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KiwiMana
02-19-2015, 10:29 AM
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This week we bring you Doug Purdie, Doug is a urban beekeeper based in Sydney Australia. Doug is our first Australian guest. We discuss Doug’s recent book “Backyard Bees: A guide for the beginner beekeeper” and how he moved from a corporate job to a full time beekeeper.

You can listen to the show here:-
Urban Beekeeping in Australia – Doug Purdie (http://kiwimana.co.nz/get-started-urban-beekeeping-australia-doug-purdie-km065/)

Here's What You'll discover

Australia doesn’t Varroa Mites, but does have the small hive beetles
Why do Urban Bees do better than Rural bees
That destroying Queen cells won’t stop your bees swarming
Why the Honey production in Australia this year is going to be lower than last year.


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Gary

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