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  1. Welcome Forum
    Greetings from Maryland! My wife and I recently completed our local short course. We installed our first hive from a package and are expecting our nuc to arrive in late April / early May. It's amazing how much conflicting advice is out there.. even in some of the local beekeeping organizations...
  2. Bee Forum
    In Snelgrove's book "The Introduction of Queen Bees" one method of introducing virgin queens was to use only sealed brood. I have considered setting up my queen-castles the day before the queens arrive with emerging / sealed brood... Having read a number of threads on the subject of virgin...
  3. Photo/Video Gallery
    SteveBee, buhbee & Bobzilla installing bees in Murfreesboro, TN during a break in the misty rain, Wednesday, 20 April 2011 at 62F. Greg
  4. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Hi everyone. I will be receiving my package of buckfast bees in a day or so (they've already shipped from TX). I will be hiving them in a new top-bar hive. I've gotten tips from some beeks to use the standard process of hanging the queen cage between a couple of frames and allowing the...
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