Recently I was asked to attend the Teifiside Beekeepers Association as a guest speaker to talk about Natural Beekeeping and using the Warre beehive. It was decided to make a full weekend of it so we spent our time based out of a Yurt over looking Cardigan Bay during a weekend of what the best […]…
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Beekeeping can be a full time profession or a hobby that is simple. Nonetheless, more often than not, what began as a hobby would become a profession. But you cannot just decide and tell yourself you will start to do beekeeping. You need to have adequate knowledge and understanding on the area that you are going to enter before beginning on any hobby or profession. Then it’s about time to indulge yourself in your line of interest, if you really have been putting off your curiosity about beekeeping for quite a while. Bee farming may appear easy; by learning the fundamental beekeeping lessons, you can be got off to a great beginning.
What does a beekeeper should understand?
You should have full interest on beekeeping to start at the right foot. You’ve got to spend time taking care of your own colonies of bees. You should have consented to share your house space with the bees. There are potential dangers in beekeeping that can damage not only you but your family as well. Your focus is not only to make money by selling honey; a good beekeeper should have a keen interest and fire in rearing bees.
An apiarist should know the right location for the beehives. If you decide to set your beehives at your backyard, you have to make sure that beekeeping is enabled in your town. There are several places restricted to beekeeping; you have to get permission about this.
Beekeepers must understand whether beekeeping supplies are available in the area where the beehives are situated. You may never understand when you must go to a local beekeeping shop; it is best that a nearby beekeeping store is not inaccessible.
Protective supplies and equipment are also important for beekeepers to know. This will minimize the odds of being stung by your bees. Understand the appropriate suit to choose to keep you from any possible danger in beekeeping.
In case you are unable to harvest honey all the attempts that are beekeeping would be futile. The methods should be known by a beekeeper in collecting the honey from the comb; beeswax is also part of the yields in beekeeping.