types of honey bee queens
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As stated perfectly by Dr. Hendriksma, “this research indicates honeybees strive to balance their nutrition if appropriate floral resources are available. Bee colonies can benefit by this type of resilience when food options are sparse…since alternative floral resources can help bees balance their nutritional needs, this should serve as an incentive for everyone to plant flowers, wherever and whenever they can.
How to Build Honey Bee Nucs. To start a new colony of honey bees, keep a spare queen or capture a swarm, use a smaller version of the traditional Langstroth-style beehive. Known as a nucleus hive, or nuc for short, the hive holds only five frames, providing a smaller space that allows a small colony to get established. It also makes the hive easier...