February In The Apiary
Let’s start with the good news.
Hive Two looks healthy. 20 bees flying around at any one time on sunny days and I placed the varroa count board under the hive for 6 days and counted 0 varroa. I suspect that another reason for it’s success is that it is protected from the wind and has an insulated roof. Photos below.
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Beekeeping can be a full time profession or an easy hobby. Nonetheless, more often than not, what started as a hobby would become a profession. But you cannot merely tell and decide yourself you will start to do beekeeping. You need to have comprehension and adequate knowledge on the area that you’re going to enter before starting on any hobby or profession. Then it’s about time to indulge yourself in your line of interest, if you’ve been putting off your curiosity about beekeeping for a long time. Bee farming may not seem difficult; by learning the fundamental beekeeping lessons, you can be got off to a good beginning.
What does a beekeeper should know?
You should have interest that is full on beekeeping to begin at the right foot. You’ve got to spend time taking care of your colonies of bees. You should have consented to share your house space. There are potential dangers in beekeeping that can harm you but your family as well. Your focus is not just to make money by selling honey; a great beekeeper should have passion and a keen interest in raising bees.
An apiarist should know the right place for the beehives. The area must have adequate sources of nectar for the bees to get. If you decide to set your beehives you need to make sure beekeeping is enabled in your area. There are several areas restricted to beekeeping; you have to get permission relating to this.
Beekeepers must understand whether beekeeping supplies can be found in the region where the beehives are situated. You may never understand when you need to attend a nearby beekeeping shop; it’s best that a nearby beekeeping store is reachable.
Equipment and protective tools are also important for beekeepers to understand. Beekeepers are prone to bee stings; the ensemble that is correct must be worn during beekeeping sessions. Understand the right type of suit to select 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 not unimportant for the beekeeper to know the appropriate manner of picking honey. If you’re unable to harvest honey all the efforts that are beekeeping would be futile. The methods should be known by a beekeeper in gathering the honey from the comb; beeswax is also part of the returns in beekeeping.