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  • Urban Beekeeping And Benefits
    Urban Beekeeping And Benefits
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    These days, many cities are looking for sustainable economic progress and they might want to invest in urban beekeeping to attain that goal. In contrast to what you might believe, urban bees have better chances of survival while producing more honey and live a healthier life than rural bees. So it is often recommended to invest in urban beekeeping. Nurturing beehives in an urban setting will not only improve cities economically but also have an encouraging impact on bee health and,...

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  • Tips on Swarm Prevention
    Tips on Swarm Prevention
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    Watching swarming honey bees can definitely alarm some people. Nevertheless, most of the time, it is a natural process. It is a familiar sight during the spring and early summer. Honey bees intuitively manage the development of their colony and existence by swarming. Even though honeybees can swarm from their hive whenever they want, they lean towards swarming most during springtime. From time to time, honeybees swarm when they think it's time to create another colony. Nevertheless, there are...

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  • Beekeeping Tools and Equipment
    Beekeeping Tools and Equipment
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    Beekeeping is definitely a profitable business and it doesn’t require a very large investment. But you still need a set of essential tools and equipment in order to become a successful beekeeper and run a business that earns you money. So here are essential equipment which every beekeeper should have.

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  • What is Beekeeping and how to plan for it?
    What is Beekeeping and how to plan for it?
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    Beekeeping, also known as apiculture, is the practice of keeping and maintaining colonies of bees. The person keeping and maintaining bees is called a beekeeper. Honey bees are kept in beehives, also called as an apiary. It is a highly valuable business in today’s market because everything from honey to beewax and even the bees is sold at high prices. Bee wax is used in a variety of purposes, from making cosmetics to candles, massage wax, etc. all have a great value.

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  • What is Apitherapy?
    What is Apitherapy?
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    Apitherapy is a kind of healing therapy where people are treated directly from the products that are made of honey. It has been found very useful in treating various diseases and tone down their symptoms. It can also remove chronic injuries and acute pain. It has been used for a thousand years before the introduction of western medicine.

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  • Honey Bees Life in the Hive
    Honey Bees Life in the Hive
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    A honey bee colony could be said as a single organism. Bees are some of the most fascinating creatures and they work in collaboration with each other in a perfectly organized way. The life of a bee is just for its colony. Learning about the life of a bee is very important if you are planning to do beekeeping.

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  • Different Types Of Honey And Their Health Benefits
    Different Types Of Honey And Their Health Benefits
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    One of the most interesting things that you might know about honey is that there can be limitless types of honey. The variables that affect the change of honey’s type are just a lot, such as plants, trees, air temperature, etc. A slight change in any or all of the factors will result in a different kind of honey.

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  • BeeKeepers Calendar
    BeeKeepers Calendar
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    A beekeepers calendar is divided into a total of 12 months. For a beekeeper, he/she can’t go easy on any month. Beehives need continuous care and protection all around the year. Here is how beekeepers plan their months:

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  • Types Of Bee Nests
    Types Of Bee Nests
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    A bee nest is also called as beehive by some people. But, there is a slight difference in both of them. Hive is a man-made structure to keep honeybee nest wherein the bee nest is naturally made by bees and are hanging and exposed. Western honeybees and Eastern honeybees are the main species for honey production and are mainly kept by beekeepers for honey production. 

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  • Top 5 Reasons Behind Choosing Beekeeping As A Profession
    Top 5 Reasons Behind Choosing Beekeeping As A Profession
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    Beekeeping is an interesting profession and can be done successfully when you are fascinated in doing it. It involves maintaining bee colonies that are inside man-made hives. The place where bees are kept is called bee yard or apiary. The main purpose of the beekeepers is to collect honey, beeswax, propolis, flower pollen, bee pollen, and royal jelly. They also do it to pollinate crops and for the production of more bees to sale it to other beekeepers. 

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  • How Bees Make Beeswax And What Are The Uses Of It
    How Bees Make Beeswax And What Are The Uses Of It
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    Beeswax is produced by bees in their abdomen with the help of a special wax producing gland. This gland converts the sugar of honey into wax and stores it inside the abdomen. The size of the abdomen depends on the age of the worker bees. Initially, the wax is colorless and becomes yellow or brown when mixed with pollen, pollen oils, and propolis. The wax is formed into scales and is used to form cells to store honey and to protect larval inside the beehive. Beeswax is used to structure the...

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  • Top Best Bee Boxes
    Top Best Bee Boxes
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    Honey bees need a good residence to flourish and they never bear any offensive conduct. If you are new to the practice of beekeeping and have doubts, then you must go through this article to know how to make a residence for your bees. The initial step is to spend in a good beehive box and luckily many options are available in the market. But the question is what to consider and what not.   ·         Select a hive that obstructs drone production and increases the production of honey and...

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