Where are honey bees kept for rearing?

Aiden Olivier   |   Member since 2009  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

An apiary (also known as a bee yard) is a location where beehives of honey bees are kept. Apiaries come in many sizes and can be rural or urban depending on the honey production operation.

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Kieth Bowen   |   Member since 2015  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Correspondingly, what is the rearing of honey bees called?

The rearing of honeybees for commercial production of honey is called apiculture. Rearing of honeybees is called apiculture. It is also knows as beekeeping. Rearing of bees mainly deal with queen rearing and maintaining their colony.

are reared for honey? A beekeeper keeps bees in order to collect honey and other products of the hive (including beeswax, propolis, pollen and royal jelly) to pollinate crops. A location where bees are kept is called an apiary or bee yard.

Rosa Bryson   |   Member since 2006  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Likewise, people ask, what is the rearing of bees?

Rearing of bees is called as apiculture. It is called as beekeeping. It deals with the commercial production of honey by maintaining man-made honey bee colonies. Sericulture is also called as silk farming.

Liliana Webster   |   Member since 2008  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

What is called apiculture?

Answers and Solutions Answer: Apiculture is the management and study of honeybees, derived from the honeybee's Latin name Apis mellifera, meaning 'honey gatherer'. The cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey is called apiculture.

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What is hive bee?

Hive is used to describe an artificial, man-made structure to house a honey bee nest. The nest's internal structure is a densely packed group of hexagonal prismatic cells made of beeswax, called a honeycomb. The bees use the cells to store food (honey and pollen) and to house the brood (eggs, larvae, and pupae).

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What is apiculture PDF?

Apis is Latin for bee, and apiculture is the science and practice of bee keeping. Honey is just one of several different products that can be harvested: others are beeswax, pollen and propolis, royal jelly and venom, and the use of bees in apitherapy, which is medicine using bee products.

Camden Bell   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

Are bees killed in honey production?

After beekeepers steal all the honey from the hive, they keep the bees alive by feeding them sugary syrup and other subpar nutrients or just kill the entire hive—between 20, 000 and 80, 000 bees.

Rufus Dixon   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

What are the steps involved in establishing an apiary?

Ten Steps to StartJOIN A LOCAL BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION. For those wishing to start beekeeping there can be no better first step than to join a beekeeping association. TAKE A WORKSHOP. START SMALL (BUT NOT TOO SMALL) MAKE A PLAN. CONSIDER YOUR EQUIPMENT. REVIEW LOCAL BY-LAWS AND REGISTER YOUR HIVES. PROTECT YOURSELF. LOOK AND LEARN.

Emma Woodcock   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

Why is it called an apiary?

By definition an apiary is a location where beehives are kept; the word is also used to refer to any location where bees swarm and molt. The word apiarist refers to a beekeeper who focuses on just one species. The word apiarist first appeared in print in a 1940 book written by Walter de Gruyter.

Gina Bennett   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

Why are bees so important?

Why bees are important. Globally there are more honey bees than other types of bee and pollinating insects, so it is the world's most important pollinator of food crops. It is estimated that one third of the food that we consume each day relies on pollination mainly by bees, but also by other insects, birds and bats.

Logan Jeffery   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

What is farm animal husbandry?

Animal husbandry is the branch of agriculture concerned with animals that are raised for meat, fibre, milk, eggs, or other products. It includes day-to-day care, selective breeding and the raising of livestock. Modern animal husbandry relies on production systems adapted to the type of land available.

Bart Waterson   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

What is propolis made of?

Propolis or bee glue is a resinous mixture that honey bees produce by mixing saliva and beeswax with exudate gathered from tree buds, sap flows, or other botanical sources. It is used as a sealant for unwanted open spaces in the hive.

Lucas Graves   |   Member since 2013  |  ✔ Verified

How much is a queen bee?

As of 2017, the cost of a queen honeybee ranges from $25 to $32. Beekeepers can also utilize alternative methods of queen rearing.

Vanessa Redfern   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

Do honey bees sting?

When a honey bee stings a person, it cannot pull the barbed stinger back out. It leaves behind not only the stinger, but also part of its abdomen and digestive tract, plus muscles and nerves. This massive abdominal rupture kills the honey bee. Honey bees are the only bees to die after stinging.

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