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  • Things To Do When You Encounter Killer Bees
    Things To Do When You Encounter Killer Bees
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    Africanized honey bees are also Killer bees. They are a type of bee that persistently look after their hive. You might be wondering about the title, killer bee. It can be a bit misrepresentative title as the bee is, in fact, small in size. Also, its sting is less lethal as compared to other bee types. Nevertheless, killer bees can be dangerous if you provoke them and will sting you ruthlessly. Thus, if you are attacked by killer bees, here are a few steps you must take to protect yourself and...

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  • How to Select the Apiary Site?
    How to Select the Apiary Site?
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    Having an apiary in a good site can give you a great harvest of honey and keep your honey bees in perfect health. The bee colonies will probably attract a lot of diseases if they are moved around a lot. The idea is to give them a permanent location where they can collect pollen and nectar peacefully and have a healthy life cycle.

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  • How Do Wax Moths Affect Bees And How To Combat Them?
    How Do Wax Moths Affect Bees And How To Combat Them?
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    Wax moth is a damaging pest to the beehives colony and it can destroy the entire colony in a few days.  Normally, the bees in the strong hives kill any wax moth as soon as they enter. But, if the hive is weak, the wax moth poses a risk to the bees. The wax moth itself does not do any harm to the bees. It is their larvae that can lead to the destruction of the hive. It is explained here in more details about how they affect the bees and the hives.

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  • Is Melted Snow at the Roof of Hive Good?
    Is Melted Snow at the Roof of Hive Good?
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    Winters are harsh for the honey bees. The beehives need to be cared for else one could risk losing an entire colony of bees. Inspection of the beehives at regular intervals is necessary. During these times you may find the snow on the roof of the beehive to be melted. You might have definitely thought about what the melted snow could mean. A beekeeper must know what happens to a beehive in the winter. This article will help you understand all about the survival of bees in winter.

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  • How To Use Honey Extractor
    How To Use Honey Extractor
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    To extract of honey from honey combs without destroying the comb we require a device known as a honey extractor. It comprises a cylindrical drum holding a frame basket, and by spinning the basket, honey is extracted because of centrifugal force. This is one of the most adapted techniques because the comb and wax remain the same.  We have mentioned a mini-guide below through which you will learn to use a honey extractor.

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  • Tips To Choose Bee Suit
    Tips To Choose Bee Suit
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    A beekeeping suit is the first equipment that one will require as a beekeeper. The ideal protection clothing must be comfy to wear, should give you surpassing visibility and adequate protection to feel confident and secure around the bees. Here we will explore several kinds of beekeeping clothing, and you will be able to pick the ideal beekeeping suit.

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  • How To Combine Your 2 Beehives
    How To Combine Your 2 Beehives
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    There are times when it becomes vital to combine two beehives to convert it into a robust colony. For example, when a beehive is queen-less, it is too weak, or else two hives are weak. Combining two beehives is definitely a simple and easy task. But this should be done gradually. Dumping the hives from one to another will not work at all. It takes time and the whole thing will happen slowly and gradually. Merging two hives through a small piece of newspaper is very popular and this is...

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  • How to Make Nucleus Honey bee Colony?
    How to Make Nucleus Honey bee Colony?
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    After the winter comes spring, and the most difficult task for all the beekeepers to keep the beehives from swarming. The best way to prevent swarming is by making nucleus honey bee colony. And in this article, we shall learn how to make a nucleus honey bee colony.

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  • How To Prevent Bees From Leaving Your Hive
    How To Prevent Bees From Leaving Your Hive
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    There is nothing more disappointing than the honey bees leaving your hive. This can have a bad impact on your apiculture business. Honey bees may leave all at once (including queen, workers and drones) or they might split. This can happen due to a variety of reasons; this includes uncomfortable hives, strong winds, predators, bad chemical odors, etc.

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  • Mann Lake DC301 HopGuard Varroa Mite Treatment Review
    Mann Lake DC301 HopGuard Varroa Mite Treatment Review
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    The Varroa mites are destructive and troublesome. They need to be treated before they increase their population. These tiny red mites are horrible little parasites that weaken and destroy the beehives. It is best that you take care of them soon. Mann Lake DC301HopGuard strips are one of the many ways to address mite infestation. Here is a quick review about it.

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  • When You Should Treat Your Bees for Mites
    When You Should Treat Your Bees for Mites
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    Bees and Mites have a longer relationship than you can guess, and how to get rid of them is also a very popular question. There are a number of treatments available in the market that you can use on the Varroa mites, but the major question is when should you treat the beehives for maximum effect? In this article, we shall discuss when to treat your bees to get rid of mites.

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  • Where Do Varroa Mites Come From?
    Where Do Varroa Mites Come From?
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    Varroa mite is definitely a stress factor to the beekeepers as they can lead to the death of a bee colony over time. So, these mites should not be overlooked anyhow. They are very tiny in size, but their power is great enough to destroy a big honey bee colony. How the mites lead their life is by attaching to a bee. Their entire life cycle is completed on a bee in a honey beehive. In other words, Varroa mite can’t exist without a bee. But, the question is where do they come from? When they...

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