The importance of replacing a honeycombs

The importance of replacing a honeycombs

Wax plays an important role in the life of bees. It is used as a building material. Honey bees use wax to build honeycombs, which are attached to the ceiling and walls of the hive by wax extensions. With wax lids, they cover honey in honeycombs and bee brood in honeycombs. Conditions for honeycomb production

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Do you know how to use a bee smoker?

Do you know how to use a bee smoker?

What does a bee smoker do? When it comes to beekeeping, most people imagine an older bearded guy dressed in a bright beekeepers suit and a smoker in his hand. Although a beard is not a crucial part of beekeeping equipment, as beekeepers are mostly shaved, the smoker is one of the most recognizable beekeeping

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Are beeswax candles safe???

Are beeswax candles safe???

Wax is a bee product that is extracted by bee workers from their wax glands. With wax they build honeycombs. Initially, the wax is white, slowly turning to yellow. It changes color due to pollen and propolis content. When the beekeepers take away the honeycomb, they melt it, purify it and get pure wax. With

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IS HONEY MORE THAN SWEETENER

IS HONEY MORE THAN SWEETENER

How honey is made Honey bees are collecting nectar from flowers or from secretions of other insects on plants. With the help of their enzymes, they change sugars secretions into honey. They store honey in honeycombs. When the honey is stored it contains too much water. Bees have to eliminate excess water from honey. They

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Why is the beekeeper suit white?

Why is the beekeeper suit white?

Have you ever wondered why beekeepers wear suit white colors? Is it to see bees when they land on them, is it to make them cooler in the summer or just a fashion style? The answer is quite simple. Bees have always been endangered as many predators want to eat their delicious honey. Bees have

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What is a honey massage???

What is a honey massage???

As the name describes we use honey instead of oil when we are performing a massage. Honey massage uses honey, which is not just a device, as oil in classical massage, but also a medium that works multifaceted and complex on our body. At first glance, this method seems similar to conventional massages. Those who

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Beekeeping beginners tips

Beekeeping beginners tips

When and how we inspect a honey bee hive? Before we start to inspect a hive, we need to know what and how we will work and what we will do if something goes wrong. We need to prepare in advance everything we need, or we might need We pay particular attention to hygiene. First,

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10 home remedies we can make from propolis!

10 home remedies we can make from propolis!

Bee colonies use propolis as a building and disinfectant material. They patch cracks, solidify honeycombs, disinfect and polish cells, and reduce entrance openings to protect against winter breeze. Beekeepers can collect about 100 to 150 grams of propolis per bee colony per season, but this depends on family strength, climate, and geographical conditions. The belief

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What to do in case of a bee attack and how to avoid it

What to do in case of a bee attack and how to avoid it

Before I started beekeeping, I was wondering if is bee sting dangerous for me. Can it damage my body and health? So I did some research about what to do if you get stung, how to avoid it, and what impact does it have on our health. I found some surprising answers about bee venom.

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