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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Hi, Question for the experts. I found larvae (approx. 4 larvae hanging around in my hive) it was either in uncapped wax or on top of the frames in the burr comb that was starting to be built. It looks like bee larvae but I don't know because one of the larvae was double the size of a bee...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi all, A friend was getting out of the hobby and gave me some hives including one that is active. To complicate things I took them to some property we own that is about an hour away (New Braunfels TX, I'm in Austin) so I don't see them very often. I went recently and noticed that the bees...
  3. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    I am about 2+ weeks into being a newbee top bar beekeeper. I originally applied petroleum jelly and cinnamon to the lower legs to deter ants and this morning I went out to check the sugar water and found ants on the bottom board below the 8 point screen. I cleaned up everything I could get at...
  4. 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...
  5. Bee Forum
    Help? I just did an inspection and found two masses in my hive, one is white and one is grayish-bluish. I have no clue what these are. My last inspection was 2 weeks ago and they weren't there. Should I go back in and remove them? I have no idea what to do. I am new at this and have had this...
  6. Welcome Forum
    hi everybody, im new to this bee keeping and I desperately need help
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