Raising Health Honey Bees is a practical guide to constructing equipment, raising honey bees and producing valuable crops of honey and beeswax. This book describes the tools and techniques that can be used by anyone who wants to enrich their lives through beekeeping. These techniques are based upon the use of Top Bar hives, which are simple and inexpensive to construct and easy to maintain. It includes extensive illustrations and diagrams so that all the necessary equipment can be home-made. The book covers European, African and Asian Honey Bees, as well as Giant and Dwarf Honey Bee species.