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  1. Everything Honey
    Hi there, I am a first-year beekeeper and doing a course on beekeeping and am stuck on a question. I have read so many posts all over the internet about how to make creamed honey, but I cannot find any information as to WHY a starter is required. I get that a starter is a batch of creamed honey...
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    I was invited to Laughlands, St. Ann, Jamaica to teach current beekeeping practices and queen rearing. Laughland is centered on the North coast. http://www.fallingrain.com/world/JM/09/Laughlands.html William Masterton met me at the Montego Bay airport for the drive to the farm. Wednesday, the...
  3. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    So I just tried my first round of grafting with a queen derived from Michael Palmer's stock. I got 7/8 takes in a very small but strong starter colony. I need about 8 mated queens for the year and have 4 mating nucs. Do I need to make a finisher colony for my tiny goal, or can I just keep the...
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