Starting with the month of May until the end of June, is the time for formation of the swarms. Even if the beekeeper ensures an amount of honey and bee pollen in the frames, the bees forming the new swarm need a supplement from outside the frames. This supplement is made to ensure the feed until the moment when the swarm has enough worker bees to collect the feed from outside of the hive. Besides the high quality sugar, this feed contains:
When the nighttime temperature stabilizes at more than 5 degrees C and the daytime temperature at more than 12 degrees C, the bees start to fly to collect the food needed to develope the brood. This is the moment when every beekeeper can influence the evolution of the colonies.
At the end of the Summer and Autumn, the bee colony is preparing for the Winter season.
Ultra Bee Patties are the best choice for stimulating the queen’s egg laying, the brood rearing, strenghtening the immune system of the bees and stimulating the hypopharyngeal glands.