|Oakland Beekeeper's Club .org
Home of the Oakland County Bee Team
Dennis, Donna and Bill Sirr
|Weekly field report from Dennis Holly
Successfully keeping bees and producing honey for 38 years
From five counties and 300 hives don't miss the honey flow
Wisconsin Honey Producers Association
American Apitherapy Society
Southeastern Michigan Beekeeping Association
|Holly's Apiaries.com & The Oakland Beekeepers' Club.org
|Skyscraperbeekeeping.com & Apiculture
|We Feed and Treat
We Do Not let Our Bees Needlessly
Suffer and Die!
|SAY NO TO BEE CRUELTY!
|April - 2016 is our 13 year Anniversary
12 Years ago we took Alex bzenko's last apiaries. Hives were all dead but 4.
We rebuilt using what I call skyscraper beekeeping (I.P.D.M.)
The yards are alive and producing honey 12 years later
Along with one of the last Dan Guthrie honey yards
Alex and Dan had nearly 1000 hives that wintered here and produced honey
12% loss for 12years and honey average up to 230lbs i
The Cure for CCD. No one Running Program in our Club
lost more than 20%. Most lost 0% in the Michigan Winter of 2014. 32 below!
5-3-16 So far Club loss is 1 out of 8
(C)copyright 2006-2016 all rights reserved hollysbees.com Dennis Holly
|E. L. Johnson Nature Center
Trails are open all year call for hours
|We Are Back With the Observation Hive Program and more!
At the Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center In Troy Michigan
Run by Troy Nature Society www.troynaturesociety.org
Please Help support them by Visiting Center.
6685 Coolidge Hwy. Troy Mi , 48098
Tue- Wed -Thur: 9am- 3pm
|Look real close !
Not without Bees.!
240 lb average
we pulled 3 times
count the boxes
|Pages from book
With Wooten's Golden and Bordelon' (M.H.) Queens
abhoneyfarm.com package bees KH Queens
|Coming soon, report on farm were we have been testing
Honey plants last four years what to plant and were!
Produced over 400 lbs in one hive, one Queen, 230 lbs average.
|Say Yes to Bee Husbandry
Say NO to Animal Cruelty!
|We are getting lot of calls from
people that think these are
honey bees they are not!
|Mites & crinkle wing virus
will crash your core- CCD
they will kill ALL your nurse bees
This is still the biggest problem
Formic acid kills them dead!
And is organic
yellow & white sweet clover !
Feeds your bees and pollinators
|We are picking up bees at
This will be the 7th year using package bees
from them with hybrid Queens
We are wintering 10 out of 10 at Club 2-2-1616
* First year student made 210 lbs. Surplus honey
out of 2 new hives 2015 !
|Do not forget about our friends
nosema C & A