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  • Beekeeping in top bar hives, Michael Bush

    Top entrances on bee hives, Michael Bush. Advantages of top entrances. ... Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Top Entrance Two Queen Hive Wax Dipping Hives Beekeeping Information Beekeeping Acronym Glossary Beekeeping Basics Beekeeping Fallacies Beekeeping Math Beekeeping Locality Beekeeping Systems Beekeeping Terminology

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  • Top entrances on bee hives, Michael Bush

    Beekeeping presentations by Michael Bush. Alternative Equipment, Bee Math/Queen Spotting, Beginning Beekeeping, Common Issues, Everything works if you let it, Foundationless Beekeeping, Four Simple Steps to Healthier Bees, History of Beekeeping, Horizontal and Top Bar Hives, Huber's Amazing Observations, Lazy Beekeeping, Lighter Equipment, Natural Cell Size, Nothing New, Observation Hives…

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  • Observation hives, Michael Bush

    Another variation of this is a top bar hives where it not only runs horizontally but has no frames for the combs. I have had, in use at one time, two 12 frame deeps hives, one 22 frame deep hive, one 33 frame deep hive, five 33 frame medium hives, one 22 frame Dadant deep hive, one 12 frame Dadant deep hive and a few others.

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  • Beekeeping presentations by Michael Bush

    2014-3-1 · I posted not long ago about Top Bar vs. Langstroth hives. I am still trying to decide between the two and am reading and learning. Just wondered if someone could compare the Tanzanian Top Bar that Michael Bush talks about (I like that it is compatible with mediums) and Les Crowders design?

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  • Horizontal hives, long hives, Michael Bush

    Michael has an excellent web site and book for anyone who wants to learn treatment free beekeeping. Jason Bruns Jason has lots of good info on swarm trapping, and …

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  • Michael Bush Tanzanian Top Bar vs. Les Crowder's

    Beekeeping, Making Splits, Michael Bush. Looking at various concepts of how to increase the number of colonies you have and how to do various kinds of splits for different outcomes. ... Nucleus Hives Observation Hives Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Top Entrance Two Queen Hive Wax Dipping Hives Beekeeping Information Beekeeping Acronym Glossary ...

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  • The Barefoot Beekeeper: Michael Bush, Top Bar Hives

    2017-2-25 · Phil Chandler writes about Balanced Beekeeping. Saturday, 25 February 2017 ... Michael Bush, Top Bar Hives. Michael Bush talks about Top Bar Hives to Shenandoah Valley Beekeepers Association members and guest. more info... Posted by Barefoot Beekeeper at 08:58. Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. No ...

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  • Native American Honey Bees?, Michael Bush

    Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Top Entrance Two Queen Hive Wax Dipping Hives Beekeeping Information ... and particularly from the oak. The populousness of these hives is much greater than those of the common bee. The nymphs of this bee, which are eatable, are white and round, like a pearl. The honey is of a grayish color, but of a fine flavor ...

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  • Michael Bush At The Treatment Free Beekeeping

    2012-8-7 · Michael is an advocate of lazy or simple beekeeping and keeps his bees treatment free on foundationless comb in 8 frame medium Langstroth hives. He is very active on many beekeeping forums online and has been keeping bees since the 1970’s.

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  • Advice for beginning beekeepers, Michael Bush

    Advice for beginning beekeepers, Michael Bush. There is a lot of contradictory advice for beginners out there. ... Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Top Entrance Two Queen Hive Wax Dipping Hives Beekeeping Information Beekeeping Acronym Glossary Beekeeping Basics Beekeeping Fallacies Beekeeping Math Beekeeping Locality Beekeeping Systems Beekeeping ...

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  • Michael Bush Tanzanian Top Bar vs. Les Crowder's

    2014-3-1 · I posted not long ago about Top Bar vs. Langstroth hives. I am still trying to decide between the two and am reading and learning. Just wondered if someone could compare the Tanzanian Top Bar that Michael Bush talks about (I like that it is compatible with mediums) and Les Crowders design?

