A new pollen substitute diet (named FeedBee) has been developed at the University of Guelph from current knowledge of honey bees’ nutritional needs, and the composition of natural pollen and existing supplementary feeds.
Its development incorporates the science and technology of animal and insect diets. In previous experiments, Feed-Beep was fed in patties to colonies of honey bees and its palatability was compared with patties of pollen and a commercial diet, Bee-Pro* (Mann Lake Ltd, Hackensack, MN).
Pollen and FeedBee were equally well accepted by bees. The rate of feed intake (600g and 559g/colony/9-14 days) for both pollen and Feed-Bee was highly significantly greater than for Bee-Pro’ (27.3g/colony/ 9-14 days).
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As an alternative Feed/Diet for honeybees Feedbee is comparable with high quality pollen.
- 36.4% Protein
- 3.9% Fat
- 41.8% Carbohydrates
- 10.0% naturally occurring Sugar
- 3.1% Minerals
Feedbee can be fed to honeybees mostly during shortage or absence of natural pollen & during single crop pollination.