Products

Hooney Honey is a product made by bees from nectar harvested in flowers. Basically honey is made up of water, fructose, glucose, sucrose, maltose and other disaccharides, minerals, vitamins, enzymes, hormones, proteins, acids, amino acids and yeast. Honey is one of the few anti-bactericidal and easily digestible foods. In the hive is used as food…

Bee’s Body

Apis mellifera – has a very characteristic morphology and very distinct from the other solitary insects and bees and with marked differences between the three types: Queen, Obreiras and drones. Although part of the insect class has a specialized way of life, possessing particular mechanisms and structures. The domestic bee – Apis mellifera – is…

Handling

The beekeeper must – Look at the condition of the hives and their supports. – Make repairs when necessary. – Inspect the hives to verify the queen’s presence, production and storage of food (honey and pollen). – Posture of eggs, presence of enemies and diseases – Make the necessary arrangements so that this does not…

Species

Species Ants, termites, wasps, and bees are biologically similar to the suborder level. The differentiation between them starts at the superfamily level (for example, the ants are in the superfamily – formicoidea). The superfamily – Apidae includes the 20,000 species of bees, divided into nine families, among them the social bees belonging to the family…

Community

A beehive usually has a family of bees, which is usually called a swarm. The swarm has an average of 60,000 to 80,000 bees, reaching up to 120,000 bees. Honey bee hives have several combs, which are used as a baby’s cradle and to store honey and pollen. The combs formed by several cells, also…

Communication

Pheromones Communication between bees is, in most cases, carried out by pheromones. The bees that guard the colony or that are near the entrance of the beehive feel the smell of those who want to enter, if this is not characteristic the guards expel the intruder. When a virgin queen leaves on her nuptial flight,…