Sunday, 15 October 2017

Urban Beekeeping: Heavy lifting & capped honey

Urban Beekeeping: Heavy lifting & capped honey
My new hobby is starting to test my energy reserves thanks to the heavy supers full of honey. I have M.E. (Chronic Fatigue) and while I still have a surprising ...

An Unexpected Honey Harvest From a Cross-combed Top Bar Hive

An Unexpected Honey Harvest From a Cross-combed Top Bar Hive
Lesson learned? I hope so. This is why it is important to inspect your top bar hive on a regular basis in the Summer. I had an unexpected honey harvest because ...

Friday, 13 October 2017

Top-Bar Beekeeping with Les Crowder and Heather Harrell (DVD) Trailer

Top-Bar Beekeeping with Les Crowder and Heather Harrell (DVD) Trailer
hands-on workshop in the field from master beekeeper Les Crowder, focusing on how to manage bees naturally using the innovative top-bar hive system.

Top Bar Hive controle op 2 mei 2015

Top Bar Hive controle op 2 mei 2015
Beschrijving: om vroegtijdig de zwermdrift te onderkennen, wordt dit volk gecontroleerd op belegde dopjes. Tevens worden nieuwe toplatten tegen het ...

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Barefoot and Pregnant with a 44 mag

Barefoot and Pregnant with a 44 mag
Barefoot and Pregnant with a 44 mag.

Top Bar Hive: Explaining the Build Up Period

Top Bar Hive: Explaining the Build Up Period
Phil Chandler explaining the Build Up Period and how to take account of the bees' need to expand quickly during the fruitful period. See more information about ...

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Moving Top Bar Hives and other Minor Disasters

Moving Top Bar Hives and other Minor Disasters
http://www.learningbeekeeping.com So Terry was kind and gave me a hive, but I had to move it. With his help we moved the hive but it broke some comb, which ...

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Converting Frames to Top Bars: the 'Crop and Chop' Technique

Converting Frames to Top Bars: the 'Crop and Chop' Technique
http://www.biobees.com The 'Chop and Crop' technique for converting bees on frames to top bar hives demonstrated by Phil Chandler at Embercombe, Devon.

Monday, 25 September 2017

moulding Beeswax starter strips foundations for top bar bee hive

moulding Beeswax starter strips foundations for top bar bee hive
moulding Bees wax starter strips for top bar bee hive the easy way check out http://www.TheHoneyPig.co.uk for more beekeeping and our local honey.

Thursday, 21 September 2017

First Top Bar Hive...Hives! - 019 - Queenless Split

First Top Bar Hive...Hives! - 019 - Queenless Split
My TBH was booming, and rather than just wait until next spring to try a split, I'm trying my hand at it this summer. I think it is still early enough that there is ...

Top bar hive full of bees

Top bar hive full of bees
Top bar hive full of bees 22 bars of fully drawn comb. Great view from under my hive. I hope you enjoy. Please comment and rate, and don't forget to subscribe.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Getting Young People Involved With Beekeeping with Orren Fox - KM079

Getting Young People Involved With Beekeeping with Orren Fox - KM079
Intro to our interview with Orren Fox, the full show is at:- http://kiwi.bz/fox.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Honey Harvest Summer 2016

Honey Harvest Summer 2016

Out of control, improperly built, top bar hive, novice beekeeping.

Out of control, improperly built, top bar hive, novice beekeeping.
beebusters.com This top bar hive was built incorrectly and not tended to properly. The bees became aggravated and confused.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

How To Build a Top Bar Beehive from start to finish by Jon Peters

How To Build a Top Bar Beehive from start to finish by Jon Peters
Learn to build a top bar beehive from start to finish Philip Chandler video on the bee feeder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN6iKmoCnqY This is a project ...

How to Build a Top Bar Beehive

How to Build a Top Bar Beehive
How to make a top bar bee hive. Link to plans that I used but modified to build mine. http://nmbeekeepers.org/topbar-hive-plans/

Correcting cross combing Top Bar Hive

Correcting cross combing Top Bar Hive
Watch as I discover some minor cross combing. I make a few little cuts here and there and squeeze some comb back into place in the middle of the bar.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Top Bar Beehive Inspection

Top Bar Beehive Inspection
Top bar beehive inspection ten days after install. Bees Have built comb ten bars out from the entrance to the hive. Queen be is spotted laying eggs on the fifth ...

Sunday, 10 September 2017

How To Inspect And Manage A Top Bar Hive At To Do List Home

How To Inspect And Manage A Top Bar Hive At To Do List Home
http://todolisthome.com/blog This is a pretty cool video of the latest top bar hive inspection. I show how I inspect and manage the hive and it is wonderful to see ...

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Backyard beekeeping

Backyard beekeeping
Backyard beekeepers are preparing their hives for winter.

Honey Bees, Beekeepers' Enemy the Hive Beetle

Honey Bees, Beekeepers' Enemy the Hive Beetle
The hive beetle is a pest. The best defense is a strong hive. By strong hive, we mean a hive with a large number of bees.

Top bar hive langstroth super hybrid

Top bar hive langstroth super hybrid
How to put a super on a top bar hive for easy honey extraction.

Friday, 8 September 2017

Formic Acid Treatment for Varroa in a Top Bar Hive

Formic Acid Treatment for Varroa in a Top Bar Hive
Janet explains how she treats her top bar hive for varroa using formic acid.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Requeening my top bar hive with a Buckfast!

