Re: 1st time Bee keepers here, excited to Bee here from Fenton, MI.
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You haven't specified what 'checking on them' means, but be careful of excessive meddling during the first week. Checking to see if the queen is released (& removing the cage), and refilling a syrup feeder (if feeding) is all that I would consider appropriate.
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