Control hive in the apiary

The control is called the family, which for a certain time is weighed in order to control the intake and consumption of feed in the hive. Usually a strong family with a young uterus less

Theft and attack of bees

In a time-free period, especially with a sudden cessation of honey collection, old bees, worried about the need to replenish fodder reserves, wind around the storehouse where they store food for them, and at the

Withdrawal of queens

In farms that have strong bee colonies, early supporting honey harvest and late main bribes, which allow obtaining more marketable honey, they practice early withdrawal of queens. Since there will be no drones in early

Feeding bees with protein substances

The natural, natural protein food for bees is pollen and perg. In greenhouses, bee colonies often lack protein food. In the literature there are many recipes for feeding bees to liquid and condensed honey –

Enrichment of sugar syrup with protein and other substances

When feeding bees turn sugar syrup into sugar honey. In the content of simple sugars, it is similar to honey. Bees usually have a good winter on it, but because of the extremely low content

About greenhouse crops and bees

Cucumbers are one of the main crops grown in greenhouses. This is a highly profitable culture, which is of great importance in human nutrition. Cucumbers contain 94-95% water, 1.5-2 – sugar, 1 – protein and

Fatigue of bees

Beekeepers know cases when, apparently, equal in strength bee families of the same breed are sharply distinguished by the activity of collecting honey. He noticed that bee families after a number of years of increased

Selection of the best bee colonies

Under identical conditions of maintenance on each apiary, bee colonies differ in speed of development and productivity. This indicates the lack of breeding work with bees. Praise is deserved only by that beekeeper, in the

Organization of work in the apiary

To work with greenhouse families, the beekeeper spends much more time and labor than on the commodity apiary, located compactly. The beekeeper, who services bees in winter greenhouses, does not have seasonal work: in November,

Removal of bees from greenhouses after the end of the growing season

In winter greenhouses the first turn is usually grown cucumbers. As soon as there is a mass supply of cucumbers from the open ground, plants from the greenhouses are removed. After processing and disinfection of