• Handling Bees: Wild honey & bee hunting. What to do to harvest in the wild. Traditional beekeepers. Modern beekeepers. Installation of package bees. Feeding of sugar. Feeding precautions. types of feeders. Hive inspection. Do you see a queen, eggs, larvae and brood, supersedure or queen cells, swarm cells? Colony manipulation. Moving hives, bee colonies and bee houses. Tools for transporting beehives.
Beekeeper’s Companion Illustrated Field Guide
Get the companion book that has all the lesson chapters, complete with color illustrations. The book is new in concept, content and method of preparation, for a beginner beekeeper as well as for professionals to know and understand the basis of beekeeping. The concept is to show you beekeeping practices from a business point of view and the profitability of the craft through entrepreneurial skills development and innovations.
Facebook Page & Group
Bee-Craft Consult maintains both a Facebook Page and Facebook Group that serve to add context and insight. You can share experiences, ideas and insights, ask questions, and get input from others involved in beekeeping. You’ll find resources to become a better beekeeper. You’ll also find a supportive group raising awareness of the importance of honeybees to our daily life.
Chapter 3 - Handling Bees
A welcome message from the instructor
Chapter 3 - Video
Chapter 3 - Notes
Chapter 3 - eBook
Test your learning from Chapter 3
You have completed Chapter 3 in the Bee-Craft Academy series of courses!
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