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Beekeeping For Dummies

Beekeeping For Dummies Author Howland Blackiston
ISBN-10 9781119311034
Release 2016-12-22
Pages 480
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Everything you need to 'bee' a successful backyard beekeeper If you've ever thought about becoming a backyard beekeeper—or have already tried a hand at it and want to be better one—then this is the book for you! In Beekeeping for Dummies, 4th Edition you'll find everything you need to know in order to start your own colony, including how to assemble and maintain beehives, handle every phase of honey production, purchase and use all the latest tools, and what to do beyond your first season. This hands-on guide provides all the tools, tips, tricks, and techniques needed to become a real backyard beekeeper. You'll learn to identify the queen from her workers and drones, properly open and close the hive, distinguish one type of honey from another, and preserve your colony if disaster should strike. Keep bees on a small urban rooftop or in a large country yard Assemble your own hive and sustain it for years to come Safely inspect and manage your colony Harvest and sell your own honey Becoming a backyard beekeeper isn't as hard as people think—and with this hands-on guide, you'll be able to create one honey of a colony that will have the neighbors buzzing.



Building Beehives For Dummies

Building Beehives For Dummies Author Howland Blackiston
ISBN-10 9781118312940
Release 2013-01-04
Pages 268
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Shows how to construct a beehive, including the typical components, necessary materials, and beekeeping accessories.



The First Aid Companion for Dogs Cats

The First Aid Companion for Dogs   Cats Author Amy D. Shojai
ISBN-10 9781579543655
Release 2001-03-07
Pages 439
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Provides a directory of first-aid and emergency procedures for cats and dogs, covering everything from identifying a problem and performing CPR to administering a pill and follow-up care.



Beginning Beekeeping

Beginning Beekeeping Author Tanya Phillips
ISBN-10 9781465458193
Release 2017-03-14
Pages 192
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Beginning Beekeeping is a simple, straightforward approach that gives you the basics to get started with beekeeping, while following a balanced, objective approach that weighs the pros and cons of conventional and organic methodologies. Featuring more than 120 beautiful color photos, this guide will help you will learn how to foster and maintain healthy, vibrant hive colonies, as well as to incorporate the various techniques and practices for keeping bees using conventional as well as more natural practices. In addition, you will learn how to troubleshoot and treat potential hive issues such as swarming, combating common pests, and alleviating other potentially destructive hive conditions. This helpful guide also explores how to create hives that are self-sustaining, with minimal intervention from the keeper. Additional content also covers how to maximize the benefits of a backyard hive for a more vibrant garden as well as rich, bountiful honey harvests.



The Backyard Beekeeper 4th Edition

The Backyard Beekeeper  4th Edition Author Kim Flottum
ISBN-10 9781631593321
Release 2018-01-02
Pages 240
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A handbook to beekeeping, featuring advice for: setting up and caring for your own colonies; the best location to place your new bee colonies; the most practical and nontoxic ways to care for your bees; swarm control; using top bar hives; harvesting the products of a beehive and collecting and using honey; bee problems and treatments; information for urban bees and beekeepers; using your smoker the right way; better pest management; providing consistent and abundant good food; and, keeping your hives healthy.



First Aid For Pets For Dummies Portable Edition

First Aid For Pets For Dummies    Portable Edition Author M. Christine Zink, DVM, PhD, DACVP
ISBN-10 9781118042908
Release 2010-12-15
Pages 96
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Act quickly and confidently in any pet emergency Be prepared! This must-have guide gives you everything you need to identify injuries, determine the proper steps to take, and when you need to contact your vet. Find out: What first-aid supplies you should always have on hand How to approach and examine an injured animal The best way to check vital signs and what to do next What to do when your pet is choking Where and how to apply pressure to stop bleeding Treatments for trauma, shock, and seizures Poison identification, removal, and treatment strategies Tips on the best ways to give medications How to soothe burns, treat wounds, and use splints on breaks and sprains



First Aid For Dogs For Dummies Mini Edition

First Aid For Dogs For Dummies    Mini Edition Author M. Christine Zink, DVM, PhD, DACVP
ISBN-10 9781118043080
Release 2010-12-08
Pages 64
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Be prepared to quickly understand how to help your beloved pet When time is short and your dog is depending on you, First Aid For Dogs For Dummies is the book to have close at hand. Find information about identifying injury, determining the proper steps to take, and knowing when to contact your vet. Open the book and find: The essentials for a complete first-aid kit Where and how to apply pressure to stop bleeding What to do when your pet is choking Guidance for emergencies such as heatstroke, dehydration, and frostbite Poison identification, removal, and treatment strategies



Honeybee Veterinary Medicine

Honeybee Veterinary Medicine Author A. L. Vidal-Naquet Nicolas
ISBN-10 1910455040
Release 2015-10-16
Pages 280
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Honeybees are an essential part of farming, as well as the wider ecosystem. Since the middle of the 1990s, bee populations around the world have suffered dramatic decline through diseases, intoxication, and unknown causes. Veterinarians have had little training in bee health, but, as the situation continues, qualified animal health professionals and, in particular, veterinarians are being required to become involved as new dangers threaten honeybee health everywhere: because of global apiculture, trade and exchanges of honeybees, Aethinatumida (the small hive beetle, which is a beekeeping pest), or the parasitic mite Tropilaelapsspp. This book provides an overview of bee biology, the bee in the wider environment, intoxication, bee diseases, bee parasites (with a large part dedicated to the mite Varroadestructor), pest enemies, and veterinary treatment and actions relating to honeybee health. The book also covers current topics, such as climate change, crop pollination, use of phyto sanitary products, antibiotic resistance, and colony collapse disorder. [Subject: Veterinary Science, Apiology, Biology, Agriculture]



Dogs All in One For Dummies

Dogs All in One For Dummies Author Consumer Dummies
ISBN-10 0470635940
Release 2010-03-04
Pages 696
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Dogs All in One For Dummies has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Dogs All in One For Dummies also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Dogs All in One For Dummies book for free.



