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  • DIY Honeybee Feeder Bags & June Gap
    DIY Honeybee Feeder Bags & June Gap
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    June gap is a tough time for bee colonies because there is a shortage of food for the bees. It is a very strange phenomenon that occurs in United Kingdom and some other countries of the world. The term June gap refers to the shortage of nectar and pollen for the bees. This makes the survival of the colonies a lot more difficult.

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  • This is the main reasons why you need a hive scale.
    This is the main reasons why you need a hive scale.
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    How to know, how many kg of honey i have A very important tool that any beekeeper will ever use is a hive-scale. Hive scales let you monitor how much honey is present at the moment inside your hive. You can also take out other data such as their current and past weight according to your wish. People have survived without getting a hive scale in the past, but why say no to something which will only enhance your beekeeping. Here are the reasons why you need a hive scale. 

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  • Six fascinating ways honeybees communicate
    Six fascinating ways honeybees communicate
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    A strong colony of honeybees works together buzzing and whirring. During summer, a productive hive will have 50,000 or more members, only then a colony is considered fully mature. Every bee in the hive is assigned with a job. Every little yellow bud strives hard foraging and collecting nectar, feeding the young larvae, producing honey and ensure the colony is enriched with food for surviving a week or more. The key factor behind this successful and efficient work is healthy communication.

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