Requeening my top bar hive with a Buckfast!
Requeening my top bar hive with a Buckfast. This video was just me double checkijng htere was no queen.... it was a new package whose queen is no where to ...

Pulling Honey From A Top Bar Hive

Pulling Honey From A Top Bar Hive
Removing honey from a top bar hive.

Beekeeper Eamon Magee

Beekeeper Eamon Magee
Irish beekeeper Eamon Magee talks about the time he was most scared.

Full Top Bar Barrel Bee Hive Inspection (3 Weeks In) 1 of 2

Full Top Bar Barrel Bee Hive Inspection (3 Weeks In) 1 of 2
George and Martha walk through a full hive inspection of their two top bar barrel bee hives. This video covers setting up the smoker and the first hive (Lexington).

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Bee Topbar Superorganism

Bee Topbar Superorganism
Talon explains the ins and outs of topbar beekeeping. He explains the role of th workrs, the drones and maybe he will find th queen bee as well. Sign up for the ...

The First Steps in TB hives beekeeping. Part II

The First Steps in TB hives beekeeping. Part II
Top Bars Hives. The second step (of 2) in "The First Steps in TB hives beekeeping." Quality is compromised, especially audio, due to compression to fit YouTube ...

Top bar and Langstroth hives together as one

Top bar and Langstroth hives together as one
A better way for the backyard beekeeper with more options.

Learning Top Bar Hive Beekeeping - Fixing Comb 1/2

Learning Top Bar Hive Beekeeping - Fixing Comb 1/2
http://www.LearningBeekeeping.com Join us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/LearningBeekeepingcom/143318882355886 A 6 bar nuc is being ...

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

First Steps in TB hives beekeeping. Part I (of 2)

First Steps in TB hives beekeeping. Part I (of 2)
Wojtek's Hives Top Bars Hives. First Step, (of 2). Quality is compromised, especially audio, due to compression to fit YouTube limits of time and bits. This video ...

Top Bar Hive: Expanding the Brood Nest

Top Bar Hive: Expanding the Brood Nest
Green Sanctuary Community Apiary hive stewards work with Anaiis Salles, resident beekeeper, on a glorious Saturday morning at Awbury Arboretum in ...

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Learning Top Bar Hive Beekeeping - Comb managment 1/2

Learning Top Bar Hive Beekeeping - Comb managment 1/2
http://www.LearningBeekeeping.com Join us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/LearningBeekeepingcom/143318882355886 April and the hive is ...

Fun moving of wild bee tree to top bar hive part 1

Fun moving of wild bee tree to top bar hive part 1
Had a tree that fell from a storm that had a wild bee hive in it. Moved it from the tree to the top bar hive. Had a great time and learned a lot plus got stung in ...

Top Bar hive Harvest Idaho

Top Bar hive Harvest Idaho
top bar hive Idaho. Check out My video Top Bar with straight sides for a new and better design. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-iJJNfP50w To watch similar ...

Hammer® woodworking project "top bar hive"

Hammer® woodworking project "top bar hive"
What would Tyrol's unique nature be without its busy bees? In the latest HAMMER enthusiast video project, we build our hardworking bee colony a beautiful ...

Friday, 1 September 2017

Les Crowder - Top Bar Hives Talk - Part 3

Les Crowder - Top Bar Hives Talk - Part 3
Les Crowder - Top Bar Hives Talk - Part 3.

Trailer - HAMMER® woodworking project "top bar hive"

Trailer - HAMMER® woodworking project "top bar hive"
What would Tyrol's unique nature be without its busy bees? In the latest HAMMER enthusiast video project, we build our hardworking bee colony a beautiful ...

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Taking honey from a traditional beehive in Japan PART3

Taking honey from a traditional beehive in Japan PART3
We have published Kindle e-book written in English that is introduction of traditional beekeeping. It is not long,but is only $2.99. Please search "Traditional ...

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Colony Collapse Disorder: It's Pesticides, Stupid!

Colony Collapse Disorder: It's Pesticides, Stupid!
http://www.biobees.com CCD is caused by pesticides. Specifically, neonicotinoids in a synergistic combination that is yet to be fully understood. That is the ...

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Starting a top bar hive from 2 frames

Starting a top bar hive from 2 frames
This was my first time setting up a top bar hive, and I was making this up as I went along, based on what I've learned and read one the last two years of ...

Monday, 28 August 2017

Winterizing Top Bar Hives - Pampered Bees theOZer Style

Winterizing Top Bar Hives - Pampered Bees theOZer Style
Love Bees. Resonate. This early December 2014 vid shows how theOZer has prepped his top bar hives for the winter over using a terrarium electric heating pad ...

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Top bar hive

Top bar hive
Top bar hive with varroah mesh and viewing window in Ireland.

Friday, 25 August 2017

Top Bar Hive und Honigernte 2015

Top Bar Hive und Honigernte 2015
Wir werfen noch mal einen Blick in unsere Top Bar Hive. Nebenbei machen wir unsere Honigernte 2015.

Tips & Tricks of starting bees in top bar hives, revised 5/6/2014

Tips & Tricks of starting bees in top bar hives, revised 5/6/2014
http://www.goldstarhoneybees.com This video was annotated on 5/6/2014 with new information - most importantly: PLEASE DO NOT PAINT WAX ON YOUR ...

