Talks to beginners in beekeeping / by Pendrill C. Blacket

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Blacket, Pendrill C
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N 638.140994 B628
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West Maitland, N.S.W. : T. Dimmock, 1934
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TALKS TO BEGINNERS IN BEEKEEPING 1
TALKS TO BEGINNERS IN BEEKEEPING 5
PREFACE 7
CONTENTS 8
ILLUSTRATIONS. 9
Talks to Beginners in BEEKEEPING 11
ABOUT LOCALITY AND SITING FOR APIARIES. 13
ABOUT HOME MADE HIVES. 15
ABOUT THE CHARM OF GOOD BEESAND THE PROFIT. 18
ABOUT THE DIFFICULTY IN BAD WORK. 21
ABOUT “INVENTIVE-ITIS.” 22
ABOUT HIVE RECORDS—THE SIGN OF THE STONE ON THE LID. 24
about STOCKING UP. 26
ABOUT BEE STINGS. 29
ABOUT “BURNISHED” HONEY. 32
ABOUT HOW TO MISS THE CROP. 36
ABOUT DESIGN AND WORKING SPACE. “STEPPING ABOUT” THE APIARY OR HONEY HOUSE. 38
ABOUT WHY AND WHERE THE QUEEN LAYS. KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE EGGS. 41
ABOUT “NASTY” JOBS IN BEEKEEPING. 43
ABOUT SYSTEMS—“HYBRID”? OR ENTIRE? 45
ABOUT CULLING QUEENSWHEN IN DOUBT, CULL AGAIN. 48
ABOUT DRONES. 50
ABOUT ASKING QUESTIONS. 53
ABOUT HIVE STORES FOR THE BEES. 55
ABOUT THE “MOOD” FACTOR IN DIVIDING, UNITING AND INTRODUCING. 58
ABOUT SCATTERED APIARIES. 61
ABOUT DECIDING FACTORS IN “WHEN TO BUY A TRUCK FOR THE APIARY” 64
ABOUT TRIALS, AND TRICKS, IN QUEEN BREEDING. 67
ABOUT CONTROL OF BEE MOTH. 70
ABOUT QUEENS—STAMINA AND SHOCK. 73
ABOUT DEAD BEES IN FRONT. 76
ABOUT THE WINTERING OF BEES. 78
ABOUT QUALITY PRODUCTION. 81
ABOUT “THE TEAM THAT PULLS.” 84
ABOUT CATCHING SWARMS. 86
ABOUT PROCESSING HONEY. 90
ABOUT ESTABLISHING A SWARM. 93
ABOUT BUILDING AN ASSET. 96
ABOUT APIARY TOOLS AND GEAR. 99
ABOUT “SNUGGING UP” FOR WINTER. 103
ABOUT BLENDING HONEY. 107
ABOUT MOVING BEES—A LITTLE WAY. 110
ABOUT SLOW FEEDING—BEFORE WE MUST. 113
ABOUT COMB TROUBLE. 117
ABOUT CROP AVERAGE COMPARISON. 120
ABOUT BEESWAX. 122
ABOUT PITFALLS BY THE WAY. 125
ABOUT A DESIRE FOR KNOWLEDGE. 128
ABOUT QUEENS—AND UTILITY BEES. 130
ABOUT ROBBER BEES. 135
ABOUT ROBBER BEES. 137
ABOUT ADDING OR REMOVING SUPERS. 142
ABOUT CONDITIONS IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES AND THEIR EFFECT ON BEEKEEPING. 146
ABOUT EXPANSION OF APIARIES. 149
ABOUT COMING OUT OF WINTER. 151
ABOUT MASTERING THE METHOD. 154

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