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  1. Welcome Forum
    Hello, I have been lurking on Bee Source for years, but I finally made an account and am looking for more specific insights. I am a 21 year old studying agricultural business at the University of Arkansas and I started beekeeping when I was 17. I am hoping to make some great connections and...
  2. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    I installed this package of bees into a freshly built hive about 2 weeks ago. I gave them 8-10 "brood" sized bars. I have some spacers for the "honey" bars but have not used any yet. It appears as though they are pretty close to occupying all of the bars as you can see in the photo. When is it...
  3. Bee Forum
    I never seem to have enough drawn comb to go around. My question is how do I stretch my comb further? When I discover a dead-out or a hive becomes empty for whatever reason how should I use the drawn comb for the next hive/colony.. Whether it's a 5-frame nuc, 10-frame deep or a 20-frame colony...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    I have 2 hives. Yesterday early morning when it was still a bit brisk out, hive 2 had some bearding on it. Popped the lid to peek thru my screened inner board and you could barely see any of the tops of the frames - meaning, no space between bees hardly at all - on tops of the frame. Couldn't...
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