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

At the Hive Entrance

At the Hive Entrance
For me, time spent watching bees is always time well spent. You can tell a lot about the mood and status of a colony from their behaviour at the entrance, where ...

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

What Is A Commercial Hive?

What Is A Commercial Hive?
Which hive? East devon beekeeperscommercial hives might be saving crops, but they're killing wild commercial irish bee supplies. The beecentric hive is a ...

Monday, 21 August 2017

Benefit of standing barefoot in dirt~animals know

Benefit of standing barefoot in dirt~animals know
This video was uploaded from an Android phone.

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Harvesting honey with a Fume Board

Harvesting honey with a Fume Board
How to drive beesfrom the honey super using a Fume Board.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

permaculture beehive just bees

permaculture beehive just bees
Permaculture beehive JUST BEES FLYING IN AND OUT. The Rationale Conventional Beekeeping is: few expensive hives concentrated with reduced and ...

Friday, 11 August 2017

New bees move into Tanzanian Top Bar Hive !

New bees move into Tanzanian Top Bar Hive !
This video shows me moving the bees from a nuc hive into their permanent home. This is a Tanzanian style long hive. I have divided the hive into two ...

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Top Bar Hive beekeeping

Top Bar Hive beekeeping
A quick look into my top bar hive. First the bees at the entrance then into the hive to see the bees on the comb.

Saturday, 5 August 2017

My review and explanation of the Nicot queen rearing system https://youtu.be/ZO9u9T8li-Q

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Introducing Bees to a Top Bar Hive

Introducing Bees to a Top Bar Hive

Quick and easy feeder for top bar hives

Quick and easy feeder for top bar hives
There are many ways to feed bees in a top bar hive, and this is a particularly easy and convenient method that incorporates recycling of packaging. Free top bar ...

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

KTB hive full of honey but with incorrect top bar width, Nialeya, Guinea

KTB hive full of honey but with incorrect top bar width, Nialeya, Guinea
Here is a KTB hive in a great honey-producing area. It suffers from an extremely common problem here: incorrect top bar width, and lack of a good starter strip or ...

Langstroth vs. Topbar - Part 1, May 29, 2013

Langstroth vs. Topbar - Part 1, May 29, 2013
My initial observations and comparisons between Langstroth and Topbar beehives. All hives were started from Italian packages on April 21, 2013. All of the ...

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Why plywood for Top Bars is a bad idea

Why plywood for Top Bars is a bad idea
http://www.learningbeekeeping.com Plywood will delaminate which makes it a terrible material for TBH construction. Learn from my mistakes.

Friday, 28 July 2017

The Parts of a Top Bar Hive - Beekeeping in 60 Seconds

The Parts of a Top Bar Hive - Beekeeping in 60 Seconds
Nathan Beach shows the parts that make up a Top Bar Hive. Find Beekeeping in 60 Seconds: On Facebook: ...

BAREFOOT MAN

BAREFOOT MAN
A Des Moines man is walking to the beat of a different drummer and he's doing it in his bare feet. That's right...Channel Five Eyewitness News reporter, Jay ...

What about the update on the top bar hive?

What about the update on the top bar hive?
www.studiobeeproductions.com Well I finally got a little break to go check on the casket bee box, or my modified top bar hive. There is always a sense of ...

What about the update on the top bar hive? 000

What about the update on the top bar hive? 000
www.studiobeeproductions.com Well I finally got a little break to go check on the casket bee box, or my modified top bar hive. There is always a sense of ...

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Top bar hive review - Devon grown redwood

Top bar hive review - Devon grown redwood
A look at a beautifully made top bar hive made by Paul MacDonald. I moved a colony of bees into this hive using an unorthodox method that I had never tried ...

MakerFaire NC 2010: Jimmy Chalmers

MakerFaire NC 2010: Jimmy Chalmers
Interview with Jimmy Chalmers, enthusiastic beekeeper, at MakerFaire NC 2010.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

BEEKEEPING! My Top bar Hive.

BEEKEEPING! My Top bar Hive.
Watching the entrance to my Top bar hive, IN STUNNING HD! Lol, I talk for a few mins about my new hive, ill have a few inspection videos soon enough!

Bashkir Honey Ancient Wild-Hive Beekeeping

Bashkir Honey Ancient Wild-Hive Beekeeping
How Bashkirs collect best honey in the world and train beekeepers from other countries.

Extracting honey from a top bar hive

Extracting honey from a top bar hive
This video shows you how to extract honey from a top bar hive using a traditional honey extractor.

Beekeeping 01

Beekeeping 01
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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

HAMMER® woodworking project "top bar hive" trailer

HAMMER® woodworking project "top bar hive" trailer
What would Tyrol's unique nature be without its busy bees? In the latest HAMMER enthusiast video project, we build our hardworking bee colony a beautiful ...

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Top Bar Hive Beekeeping, Think Beek

Top Bar Hive Beekeeping, Think Beek
Think Beek Urban Beekeeping in the Philippines Natural Beekeeping.

Friday, 21 July 2017

Top-Bar Hive Beekeeping: Wisdom & Pleasure Combined

Top-Bar Hive Beekeeping: Wisdom & Pleasure Combined
Wyatt A. Mangum Topbar Hive book Top-Bar Hive Beekeeping: Wisdom & Pleasure Combined Its 411 pages experience with TBH and excellent photos.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Top-bar Hive with 1-month old Bee Swarm

Top-bar Hive with 1-month old Bee Swarm
First year beekeeper demonstrating the easy inspection of a top bar hive for anybody else interested in top bar hives or beekeeping in general.

