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« on: November 16, 2012, 06:49:10 PM »

Hi all ,

Came across this in my wanderings, pretty cool

Bee keeping : dwarf honey bees

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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2012, 07:07:27 PM »

I could only pick out about 2 words that they were saying!  But the bees were very interesting.  You would have to have quite a few little boxes of bees to get much honey.
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2012, 07:28:10 PM »

You got 2 more words than I did.   And it would take more than a few of those hives to get much honey.   
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« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2012, 10:37:13 PM »

It doesn't seem like they were totally preoccupied with the possibility of killing some.  That kind of beekeeping sure looks like it would be hard on bees.  My bees produced that very same quantity of honey this year.  Thanks I really enjoyed watching.
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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2012, 08:12:03 AM »

Very interesting! Their nests look very similar to bumbles. That honey has to be quite expensive!


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« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2012, 08:36:19 PM »

I have been wondering, does smaller bees mean smaller stingers?

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« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2012, 09:51:11 PM »

The way they store their honey in pots reminds me of stingless bees. Too kewl.


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« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2012, 10:22:34 PM »

Maybe stingless bees Huh,35745.0.html

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