MAQs Strips Or Apiguard?
This is the kind of question I ponder in my search to create the Ultimate Beekeeping Calendar. But it’s also a question I can’t find an answer to on the Internet, so I thought I would ask you guys.
If I don’t get swayed by any comments to this post I’m going for the MAQs strips.
There are a number of interventions I am using to reduce varroa. In summary these are:
April – Drone culling
August – Eit… Read More
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Beekeeping can be a full time profession or an easy hobby. Yet, more often than not, what started as a hobby would become a profession. But you cannot only determine and tell yourself that you will start to do beekeeping. You need to have adequate knowledge and understanding on the area that you’re going to enter, before beginning on any avocation or profession. Then it’s about time to indulge yourself in your line of interest, if you really have been putting off your interest in beekeeping for quite a long time. Bee farming may not appear difficult; by learning the fundamental beekeeping lessons, you can be got away to a great start.
What does a beekeeper need to know?
On beekeeping to begin at the right foot first, you should have full interest. You must spend time taking care of your colonies of bees. You should also have agreed to share your dwelling space. There are possible risks in beekeeping that can damage you but your family too. Your focus is not only to earn money by selling honey; a great beekeeper should have a keen interest and passion 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. You need to make sure beekeeping is allowed in your area, if you decide to set your beehives at your backyard. There are several places confined to beekeeping; you have to get permission relating to this.
Beekeepers must understand whether beekeeping supplies are offered in the place where the beehives are situated. When you have to attend a nearby beekeeping store you may never know; it’s best that a nearby beekeeping store is accessible.
Equipment and protective gear are also important for beekeepers to know. Know the right type of suit to select to keep you from any possible risk in beekeeping.
If you are not able to harvest honey from your bees all the beekeeping efforts would be useless. A beekeeper ought to know the approaches in collecting the honey from the comb; beeswax is also part of the returns in beekeeping.