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    Re: American Beekeeper in Canada

    When I picked through 500 abandoned hive boxes (in Langley) when I put together my second hand start-up hive, many bugs were pointed out to me. Wax moths, wasps, spiders, and beetles were common. I...
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    Re: Are the Canadians wrong?

    I've seen stories lately connecting HFCS to CCD. Natural honey supports a colony's immune system, but replacing it with GMO-based corn syrup just adds insult to injury, lowering their defences...
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    Re: Good Morning from the Frozen North

    I'm a first-year beekeeper in the Great White North, but here in Vancouver we have palm trees, so deep cold isn't a major factor. And beware of YouTube videos - even I have made a few about...
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    Re: American Beekeeper in Canada

    Thank you, all...

    Yes, we have beetles, mites and wasps (Oh my!). Pollen patties near spring, then. And I've seen towels and that construction felt flopped over some hives - now I know why!
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    American Beekeeper in Canada

    Hi All,

    I'm a first-year beek. I got my first package of bees from NZ on April 1 of this year and just pulled the last of 40# of honey from the hive - leaving another 50# for my girls for the...
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