My Kenya Top-Bar Hive 2017

My Kenya Top-Bar Hive 2017
A quick look at my Kenya Top-Bar Hive, May 1st, 2017.

Sunday, 16 July 2017

Colmena kenyan top bar hive

Colmena kenyan top bar hive
Conocida como colmena africana, keniata o colmena horizontal (ktbh) "kenyan top bar hive" Es muy común en varios países de Europa y norteamérica, ...

Monday, 10 July 2017

Beekeeping - My First Kenyan Top Bar Hive - Part Two

Beekeeping - My First Kenyan Top Bar Hive - Part Two
Beekeeping - My first Kenyan top bar hive - Part two. Today I got to combine two of my passions: off grid solar power and beekeeping. I've made some more ...

Sunday, 9 July 2017

top bar hive split and cross comb removal tutorial wmv

top bar hive split and cross comb removal tutorial wmv
In this video Jen Rasmussen of Paradise Nectar Apiaries demonstrates how to split a top bar hive and remove cross comb sections. For more information visit ...

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Top Bar Straight Sides Idaho

Top Bar Straight Sides Idaho
Top bar hive With square sides Bee Hive new design. Remove foundation from Langstroth hives . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCPBCdQNgNg.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Tyson Chandler: Phil Jackson 'Helped Me Out' By Shipping Me to Dallas | TMZ Sports

Tyson Chandler: Phil Jackson 'Helped Me Out' By Shipping Me to Dallas | TMZ Sports
Phoenix Suns star Tyson Chandler says he ain't gonna trash his old boss, Phil Jackson -- telling TMZ Sports the Zen Master "helped me out" by trading him from ...

Monday, 3 July 2017

Dave Goulson and Brigit Strawbridge


Dave Goulson is Professor of Biology at Sussex University, founder of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and has published over 200 scientific articles on the ecology of bees and other insects. His published books include Bumblebees; their behaviour, ecology and conservation (2010, Oxford University Press) and A Sting in the Tale (2013, Jonathan Cape), and A Buzz in the Meadow (2017, Vintage Books.

Brigit Strawbridge is a campaigner on behalf of bumblebees and other wild bees and is currently working on her first book. 

Our conversation includes ways in which beekeepers can help support other pollinators; the impact of pesticides, habitat loss and diseases on wild bees; the dangers of neonicotinoids, and the current state of bee research.

Recorded at Brimpts Farm on Dartmoor during the Moor Meadows conference on July 1st 2017.

 


Check out this episode!

Saturday, 1 July 2017

How to handle combs in a top bar hive

How to handle combs in a top bar hive
Handling comb without support from a frame can be tricky, but using this technique demonstrated by Phil Chandler you can check both sides of a comb quickly ...

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Emergency Queen Cell Found ~ Top Bar Hive Inspection One Month After Colony Installation

Emergency Queen Cell Found ~ Top Bar Hive Inspection One Month After Colony Installation
https://www.beepods.com/ This video is about Beepods Top Bar Hive Inspection One Month After Colony Installation.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

DO BEEKEEPING by Orren Fox

DO BEEKEEPING by Orren Fox
Honey. Drizzled over a slice of fresh bread… or eaten directly from the spoon… is one of life's great pleasures. And with beehives springing up on urban rooftops ...

Sunday, 25 June 2017

KTB hive full of honey but with incorrect top bar width, Nialeya, Guinea

KTB hive full of honey but with incorrect top bar width, Nialeya, Guinea
Here is a KTB hive in a great honey-producing area. It suffers from an extremely common problem here: incorrect top bar width, and lack of a good starter strip or ...

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017

The Gentle Beekeeper - The Queens Whim

The Gentle Beekeeper - The Queens Whim
May 2011 - Swarm Introduction, Absconding, and Recapture/Introduction.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Bellator NYC Media Call Fedor, Mitrione, Chandler, Primus, Davis, and Bader

Bellator NYC Media Call Fedor, Mitrione, Chandler, Primus, Davis, and Bader
Listen in on the Bellator NYC media conference call featuring Fedor Emelianenko, Matt Mitrione, Michael Chandler, Brent Primus, Phil Davis, and Ryan Bader.

First inspection of our new TopBar Bee Hive

First inspection of our new TopBar Bee Hive
The first inspection seven day after we installed the 3 lb package of bees and Queen. I also check the 2 quart feeders to see how they are doing.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

New Top Bar Hive - First Check

New Top Bar Hive - First Check
Last week we migrated the bees from a smaller hive into a larger hive. Let's see how things are going in there. Some cross comb is removed and it looks like ...

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

How to Inspect a Top Bar Hive in Summer

How to Inspect a Top Bar Hive in Summer
Last August I was inspecting a TBH. I found the brood nest to be healthy, the queen prolific, I show the egg pattern and then proceed to fix some comb issues.

Bees in danger: the BBKA is owned by BAYER

Bees in danger: the BBKA is owned by BAYER
http://www.britishbeekeeping.com The British Bee Keepers Association endorses pesticides manufactured by Bayer and Syngenta. That's right - the organization ...

Top Bar Hive at Welcombe, Devon

Top Bar Hive at Welcombe, Devon
http://www.biobees.com Those who say that top bar hives are unsuitable for our (UK) climate may like to watch this short video, which shows a top bar hive in ...

