beekeeping with the Kenya Top Bar Hive 2–smoking the hive


See for more information on beekeeping development. Conrad Bérubé has worked in numerous developing countries to promote small scale beekeeping as an income generating activity. Here are some basic techniques for working with the Kenya Top Bar Hive (KTBH) an appropriate technology option useful for working with the African bee and/or in apicultural development projects.

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  1. yunk9
    4:06 am on March 2nd, 2010

    Both :)

  2. kastnmagic
    4:31 am on March 2nd, 2010

    When you use the smoker, do the bee’s begin eating honey and gorging themselves, making them quiet OR does it cover an alarm pheromone? I’ve heard both of these… Which is it?? (or is it both?)

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