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Wasps in your beehive – A Robbing Screen may help

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Wasps in your beehive – A Robbing Screen may help, we discuss using our Robbing Screen to deter Wasps and Honey Bees robbing your Bees.
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infested ! … with Varroa !!

New Drone with 4 Varroa

A Bee Colony is with a Varroa infestation threat discovered by Margaret in routine apiary inspection.
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Has it all just become too much?

Too Much?
A tale of woe and despair, an update on what is happening at kiwimana and what we are doing to fix this issue.
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….bzzz….what to do when you have grumpy bees….

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Angry Bees, some things to think about before re-queening. Margaret talks about some reasons why your bees may be grumpy. Continue reading

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How to make a Beehive Box

Full Sized Hive Box

How to make a Beehive Box – An article about how we make Macrocarpa hive boxes at kiwimana. Tips on how to assemble your Beehive boxes. Continue reading

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Paraffin Wax and It’s uses in Beekeeping

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Paraffin Wax and its uses for the beekeeper, it’s used by commercial beekeepers to disinfect hive parts that are infected by the American Foul Brood (AFB) virus. Continue reading

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Raymond Huber – Beekeeping Author – KM033

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In this podcast we chat with Raymond Huber an author who has recently published a book about Honey Bees for children called “Flight of the Honey Bee” Continue reading

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Bee Hive Stand – Introducing the kiwimana Hive Stand

Mock up of stand with Bee Hive

Hive Stand – What is a hive stand and do I really need one for my Bees Hives. We would say “Absolutely!!!” Continue reading

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2013 Spring is here – Part 4

Bee Closeup

In the fourth part of Margaret’s series about the start to the Bee Season at kiwimana HQ. Some great photos of bees and blooming flowers at this time of year. Continue reading

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What to Look For During a Hive Inspection

Beehives being inspected

What to Look For During a Hive Inspection? Here are the top things we look for when doing a hive inspection. Continue reading

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