October In The Apiary
It’s been a great month. When I have gone to look at my bees they have been buzzing around the hives in their hundreds. Recent video below.
I started October by insulating the roofs (less air space for bees to warm) and putting the Bee Cosies on as it was getting down to 2C at night (though 19C in day). I wish I had done this earlier for the hive in the field as it had dwindled to 5 frames and struggled to take down syrup. I gave the… Read More
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Beekeeping can either be a full time profession or an easy hobby. Nonetheless, more often than not, what began as a hobby would become a profession. But you cannot merely decide and tell yourself that you will start to do beekeeping. You need to have understanding and satisfactory knowledge on the area that you’re going to enter before starting on any avocation or profession. If you have been putting off your curiosity about beekeeping for quite a while, then it’s about time to indulge yourself in your line of interest. Bee farming may not seem difficult; by learning the fundamental beekeeping lessons, you can be got away to a great beginning.
What does a beekeeper have to know?
On beekeeping to start at the right foot you should have complete interest. You must spend time taking care of your own colonies of bees. You should have also agreed to share your dwelling space. There are possible dangers in beekeeping that can damage you but your family too. Your focus is not just to make money by selling honey; a great beekeeper should have a keen interest and fire in rearing bees.
An apiarist should know the right place for the beehives. You have to make sure beekeeping is allowed in your town, if you decide to put your beehives at your backyard. There are several areas confined to beekeeping; you have to get permission relating to this.
Beekeepers must know whether beekeeping supplies can be found in the region where the beehives are situated. When you need to go to a neighborhood beekeeping store you may never understand; it is best that a nearby beekeeping shop is not inaccessible.
Equipment and protective gear are also important for beekeepers to know. Beekeepers are prone to bee stings; the correct outfit must be worn during beekeeping sessions. Understand the right type of suit to choose to keep you from any potential danger in beekeeping.
All the efforts that are beekeeping would be futile if you’re unable to harvest honey from your bees. A beekeeper ought to know the approaches in gathering the honey in the comb; beeswax is also part of the yields in beekeeping.