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Catching a Swarm of Honeybees

Catching a Swarm of Honeybees
http://www.biobees.com Catching a swarm of bees is not usually difficult if it is within reach. This medium-size swarm was conveniently placed and all I had to do ...

Top Bar Hive transfer

Top Bar Hive transfer
www.studiobeeproductions.com Well, I finally got around to using the TBH that I built in January, and wow, was it fine. Let me know your thoughts as this is all ...

Barrel Top Bar Hive Inspection 1-5-14 - Lakeland, Florida

Barrel Top Bar Hive Inspection 1-5-14 - Lakeland, Florida
I Took advantage a very mild day in January to inspect one of my barrel top bar hives.

Monday, 12 June 2017

Thursday, 8 June 2017

How to use the Morris Board to raise queens

How to use the Morris Board to raise queens
The Morris Board is device that can make the continuous raising of queen bees possible throughout the season. It is not difficult to make, although reasonable ...

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Burlington Stop with Phil Chandler - Day 2

Burlington Stop with Phil Chandler - Day 2
Burlington, Ontario Stop with Phil Chandler - Day 2 Freelance caricature artist, cartoonist and illustrator Phil Chandler. http://www.chandlerarts.ca Like, share, ...

Monday, 5 June 2017

Controlling Varroa mites in a top bar hive

Controlling Varroa mites in a top bar hive
This video provides suggestions on controlling Varroa mites in a top bar hive using cultural mechanical control methods.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Cathedral Hive New Hexagonal Top Bar Hive

Cathedral Hive New Hexagonal Top Bar Hive
The NEW Cathedral Hive! The next evolution in top bar hive design. The Cathedral Hive is designed by Corwin Bell and crafted by BackYardHive.com in ...

Top Bar Hive Mount/Stand

Top Bar Hive Mount/Stand
Here's a great way to mount our Top Bar Hives. The Mount bolts easily to a standard 4 x 4 set in the ground. This stand provides for a clear working area around ...

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Top bar hive - treatment free bees

Top bar hive - treatment free bees
This colony in a top bar hive is thriving despite having had no Varroa treatment for 2+ seasons. They have nearly filled the hive, so we are splitting them by ...

How to do a quick check on a top bar hive

How to do a quick check on a top bar hive
http://www.biobees.com Phil Chandler - The Barefoot Beekeeper - demonstrates how to do a quick inspection of a top bar hive using his two-follower system.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Inspection 14 Days After Top Bar Hive Package Install

Inspection 14 Days After Top Bar Hive Package Install
Scott Offord, Beepods --- Top Bar Hive Inspection 14 Days After Package Install https://www.beepods.com.

Sunday, 28 May 2017

New swarm gets moved into the top bar hive nuc

New swarm gets moved into the top bar hive nuc
www.studiobeeproductions.com I got really lucky on this one folks. I wanted to catch a fairly large swarm to put into my TBH nuc and then transfer it when it got ...

Vid1-Newbie Beekeeping Season1.mpg

Vid1-Newbie Beekeeping Season1.mpg
The first season of a newbie beekeeper. Langstoth and Top Bar hives and making your own equipment in preparation for recieving Nucs. Includes some ...

Friday, 26 May 2017

Top Bar Hive Cross Comb PainfulTreatment

Top Bar Hive Cross Comb PainfulTreatment
Hadn't had the right weather to address cross combing, shouldn't have waited on the weather. So many little fatalities. So many things done wrong. Ultimate goal ...

Correcting Crossed comb in a top bar hive...

Correcting Crossed comb in a top bar hive...
This video will show you one way to correct a "whacky wax" problem in your top bar hive - when the bees wander off the bar, and occasionally stick things ...

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

BackYardHive New DVD: Alternative Beekeeping Using the Top Bar Hive and The Bee Guardian Methods

BackYardHive New DVD: Alternative Beekeeping Using the Top Bar Hive and The Bee Guardian Methods
This is an excerpt from the full length (85 minute) DVD at http://www.backyardhive.com Alternative Beekeeping Using the Top Bar Hive and The Bee Guardian ...

Monday, 22 May 2017

Dr phil show with chandler and josh

Dr phil show with chandler and josh
Haha.

Adriatic: A top bar hive inspection

Adriatic: A top bar hive inspection
A middle spring inspection of a top bar hive that is on top of an O'Keefe's Wifi Hive Scale. This colony has been putting on around four pounds per day. Inspected ...

Friday, 19 May 2017

Top Bar Hive Design, No touch Beekeeping

Top Bar Hive Design, No touch Beekeeping
Modular Aquaponics Design and Equipment How the Top Bar Hive Design at MADE Farms works. For No touch Beekeeping. Permapicultura ThinkBeek MADE ...

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Inspecting A Top Bar Bee Hive, Will The Bees Swarm?

Inspecting A Top Bar Bee Hive, Will The Bees Swarm?
We are inspecting the bees in our top bar bee hive, as we know that they are about to swarm. They have been building queen cups in preparation so it is time to ...

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Top Bar Hive FEEDER

Top Bar Hive FEEDER
This is a feeder that will sit on top of the top bars allowing the bees to access and get gallons of sugar water from one end or pollen and/or dry sugar from the ...

