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    Re: First Inspection

    Great pictures! Thank you.

    I hived 2 packages two days ago and I hope my frames look this nice when I peek next weekend.
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    Re: Observations on hiving a package

    Hey, are you calling me a geek? ;)

    I've read everything, now I have to actually do. It's hard to make that transition - but it's definitely interesting.
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    Observations on hiving a package

    Im a newbee and I hived two packages yesterday. Im using eight frame mediums and foundationless frames.

    I was thinking crushed bees = getting stung, so I aimed for zero bees crushed by...
  4. Re: Newbie requesting tips on foundation free hive from a new package

    >I'm also a newbie going foundationless (using Kelley's frames) with package bees in all mediums this Spring.

    Me too. Nice to hear I'm in good company.

    I got a first round of woodenware from...
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    Re: Decisions on frames for a newbee

    I'm a newbee too. I decided to go with Kelley's comb guide frames and all medium boxes.

    I will be doing a few extra inspections right after I get my packages to make sure the bees are using the...
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    Re: Hello from Lincoln, Nebraska

    Hi Michael

    Christy Hemenway's top bar hive book was my starting point, and it convinced me that my bees will be drawing their own comb.

    It's been great to read here that so many are working...
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    Re: Hello from Lincoln, Nebraska

    Thank you for the warm welcome!
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    Hello from Lincoln, Nebraska

    Hi! I've been reading the site for a month or two. Thank you all for the great information and discussion!

    I'm planning to start two hives this year.
    1. I enjoy my backyard chores, so I'm...
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