March In The Apiary
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The beekeeping season is kicking off here in the UK. Temperatures are occasionally hitting 17C (63F) and honeybees are flying. I am very excited about 2017 though I remain apprehensive about whether I can remember how to do the beekeeping and intimidated at the idea of opening hives full of 60,000 bees! I am again optimistic about honey production and have bought 90 super frames with thin foundation … that’s about 360 containers of… Read More
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Beekeeping can be a full-time profession or a hobby that is simple. Yet, more often than not, what began as a hobby would turn into a profession. But you cannot simply tell and determine yourself that you will start to do beekeeping. You need to have sufficient knowledge and comprehension on the field that you’re going to enter before starting on any hobby or profession. If you really have been putting off your curiosity about beekeeping for quite a long time, then it is about time to indulge yourself. Bee farming may not seem difficult; by learning the fundamental beekeeping lessons, you can be got away to a good start.
What does a beekeeper should understand?
On beekeeping to begin at the right foot first, you should have interest that is full. You have to spend time taking care of your colonies of bees. You should have agreed to share your home space with the bees. There are possible dangers in beekeeping that can harm you but your family as well. Your focus is not only to earn money by selling honey; a great beekeeper should have a keen interest and fire in raising bees.
An apiarist ought to know the right place for the beehives. The place must have adequate sources of nectar for the bees to get. You need to make sure beekeeping is allowed in your town if you decide to put your beehives at your backyard. There are several places restricted to beekeeping; you have to get permission relating to this.
Beekeepers must understand whether beekeeping supplies can be found in the place where the beehives are situated. When you have to visit an area beekeeping store you may never know; it’s best that a nearby beekeeping shop is reachable.
Equipment and protective tools are also very important to beekeepers to know. Beekeepers are prone to bee stings; the correct outfit must be worn during beekeeping sessions. This will decrease the chances of being stung by your bees. Know the appropriate suit to choose to keep you from any potential danger in beekeeping.
Last but definitely not the least, among the beekeeping lessons you must know is that: it’s important for the beekeeper to know the proper manner of picking honey. All the beekeeping attempts would be futile in case you are not able to harvest honey. The methods should be known by a beekeeper in gathering the honey from the comb; beeswax is also part of the returns in beekeeping.