Recorded Live at Amateur Beekeepers Association of NSW 2019 Field Day. In this video, Bruce explains the best methods for comb honey production. Including comb honey production versus section honey production, preparing a frame of comb honey for cut comb honey, the different colours in comb honey caps, stainless steel cutters, packaging, storing, and using wax foundation for comb honey.
This video was made possible because of the generosity and willingness of the presenter, to share knowledge and expertise. And also with the assistance in the form of a subsidy from the Amateur Beekeepers Association of NSW. Thanks to all in the ABA and others involved in this project who supported it’s release. You can find out more about the ABA at https://beekeepers.asn.au
A special thanks to the illawarra beekeepers assoc. inc. for the use of their venue and facilities. You can find out more about illawarra beekeepers at https://illawarrabeekeepers.org.au
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00:00 introduction to comb honey production
00:39 other bi-products from Bees
01:32 observe what trees are in lower in your bee garden
02:36 comb honey production versus section honey production
02:58 preparing a frame of comb honey for cut comb honey
04:40 important note on bee pollen
05:12 cutting the around the edge of the comb honey
05:42 the different colours in comb honey caps
06:26 stainless steel cutters for comb honey production
07:01 how to easily cut the comb honey
07:18 packaging the comb honey
07:46 storing cut comb honey
08:20 storing comb honey frames
09:43 using wax foundation for comb honey
11:46 the reason for removing wire before cutting comb honey
This is another video in a number that we have produced for members of the illawarra beekeepers Association and all hobby beekeepers for the management of their colonies.