There are so many things that are included in the entire beekeeping and will help you get the right understanding. One thing that you will come across and learn of is the learning curve. Consider the time you want to harvest the honey. Honey extractions involve so many techniques that can help you achieve so many things that you couldn’t achieve previously. As you go through the honey harvest, there are several tips that you need to go through and learn. These tips are essential and they help you with the best time during planning.
Harvesting honey is not an easy process. It can take an entire day or even two days. Don’t be in a hurry, therefore. Take your time to have this done. Half an hour alone will be enough for the removal of the super. An hour also is essential for setting up the harvesting space and the extractor tools to use. The extractions and filtrations process will take quite some time. To finalize the process you will also need an hour for the entire process to be complete. This will help you get adequate bottling time.
Harvesting the honey in the kitchen is another excellent process. Do you have experience in this. There are so many people, that have adopted this method. It is therefore essential to remember that honey can get everywhere and gets very sticky. In any case, you need to ensure that there is no spillage that you have.
As we said earlier, honey harvesting can take up to an entire day. Use an enclosed space to harvest the honey. With time you will get some visitors if you are harvesting in an outdoor environment. Other bees can get the smell of the honey and will soon come there. This will make you have a hard time in the extraction process. Opening the windows to the room will, however, help keep good circulation especially in the summer period.
Another tip is that you need to let it flow. With warm hone you the flow is faster and better. Ensure to harvest the honey hen its warm. This way you warm the honey, and it’s able to flow more readily.
A plain water and a hand towel should also be in your vicinity. You will, therefore, avoid sticky honey through this way. This can be disturbing a lot. The best method for you to use is dipping your hands in the bowl and wipe them often this will keep you going.
Extraction and the bottling should be done on different days. It is better to choose a different day for bottling. Extract one day and bottle on another. It’s important to at least let the honey rain entirely from the filter bag through the entire night.