Where it is that TimberBee hives are different from other?
Each hive is TimberBee, at the same time, a product design Good thinking, and a piece of craftsmanship and, as such, unlike any other. It is a product designed to work and generate quality of life for bees and beekeepers.
Furthermore, TimberBee the hives are hives sexy, beautifuls, appealing! Hives that awaken in the desire to begin in beekeeping!
The TimberBee hive have an advantage over conventional hives?
- hives healthy: The Lusitanas Timberbee hives are constructed without the use of adhesives, varnish or paint (moment, the only glue that there is in the wings), making them into healthier housing for the bees and consumers of honey produced there. They are excellent for organic beekeeping. Biodynamic ou naturalist. And healthy bees, They are more productive bees!
- hives ergonomic: It is much easier to work with a beehive TimberBee! The wings are designed to allow a good grip, holding them firmly by frame distinct points, especially against the chest, allowing much easier handling, with much less discomfort for the beekeeper that has to carry. View more on here.
- Line interesting accessories. The TimberBee hives benefit from a line of very interesting accessories, contributing to increase the productivity of the swarm, such as the wooden roof it's at blanket box.
It's true that, because the wings, Timberbee the hives take up more space, hindering the transportation and storage?
False. Despite the wings, the Timberbee hives occupy the same space as conventional hives (com indentações) equipped with a metal roof.
The Timberbee hives are available in two lines: “T1” e “T2”, with fixed wings at different levels, so that, during transport vehicle or storage, may overlap, one over the other, taking up less space.
In transport or storage, the space required to accommodate Timberbee beehives is the same that would be required to accommodate hives hives equipped with conventional metal roof.
It is true that the roof of wood can help to increase honey production?
Truth. The wooden roof, together with the coat stuffed with sawdust box, It provides a better environment inside the hive – drier, airier – contributing to healthier and more productive swarms.
The advantages that these two combined innovations provide, from the standpoint of thermal efficiency and vitality Swarm, translate into stronger swarms, more active, and better production of honey and other products of the hive, e, quickly, They should compensate for the investment made in acquiring.
The TimberBee hive is less vulnerable to theft?
IT IS. For its distinctive forms, and are unusual, can, same, It is perceived as hives a less common type, TimberBee the hives will be less interesting for those who shy hives and want to go unnoticed.
If necessary, I dismount my TimberBee hives to more easily carry or store?
can. Because they are not glued, painted and varnished, They are joined by joints half-timber and wood screws, dispensing nails or staples, the owner of a hive can TimberBee, easily, desaparafusá-la, disassembles-e, when you again need, reassemble it.
It's true that, to opt for a Warre or Top Bar hive will have a lower honey production in relation to a hive of furniture frames and molded wax?
It is true that the honey produced in Warre or Top Bar hive is more valued?
Truth. The honey produced in this way, in beeswax frame, It is a top quality honey – a specialty! – value-added product, much appreciated and valued in certain markets. On the other hand, the beeswax honeycomb is the ideal to be marketed as “mel no favo”, since we are not reuse old wax, often of unknown provenance.
The beehive is intended WARRE, only, amateur beekeepers?
False. There are plenty of professional beekeepers, all over the world, who they chose to use the hive Warre, and we have, already, provided some.
Can I put handles on the top bar hive?
The hives require maintenance TimberBee?
Of course yes! Like any wood hive, the hive should TimberBee, periodically, and where appropriate, be subjected to a treatment with linseed oil boiling, which can be applied in the proper apiary, externally, with the swarm in the hive.
Maintaining a hive is easier TimberBee?
And how! Try treating a painted or varnished hive and see the work that gives! Back to paint not just, and very few people do, and so it is very common to see these hives in very poor condition, in apiaries.