A Weekend of Beekeeping Clubs In Auckland, the team at kiwimana head out to two Beekeeping clubs meetings.
Today was the day the Auckland Bee clubs celebrated its 65th anniversary. The committee has been very busy arranging all aspects of the day, including a honey show and guest speakers. The weather was pretty good, but the event was hosted in two rooms at the Unitec campus. This was a good idea because we […]
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?
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 […]
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 […]
I went to the Auckland Bee Club today, great day and the weather was very sunny. Got a little sunburnt must try to get a spot next time with some shade. The day had a lot of new Bee Keepers come along which was great to see. Managed to meet Rocky who is a new […]
Hi Everyone, sorry the gap between blog entries. Today I did a full inspection of Goldie and the hive is going well, it has five supers on top of two brood boxes. It also had a full size super on top from that last extraction that we did a couple of weeks ago. Margaret is […]