Cost & Benefits of Beekeeping in Pakistan
Production of Honey In Bee Keeping
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Economic Benefits Of Bee Farming
The major economic benefits of bee farming are:-
Crop pollination: The share of honeybees in crop pollination is 80 %. It also improves the quality of fruits, vegetables and yield of seed crops.
Honey Production: Honey production from occidental bees is up to 24 kg per colony per annum. The sidder honey fetches maximum price.
Bee hive value added products: Royal jelly, pollen and propolis are used as health food and beeswax in cosmetics.
Beekeepers in Pakistan maintaining a fairly large number of honeybee colonies and are capable of producing royal jelly, pollen propolis and bees wax.The production and value addition by-products would becomes the supplements income of beekeepers.