How to use queen excluder

A queen excluder is a tool used in beekeeping to prevent the queen bee from laying eggs in the honey supers. This keeps the honey free from the bee larvae and pupae. To use the queen excluder correctly, follow these steps: – Place the tool above the brood boxes and below the honey supers so […]

CATCH SWARM

HOW TO CATCH SWARM Catching a swarm of bees can be an exciting and rewarding experience for beekeepers. Here’s a general guide on how to catch a swarm safely: Remember that working with bees can be risky, especially if you’re inexperienced. If you’re unsure about catching a swarm or dealing with bees, it’s best to […]

Sun Helmet

Wearing a sun helmet while beekeeping can offer several benefits: Overall, wearing a sun helmet while beekeeping can help to make the experience more comfortable and safer, reducing the risk of sunburn, heatstroke, and bee stings.

It’s Time to Harvest Honey

The best time to harvest honey depends on the type of honey and the climate in which it is produced. In general, it is best to harvest honey when the nectar flow is over and the bees have had time to process and store the nectar as honey. This usually occurs in late summer or […]

How to choose the suitable beekeeping supplies?

As there are various types and sizes beekeeping suppliers in the market, it might be difficult for beekeepers to choose the most suitable beekeeping tools. Some beekeepers are very confused about what beekeeping tools they need to buy, how to choose them and how to use them. No worries, as an experienced beekeeping supplier, Kelvin […]

How to Choose Beekeeping Starter Kits?

Beekeeping is an interesting, rewarding and fun thing. However, beginner may feel intimidating when they first try to keep bees and buy equipment. There are a lot of preparation need to do to raise bees. Furthermore, a beekeeper beginner might find it difficult to select the best beehive for starting beekeeping. The easiest way to […]

Bee Suits: how to choose the best bee suit?

Bee suit is a kind of special clothing to protect beekeepers from bee stings. Beekeepers should always wear a hat and veil around the face and eyes to avoid stings, and to be well protected, they also wear special pants, plus a jacket and gloves. It’s very important to be well protected because bees may […]

What are bee feeders?

Bee feeder

As a beekeeper, do you know what are the most important things for bees?  There are three essential things for bees, which are water, carbohydrates, and pollen. When bees have natural food sources (nectar and pollen) available, it’s best not to feed your colony. However, new colonies with no resources stored will benefit from feeding […]

10 Things you should know about queen excluder

A queen excluder can be a very useful tool in beekeeping. It can help the beekeeper to keep a queen bee out of their honey supers.The queen excluders can exclude the queen honey bee because of her larger thorax. However, some beekeepers are hesitant to use queen excluders or not, each beekeeper has to make […]

How to make a wired frame for beehive?

Hive frame with wire

What is a wired frame? A wired frame is a single piece of wire is nailed to the frame on one end. Bee keepers usually use a wired frame to prevent comb from sagging. Wiring a beehive frame gives it strength and better support for wax comb. This article shows you how to wire a beehive […]