Two-family beehives

With the two-semen content of the bees, the 12-frame Dadan-Blatt hive is divided into a thin partition into two compartments, which contain two families of bees on six frames throughout the year. Care for them


The dragonfly (Aeschna grandis) is a large insect with a length of 50 mm and a wingspan of 70 mm. Wings are large, transparent, yellowish, the head is large, with strong jaws. The breast is

Method of excretion of fistula

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

Methods of increasing the amount of wax from bee colonies

In the system of measures to increase the waxy products of the apiary, timely nest change is very important. This method is widely used by many beekeepers. However, the timely replacement of nests, being the

Double-casing content of bees

Along with the hives-lounges, two-hull beehives are now widely distributed. Methods and methods of keeping bees in such hives are usually called bicomponent contents. With a bicomponent content of bee colonies, significantly more bees grow

Bees in winter

The wintering of bees is divided into two periods: the first – rest, which lasts until the appearance of brood (mid-February – early March); the second – the pre-spring, to the setting of bees from

The Honey Boss

TESTO: 500 g of honey, 1 kg of flour, 200 g of butter, 200 g of sugar, 1/2 cup of milk, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and cloves, 3 grains of odorous pepper,

Limitation of the laying of eggs by the uterus

Some beekeepers persistently recommend limiting (laying down) the laying of eggs by the uterus during the main bribe, claiming that such a technique can get much more honey than with complete freedom of drafting. At

Enemies and pests of bees

Moth, or wax moth. This is the most intrusive pest of honeycombs, and sometimes the brood of bees. There are several types of moths. On our apiaries are seen two of its kind: larger and

Diseases of adult bees

The most common diseases of adult bees are caused by parasites; most pathogens of these diseases have microscopic dimensions (for example, the causative agent of nosematosis), but there are also visible by a simple eye