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    The chinese bee

    Yes, we do not worry about mites, Apis cenara can clean mites by each others that is different from Apis mellifera.
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    The chinese bee

    Actually, the traditional beekeeping is a lazy method, we just observe swarms from the door of beehive, if the swarms is normal, the bees are ordered get in and out. also we will take some picture from the bottom, if they build queen cells, we will take care of them. We will add a box when...
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    The chinese bee

    Really, that is good news, but why there is nobody can raising Melifera with traditional methods in China, what's happening? maybe i should try again. Could you provide the type name of Melifera, as i know, there're so many type Meliferas in China, some for honey, some for queen substance? Thanks.
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    The chinese bee

    In China, we just keeping Apis cerana with traditional methods (no frame, no wax foundation), because the Apis mellifera seems could not working without wax foundation, if use traditional beekeeping for Apis mellifera, they will always make boys(drone); Actually, the beehive have some wooden...
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    The chinese bee

    Yes, i will use smoker to remove bees, the smoker working with the wormwood burning inside. Actually, i want to see what you use in beekeeping, like beehive(internal structure)、frame、Queen tranfer larvae.
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    The chinese bee

    hi Sam, you focus is different:D, below is my comment, the wristwatch are alien to China, so i think that should be the same style, also as i know that no chinese equivalent. By now, we usually use kilos, we have a unit (liang) before kilos, one liang about 50 grams.
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    The chinese bee

    Actually, just a few people like beekeeping in Shenzhen, we are the special guy:).
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    The chinese bee

    yes ;)
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    The chinese bee

    the eucalypt's flowers.
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    The chinese bee

    :) i guess you nephew living in Shenzhen, the same city with me, Shenzhen is north of HongKong.
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    The chinese bee

    yes, the same method, we don't need to takecare them like frame beekeeping when we using the tradition beekeeping, just need to cut comb honey every quarter, a lazy method.:)
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    The chinese bee

    more pictures
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    The chinese bee

    hi, i'm live in Shenzhen city (the south of china), very luck to found this forum from google. the chinese bee's technical name is Apis cerana cerana. In china, we have 2 different beekeeping method, one is modern(as you know, keeping with frame), the other is tradition, the tradition beekeeping...
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    The chinese bee

    hi, i'm chinabee, come from China, hope to share something about beekeeping with you.:)
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