The Science Behind

The World's First Bee Vaccine

Dalan Animal Health understands how immunity in honeybees works. This has allowed us to develop an industry-first method to impart protection and improve resilience to brood disease.

proven safety

Queen survival

In tests, immune priming showed no negative impact on queen fitness.

Dickel F, Bos NMP, Hughes H, Martín-Hernández R, Higes M, Kleiser A and Freitak D (2022) The oral vaccination with Paenibacillus larvae bacterin can decrease susceptibility to American Foulbrood infection in honey bees—A safety and efficacy study. Front. Vet. Sci. 9:946237. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.946237

proven safety

Honey quality

Our tests also show no negative impact on honey. Our product is chemical free, non-GMO, and organic.

Graphic showing results of honey quality tests

Leponiemi et al., in prep. Courtesy Dr. Freitak Lab

Dalan Animal Health is using it’s platform technology to develop vaccines for multiple diseases.  

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Beekeeper working in apiary
“What this team is accomplishing will be the long term future of beekeeping. It's the change and the direction that the industry has badly needed for some time and has patiently waited for.”
Chris Gates, Flying Bee Inc.