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  • Two queen hive, Michael Bush - Lazy Beekeeping,

    Two Queen Hives I will preface this with the fact that I've done this and think it is usually easier to just run two one queen hives. The biggest problem for me is that you have a super hive with supers stacked up to the clouds and bees everywhere and to do anything with …

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  • podcast | HoneyLove

    2014-6-6 · Michael Bush is one of the leading proponents of treatment free beekeeping. He has been keeping bees since the mid 70’s, usually from two to seven hives up until the year 2000. Varroa forced more experimentation which required more hives and the …

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  • Top Bar Hives - Review Of The Pros & Cons Of Top

    2012-7-18 · Pros of Top Bar Hives. I’ll sum up the Pros of Top Bar Hives in three areas: Weight, Simplicity, and Access. Weight— When compared to lifting a full Langstroth Deep Body, Top Bars are feather weights. A Deep can hit close to 100 pounds while a normal Top Bar is probably going to max out around 15, maybe 20 pounds.

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  • LANGSTROTH VS. TOP BAR HIVE - Beekeeping Like A

    2015-11-12 · Whether you are new to beekeeping and trying to decide on a hive style or just curious about trying a new design, there are some definite advantages and drawbacks for both Langstroth and Top Bar Hives. One is declared more practical while the …

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  • Happy Hour at the Top Bar: Tips for Combining Hives

    2014-9-18 · I figured Michael Bush must know what he's talking about, so I heeded his advice and put down the paper. For anyone who is interested, here are the tips I picked up. Remove the queen from the weak hive then wait 20 minutes before combining hives. When combining, do something to mask the differing scents of the two hives.

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  • Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping – New Society

    'Here are your next steps to keeping bees in top bar hives. Thoughtful, experienced, articulate advice.' Michael Bush, BushFarms.com 'Good ideas are just good ideas unless you can get a significant number of people over a sizable geography to buy into them. Christy has done just that! Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping is a treasure. For the top bar ...

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  • Bee Camp, Michael Bush

    2021-5-15 · Bee Camp, Michael Bush, Beekeeping camp to learn natural beekeeping. Details on my bee camp. Come learn hands-on beekeeping. Beekeeping Bush Bees Home Books for sale ... Nucleus Hives Observation Hives Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Top Entrance Two Queen Hive Wax Dipping Hives Beekeeping Information Beekeeping Acronym Glossary Beekeeping Basics

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  • Native American Honey Bees?, Michael Bush

    Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Top Entrance Two Queen Hive Wax Dipping Hives Beekeeping Information ... and particularly from the oak. The populousness of these hives is much greater than those of the common bee. The nymphs of this bee, which are eatable, are white and round, like a pearl. The honey is of a grayish color, but of a fine flavor ...

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  • Two queen hive, Michael Bush - Lazy Beekeeping,

    Two Queen Hives I will preface this with the fact that I've done this and think it is usually easier to just run two one queen hives. The biggest problem for me is that you have a super hive with supers stacked up to the clouds and bees everywhere and to do anything with …

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  • Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Classes and Books

    The Thinking Beekeeper Educational Series is a complete and comprehensive educational package about the keeping of bees in top bar hives. The series consists of two books and an online class on Patreon. The books: 1) The Thinking Beekeeper - A Guide to Natural Beekeeping in Top Bar Hives

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  • podcast | HoneyLove

    2014-6-6 · Michael Bush is one of the leading proponents of treatment free beekeeping. He has been keeping bees since the mid 70’s, usually from two to seven hives up until the year 2000. Varroa forced more experimentation which required more hives and the …

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  • Beekeeping Links & Downloads – Ripple Farm

    Michael Bush is based in the U.S, but his approach to traditional beekeeping has a huge following around the world. This site is overflowing with a vast array of beekeeping information. Natural Beekeeping & Top Bar Hives ‎Les Crowder – Seasoned professional specializing in beekeeping with top bar hives and general management guidance. This ...

