Pure Comb Honey from www.DurhamsBeeFarm.com Feeding Honeybees info for new beekeepers. The most critical time to watch your bees is not in the Winter, provided they have enough honey, but in the Spring right before the big honey flow starts. The Queen starts laying in Jan. and increases laying every day and the hive might reach a very large number of bees right before the honey flow (as we beekeepers call it) starts. Sometimes the bees will actually be living hand to mouth just before the heavy spring nectar flow. One day of rain could mean the difference between death of the hive or making a good honey crop. Regardless of the amount of sugar syrup you are mixing, a good rule of thumb is fill the container ½ with sugar then finish filling with warm water mixing well so the sugar will dissolve. I will answer your questions. Go to our site www.DurhamsBeeFarm.com and click on ( contact us )
Beekeepers answers to beekeeping questions on beehive foundation comb re waxing on previous video. More at georgiabees.blogspot.com Amounts of water,bees wax,how to,temperatures,by John Pluta , Milledgeville Georgia Beekeeper.gabees
Part 1, Beekeeping, More at georgiabees.blogspot.com Treating wood beehive boxes,tops, bottoms, Pollen traps to prevent rot. Georgia Beekeeper John Pluta shows how on his Bee Hive box parts. Beekeepers lose to many beehives to early wood rot decay on untreated hives. Southern Beekeeping like in Florida, Georgia,Alabama,South Carolina,Mississippi,Louisiana beehive wood box preservation is a must from high humidity beehives rot quickly.Moving honeybee hives for farm crop pollination several times a year ,beekeepers need good tight beehives to prevent bee escapes when moving in public.
georgiabees.blogspot.com Beekeeper mixing sugar water for beehive feeding. Beekeeping bee hive feed ideas, 1 or 5 gallon versions. Beekeepers bee syrup. Honey bees raise more brood when fed. Answers to how much, when, why, by John Pluta, Milledgeville Georgia.Don’t let your honeybees starve in winter,also good for spring build up stimulation . I’ve got on away from corn syrup feeding,worried about genetic modified corn and colony collapse disorder possible link. It’s also good to not forget adding medication only when needed. Fumagilin for nosema and maybe tylan for American foulbrood . Feedind is also a must when raising Queens or Queen cells, GAbeekeeping
Beekeepers Beehive plastic frame foundation re waxing with bees wax. Georgia Beekeeper John Pluta doing beekeeping repair. Beeswax bee hive frame redo.VISIT georgiabees.blogspot.com for more info Honey bee hive frames getting bees wax coating for honeybee comb building.GAbeekeeping