When I have heated hives with electrict bees have advantage up tp +17C and then I can se that they have start to make extra ventilation.
In Canada recommendation they say too that make first enlargement under brood area. But I know that beekeepers do not change their mind. They go their path like old horses.
Cindy. I hope that you have so hot next summer so hot that you cannot step out during a week. Remember me then when we have +17C on summer days!
Finsky, so what you seem to be saying to me is that, under the +17C they may be quite comfortably warm. Above +17C, then they become so warm that they need that extra ventilation. Correct? Wrong?
You must clarify what you are saying with this sentence. "In Canada recommendation they say too that make first enlargement under brood area"
I don't understand, and it is important that I do understand. Please clarify.
Our summers where I live will NEVER get so hot that I cannot go outside. Unless global warming has some extremely hot effects. We are temperate. Not much over +25C-+27C, if it goes higher, we are then very hot. It has reached +30C now and then and I will tell you that all I do is sit under the beech tree by the pool with a beer, or some iced tea, depending on the mood. But we can generally still function quite nicely in our warm summers with regard to working outside.
Finsky, are you saying that your country in summertime never goes above say +17C? That is an OK temperature, but still rather on the coolish side. Do you like that temperature. I would imagine you have resided in Finland your entire life. Why not move to a warmer place, along with your bees. I am sure that your wife would not mind the warmer temperatures too. Awesome day, and best regards. Cindi