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Beehive Lets You Harvest Honey Automatically Without Disturbing Bees…

With this brilliant invention by Stuart and Cedar Anderson, a father-and-son beekeeper team in Australia, honey bees around the world can breathe a collective sigh of relief. Their Flow Hive invention allows beekeepers to harvest honey from their hives without disturbing the bees inside. The clever invention works by providing the bees with a partially-completed […]

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The Hallucinogenic Honey Of Giant Himalayan Bees…

In the harsh wilderness of the Himalayan Mountains live the Himalayan Cliff Bees; the world’s largest honey bees.  They can grow up to three centimeters in length and produce a red colored honey unlike any other.  The people of China and Nepal tout the benefits of this honey that not only helps with diabetes, hypertension, and […]

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Composting With Chickens Using Smart Chicken House Design & Management…

This short video presents, in detail, the idea of deep bed composting directly under your chickens. Using smart chicken house design & management, the hens will turn the compost and produce amazing fertilizer and even better eggs. They have been using this system at Atitlan Organics for many years and always have happy healthy hens and ridiculously […]

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Top 10 Unique Ideas For Chicken Nesting Boxes…

If you keep chickens, then you’re going to need to provide nesting boxes so they can lay their eggs. Fortunately, chickens aren’t really that fussy so long as the nesting boxes you provide are comfy. There are many different types of nesting boxes that you can provide, and many are cheap and can be sourced […]

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Let Chickens Do Your Gardening – A Chicken Tractor On Steroids…

A chicken tractor (sometimes called an ark) is a movable chicken coop lacking a floor. Chicken tractors allow free ranging along with shelter, allowing chickens fresh forage such as grass, weeds and bugs, which widens their diet and lowers their feed needs. They echo a natural, symbiotic cycle of foraging through which the birds eat down […]

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