Ive been around beekeeping my whole life i rember when my uncle and grand pa had the bright idea they were ganna rob a hive that was the neighbors and he passed and it was ozzing with honey. they lit up a stick with jean and news paper and i ant never laughed so hardin my life. They got the lid off and screeamed all the way to the barn they covered them up. I was thirteen.lol looking.forward to learning more ganna try queen rearing and next instrumental insemi Mm tion and ive had the same itlians and never treated with any thing but crisco and sugar