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  • TOP BAR HIVES - WARRE HIVES - LONG HIVES

    2016-5-3 · TOP BAR HIVES - WARRE HIVES - LONG HIVES. Welcome, Guest. Login or Register ... by Michael Bush: Do you have a LONG, HORIZONTAL, ANGLED-WALL top-bar hive? How big is it? ... BEEKEEPING LEARNING CENTER » TOP BAR HIVES - WARRE HIVES - LONG HIVES . Normal Topic Hot Topic (More than 10 replies) ...

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  • 5 Tips for the Lazy Beekeeper - Hobby Farms

    2014-7-25 · Beekeeper Michael Bush, author of The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally (X-Star Publishing Company, 2011), has a number of “lazy beekeeping” methods he uses at Bush Farms in Nehawka, Neb. His simplified beekeeping methods allow him to keep 200 hives for slightly more work than he was doing to keep just four.

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  • Horizontal TBH vs. Vertical Top Bar Hive (Warré)

    2012-6-12 · Digging around to lift a top bar set into a rebate is clumsy in comparison to prying up a top bar in a hTBH. Bees don't like clumsy. BUZZ!! Some Warré hives come with frame spacers built into the rebate, which I suppose could be helpful if you've dropped your pins in the garden. But I am very glad ours doesn't because these bees are super ...

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  • Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping – New Society

    'Here are your next steps to keeping bees in top bar hives. Thoughtful, experienced, articulate advice.' Michael Bush, BushFarms.com 'Good ideas are just good ideas unless you can get a significant number of people over a sizable geography to buy into them. Christy has done just that! Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping is a treasure. For the top bar ...

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  • Native American Honey Bees?, Michael Bush

    Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Top Entrance Two Queen Hive Wax Dipping Hives Beekeeping Information ... and particularly from the oak. The populousness of these hives is much greater than those of the common bee. The nymphs of this bee, which are eatable, are white and round, like a pearl. The honey is of a grayish color, but of a fine flavor ...

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  • Spotting Queens, Beekeeping, Michael Bush

    Spotting Queens, Beekeeping, Michael Bush. How to spot a queen in a hive. Things to focus on. Some pictures to practice on. Beekeeping ... Observation Hives Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Top Entrance Two Queen Hive Wax Dipping Hives Beekeeping Information Beekeeping Acronym Glossary Beekeeping Basics Beekeeping Fallacies

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  • podcast | HoneyLove

    2014-6-6 · Michael Bush is one of the leading proponents of treatment free beekeeping. He has been keeping bees since the mid 70’s, usually from two to seven hives up until the year 2000. Varroa forced more experimentation which required more hives and the …

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  • The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally by

    The Practical Beekeeper gets five stars for content, but three stars for format, so I settled on four. Let me complain first: * The book has no index. Even though it's over 600 pages long, lack of an index wouldn't be so much of a problem if the tome wasn't split up into three books, with the same information presented in different levels of intricacy in all three sections.

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  • Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Classes and Books

    The Thinking Beekeeper Educational Series is a complete and comprehensive educational package about the keeping of bees in top bar hives. The series consists of two books and an online class on Patreon. The books: 1) The Thinking Beekeeper - A Guide to Natural Beekeeping in Top Bar Hives

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  • Natural beekeeping

    2020-9-4 · The horizontal top-bar hive, as championed by Marty Hardison, Michael Bush, Philip Chandler, Dennis Murrell and others, can be seen as a modernization of hollow log hives, with the addition of wooden bars of specific width from which bees hang their combs.

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  • Timing - Lazy Beekeeping, Michael Bush

    One of the most important things in beekeeping is timing. If you can predict things you can be proactive in your beekeeping and you can set goals for important events during the season such as likely swarming, the main flow, etc.

