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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Hi Beek friends! I am a first year beekeeping in northeast Ohio. Since the spring, my bees have filled two lower deeps and a medium super with honey, pollen, brood.. everything they need to get through the winter. Late in the summer I added a shallow super to see if they could fill a box up...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hi Everyone, I've only been beekeeping for 3 years in northern Quebec but a friend who is just starting out with one hive asked me to visit and offer advice. First thing I did was tell her about Bee Source. ;-) She has 2 deeps, nice brood/honey/pollen in bottom, 95% full. Top box (w plastic...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    So I live in in Washington state, I have two medium 8 frame boxes with natural comb. my bottom box has about six full frames of honey with a little pollen mixed in and only two with brood. My top box is only built out to four frames (full of honey) with only little pieces of comb on the two...
  4. Bee Forum
    Quick Fall Prep question. I am in central North Carolina. I started a package in March. Currently in a double deep with two supers on it. (Debating on removing the supers and letting them fill the hive bodies with necter/honey). My question, what do you/most people feel is needed for pollen...
  5. Beekeeping 101
    So after a couple months of spotty queen laying I decided to heed the advice of the internet and to requeen my hive. This is my first year beekeeping and I originally bought a caged queen and box of bees. After she was installed and made it out of her cage, I never saw her again. The brood was...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    I've been reading about feeding bees for the fall and fall/pre-winter management. I've been getting alot of opinions, viewpoints, etc, and some are conflicting. I live in Central Mississippi so winters are not severe and have nine hives. My goal was to get all established and healthy this...
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