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"A year in the life of a beekeeper who keeps bees in skep hives "

The videos presented here are beekeepers in Europe. The method of skep beekeeping being used here is equal to one of the ways we used to keep bees in early America.

Around the mid 1800's the removable frame (comb) bee hive was invented. Eventually, as time has gone by, any form of bee hives that do not have removable frames, have been outlawed in America. The main reason for the law, is that the comb has to come out for the inspection of diseases and parasites and the treatment there of.