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Transferring Bees to a Top Bar Hive

Transferring Bees to a Top Bar Hive
Shows Phil Chandler (The Barefoot Beekeeper) transferring bees from a laundry basket (a.k.a. top bar skep) into a horizontal top bar hive. Using a water spray ...

Splitting a top bar hive

Splitting a top bar hive
During the process of splitting one of my top bar hives, I was trying to find the queen to move her to the split. There were lots of drones and workers which makes ...

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Pallet Topbar Beehive

Pallet Topbar Beehive
I am starting a road down beekeeping and I needed some hives. In this video I will show you how I made a Topbar Hive out of pallets you can get for free just ...

Friday, 12 May 2017

True Love-Phil Wickham (with Matt Chandler CJ Mahaney) youtube trim - YouTube2.flv

True Love-Phil Wickham (with Matt Chandler CJ Mahaney) youtube trim - YouTube2.flv
Edited and trimmed video. I do not own this video, just simply trimmed it. It's owned by bball1989. Hope you enjoy! - God Bless.

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Barefoot Organics Bee Swarm 2012

Barefoot Organics Bee Swarm 2012
Since this video, the bees have decided to call this new hive their permanent home.

Saturday, 6 May 2017

Philip Marlowe TV Series "Murder Is A Grave Affair"

Philip Marlowe TV Series "Murder Is A Grave Affair"
Raymond Chandler's Phillip Marlowe became a half hour television series that aired on ABC for 26 episodes in 1959/60 "Murder Is A Grave Affair" was #23.

When Bees Go Bad: splitting and moving a colony in a top bar hive

When Bees Go Bad: splitting and moving a colony in a top bar hive
Sometimes, even good bees go bad. Their owners get fed up of being ambushed and chased down the garden, and the hive just has to go. Here's how we ...

bee keepers sea change (1).avi

bee keepers sea change (1).avi
bee keepers sea change.

Beekeeping with my Daughter.

Beekeeping with my Daughter.
Beekeeping with my Daughter. Well, this is my first crack at mentoring someone completely new to working bees. This is my eldest daughter's first experience ...

Friday, 5 May 2017

Eco-Floor idea for beehives - try it yourself!

Eco-Floor idea for beehives - try it yourself!
Phil Chandler explains the thinking behind his 'eco-floor' design and demonstrates how to create both an eco-floor and an eco-roof to make the beehive more ...

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Chandler's Impressions: Phil and Grant, Eastenders.

Chandler's Impressions: Phil and Grant, Eastenders.
Phil and Grant find themselves in deep trouble after they are paid a visit by one of East end's most notorious villains.

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Homestead Beekeeping: Installing Bees In a Homemade Top Bar Hive

Homestead Beekeeping: Installing Bees In a Homemade Top Bar Hive
We have decided to add bees to our new homestead, and here they are! I have found that they have come into my path sooner than I expected. I am taking my ...

How to Install a Package into a Top Bar Hive

How to Install a Package into a Top Bar Hive
How to Install a Package of Bees into a Top Bar Hive. Learn more at www.beethinking.com.

Extracting honey from a top bar hive

Extracting honey from a top bar hive
This video shows you how to extract honey from a top bar hive using a traditional honey extractor.

Monday, 1 May 2017

Installing a swarm into a top bar hive

Installing a swarm into a top bar hive
An easy way to get bees into a top bar hive. The swarm was caught several miles away and there is little danger of absconding. It is a smallish swarm and will ...

How I process honey from my top bar Hive

How I process honey from my top bar Hive
Ii show how I simply process my comb honey in my kitchen at home only requiring simple tools.http://www.greenurbanliving.co.nz/

Sunday, 30 April 2017

TEDxYouth@Chandler - Phil Root - Direct Instruction must DIE

TEDxYouth@Chandler - Phil Root - Direct Instruction must DIE

Helping bees defend their colony against wasps

Helping bees defend their colony against wasps
http://www.biobees.com A new beekeeper asked me to look at a hive that was being attacked by wasps to see what could be done to help the bees defend ...

Sam Comfort makes a package of bees from a top bar hive EXTENDED.mov

Sam Comfort makes a package of bees from a top bar hive EXTENDED.mov
Sam Comfort makes a package of bees from a top bar hive during the 2012 Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference. For more information please visit ...

How to Catch a Swarm of Bees: Part I - taking the swarm

How to Catch a Swarm of Bees: Part I - taking the swarm
Phil Chandler demonstrating how a swarm can be taken from a tree directly into a swarm basket. Top bars are added immediately and the bees left to build ...

Saturday, 29 April 2017

BDFrühjahrskontrolle Top Bar Hive und Warré mit Varroa Status 2. 4. 2016

BDFrühjahrskontrolle Top Bar Hive und Warré mit Varroa Status 2. 4. 2016
1. Frühjahrskontrolle 2016 der Top Bar Hive und der Warré-Beute mit Rückschau auf die Varroa-Entwicklung von 2015 auf 2016.

Bee transferr to Tanzanian Top Bar Hive

Bee transferr to Tanzanian Top Bar Hive
This is my transfer of Italian bees to my Tanzanian Top Bar Hive. This hive was designed and built by me to use either standard Langstroth deep frames or to be ...

How to Make a Simple Feeder for a Top Bar Hive

How to Make a Simple Feeder for a Top Bar Hive
A simple and versatile feeder for a top bar hive that anyone can make from scraps of wood. Free top bar hive plans here - http://biobees.com Warre hive plans ...

