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  1. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Today I inspected my hive and noticed a very large number of dead bees in the bottom of the hive (I would guess around half to 2/3 of the entire hive). What happened? Can the hive be saved? What do I need to do? I installed a 3lbs package 3 weeks ago in my TBH. Last week we had a late spring...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I received my first two bee packages yesterday and successfully put them in the two hives I had planned for them. Everything seemed to go great, then I noticed that many of the bees were going in and out of two other empty hives I had open for the next bees to arrive on the 27th. I checked...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi there does anyone have any info on how to make the package shipping boxes and perhaps a tutorial on the bee packaging process?
  4. Beekeeping 101
    I installed 2 packages on Thursday evening ... it was my first time, with brand new hives and no drawn comb on pf120 foundation. Everything went pretty much as I expected I think, no major surprises and the queens were alive. I closed the hives up and left them be. I went around today to...
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  6. Welcome Forum
    Hello to all our beekeeping friends and future friends! I am a commercial beekeeper, started 3 years ago. My family always had a few hives but now I have thousands and am experiencing huge growing pains! I am challenged with what is the best way to sell bees but not to loose my drawn frames and...
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