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  • Pros And Cons Of Using Taktic Bee Treatment For Varroa Mites
    Pros And Cons Of Using Taktic Bee Treatment For Varroa Mites
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    Varroa Mites are dangerous parasites that pose a big risk to the honey bee hives. This small creature has enough power to completely destroy a honey bee hive gradually. So, as a beekeeper, you need to ensure that your hive is Varroa mite free. There are several treatments available to eliminate this mite while Taktic bee treatment is one such highly effective way to get rid of the Varroa mites. This treatment is highly popular all across the globe and it’s been used by the beekeepers for...

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  • How Bees Build Comb?
    How Bees Build Comb?
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    We all know that honey bees produce honey. But, do we know that they also produce beeswax and build comb. Honeycomb has the most pleasing structure constructed by bees, the hexagonal cells. The orderly pattern of the comb is a symbol of structure, order, usefulness, and power. Hexagon is a useful shape; the six-sided shape fits together perfectly.  But why hexagon, why not triangle or square? This pattern has not happened by accident. Honey bees have built the home that serves them...

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  • Most Common Bee Species
    Most Common Bee Species
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    Bees belong to the flying insect group and are related to the ant and wasp family. They are significant to the environment because they help in pollination. There are about 25,000 species of bees. However, we have a list of the most common species that you would see in your surroundings. You ought to know about these bees in case you need to deal with them.

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  • How to Deal with Bees Nest?
    How to Deal with Bees Nest?
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    Honey bees are amazing builders found in nature, and the hexagonal structures found in the nests is worth being awed off. However, when you find these amazing bee nests unexpectedly in your property, then it might become a reason to worry about. So, in this article, we shall talk about how to deal with Bees’ nest. To handle such a situation, you first need to be aware of which kind of nest it is. You can deal with the nests depending on the type of bees live inside them. Here are the most...

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  • Best Honey Extractors in the Market
    Best Honey Extractors in the Market
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    A honey extractor is a very useful thing when it comes to honey extraction from the honeycomb. A great extractor will make your work easy and more efficient. There are several honey extractors available in the market, but it becomes very difficult when it comes to buying one. Here is a list of some of the best honey extractors which are best in their jobs and are tested by many professionals.

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  • How Do Your Bees Reproduce?
    How Do Your Bees Reproduce?
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    Honey bees are interesting creatures and yet are very less talked about. And so, knowing anything at all about them is very scarce. So, today, let us see about the most important and beautiful process of reproduction in honey bees. Here is a brief light on how do your bees reproduce.

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  • How to Store Bee Bread and Bee Pollen?
    How to Store Bee Bread and Bee Pollen?
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    Bee bread and bee pollen are mentioned a lot of times but has anyone mentioned that if not stored properly, these items will degrade and become unusable. So, how to store them? If your interest lies in the honey collection, then this might be your number one question. So, in this article, let us find out all about how to store bee bread and bee pollen.

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  • Foundationless Beekeeping- How To Convert To Natural Beekeeping
    Foundationless Beekeeping- How To Convert To Natural Beekeeping
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    Foundation less beekeeping is all about making bees to build straight combs. While starting beekeeping, many questions and choices surround us to confuse. Therefore adequate knowledge about every aspect of beekeeping is necessary. It is important that any culture should give more returns as compared to investment then only it can be called as a profitable business to rely on. A little bit of skills and strategies blended with awareness can produce excellent results unexpectedly.

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  • How To Use A Beehive Entrance Reducer?
    How To Use A Beehive Entrance Reducer?
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    The beehive entrance reducer is an important thing which can be used in a beehive for a variety of reasons. If you don’t know what a beehive entrance reducer is, why and how it is used in a beehive, then this article is for you. The most common reason behind using an entrance reducer is that if there are chances of outside bee attacking your beehive. It is also to maintain thermoregulation of the beehive. The beehive entrance reducer is installed at the entrance of the hive. This makes the...

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  • How To Get Rid Of Varroa Mites Naturally
    How To Get Rid Of Varroa Mites Naturally
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    What Are Varroa Mites?   Varroa mites are the parasites that suck their food from honey bees and cause a disease called varroosis. These mites perform their reproduction only in a honey bee colony. They feed on the fat bodies of bees and weaken them, thus destroying the honey bee colonies. They are the carriers of minimum 5 debilitating bee viruses such as RNA viruses and Deformed wing viruses. Infestation of Varroa mites ultimately causes the death of honey bees. These mites produce...

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  • How To Install Bees In A Top Bar Hive?
    How To Install Bees In A Top Bar Hive?
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    Top bar hives allow beekeepers to mimic a more natural environment for honey bees to build their colony. Unlike the Langstroth hives, these are designed with top bars on which the bees can draw out their combs. If you are planning to set up your first bee colony into a top bar hive then here’s how you can do it:

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  • How To Set Up A Swarm Trap For Honey bees?
    How To Set Up A Swarm Trap For Honey bees?
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    Swarming season is usually during spring when the bees have spent the winter in their colony and are ready to split to start afresh and gather enough honey before winter. But trapping a swarm can be a hit and miss. Everything from the equipment to the lure you use can make a difference. So here’s a step-by-step instruction on setting up a swarm trap for honey bees:

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