Method of excretion of fistulaMethod of excretion of fistula July 10, 2018 best-kapitan

One of the most difficult tasks facing a novice beekeeper – an amateur – is the timely replacement of queens and reproduction of families. Adopted on most amateur apiaries, a bee care system using swarming is unacceptable for those who work in the city and do not have the ability to permanently be with the […]

Spring audit and cleaning of familiesSpring audit and cleaning of families July 8, 2018 best-kapitan

All work is a spring audit and cleaning of families. The sequence of its conduct may be different. First, we determine the state of the families. Calm and confident circumnavigation of a strong family, a warm ceiling under the pillow indicate that there is a queen in the hive, which began egg-laying. About the same […]

Change of two-year-old queensChange of two-year-old queens July 5, 2018 best-kapitan

The work is carried out on June 5-8, during the flowering period of gardens and yellow acadia, in order to eliminate swarming and the simultaneous replacement of two-year-old queens in half of the families. In the next 3-4 weeks, the apiary can not be visited. The change in two-year-old queens is due to the fact […]

Ventilation of pavilion hivesVentilation of pavilion hives July 4, 2018 best-kapitan

Already at the beginning of work with bees, the need for vertical ventilation in a multi-hull hive in the winter did not cause me doubts, but the degree of its implementation was unclear. In the literature on beekeeping there were the most contradictory opinions on this subject: from the device of a continuous insulated ceiling […]

Useful volume of the pavilion hiveUseful volume of the pavilion hive July 3, 2018 best-kapitan

How many honeycombs are required for bees to develop normally? In the active period, they need honeycomb for carbohydrate feed and pergi, oviposition, brood rearing, processing of nectar, and for rest. Studies have established that the uterus lays eggs in full force, and bees feed from them the maximum amount of full brood only if […]

Spring period of development of beesSpring period of development of bees July 2, 2018 best-kapitan

There are recommendations on the need for full pumping of honey from the nest. There was even the term “May drying of the nest”, which allegedly contributes to honey collecting activity of bees. If you follow this recommendation, then, having insufficient stock of old food, the beekeeper in May-early June (the period when bees must […]

Artificial over-flight overflights of beesArtificial over-flight overflights of bees July 2, 2018 best-kapitan

The work is carried out in the first half of October, when you can not count on a natural flight of bees. At a temperature of 10-12 њ C, the windless and sunny pavilion warms up to 20-22 њ C. During this period, bees are given 200-250 ml of warm syrup, placing an inverted half-liter […]

Productivity of the family of the excretory fistulaProductivity of the family of the excretory fistula July 1, 2018 best-kapitan

In a number of foreign countries, where bees are close in nature to the Carpathian, the way to remove the uterus from brood (during the honey harvest) for the withdrawal of fetal uterus is one of the standard methods of transferring families into double-wool and is used to increase productivity and to multiply families. The […]

How to deal with tick beeHow to deal with tick bee June 30, 2018 best-kapitan

At the present time, methods, methods and means have been developed that make it possible to keep the number of mites in families at a level that does not affect the development and productivity of families so much. Before you get a hive, you need to learn all the means of combating the mite beforehand […]

Temperature control in the pavilionTemperature control in the pavilion June 28, 2018 best-kapitan

When keeping bees in insulated pavilions (taking into account the correct preparation of families), wintering usually passes successfully. But if the average temperature in the region in the winter months is relatively low, then the feed intake, and hence the filling of the intestines in bees in the pavilion by the spring, can be greater […]

Autumn build-up of bees in the pavilionAutumn build-up of bees in the pavilion June 28, 2018 best-kapitan

The work is performed on August 8-15, at the end of the honey collection. Selection of honey hulls, formation of a nest for preparation for wintering and autumn building of bees, feeding of bees with sugar syrup, 12-15 kg of sugar per basic family and 6-8 kg per batch are made. After removal of the […]

Features of the contents of bees in the pavilionFeatures of the contents of bees in the pavilion June 26, 2018 best-kapitan

In Europe, the overwhelming number of bee colonies in amateur conditions is found in pavilions, which is explained by the high population density and the lack (or inadequacy) in this regard of the area for free accommodation of hives. In addition, the pavilion content of bees has a number of advantages. For pavilions, special types […]

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