Queen Bee

Queen Bee Author David Woodward
ISBN-10 1904846351
Release 2010-11-18
Pages 140
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Divided into three major chapters with many sub-sections, this book is a definitive guide to the biology and breeding of queen bees. Chapter one covers queen bee biology, chapter two looks at queen bee rearing, and chapter three covers queen bee breeding.



Homegrown Honey Bees

Homegrown Honey Bees Author Alethea Morrison
ISBN-10 9781603429948
Release 2013
Pages 159
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A beginner's guide offers practical instructions and personal observations on all aspects of beekeeping, including such topics as choosing equipment, managing healthy colonies, and harvesting honey.



Raising Goats For Dummies

Raising Goats For Dummies Author Cheryl K. Smith
ISBN-10 0470633808
Release 2010-01-28
Pages 360
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Raise goats and reap the rewards. Raising Goats For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of owning, caring for, and the day-to-day benefits of raising goats. Raising Goats For Dummies is your How-to guide for: Breaking down the complicated process of choosing and purchasing the right goat breed to meet your needs and getting facilities for your goat set up. Providing in-depth information on proper grooming, handling, feeding, and milking Covering the basics of goat health and nutrition Offering tips and advice for using your goat to produce milk, meat, fiber, and more Understand what makes these useful and delightful creatures so popular and gain the knowledge and skills to properly care for and utilize their many offerings.



The Beginner s Guide to Beekeeping

The Beginner s Guide to Beekeeping Author Daniel Johnson
ISBN-10 9781610587983
Release 2013-07-15
Pages 176
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Raising bees is becoming increasingly popular in backyards and on farms large and small—and it’s easy to see why. These resourceful insects produce organic honey and beeswax, all while constantly providing natural aid to the health of your yard and garden. And even better, bees are easy to keep, especially with the expert instruction of the The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping. Beginning with the basics, seasoned beekeepers Daniel and Samantha Johnson answer all of a prospective beekeeper’s questions on how to set up, care for, and harvest your very own bee colonies. With the help of this comprehensive DIY guide, raising bees can be an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime for gardeners, crafters, and cooks everywhere.



The Bee Book

The Bee Book Author DK
ISBN-10 9781465454522
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 224
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The Bee Book shows you step-by-step how to create a bee-friendly garden, get started in beekeeping, and harness the power of honey for well-being. Fully illustrated with full-color photographs throughout, this beautiful guide covers everything you need to know to start your own backyard hive, from setup to harvest. Practical beekeeping techniques are explained with clear step-by-step sequences, photos, and diagrams so you'll be prepared to establish your own colony, deal with diseases, collect a swarm, and much more. A comprehensive gardening chapter features planting plans to fill container and border gardens, bee "hotel" and habitat projects, and an at-a-glance flower gallery of bees' favorite plants. The Bee Book also shows you how to harvest honey, beeswax, and propolis from the hive and use these ingredients in 38 recipes for home remedies, beauty treatments, and candle-making. Discover the wonder of bees in nature, in your garden, and in the hive with The Bee Book.



Pet First Aid

Pet First Aid Author Bobbie Mammato
ISBN-10 157857000X
Release 1997
Pages 109
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Describes what to do when faced with a veterinary emergency, including allergic reactions, shock, choking, bleeding, burns, wounds, and poisoning



Birds For Dummies

Birds For Dummies Author Gina Spadafori
ISBN-10 9781118069141
Release 2011-05-23
Pages 364
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"Filled with the information every bird-owner...needs." Joel Murphy, DVM, ABVP, author of How to Care For Your Pet Bird Praise for Birds for Dummies(r) "Squawk about this! A lighthearted...informative book about the care and maintenance of our fine-feathered friends." - Gary A. Gallerstein, DVM, author of The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook "At last - a book that contains more than just pretty bird pictures. This was fun to read. It is clear, concise, factual, useful, and understandable." -Linda Biggi, owner, Bird Gardens Full-color guide to pet birds inside! "You will not be disappointed." Walter Rosskopf, Jr., DVM, Dipl. ABVP Certified in Avian Practice Get the word on birds! From finches and canaries to conures and macaws, this friendly guide describes the species that make the best pets, explains how to select the bird who's best for you, offers tips on bonding with your feathered friend, and provides expert advice on feeding and grooming. Discover how to: Choose the right bird for your budget and lifestyle Create a bird-friendly environment Minimize noise and mess Keep your bird groomed, fit, and healthy Bond with your bird Get smart! www.dummies.com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummies Daily(TM) e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answers



Beekeeping

Beekeeping Author Richard E. Bonney
ISBN-10 9781603421737
Release 2012-09-24
Pages 192
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Keep your own bees and enjoy delicious golden honey from your own backyard. With his respect and admiration for bees evident on every page, Richard E. Bonney describes how to acquire bees, manage a hive, prevent and treat diseases, and extract a crop of honey. Enthusiastic beekeepers of every stripe and experience level will benefit from Bonney’s astonishing knowledge of the craft — from beekeeping history and honeybee biology to the complex social structure of the hive.