14×12 Nucs & Beekeeping Equipment For Sale
Location: Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12, UK
In July this year I started a very busy job and now need to reduce the number of colonies I am managing.
I have 6 nucs for sales (in 14 x 12 poly hives, photo below) that I will aim to be ready for collection by end May 2018 with 2018 Laying Queens.
This will be as a result of some colonies splits and artificial swarms in April 2018. All my colonies have good te… Read More
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Beekeeping, like every other action, has its own dos and don’ts. Start beekeeping generally includes buying bees and the gear that is needed. Nonetheless, some individuals who are beginning this hobby normally make a few errors. It’s okay to make mistakes, and this post can help new beekeepers prevent making exactly the same mistakes others have previously.
Here are three blunders which every beekeeper should avert:
1. Not understanding the best time to start avocation or a beekeeping company can end up being a catastrophe. It can lead to a lack of cash and your bees. Since most bees expire during the wintertime winter is the worst possible time to begin. This would drive a beekeeper to purchase a brand new mountain of bees, which would be more expensive cash. Fall is another inferior time since there are fewer flowers, so a smaller quantity of honey picked to begin beekeeping. The best time to begin beekeeping is during summer, which is the time of the year where there are plenty of blooming flowers.
2. Buying used gear and old books on beekeeping. That is a common error made by many beginning beekeepers. Buying used gear and old beekeeping books is not a good idea, although it is clear that one would need to cut costs as much as possible. First, used gear can come with “inherited” difficulties. The extractor factory outlet might have a flow, or the uncapping knife mightn’t be sharp enough to uncap all the wax. This would definitely affect the quality of one’s honey, which will ben’t an ideal situation especially if a beekeeper is planning to commence a honey-selling business. Second, old novels can provide dated information on beekeeping. One might be stuck using the conventional approach when there are better and faster means production honey and to maintain beehives.
3. Refraining from buying protective equipment. Think about this. If one doesn’t wear protective equipment when handling the hives and accumulating the honeycombs, he/she’ll come out as a pincushion with all the bee stingers. Protective equipment is not cheap, yes, but it is going to help beekeepers avert having to pay medical bills from all the bee stings.
These three errors happen to be presented here to help future beekeepers prevent them. Before getting started beekeeping, it is best to consult an expert beekeeper. If buying a particular item appears too expensive, always consider the end price (if they do not purchase this thing now, will it cost them more later on?). Finally, it is up to the person to decide the best plan of action.