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  • 5 Tips for the Lazy Beekeeper - Hobby Farms

    2014-7-25 · Beekeeper Michael Bush, author of The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally (X-Star Publishing Company, 2011), has a number of “lazy beekeeping” methods he uses at Bush Farms in Nehawka, Neb. His simplified beekeeping methods allow him to keep 200 hives for slightly more work than he was doing to keep just four.

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  • top bar hives vs. Langstroth hives | Beekeeping Forums

    2013-3-24 · Don't ask folks which types of hives or frames are 'better', since everyone has their own strong ideas about that. Better to simply ask what people like and why, or what their experience has been. And just so you know, most folks here know about Michael Bush's websites and articles.

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  • The Thinking Beekeeper - Natural Beekeeping in Top

    Michael Bush (of bushfarms.com) comments: 'Until very recently there has been a dearth of books specific to top bar beekeeping and to natural beekeeping. If you have an interest in either or both, this is a book you will enjoy. Christy has named it well. It is a thoughtful …

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  • Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping – New Society

    'Here are your next steps to keeping bees in top bar hives. Thoughtful, experienced, articulate advice.' Michael Bush, BushFarms.com 'Good ideas are just good ideas unless you can get a significant number of people over a sizable geography to buy into them. Christy has done just that! Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping is a treasure. For the top bar ...

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  • Top-Bar Hive Beekeeping: Wisdom & Pleasure

    It is well worth buying the book directly from the author. It is worth its considerable price (which is less if you buy it directly), as I've found no beekeeping book with near the depth of information, nor any specifically about top-bar hives (there are some out now, but they look like picture books to …

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  • Michael Bush At The Treatment Free Beekeeping

    2012-8-7 · Michael is an advocate of lazy or simple beekeeping and keeps his bees treatment free on foundationless comb in 8 frame medium Langstroth hives. He is very active on many beekeeping forums online and has been keeping bees since the 1970’s.

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  • Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Classes and Books

    The Thinking Beekeeper Educational Series is a complete and comprehensive educational package about the keeping of bees in top bar hives. The series consists of two books and an online class on Patreon. The books: 1) The Thinking Beekeeper - A Guide to Natural Beekeeping in Top Bar Hives

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  • Building a Top Bar Hive – The Grovestead

    2016-5-23 · Top Bar Hive Entrances. A note on entrances. I followed Bush’s advice and did not drill any holes in the sides of my TPH. Instead, I leave a 3/8-inch gap before placing my first bar. I actually nailed a 3/8″ spacer in front of the first bar so I don’t inadvertently close the entrance when removing the lid.

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  • Top Bar Beekeeping: It’s official, we’re “beekeepers”!

    2012-4-21 · Yesterday, April 19 2012 our bees arrived at the postoffice and we hived them that evening. We are official “beekeepers” after hiving in our Gold Star Top Bar hives! Hopefully, our bees like their new homes and stay put! We took a video of our experience, you can watch it below.

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  • - Beverly Bees

    Top Bar Hives With Les Crowder At the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference, Les Crowder gave a talk on top bar hives. Les has been keeping bees for over 30 years. He used to work in commercial beekeeping using Langstroth hives before switching to the top bars he uses now.

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  • Recommended Beekeeping Books in 2020 | Making

    2020-4-6 · These innovative hives are perfect for the at-home hobbyist who are looking for a natural low stress alternative to traditional beekeeping methods. A top-bar hive is the perfect addition for gardeners and permaculturists who are interested in maintaining healthy pollinator populations on their property.

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  • Happy Hour at the Top Bar: Top Bar Hive

    2014-4-23 · I have an 'Original Top Bar Hive' from backyardhive.com. The dimensions they give on their website are outside dimensions. Under the roof is a 3ft hive that fits (at best) 23 top bars. When the bees make fat honeycombs, you'll be able to fit 21 or 22 (which can be interesting when the brood nest stretches to bar 19).

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