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:thumbsup: DITO: And look to easy to build. However; there does not seem to be much research on using them with bees and or on the woodware, wax (harvested frames), or other equipment.
Any suggestinos:scratch:
 

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Hello: Blitzz, We have been using O3 for a few years treating our equipment for pesticide and herbicide residue on dead out equipment we posted our findings at slideridgehoney.com so other beekeepers could use the info and build on it.
O3 will kill (varroa) but what "Dr. Roseland James" found was that the bigger the body mass the more air the respiratory system would us and the faster O3 would kill "not saying there is no way to use O3 in a beehive" but we need fresh ideas. Right now the bee's die before the mites.
 

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Hi, just start here in Brazil a treatment injection ozone at a live beehive and getting good results. So far we are able to inject ozone for 20 minute at the entrance at a beehive, placing a white paper with some liquid vasile and getting counts fo some varroa mites dropping dead. We start this a few days ago and need some advice to improve my research.
Is there anyone that can help me with this test?
Here in Brazil we don´t have much problems with Varroa but I know that is a big problem in USA.
Thanks in advance.

Mauro Massari
 

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Hi Mauro!
In Italy We have big problem with Varroa. We have big interest to solve it with Ozone. I have two questions for you.
Which kind of ozone generator did you used? How many ppm/h of ozone the generator produced.
Thanks in advance
Luigi Conelli
 

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Hi Mauro!
In Italy We have big problem with Varroa. We have big interest to solve it with Ozone. I have two questions for you.
Which kind of ozone generator did you used? How many ppm/h of ozone the generator produced.
Thanks in advance
Luigi Conelli
Good news for all

We have concluded our trials using ozone on bees.
The results is very intersting.
Applying 20 minutes of ozone in the hives, when all the bees are inside, we received as result the dead of all varroa inside the colonies for a long period, more than 21 days. All the stadium of varroas fall down dead after few hours.
We founded the colonies without varroa, EFB, AFB, Nosema sp. ect.
We used a tool with five erogators at same time, to semplify the work in the apiaries.
 

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Luigi, this looks very interesting. Can you give me more information on the equipment you used?
 

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Luigi, this looks very interesting. Can you give me more information on the equipment you used?
Yes.
Many thank for your prompt letter.
I am an agronomist beekeeper.
I realized all the evidence of efficacy against varroa , wax moth and others
in my company .
After six months we have had very encouraging results for Varroa, AFB and EFB , Chalk
brood , Nosema sp . ect.
The equipment is for sale at the Italian firm STAR srl in which you can ask any
questions included to estimates of purchase .
The ozonator has been realized with the technique of cold plasma and has a
duration of operation of over 10000 hours.
You can ask them any detail .
S.T.A.R.SRL Sede legale: Corso A. Lucci 121 - 80142 Napoli P.IVA:
05430761212 REA: 753735
Sede Operativa: Via Adriano Olivetti 1 - 80078 Pozzuoli (Na) Italy
N. Verde 800 912 769 Tel/Fax:081 8664789 Cell. 348.7747970 www.starsrl.it
[email protected]
ISO 9001 N° 50 100 8560
 

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Hi,
We have a few companies in New Zealand specialising with ozone. We carry out alot of science projects around bacteria and fungal fumigation. There are real tricks to achieve consistant ozone levels from generators if they are not setup properly. Hunidity has a major influence. Can anyone post some information on ozone generators used. Are they airfed or oxygen, capacity, how they introduced it to the hive, concentration. How they measured the concentration as there is a lot of ozone sensors very inaccurate. I would offer some constructive thoughts and maybe we could carry out some scientific trials. [email protected]
 

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Hi,
We have a few companies in New Zealand specialising with ozone. We carry out alot of science projects around bacteria and fungal fumigation. There are real tricks to achieve consistant ozone levels from generators if they are not setup properly. Hunidity has a major influence. Can anyone post some information on ozone generators used. Are they airfed or oxygen, capacity, how they introduced it to the hive, concentration. How they measured the concentration as there is a lot of ozone sensors very inaccurate. I would offer some constructive thoughts and maybe we could carry out some scientific trials. [email protected]
I am glad to inform you that we received international patent for this device last 3rd novembre 2015, and for processing live bees with ozone too.
In the last period we treated more than 50.000 hives with our ozone machine and than the infestations of Varroa, Nosema, EFB, AFB, Chalk broad, Virus, Galleria m. and plus. are at less in the hives now more than ever. The colonies are in very good conditions now.
No Varroa, no other bacterial and fungal infections in the hive. What more could you want?
 

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Hi,
Can you send me the patent number as work has been documented around this on the net back in 1990s. What is the device patented?
 

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Luigi:

What kind of effort was required to treat 50 000 colonies? How many months of work, how many hors per day etc...

Jean-Marc
 

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Hi Jean-Marc
Our equipment might work for a total of 10,000 hours in his life .
We recommend to make at least 4 applications per year:
The first in the closed season .
The second to the appearance of the drones .
The third during the spring nectar flow .
The fourth during the summer nectar flow .
In your situation to treat 50,000 beehives are needed about 4,200 hours each time .
In total each year are necessary 2,100 workdays .
I am sure that with a consistency of 50,000 beehives you would need at least 25 workers working with 50 equipments .
In this way all equipments will work 42 days a year . Each worker will work 21 days per year . After all that in your hives you never have Varroa , AFB , EFB, Nosema , Virus, Chalkbroad, ect. plus a reduction of 30% of chemical in the wax. You will not need any chemicals for your job.
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Luigi:

What is the cost of the equipment? One set? This sounds interesting to me... others too in all likelyhood. Can you explain a little more about the treatment. The actual steps... duration... etc...

Thanks

Jean-Marc
 

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No more chemical in the bee hives!
When oxygen meet UV rays becomes ozone, after 2 hours ozone becomes again oxygen.
Ozone exists in nature.
Formic acid, oxalic acid, and thymol don't exist in nature?

I'm simply asking why ozone isn't a chemical (to you), but other things are.

Thanks!
 
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