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  1. Nadiring vs. Supering - Swarm Control??

    Hi. I'm a beekeeper in Haiti in my 3rd year.

    I was recently reading Michael Bush's explanation of why bees swarm, where he talked about how bees backfill the hive to the point that nurse bees...
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    Re: Homemade Frame Designs

    Ooo. I like that idea Tony. Not just for frames, but for everything else. I think I'm gonna do that this weekend. Thanks!
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    Re: Homemade Frame Designs

    Thanks Mr. C. These images really help me to put it all together. I've been "visualizing" similar jigs, but haven't had a chance to put it all together yet. This will give us a head start as we...
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    Re: Homemade Frame Designs

    Wow, great description. Thanks for the tips. As for the type of hives, many local beekeepers are only recently modernizing from the old Log Hive method. Langstroth is quickly becoming the preferred...
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    Homemade Frame Designs

    I'm working with a team of woodworkers in Haiti who are learning to make bee equipment for my apiary and eventually for mass production and sale. The frames have proven to be the most difficult, due...
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    Junior from HAITI

    Hi Everybody. I'm a beginner beekeeper working towards starting a large operation in Haiti. I'll need lots of advice, particularly from those who have wisdom on beekeeping in tropical climates (I...
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