takeing honey

Discussion in 'Beekeeping' started by mtman, May 8, 2006.

  1. mtman

    mtman Well-Known Member

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    im new to haveing bees is there a better time of day to take honey or a better kind or weather
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  2. busybee870

    busybee870 Well-Known Member

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    Im new to bees myself, but i would think the same time of day you would inspect, not cloudy, after daylight when most of the worker bees have gone hunting. If you do it too early or too late most of the bees will be returning to the hive, and they will protect that hive.
     

  3. mtman

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