How to Convert From Frames to Top Bars: The 'Chop and Crop' Method

How to Convert From Frames to Top Bars: The 'Chop and Crop' Method
Showing the process by which bees can be moved from frames to a top bar hive. This procedure is only recommended for relatively un-developed nucs, having ...

Friday, 28 April 2017

Helping bees in a top bar hive defend themselves against wasps

Helping bees in a top bar hive defend themselves against wasps
I was asked to look at this hive, which was suffering from wasp attack. Here's what I found and what I did to help them defend themselves. See also the ...

How to handle combs in a top bar hive

How to handle combs in a top bar hive
Handling comb without support from a frame can be tricky, but using this technique demonstrated by Phil Chandler you can check both sides of a comb quickly ...

Woman beekeeping

Woman beekeeping

A Trip to Al Winter's Den with Phil Stanford, JD Chandler & JB Fisher (Episode 1)

A Trip to Al Winter's Den with Phil Stanford, JD Chandler & JB Fisher (Episode 1)
The big guns come out for an exclusive interview with the National Crime Syndicate, as we look into the dark history of Portland. The NCS's very own Casey ...

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Helping bees in a top bar hive defend themselves against wasps

Helping bees in a top bar hive defend themselves against wasps
I was asked to look at this hive, which was suffering from wasp attack. Here's what I found and what I did to help them defend themselves. See also the ...

How to Construct Kenya & Saltpond Topbar Bee Hives - Peace Corps Ghana

How to Construct Kenya & Saltpond Topbar Bee Hives - Peace Corps Ghana
Peace Corps Volunteers demonstrate the construction of Kenya & Saltpond Topbar Hives in Ghana, West Africa. . In addition you will learn how to build a ...

How to Build a Pagoda Hive

How to Build a Pagoda Hive
This is a very easy-build hive, made almost entirely from 4" x 1" (100mm x 25mm) timber. It can be used with frames or top bars and can be supered using ...

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Biodynamic Farming Weekend with Jeff Poppen Day 1 UNCUT

Biodynamic Farming Weekend with Jeff Poppen Day 1 UNCUT
Join Jeff Poppen, 'the Barefoot Farmer' for day one of this two day biodynamics intensive based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner. Amy Hamilton and Craig ...

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Top Bar Hive selber bauen | Anleitung | Bienenhaltung für Selbstversorger und Anfänger | Honig 2/2

Top Bar Hive selber bauen | Anleitung | Bienenhaltung für Selbstversorger und Anfänger | Honig 2/2
Imkerei und Honig selber machen fängt mit einem Top Bar Hive an. Ich bin zwar kein Imker und mache Honig, jedoch liefere ich eine Anleitung wie Ihr euch ein ...

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 1

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 1
http://www.biobees.com - home of the Barefoot Beekeeper The hive shown is a Modified Dadant, built for Brother Adam at Buckfast Abbey. You can use the ...

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Top Bar Hive selber bauen | Anleitung | Bienenhaltung für Selbstversorger und Anfänger | Honig 1/2

Top Bar Hive selber bauen | Anleitung | Bienenhaltung für Selbstversorger und Anfänger | Honig 1/2
Imkerei und Honig selber machen fängt mit einem Top Bar Hive an. Ich bin zwar kein Imker und mache Honig, jedoch liefere ich eine Anleitung wie Ihr euch ein ...

checking brood in a top bar hive

checking brood in a top bar hive
Phil Chandler demonstrates a quick brood check in a top bar hive, including comb manipulation and the use of a water spray instead of smoke. Free top bar hive ...

Monday, 3 April 2017

How to Make a Simple Feeder for a Top Bar Hive

How to Make a Simple Feeder for a Top Bar Hive
A simple and versatile feeder for a top bar hive that anyone can make from scraps of wood. Free top bar hive plans here - http://biobees.com Warre hive plans ...

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Introducing the Pagoda Bee Hive

Introducing the Pagoda Bee Hive
http://www.biobees.com This hive was designed to be exceptionally easy to build, using mostly 4"x1" rough timber. It can be used with half-Dadant frames or top ...

Early Season Supersedure in a Top Bar Hive: bees make themselves a new queen

Early Season Supersedure in a Top Bar Hive: bees make themselves a new queen
http://www.biobees.com When honeybees decide that their queen is not good enough, they make themselves a new one. This usually happens either early or ...

Early Season Supersedure in a Top Bar Hive: bees make themselves a new queen

Early Season Supersedure in a Top Bar Hive: bees make themselves a new queen
http://www.biobees.com When honeybees decide that their queen is not good enough, they make themselves a new one. This usually happens either early or ...

Monday, 20 March 2017

Pt 1 Swarm trap for under 5.00. Jerrys top bar hives

Pt 1 Swarm trap for under 5.00. Jerrys top bar hives
Build a swarm trap in under 15 min for under 5.00.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Quick and easy feeder for top bar hives

Quick and easy feeder for top bar hives
There are many ways to feed bees in a top bar hive, and this is a particularly easy and convenient method that incorporates recycling of packaging. Free top bar ...

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Beginner Lecture on Top Bar Hives by McCartney

Beginner Lecture on Top Bar Hives by McCartney
http://www.learningbeekeeping.com A presentation to the Williamson County Beekeeping club. I believe the slide deck was based on one of Michael Bush's ...

