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Housel Positioning

Housel positioning is a method small cell beekeepers use to orient foundation based comb to approximate a natural broodnest. Hives oriented this way are suppose to: be healthier be happier swarm less stay centered suffer less stress produce more honey It is great if true. Unfortunately I haven’t found any evidence of Housel orientation in […]

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Un-regressed Bees

What happens when small cell, mite tolerant colonies are re-established or un-regressed on clean, large cell size comb? Except for mite tolerance, no difference existed in behavior, health or honey production between my large or small cell bees when both were on clean wax. But there was a significant difference between bees on clean wax […]

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