A honey extractor is a very useful thing when it comes to honey extraction from the honeycomb. A great extractor will make your work easy and more efficient. There are several honey extractors available in the market, but it becomes very difficult when it comes to buying one. Here is a list of some of the best honey extractors which are best in their jobs and are tested by many professionals.
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How To Safely Provide Water To Bees13175 Views 1 Liked
Water is a very important requirement of life and without it, life is not possible. All organism needs water to survive. Like other animals, honey bees also need water source year-round. Honey bees require a water source that should not get dry in summers, should not drown them and should not be shared with other pets. Honey bees not only use the water to drink but also use it for other reasons too. In summer, bees spread the water droplets at the boundaries of brood comb and with the help of...
What is bee propolis good for? How do honey bees carry propolis?7656 Views 200 Liked
We all are aware that bees produce honey and are very beneficial to us but, do we know there is one more thing that bee’s produce called Propolis. Propolis is basically a gum kind of substance which is made by mixing the juice taken from trees and beeswax. With this combination, they create a sticky brown product used mainly to coat their hives. The configuration of propolis may fluctuate depending on the bee’s location and what kind of plant or tree they are taking the gum or resin from....
How To Survive Nectar Dearth In Beekeeping7222 Views 1 Liked
What is Nectar Dearth? Nectar dearth can be an extremely destructive thing for any bee colony and every beekeeper from experienced ones to the beginners needs to know how to control it. Nectar dearth is a very common cause for the destruction of a bee colony. This can have a really bad effect on your business.
Why You Should Paint Your Beehive17934 Views 1 Liked
You must have seen beekeepers painting their hives but do you know the reason why they use to paint the beehive, how they paint and what kind of paint colors they use. If you also want to paint your beehive but you don’t know how to paint it and what kind of paint is safe for your bees then continue reading this article. Today we are going to tell you everything you need to know about painting your beehives.
What Is The Difference Between Bees And Wasp17076 Views 3 Liked
Bees are those tiny flying creatures best known for pollination and closely related to wasps. Bees belong to the superfamily Apoidea. Today there are 16000 known species of bees. The most fascinating thing about the bees is that they are found everywhere except Antarctica. Some species of bees like honey bees, sting bees and bumblebee tend to live in colonies. Bees generally feed on nectar and pollen where nectar is considered to provide energy and pollen supply important nutrients such as...
How Do Your Bees Reproduce?13011 Views 1 Liked
Honey bees are interesting creatures and yet are very less talked about. And so, knowing anything at all about them is very scarce. So, today, let us see about the most important and beautiful process of reproduction in honey bees. Here is a brief light on how do your bees reproduce.
How to Store Bee Bread and Bee Pollen?16886 Views 1 Liked
Bee bread and bee pollen are mentioned a lot of times but has anyone mentioned that if not stored properly, these items will degrade and become unusable. So, how to store them? If your interest lies in the honey collection, then this might be your number one question. So, in this article, let us find out all about how to store bee bread and bee pollen.
Foundationless Beekeeping- How To Convert To Natural Beekeeping11177 Views 1 Liked
Foundation less beekeeping is all about making bees to build straight combs. While starting beekeeping, many questions and choices surround us to confuse. Therefore adequate knowledge about every aspect of beekeeping is necessary. It is important that any culture should give more returns as compared to investment then only it can be called as a profitable business to rely on. A little bit of skills and strategies blended with awareness can produce excellent results unexpectedly.
How To Use A Beehive Entrance Reducer?10851 Views 1 Liked
The beehive entrance reducer is an important thing which can be used in a beehive for a variety of reasons. If you don’t know what a beehive entrance reducer is, why and how it is used in a beehive, then this article is for you. The most common reason behind using an entrance reducer is that if there are chances of outside bee attacking your beehive. It is also to maintain thermoregulation of the beehive. The beehive entrance reducer is installed at the entrance of the hive. This makes the...
Common Beekeeping Problems That Every New Beekeeper Faces8621 Views 1 Liked
Beekeeping can be challenging if you are new to this field. Things obviously get easier as you gain experience, but in the beginning, you will surely face some problems. Beekeeping is a tricky thing, and in order to be a successful beekeeper, you need to pay very good attention to your bee’s behavior. Bee’s behaviours tell a lot about them. Whenever there is some problem in your beehive, the behaviors of the bees will change from normal. All you need to do is keep looking for signs and take...
How To Get Rid Of Varroa Mites Naturally13203 Views 3 Liked
What Are Varroa Mites? Varroa mites are the parasites that suck their food from honey bees and cause a disease called varroosis. These mites perform their reproduction only in a honey bee colony. They feed on the fat bodies of bees and weaken them, thus destroying the honey bee colonies. They are the carriers of minimum 5 debilitating bee viruses such as RNA viruses and Deformed wing viruses. Infestation of Varroa mites ultimately causes the death of honey bees. These mites produce young...