Re: What Percent of Hives Are Feral vs Kept
"Breed the best to the best" Where in that quote does it say good?
Originally Posted by mike bispham
Bees are hardly the only animal that large numbers can be produced. A lot of words to simply say bees are large producers of offspring. Hardly unique to just bees. Nearly everything you quoted is outdated and ancient opinions based upon what had been proven effective in other animals. an example of exactly what I had described. Why wouldn't someone think that what worked with other animals would not work with Bees? But as the same practices did not over time produce the same results. The reasons why where looked for.
Where are the various breeds of bees that would have resulted from the use of these methods? Had they worked such breeds would exist. They produce breeds in every other animal they are used with. But not bees.
Last edited by Daniel Y; 07-31-2014 at 05:36 AM.
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