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  • Honeybee Starvation
    Honeybee Starvation
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    You might not be aware of it, but honey bees also face the starvation problem. Honey bee starvation is a problem which is encountered by many bees and beekeepers. There are various reasons why bees might be starving. It may occur due to poor weather, infection, exhausting food reserves and more. While residential beekeepers lose more colonies in the winter, commercial beekeepers don't face much loss due to season. As a beekeeper, you should know when you need to feed the bees. It can be...

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  • How To Start A Beekeeping Business?
    How To Start A Beekeeping Business?
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    Beekeeping usually begins as a hobby for most people who eventually get confident enough to extend their hobby into a business. For those who love their bees, this is the best way to spend your time with the colonies and also earn out of it. Since beekeeping is more than just collecting honey, a beekeeper has to have a significant amount of knowledge about the products made out of honey and honeycomb and the target audiences for these products to ensure that the business is a profitable...

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  • Hot To Calm Aggressive Bees?
    Hot To Calm Aggressive Bees?
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    Aggressive bees can become very hard to handle. If you are new to beekeeping, a sudden change of attitude in your bees may alarm you. But there are several underlying reasons that can make your bees aggressive. It is important that you understand what’s going wrong to reach the right solution. Let us first look at the main reasons why your bees are getting aggressive and we will discuss the solutions for each of these problems.

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  • Bee Sting Symptoms And Causes
    Bee Sting Symptoms And Causes
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    People who are allergic to bee stings often do not want to spend time outdoors on warm days. And those who have never been hurt by a bee sting, fear that they might get stung. For many people, bee stings give them short-term ache and irritation. Mostly, bee stings are simply annoying, and you can easily treat them at home. But before all of that, you need to understand things that would help you identify bee sting effects.

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  • How To Heal Bee Sting?
    How To Heal Bee Sting?
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    It’s not unheard of that somebody got stung by a bee. It can happen quickly. One minute, you are sitting peacefully in a garden and next you get stung by a bee. It can be painful and you can feel a lot of symptoms like hives, irritation, rashes, and more. To help you ease the pain and panic, it’s important you know how to deal with a bee sting. Given below are the steps:

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  • Types Of Bees
    Types Of Bees
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    When it comes to a bee, perhaps the first thing that crosses your mind is bee sting. However, there is a lot more to the bees than you might know. You are perhaps not entirely aware of the various aspects of the bees' world. They provide truly-appreciated support by helping with pollination of all kinds of flowers and plants. There are a variety of bees, including social and solitary bees. So let's have a look at what are social and solitary bees:

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  • Safety Tips For Beekeeping
    Safety Tips For Beekeeping
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    Beekeeping is not an easy task, especially when it involves annoyed bees. One of the most intimidating ideas for those into beekeeping business is the risk of getting stung. When you work as a beekeeper, you work in close proximity to bees on a regular basis. However, along with your own protection, you also have to think about other people living around your hives. Although bees are not exactly aggressive, they would sting you to defend themselves. Irrespective of whether beekeeping is...

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  • Do You Really Need A Foundation Comb?
    Do You Really Need A Foundation Comb?
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      Like any form of art, different people have their own preferences and approaches when it comes to beekeeping. With new products coming up every day, it has become technically easier for a new beekeeper to set up his own apiary to collect honey or just to pursue beekeeping as a hobby. However, experienced beekeepers prefer more natural and difficult ways to the entire process. Going with foundation or foundationless frames is one such important decision that you have to take when you are...

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  • Understanding Mason Jar Beekeeping
    Understanding Mason Jar Beekeeping
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    Mason jar beekeeping is the latest invention of beekeeping that is ideal for small places. You can install it at the rooftop, suburban backyard, or at similar places easily. This beekeeping process does not differ much from the ordinary hives. Here, some mason jars are fitted inside the ordinary hives. The bees will utilize the jars for making comb and honey. So, the jars will be filled with bee honey. Designing a Mason jar beekeeping is too simple. You need to have some woods, mason jars...

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  • How To Safely Transport And Relocate Your Hives
    How To Safely Transport And Relocate Your Hives
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    Transporting hives with Bees is definitely a daunting task that should be handled very carefully. Everything should be well planned to lessen the disruption to the bees. Pollination is a reason of transporting hives. But, there are many other reasons like moving your house, repositioning the bees in cold weather, etc. So, transporting hives with bees is required at some point. Here is a small guide to safely transport and relocate your hives. Follow the below steps and you can do the task...

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  • Common Mistakes Made by Beginner Beekeepers
    Common Mistakes Made by Beginner Beekeepers
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    Apiculture is exciting as much as it is a daunting job. You may have been inspired by several beekeepers, but when it comes to implementing it, there are some mistakes that a beginner ought to make. However, you can avoid these petty blunders by following some of these tips to ensure your beekeeping journey is somewhat lesser challenging:

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  • Plastic or Wood Frames for Your Beehives
    Plastic or Wood Frames for Your Beehives
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    Beekeepers have two options while choosing the material for the beehive frame – plastic and wood. Wood is a traditional and natural frame for the bees. Plastic, on the other hand, an innovation in beekeeping culture. So, here is a quick comparison of both these materials that will help you decide which one to pick for your bees.

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