment recommendations. Review and keep up to date to changing regulations Read the latest Provincial treatment recommendations here: 2020_Honey_Bee_Health_Treatment_Guide_Feb3_2020 IMPORTANT: A veterinarian prescription will be required to use oxytetracycline hydrochloride and tylosin tartrate in honey bee colonies. All antibiotics and acaricides should only be administered to honey bee colonies according to recommended rates on the products label or according to veterinarian prescription. Never administer antibiotics and acaricides while honey supers are on the hives unless explicitly stated as safe to do so on the label. It is recommended that beekeepers monitor for Varroa mites (Varroa […]
Manitoba Beekeepers’ Association 114th Convention Agenda 2020 Tentative – subject to change Also for those looking for the membership form please access the join options on sidebar or click here Thursday February 27 7:00 – 9:00 SFCR Workshop Sam Barlin Friday February 28 – Moderator Mark Friesen 7:30 – 8:00 Registration Opens 8:00 – 8:15 Welcome MBA President – Mark Friesen 8:15 – 9:00 Olivarez Honey Bees, our business evolved over time Ray Olivarez 9:00 – 10:00 Effects of Varroa and Pesticide on Colony Survival Frank Rinkevich 10:00 – 10:30 Break – 10:30 – 11:00 Tech Transfer – What […]
Thursday prior to the convention Feb 27, 2020 In 2019, Bee Maid Honey and the MBA offered 3 workshops on the new SFCR and provided you with templates to help you navigate the system in order to be compliant on these regulations. On Thursday February 27, from 7 pm to 9 pm, we will be offering you the opportunity to meet with Sam Barlin. This evening will be to provide you with an explanation on eligibility and how to sign up, an overview of these regulations, an update on 2020 templates ( templates available through Bee Maid Honey and on […]
List of Veterinarians Willing to Work with Honey Bees Veterinarian Clinic Clinic Location Phone # Email Carly Prejet Carmen Vet Clinic 98 4 Ave SE, Carman, MB 204-745-3127 email@example.com Kevin Steinbachs Dauphin-Ste Rose Vet Clinic 1801 Main St., S, Dauphin, MB 15 Tucker St. Ste. Rose du Lac, MB 204-648-4448 firstname.lastname@example.org Ken Johnson Central Vet Services Oak Bluff, MB 9082 Perimeter Hwy btw Oak Bluff and Hwy 330 204-275-2038 204-770-2865 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Fawcett Taylor Brydes & Taylor Vet Hospital 123 Main St., Neepawa, MB 204-476-5667 204-841-0400 email@example.com Tanya Anderson Gladstone Vet Clinic 208 Morris Ave S, Gladstone, […]
The U of M will now be accepting submissions for diagnostics; they will be offering a comparable set of diagnostics like the National Beee Diagnostics center with the fees schedules listing in the following link Manitoba Agriculture Veterinary Diagnostic Services (VDS) is now offering honey bee testing for several honey bee diseases and pests (i.e. American Foulbrood (AFB), European Foulbrood (EFB), Nosema (N. apis or N. ceranae), Varroa mite, and several Viruses (DWV, IAPV, Sacbrood, KVB and BQCV)). In cooperation with the National Bee Diagnostic Centre (NBDC) in Beaverlodge, Alberta, VDS has agreed to follow similar analytical techniques and protocols […]
The initial review of the KRTP is completed and we are planning to engage with the province to discuss roll out of the program for the 2020 season. We are excited to see the program getting off its feet and hope the beekeeper community is able to enjoy these new services made available and
Allan has been working hard with the CHC to develop the Bee biosecurity handbook and the new abridged version. Find the abridged version for access here as well as many other valuable tools prepared by the CHC:
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