Welcome to BeeKeeping Success
Beekeeping can be a fascinating hobby but it can also be a profitable business. Beekeeping is a full time occupation for other people. There are thousands of hobby beekeepers worldwide and numerous large-scale commercial beekeepers. According to estimates, the annual production of honey worldwide exceeds a million metric tons.
Almost every person can be an apiarist. But some who have allergies to bee stings and pollen might want to consider pursuing other hobbies or enterprise. The truth is honey bees would normally sting only when they have to defend themselves. In fact, an individual may develop immunity from bee venom in time. So if all the precautions are met, you can start your beekeeping.
Honeybees are social insects that live in hives. A typical honey bee colony has thousands of bees working together in building nest, collecting food and rearing brood. The bees in a colony are divided in three groups and each has its own tasks to perform.
If you want to get started in Beekeeping, make sure that you have the basic components of the hive, protective gears, equipments in handling the honey, and a bee source. You can start your bee business by buying package bees, buying an already established bee colony or collecting swarms. But for starters, packages are recommended.
Beekeeping has a lot of benefits to offer. If you can overcome the fear of being stung by a bee, then beekeeping can be worth a try.