Type: Posts; User: DRAKOS
In Greece, 99% of profesional beekeeping is migratory. Before the honey flow we care our bees like babies. But when the flow starts, we transfer the bees from one place to another following the flow...
Once, our professor in the bee school told us, that << the bees are not a pet, the bees are a workhorse . Feed them , care for them, but when time comes , get the hell out of them. Do not count the...
Ultrabreeze,eyes closed. It works even in the hot dry greek summer.
The bees don't get the syrup, if it's temperature isn't 15 C at least.
Last year I tried to maximize my thyme-honey crop, so I tried the cut-down splits method, two weeks before the flow started. But weather is the one that decides. When the flow has started , and the...
And what is our target for PH?
From behind the veil????OOOOOOOHHHHHHH
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Hello my friend, Tasos here from Athens Greece.
We are in deep winter now , waiting for a cold front with snow.
Wild mustard is 1.5 month away.
A study in the apiculture departement of the university of Thessaloniki, has shown that, when we driple the OA-sugarwater mixture, on the bees, the mouth of varroa is burnt , and it dies.
In Greece , and all EU, the use of OA is permitted, so many Universities and state appiculture departements have made studies for the use of it.
The Greek appicalture departement has announced that...
If you use OA, via dribble method, you are permitted to do it, ONLY every six months.
If you vaporize it, you can do it every week.
There are billions of olive-trees in Greece. There is not even a single kgr of olive-honey in the market. The bees ignore their flowers, even in full blossom. They have no nectar, and their pollen is...
Thanks for your reply
Dadand, how many seconds, minutes , do you use it in every hive?
I think you must have solid bottom boards.
Well, here I am, nice thought.
Welcome Tassos, from another Tassos!!!!!
Thank you rkereid and Mr Clemens.
This is what I'll do.
I had a good trapping spring this year, catching 20 swarms.
The half of them, the weaker ones, have already superseded their queens during the first six weeks, and are doing well....
They are talking with their husbands, about their marriage.
Ohhhhh boy, 40000 women screaming on your head!!!!!!
I have a swarm hived in a 10 deep hive, for two months now. Two weeks ago , during a regular check, I saw 2 big riped supercedure QCs , along with the queen.
Yesterday, I did an inspection and saw...
Thank you both for your answers!!
Thanks for the reply, but I don't understand the expression <<tracked >> on. It is not my mother language. Can you say it in more words please?
Riverbee1 thank you for the info
As I understand it, you put the empty frames in the places 2 and 7 of your super.
Am I correct?