All You Need to Know About Bee Cage & It’s Functions

Bee cage is the place where queen, worker and honey bees live. Queen bee lays eggs in this cage and the worker bees store honey in this cage.

Bees are one type of insects which can fly like ant and wasp. They are very popular to the farmer for farming because they produce honey and beeswax highly. They has a great importance in plant or crop pollination.

However, for keeping bee, bee cages is a must. It gives the bee safe shelter and place for gathering honey. Every worker bee collect honey and make wax inside the cage.

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You need to learn about bee cage if you want to start beekeeping or apiculture.

Apiculture is actually the maintenance of bee colonies, commonly in man-made hives, by humans.

Most of the bees that build hives are honey bees. A beekeeper keeps bees inside the cage in order to collect their honey and other products that the hive produce (including beeswax, propolis, flower pollen, bee pollen, and royal jelly).

The location where bees are kept is called an apiary or ‘bee yard’.

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