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Flying of Mated Honey Bee Queens

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Flying of Mated Honey Bee Queens Conventional wisdom is that:- once mated, a queen will …

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20 simple questions about beekeeping

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Simple questions to establish the range of knowledge about honey bees and beekeeping that …

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An Explanation Of Haplo-Diploidy Reproduction

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   An Explanation Of Haplo-Diploidy Reproduction Much of this text is not mine, many of the …

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Anaphylatic Shock

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Epipen Details Anaphylactic Shock Reaction to Bee Stings Anaphylaxis has a number of possible causes, …

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Bee Flow with in Brood Nest

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself PH.   Bee Flow within a brood nest This may seem an unusual topic, but it relates to what the bees …

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Bees and Wasps

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Bees and Wasps Stylised picture of a Bumblebee ?? ?There are about 19,000 known species …

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Feed hole experiment

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Hole sizes for Bee Hive Crown Boards (inner covers) The reason for the trial (if …

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Guarding Behavior

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   The entrance of a hive is vulnerable to attack by other bees intent on robbing …

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History of British Standards in Beekeeping

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   History of British Standards in Beekeeping This text is not a history of beekeeping, but …

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HIve Cleaning Behaviour

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   House cleaning Behaviour in honey bee colonies This behaviour is often lumped together with undertaking …

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Morphometry

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Morphometry Called Morphology in some parts of the world However, morphometry is the precise study …

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National Beekeeping Diploma

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn http://www.national-diploma-bees.org.uk/   The highest qualification available, sadly beyond my capabilities.   PH

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Poly Hive Beecraft Article

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   Are Poly Hives newfangled? The answer to that question is it seems, yes, however there is more to the story than you might think. First of all let’s establish what we are talking about when we discuss polystyrene hives. If you are thinking about the flimsy packaging that came with …

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Preparing Show wax

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Wax for Show (No 3) An NHS Publication By F. Padmore This description of the …

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Propolising Behaviour in Honey Bees

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Propolising Behaviour in Honey Bees There are several reasons that cause bees to propolise. Covering …

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Safety Data Information

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Safety Data Links for Beekeeping Chemicals The various substances used in beekeeping, vary from wood …

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Slade Record Card

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Chris Slade’s Colony Assessment Record Card The Honey bee colony assessment record card developed by …

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The Aerodynamics of Bee Flight

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   This Aerodynamics page was originally put together fairly quickly and in a rather simplistic fashion, …

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The good book list

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Recommended Bee Keeping Books Most of what is recommended below follows the list recommended by …

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Web links…. most of the good sites for bees.

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn http://www.beekeeping.com/_menus_us/index.htm?home_info.htm&1   Roughly most of the good bee sites on the web….Enjoy!   PH

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Bees and Wasps

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   There are about 19,000 known species of bee, a similar number of species of wasps …

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Making Creams using beeswax

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Creams are widely marketed by the cosmetic and pharmaceutical trades, but there is still a …

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