Bee Supers






Welcome to the Berks and Scuylkill Beekeepers Association

Flying BeeWe want to welcome anyone who wants to learn about bees. There has been for greater awareness of the plight of Honeybees and the need for the firm action, to be taken to prevent their decline. Berks and Schuylkill Beekeepers Association is working in our local area to have the same focus of the rest of the world and we are trying care for the health and sustainability of bee in our local area. The bee decline is of concern to everyone as it should be. The colony environment is vital for the survival of bees. There are many different factors that contribute to the health of the bees.
Berks and Schuylkill Beekeepers Association welcomes you and there is an incredible amount of information here, stay a while and learn what you can today. We welcome you back again and again. We will update the site as needed with new information and keep you up to date on any new research or documentation out there.

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Bee Anatomy






Glossary of Terms

Outer Cover

Outer cover is a wooden or polystyrene cover that fits on the top of the hive. After inspecting the hive you must gently replace the outer cover on the hive, care must be taken in order not to damage any bees.

Screened Bottom Board

Serenade Bottom Board; Ensuring the interior of the hive is both dry and well ventilated can reduce all of these problems and the easiest way to achieve this is to use screened bottom boards. Screened boards help counting Varroa Mites concentrations within the hive. Cuts down on excessive moisture.