What is needed for a successful beekeeping business 🐝

What is needed for a successful beekeeping business 🐝
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1.) Primarily, adequate land area free of human exploitation, such as logging, bush burning, and illegal occupation.

2.) a suitable habitat with enough flowering plants growing there for more preferably provenesses, such as Tetrapleura tetraptera, which flowers profusely in its season, Pentaclethra macrophylla, and many other indigenous species, I am talking about flowering plants that flower all year.In the absence of these native trees, the coconut plant can thrive since it flowers all year.As a result, all of these flowering plants in a well-protected ecosystem will provide a safe haven for bees to thrive. You must secure the property and verify that there are no pollutants in the region.

3.)since bees go to water, you can provide the necessary environment, in fact cultivating domestic animals on that area since the bee's activities would be influenced at the end of the day.Bees love waste, including animal waste such as urine and dung. Many people are unaware that bees enjoy eating rotting materials as well. If you have these and good water bodies, you can artificially create them, and the bees will flock there to drink and thrive.

4.) You will need proper boxes, such as the Langstroth imported bee hive, but you may also do this with native materials such as our earthen pot. You can also contact a carpenter to construct or fabricate boxes similar to the Langstroth imported commercially.

Once you have all of these in place, please ensure that chemical pollution, such as agro-chemicals, insecticides, and other discharges like gas flaring, bush burning, and other things that irritate and drive away bees, are avoided.

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Go to the profile of Thirza Loffeld
about 2 months ago

Thank you for sharing your insights @Eniang Inemesit Edem 

Do you have any insights regarding using products made by honeybees for medicinal purposes? As you know, our WildHub member @Loretta Andrade shared a post about an upcoming free conference on this topic recently. Have you been able to register successfully already? 

Go to the profile of Thirza Loffeld
about 2 months ago

Perhaps of interest to you is our Conservation Catalyst programme here. which can be a great experience for networking as well as learning more about wildlife conservation. Let us know if you have any questions. 

Go to the profile of Loretta Andrade
about 2 months ago

Hi @Thirza Loffeld 

Thank you for your reply and kind mention.

Hello @Eniang Inemesit Edem 

Please refer to this link https://apisretis.wixsite.com/website-3 and Click on the Registration Tab. For any assistance, kindly feel free to reach out to the President of the Conference Mrs. Nina Ilič on her email zavod.eneja@gmail.com and she will be happy to assist you.

Best regards,

Loretta Andrade, India

Go to the profile of Eniang Inemesit Edem
about 2 months ago

Yes,i have insight about the use of product's from honey bee for the production of medicinal substance's.

I have registered for the conference,i await to receive the zoom link.😊

Go to the profile of Chrissy
about 2 months ago

Great info. Thanks for sharing, Eniang!

Go to the profile of Eniang Inemesit Edem
about 2 months ago

Thank you 😊🙏, your welcome 

Go to the profile of Frank van der Most
about 1 month ago

There also is a booklet on beekeeping in the tropics, published by Agromisa. Dowload here : https://www.agromisa.org/wp-content/uploads/Agrodok-32-Beekeeping-in-the-tropics.pdf

It is also available in French and Portuguese. Go to the download page here : https://www.agromisa.org/free-download-our-publications/

and browse down to publication nr. 32.

Go to the profile of Eniang Inemesit Edem
about 1 month ago

Thank you for your information 🙏