Benvenuto and Ciao From Australia :)
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Benvenuto and Ciao From Australia :)
you can seal up the Hive bodies in Bags that are moth Safe. Naturally they should have no holes. Or a chemical. such as Paradiclorobenzene which is a fumigant that is used to protect stored combs...
Close up Video of Bees Feeding on a Spring 1:1 Sugar Syrup Mix
You can hear some Rainbow Lorikeets, Australian Magpies and some Pied Currawongs...
I just Mixed a small batch of 1:1 sugar syrup. I had a little left over a have put it in the fridge. I am just curious how long it can stay chilled before it starts to ferment or become unusable
Honey Extraction Tutorial Day at the Bee Club October 2015
Today, 25 Oct 2015, we are harvesting honey from the club hives. The first Extraction of...
Sydney Australia caught 3-Oct-2015
Clear and sunny About 23C 07:00am
Size = 2 Basketballs size
Easily shook into a box from a small bush
I finally moved the bees from the nuc to my 8 Frame Hive... These girls were busy and have dawn 5 full frames in just a week
Yeah I'm going to move them into the 8 frame deep. I had no drawn comb. They just marched into the hive. The next video show how I got them to go in....all without smoke. These are really gentle bees...
I got a call the night before to pick up a swarm of bees from a home in the suburbs of Sydney Australia.
The swarm is rather large about the size of...
Activity at the Entrance of the new Top Bar Hive 11
Activity at the Entrance of the new Top Bar Hive. Recorded on 18 September 2015... Time 14:30. ...
Closeup Activity at the Entrance of the new Top Bar Hive 8
Published on Aug 21, 2015
Your crazy :banana: :banana: :eek:
Temperatures here at the moment are 15-20C in the day and down to about 6C at night. It happens everyday at about the same time I don't see fighting and most of them seem to be going in there is...
I would like to check if this is normal behaviour
Activity at the Entrance of the new Top Bar Hive. Recorded on 20 June 2015... Time 14:00. Location Sydney Australia
It was starting to get dark...
Activity at the Entrance of the new Top Bar Hive 4. Recorded 6 July 2015 at 16:00
We have just gone into winter here and resources are becoming scarce, notice the worker bees are now starting...
Activity at the Entrance of the new Top Bar Hive. Recorded on 29 May 2015... Time 15:20.
It was starting to get dark so the majority of the bees...
Thanks for pointing that video out. Great footage
At Least 4 Injured When Bees Swarm Graduation Ceremony In Pasadena
Those poor bees :(
I get a delayed reaction and slight swelling about 12 hours later and itch 2 or 3 days later.
I find if you rub alcohol or methylated spirits on the areas it really does help
This argument makes no sense
>>Drones die when they mate because they only get the chance to mate once and it's an advantage to deposit as much sperm as possible.
So does most other creatures ...
Thanks some of that makes sense but it still does not answer the question.
>>"There are way way more drones than queens.The odds of even mating once is pretty low let alone twice."
This may be more of a entomology and evolution question, which I cannot seem to find an answer to. Why do Male Drones Bees Die after mating mating ?
The bulb of the endophallus is...
Easy = Build more vent holes or do what i did build them into a few of the bars so that you can add remove them as you need them.
I don't think the bees really care too much about how the cavity...
1.5 inch sounds OK
stick to these
Top Bar Width
Brood 1 and 1⁄4 inch = 31.75 mm
Brood 1 and 3⁄8 inch = 34.9 mm
Honey Comb 1 and 1⁄2 inch = 38.1 mm
I had an old hive which grew a hole out the back which the bees used as a second entrance. I have moved all the frames or of the old hive body to the new home. It's been about 4 days now and I have...