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  1. The Practical Beekeeper
    It took me a long time to find The Australasian Bee Manual and the first one I found was from 1886. I was searching for it because I wanted to read about the Hopkins Method of queen rearing from Hopkins. Unfortunately the 1886 version did not have the Hopkins method in it. However he did have...
  2. For Sale
    When I tracked down this book, I was looking for "The Hopkins Method of Queen Rearing" in Hopkin's own words. When I found it and read it, I found so much more. Hopkins was a very practical beekeeper, and not just an academic beekeeper. The Australasian Bee Manual was probably the most...
  3. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    We had to give my son-in-laws bees some room so i took my 3 compartment queen castle up to his place we put a frame of open brood, capped brood, honey pollen in each of three compartments on May 1 2016 question: when should I put these in a 5 frame nuc?, they should be hatching on May 13th +-...
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