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A Manual for Trainers of Small Scale Beekeeping Development Workers

A Manual for Trainers of Small Scale Beekeeping Development Workers

This manual represents a component of a pilot training program in beekeeping, undertaken by CHP International, Inc. Under Peace Corps‘ Contract 282-1011; We believe that our involvement has produced a valuable and continue adaptable training tool- However, the manual must continue to be tested, evaluated and modified in order to reflect changing needs and circumstances. …

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It's hard to know exactly what happened with your split. When a queen hatches successfully, the queen cell has a perfectly round hole at the bottom of the cell. If you saw that, a virgin queen likely emerged from the cell. If the cells are cut on the sides, the queen likely did not emerge alive.

Split successful or not?

then checked the nuc today and all the new eggs and larvae are now capped worker brood… No new Queen cells… What could be going on as I couldn’t find the queen or any fresh eggs? Shall I wait a week and then check for a queen and put fresh eggs in if there isn’t any queen? Any Suggestions?

Forget Honey!

Everybody is talking about sampling some of their bees honey, and can hardly wait. Forget honey! Your job with your bees during the entire first year is to aid them to “build their house tight and strong, and protect them from being killed by mites or disease!” JL – I’ll add to this: Your job …

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