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Robin lives in Magog, Quebec about 120 km from Monteral. He has been keeping bees since the 1985 and he shares how he manages to keep his bees healthy thoughout the year. Which includes harsh winters of below -40C.
How does Robin combat Varroa mites and keep his bees healthy.
Hear about how Robin keeps Bears away from his hives with an ingeniously designed Bee Hive Handle.
Robin Favorite Beekeeping Book:- The Queen and I by Edward A. Weiss.
It’s an interesting chat with an interesting guy, I especially love the story about the bear and the policeman.
You can get hold of Robin on his facebook page, which is HERE
Robin is also on Twitter: @robinbeekeeper
Here are some photos of His Bear protection systems:-