We hope this will help those having difficulty extracting Manuka/Kanuka honey frames, a great tip from Clive.
Today we checked the hive for any frames that had mostly capped honey and glad to report that we found nine frames. So it was time to do our first extraction of the year. We didn’t get as much honey this season due to the splits and Queen raising experiments we did in spring. But[…]Read More
I have recently seen several adverts for Bee-venom facials, and I have to say, doesn’t extracting bee-venom upset and stress the Bees?
Yesterday we inspected the Goldie hive, just checked the supers. We were keen to see how the girls got on with capping some more frames of honey. (Double click on the images to enlarge) We managed to find only three frames that had over 80% capped honey on both sides, so we convinced the girls[…]Read More
I couldn’t make it to the extraction day at the Bee Club today, I had to arrange a memorial plaque for my Grandmother who died a couple of weeks back (RIP Nanna). But Rocky (our roving reporter and star of YouTube videos) kindly let us publish his photos of the day. Thanks Rocky for letting[…]Read More