Honeybees and veterinarians
Honeybees are considered food animals under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). This means veterinarians must oversee the administration of any medically important antibiotics to honeybees. Join Dr. Chris Cripps, a veterinarian and beekeeping supply business owner, to learn about honeybee biology, diseases that affect honeybees, possible treatments or controls for common diseases, and the role veterinarians may play in the apiary.
The need for veterinary involvement in treating honeybees
Common bacterial diseases of honeybees
Treatments for honeybee diseases and how to prescribe them