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Entrance modification for top bar hive

Entrance modification for top bar hive
http://www.biobees.com This is an experimental entrance modification for a top bar hive to reduce the exposure of bees to falling Varroa mites while enabling the ...

The Gentle Beekeeper - Top Bar Hive - Comb Building - Part 2

The Gentle Beekeeper - Top Bar Hive - Comb Building - Part 2
This is one week after catching this swarm. Notice the beautiful white comb, once they start filling it with brood, pollen, honey etc, it will become more yellow, and ...

Thursday, 9 March 2017

DIY! New and Improved Top Bar Hive! part 4 Cutting the Top Bars

DIY! New and Improved Top Bar Hive! part 4 Cutting the Top Bars
Here, we show you how to cut and assemble the top bars. Our design incorporates "bee space", which permits ventilation.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Crush_and_Strain_Honey_Harvest.wmv

Crush_and_Strain_Honey_Harvest.wmv
Video of the process of harvesting honey via the crush and strain method from the frame in the super to the finished jar - beekeeping basics - no extractor ...

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Feeding With Fondant

Feeding With Fondant
A qick and easy way to feed bees in winter using fondant. Phil Chandler, author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, demonstrates feeding bees in a top bar hive.

Barefoot Beekeeper Honey Harvest

Barefoot Beekeeper Honey Harvest
Pete and Mim demonstrate an alternative honey harvest using our top bar hive.

Top Bar Hive

Top Bar Hive
Here is my finished product. I used the plan from biobees.com by the barefoot beekeeper. I'm really happy with the result. I did changed on thing and moved my ...

Honeycow update 4/17/2013

Honeycow update 4/17/2013
Get to know more about Angie Bee~ http://www.barefootangiebee.com I am building HoneyCow beehives and so far this is how its going. We were going to add ...

Monday, 6 March 2017

Feeding With Fondant

Feeding With Fondant
A qick and easy way to feed bees in winter using fondant. Phil Chandler, author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, demonstrates feeding bees in a top bar hive.

Top Bar Hive Basics

Top Bar Hive Basics
These are the basics everyone should know when thinking about Top Bar Beekeeping. It covers the basic ideas developed by Wyatt A. Magnum PhD. Wyatt is ...

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Transferring Bees to a Top Bar Hive

Transferring Bees to a Top Bar Hive
Shows Phil Chandler (The Barefoot Beekeeper) transferring bees from a laundry basket (a.k.a. top bar skep) into a horizontal top bar hive. Using a water spray ...

Top bar hive review - some important features and benefits

Top bar hive review - some important features and benefits
There are many ways to design and set up a top bar hive and until you have used one for a while, it is not easy to see the advantages and disadvantages of ...

Top Bar Bee Hive Suprise

Top Bar Bee Hive Suprise
Major surprise when we got in this one. The plan was to move a late year swarm into a nuc with drawn comb and feed them to give a chance of survival.

Black bees in a top bar hive on the Isle of Man

Black bees in a top bar hive on the Isle of Man
During the BIBBA conference in September 2016 on the Isle of Man, local beekeeper Johnny Kipps showed me his top bar hives, believed to be the first on the ...

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Top Bar Hive Comb Manipulation Lesson

Top Bar Hive Comb Manipulation Lesson
http://www.LearningBeekeeping.com Enjoyed the vid? Tip LiteCoin to LbprQsQt15HqdcAiLn2Szrbhkahp6gsX68 Join us on facebook!

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 2

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 2
http://www.biobees.com - home of The Barefoot Beekeeper The hive shown is a Modified Dadant, built for Brother Adam at Buckfast Abbey. You can use the ...

Top Bar Hive Inspection

Top Bar Hive Inspection
http://www.honeybeesonline.com Keep a top bar hive for fun! Join us here at Long Lane Honey Bee Farms as EAS certified master beekeeper takes you through ...

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 1

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 1
http://www.biobees.com - home of the Barefoot Beekeeper The hive shown is a Modified Dadant, built for Brother Adam at Buckfast Abbey. You can use the ...

Friday, 3 March 2017

How to Build a Top Bar Beehive, Free Plans On Website

How to Build a Top Bar Beehive, Free Plans On Website
Here's a how to video on building a new top bar beehive using thermally treated poplar. Complete plans, cut lists and materials can be found on my website so ...

Tips for working with a Top Bar Hive by Becca's Bees

Tips for working with a Top Bar Hive by Becca's Bees
While inspecting Queen Victoria's Hive I share some tips for working smoothing and quietly with the bees. Covering techniques specifically for working with top ...

Eco-Floor idea for beehives - try it yourself!

Eco-Floor idea for beehives - try it yourself!
Phil Chandler explains the thinking behind his 'eco-floor' design and demonstrates how to create both an eco-floor and an eco-roof to make the beehive more ...

Top Bar Hive V.S. Langstroth Hive, Beekeeping

Top Bar Hive V.S. Langstroth Hive, Beekeeping
Think Beek Urban Beekeeping in the Tropics Top Bar Hive V.S. Langstroth Hive Inspection Help fund our farming experiments: For bitcoin: ...

Thursday, 2 March 2017

How to make an 'Eco Floor' for the Horizontal Top Bar Hive

How to make an 'Eco Floor' for the Horizontal Top Bar Hive
A simple modification to the floor of the horizontal (Kenyan-style) top bar hive improves insulation, reduces air exchange at floor level and creates an enclosed ...