During the shortage or complete absence of pollen, or in the presence of only poor quality pollen, beekeepers often feed colonies of honey bees with either pollen substitute (with no pollen) or supplement (with pollen) diets. These are ideal materials that provide required nutrients to bees.
Most researchers have thought any protein source such as dried egg yolk, meat scraps, milk products e.g. whey and wheast, and soy products could be used as a substitute for pollen without considering the issues of palatability, nutritional content, nutritional requirements of bees, and biological effectiveness of the proposed materials.
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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.