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  1. Wanting to Buy
    Anyone selling frames brood after blueberries in Maine this year? 100+
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi, I basically inherited a hive that has a deep and a medium brood box, queen excluder and one honey super above that. I inspected it for the first time today and the deep brood box is a bit of a mess with cross combs, bees not using the foundation and just old foundationless combs from when...
  3. Bee Forum
    Order for package of Carniolans did not go well. Lost or misplaced by USPS and arrived seven days from shipping. Syrup can empty, layer of dead bees on floor of cage. We immediately put them in the hive, which was a recycled hive with comb, and opened up the queen cage too, figuring that the...
  4. Everything Honey
    Hi -- we've lost our hive & are just trying to make the best of it. Upon inspection, I noticed that the far-left frame of the upper brood chamber had nothing but honey in its comb. Are there any health reasons I shouldn't salvage this frame for honey extraction? TIA!
  5. Bee Forum
    Can someone tell me what is the proper way to wire deep brood frame? I am not talking "X" method but parallel using all 4 holes. Do we use 2 nails or one in the side i.e. do we make 2 "U"s with 2 nails, or, do we connect all 4 holes with a single nail? Pic would be appreciated. Thanks
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