Bushwood Bees Blog

Swarm Management - Understanding the Process - Artificial Swarm (2 of 3)
In this article we will look at one of the most used method of managing swarming, namely the Artificial swarm. We will pay attention to not only how to perform the procedure but also why it works!!

Khalil Attan

09.03.2020

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Beekeeping

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Swarm Management - Understanding the Process (1 of 3)
Swarm Management - Understanding the process

Khalil Attan

25.02.2020

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Honey

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Bee Timings - What and Why? Part 2 of 2
In the last article we learned about honey bee development timelines. We we will now look at why this information is required. If you have not read part 1 do read this first and then come back to this one.

Khalil Attan

11.02.2020

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Beekeeping

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Bee Timings - What and Why? Part 1
This article introduces honey bee timings in terms of eggs, larvae and pupation. You may be wondering why you need to know this and what can be gained by this. You will be surprised to know an awful lot.

Khalil Attan

02.02.2020

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Beekeeping

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