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UBeeO™ | Hygienic Behaviour Test Kit

Original price $113.00 - Original price $277.00
Original price
$277.00
$113.00 - $277.00
Current price $277.00

Strengthen colony-level defence against mites and disease with UBeeO™

UBeeO™ is a groundbreaking new tool designed to accurately predict a colony’s ability to self-manage mites and disease through hygienic behaviour – a vital aspect of colony health.

Hygienic behaviour is a heritable trait that beekeepers can selectively breed for. Colonies that are more hygienic are more sensitive to unhealthy brood pheromones, and thus more resistant to mites and disease. 

Optera’s UBeeO™ mix contains naturally occurring brood pheromones. To test a colony’s sensitivity, the UBeeO™ mix is applied to a small area of capped brood. The colony’s hygienic response to the treated brood cells after two hours indicates its ability to resist mites and disease throughout the season. 

More info - opterabees.com

Here you will find resources to guide you through the UBeeO™ testing process and ensure you get the most out of your results.

UBeeO™User Guide

Instructional Videos

Informational YouTube Videos 

UBeeO™Testers Facebook Group

**Shipping available within Canada only**

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