Books tagged: swarming

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Beekeeping With Free Bees
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Beekeeping is an expensive hobby, but the enterprising bee keeper can expand their operation with free bees. Honey bees swarm every spring and to those who know where to look and how to rescue these swarms, "Free Bees" details the steps necessary to acquire these swarms of honeybees for a few minutes of you time and a little fuel to arrive at the swarm site. This manuscript details the how-to.
Keeping Honey Bees and Swarm Trapping
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Swarm Trapping” is the follow-up to the manuscript on chasing swarms. Swarm trapping is another aspect to free bees that entails catching that runaway swarm even when I’m not around and in places I can’t alway be. I began to think about creating some kind of a temporary location that would attract the scout bees so I wouldn’t necessarily have to be present to retrieve the swarm.
The Birth of a Queen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Weather
Bees can communicate the loss of a queen bee and when this happens, the bees create a new queen cell from a worker bee cell. With a diet of royal jelly it hatches into a queen bee. If there is more than one new queen hatching the queens fight until one of them kills the other. This ensures the survival of the hive.