Examination of a Bee Colony
Success of beekeeping also depends upon proper understanding of bee behaviour and manipulating the colonies accordingly. For manipulation of colonies in modern hives, as per needs of the bees, examination is frequently required.
Handling of bee colonies:
Aim of examination of bee colonies: A bee colony is examined to check its working and to determine its requirements at a particular time, since these vary during different parts of the annual cycle of a bee colony. When a bee colony is opened, make the following observations:
Requirements for examination of bee colonies:
Hive tool, bee veil, apiary record register, measuring scale or grid, smokerPrecautions:
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