How to Keep Bees without finding the Queen

How to Keep Bees without finding the Queen
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Paul Mann UK 71 pages Softback

Chapters include:

The Queen – an amazing creature; Actually finding the queen; queen excluders and includers; swarming; artificial swarming by the Pagden method; Actually making a ‘shook swarm’; the shook swarm and disease; extended possibilities; colony production and queen replacement; queen rearing; keeping bees inside; mini nucs to make, the future.

Most beekeepers have trouble finding the queen in a colony of honeybees, at best it is time consuming. This book approaches beekeeping without even looking for the queen.

The author has a wealth of knowledge, developed through years of thoughtful observation and practical experience working with bees.