Hi, I’m David Burns, today for lessons sixteen of our online beekeeping lessons and many thanks for joining me. We love the bee business. My wife, Sheri, handles a few of the administration details, produces parts for our hives and frames, and oversees our honey bottling process. Our children all work in various areas of the operation too. My father-in-law, Bill Henness is retired, and helps keeps our procedure goes smoothly too, by volunteering his time working the bees, building hives, building our bee-vac and selling honey.

I’ve got an occupied beekeeping week. Saturday I attended the Illinois State Beekeepers Association in Springfield, Illinois. A few days prior to that, Thursday on, I stopped at with Gene Killion. Anyone who has been in beekeeping for some time knows the name of Carl and Gene Killion. He retains the global world record for the most comb honey created from a single hive. In the glory days of his work, he previously over 1,000 hives with 8 supers on each hive!

The Killion family was recently featured in the American Bee Journal. The Killion have had remarkable success in beekeeping! While visiting with Gene, he showed me around his place where they prepared comb honey and prepared their supers for the next year. Not just that, but he gave me one of his own famous 8-framework comb honey supers that he and his father made and used. Lots of our customers request comb honey. After I speak to other beekeepers, they too inform me that more and more people are turning to pure, fresh honey including honeycomb.

We find it impossible to produce enough honey to maintain with the demand from our customers. Our comb honey sells out within a few weeks directly after we harvest it, and our honey offers out in the fall. So, we are thinking about how to produce more honey constantly. It really is a great joy to any beekeeper to put frames full of honey into the extractor watching the honey start flowing out. Have a look at the video below and you will hear our enthusiasm!

Honey bees produce honey and in a good is, they produce plenty of it, more than they shall need, so the beekeeper can remove the excess. This is why most of us keep bees–for the honey. Although, honestly, we love keeping bees just! Let me give out, a couple of things: First, how to manage a fresh hive to produce the most honey, and secondly, how to manage established hives to produce the most honey. Also, let me sometimes say that, after all the right management techniques are implemented even, bees are bugs and might disappoint you in doing something contrary to what they are needed by you to do. However, bee management works well generally.

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If you are you starting with a deal of bees, then you ought to be happy if the bees only produce enough honey for themselves. This is good and par for the course. However, Season I usually work my deals to produce honey for me personally my first, and most do. My success originates from placing my packaged hives on the drawn comb. For me attracted comb is the beekeeper’s third-best friend! The hive tool is first, and a bee-vac is second.

Obviously, a fresh package deal or not will have to build up their hive. This means they shall need to produce a large amount of new comb on the frames. They need ample amounts of comb for the queen to lay eggs and for the employees to store nectar and pollen.