- Why Do We Keep Bees? [+]
- Types of Beekeepers
- What Do Beekeepers Do?
- Checking the Hives (Basic Tools)
- Harvesting Honey [+]
- Protecting the Hive [+]
- Record Keeping and Maintenance
- Gathering Information
Checking the Hives (Basic Tools)
The beekeeper checks the hives regularly to make sure that the bees have no health problems, the queen is laying enough eggs, there are enough supers for the size of the colonies, and so on.
He or she uses a special set of tools that makes working around bees easier and safer.