The elder in the fight against varroatosis

To combat varroatosis, bees use chemical agents: formic acid, thymol, felboks, phenothiazine, varrobraulin, “CASS-81”, varroatin, oxalic and lactic acid. None of these drugs can not kill all the mites in the hive, some of them

Milk honey

Milk contains proteins, fats, carbohydrates, mineral salts, vitamins necessary for the normal functioning of the body. Since ancient times, almost all peoples milk with honey was used for pulmonary diseases, anemia and malnutrition. Milk and

How to cook Ural kvass with horseradish and honey

Rye biscuits pour boiling water, cover the dishes with a linen napkin, insist throughout the day, strain through a sieve or gauze. Raisins boil in a small amount of bread infusion, add sugar. Infusion and

How to cook apple cider vinegar

Every beekeeper knows that the sugar syrup has a neutral reaction, and when the bees carry it to the honeycomb, it already gets acidic. Therefore, for normal and healthy life of the insect organism, the

Rapeseed honey

Rapeseed honey is whitish, sometimes yellowish, with a pleasant aroma, luscious, very thick, rapidly crystallizes, poorly soluble in water, but with prolonged storage it quickly becomes sour. Bees make such honey from the nectar of

Wintering at will in the nucleus

To save spare queens in winter, I made a nucleus for a quarter of the standard frame. Its internal dimensions are 410X180X XI60 mm. The thickness of the walls is 25, the height of the

Barberry honey

Barberry honey is golden yellow, fragrant and delicate. Its bees are vigorously processed from the nectar of the flowers of the berry barberry common (shrub height 3 m), which grows in the western, middle and

Homemade noodles with honey sauce

Boil the noodles in salted water, discarded in a colander. Put in a thick-walled pan, add a piece of butter or margarine and, continuously stirring, warm. A tablespoon of honey to dissolve in milk (1/3

Melanosis of bees

Melanosis is an infectious disease of the uterus, accompanied by the cessation of egg laying, the formation of a fecal plug and the blackening of the ovaries. The causative agent of the disease – Melanosella

Meleoz bees

Meleosis is an invasive disease caused by the parasitization of the larvae of Meloe beetles on the body of bees. The disease is usually short-lived, manifested by the excitement, anxiety of the bees and the