Search:

Type: Posts; User: caribees

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2
    Views
    769

    Caribbean Queen breeding.

    So im a new beekeeper in the Cayman Islands who is trying to expand his apiary.
    I current have a strong hive of 2 bodies.
    I have some basic knowledge of queen breeding and some of the necessary...
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,606

    Re: Honey Bee colony in a green house!

    4656
    4657
    Here they are! the greenhouse and the nuc hive
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,606

    Honey Bee colony in a green house!

    SO!
    I am a 20 chef in the Cayman Islands (only 1 of 2 beekeepers on the island.)
    The restaurant I work at is a sustainable restaurant and we have a decent amount of grounds with plenty flowering,...
  4. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,287

    Re: Cut out Query.

    Thanks dude! This will really help me a lot.
    Ive been doing a lot of research on how to do a cutout.
    I dont have a vac... do you think i will still be able to do it?
  5. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,287

    Re: Cut out Query.

    I've been told by the guy who owns the parrot box. Its around 15 feet high jn the air and its around "24 x 12 x 12"
    Not sure what that means....
  6. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,287

    Re: Cut out Query.

    I'm going to give it a go...
    I'm just worried if they have too much room they wont enjoy them selves and leave haha.
    We shall see....
    No one wants to come back home to a dead hive! :P
  7. Re: Foundationless and (some) frameless honey in Santa Monica, July 16, 2012

    Thanks for the reply.
    What If i checkerboard frames with the cut comb and empty frames with starter strips.
    If i did this in the two brood boxes I have would that work?
  8. Re: Foundationless and (some) frameless honey in Santa Monica, July 16, 2012

    Im In the cayman islands and I am thinking about capturing a wild hive.
    I only have 1 extra langstroth box to work with so i was thinking of having one of the boxes frameless.
    One of the brood...
  9. Re: Foundationless and (some) frameless honey in Santa Monica, July 16, 2012

    Are the bees not attaching the combs to the floor of the box? or the sides?
  10. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,287

    Cut out Query.

    I'm starting a new hive by doing a cutout from a feral hive in a bird box.
    Its mainly an experimental hive.
    I wondering if it is ok to cut out the hive and put them into a brood box and an upper...
Results 1 to 10 of 10