How to start beekeeping
Now, beekeeping is growing very fast in China, the bee products proportion is very large. it not only has a good social benefits, but also has a better economic efficiency. How to start beekeeping, the below gives some experiences from the beekeeper.
First, recognize apiculture
(A) Investment income: the beginning beekeepers need to go surround to know how much investment needed to start raising a swarm of bees, also how much revenue and how much bees one person can keep. You also need to culcalute the following years' income and cost, if the there are to many risk factors etc. You should talke attention on them.
(B) Apiculture dynamics: from the macro to understand the status of China's apiculture secret future, and understand the advantages and disadvantages of China apiculture, combined with its own conditions assiduously, strive to make due contributions to China apiculture.
Second, the bee farm selection
(A) Geographical location and environment: Italian bees around 600m above sea level is only suitable for farming, avoiding pollution, noise and more places. But also to create a bee flying on an empty stomach, stomachs fly under the acquisition environment, choose adequate light, quite place to avoid a fine northerly stocking beekeeping supplies.
(B) Nectar investigation: Share bees before, there is one major problem is the bee farm is surrounded by no more than two main nectar, and requires many years has assisted nectar, because only a good supporting nectar to ensure the normal bees fan support.
Three, ready bee, bee apprenticeship options
(A) Beekeeping equipment: suitable quantity beehives, nest boxes, following boxes, from small blade, tweezers, needle moving insects, queen cage etc should be ready before the purchase bee, when you need them, they are on hands. Maybe a beekeeping book is also very useful to you.
(B) Share Bee: first given its varieties, is raising syrup or sugar bee, and then according to the specific circumstances of their own family labor groups to determine the number of beekeeping tools need to purchase.
(C) Arts: Beekeeping key is technology, how to master the beekeeping techniques in the shortest time. I have summarized a shortcut is: In Which bee farm share, in Which band bee beefarm apprenticeship. Because many aspects of beekeeping techniques, not only to know the theory, but also to focus on practice.
Apprenticeship with a bee can not only carry out a large number of practical and intuitive, more in beekeeping technicians under the guidance of the good purchased bees fine support, try to make the beginning of raising or less take no detours.