Care of bees in winterhouses

Care of bees in winterhouses

In the first months of wintering, beekeepers check the microclimate of the winter hunter with a psychometer for 1-2 months, use the control family for food consumption, which is installed on the scale, listen to the bees with the help of an episcopal or rubber tube, inspect monthly checklists placed under the nest, pay attention to the number of dead bees on the floor of the winter hut, filling them with tapings, contaminating the last with stool of bees and the presence of an unpleasant odor from the hives.

In the second half of wintering, the winter queen is visited once a week. It is better to do this when changing the temperature of the environment. When you visit the winter hiker adhere to the rules of using the tambour, silently shine a flashlight with red glass. The psychrometer reading and the change in the mass of the control family are recorded. An equal buzz of families testifies to a good wintering, and its increase is about the unfavorable temperature and humidity in the winter hut.

The temperature is regulated by reducing or increasing the ventilation openings, and if there is a significant warming, open the door at night. If the temperature is below normal, the winter hut is additionally insulated with snow or any insulation.

With an increase in humidity in the hibernate, open honey turns sour, and pergia becomes moldy. In bees that consume such food, diarrhea occurs. To reduce humidity, the winter hood is ventilated, and in the hives the upper and lower flaps are opened to the full width.

Low humidity causes bees to thirst, anxiety and increased eating of honey. The excessively dry air of the winter hut leads to the crystallization of honey, which bees can not consume. To increase the humidity in the winter, wet the floor and hang a wet burlap.

The crystallization of the feed is indicated by the presence of honey crystals on the control sheets of paper,

and the presence of rare honey, often with air bubbles, indicates its souring.

When inspecting the tapholes, they are cleaned from the bees’ spoiling. The dead bees are swept off, collected, taken out of the winter hut and burned.

On the lack of food in the family indicates a quiet, protracted, like the rustle of dry foliage or straw sound. Families with such a noise inspect and immediately provide assistance.

You can feed bees in honeycombs with crystallized honey, honey-sugar dough, sugar syrup.

Heated in a warm room 2-3 honeycombs with honey quickly inserted into the depths of the nest and close the hive. Pumped crystallized honey in two portions of 200-300 g wrapped in cheesecloth and put on a wire mesh. Honey-sugar dough, made with diligent mixing of four parts of powdered sugar and one part of honey, is given the same way as pumped honey. For each family use two portions of the mixture, 0.5 kg each.

Sugar syrup (2: 1) is fed bees from glass jars with a capacity of 0.5 liters wrapped in two layers of gauze. Each family at a time from the nest put on two banks with syrup, and after 10-15 days, additional dressing is repeated. You can give syrup and honeycombs, substituting them at the nest as honeycombs.

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Care of bees in winterhouses