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 ...