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  1. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    Dear Bee Keeps I started a new colony this spring of natural small cell package bees. They as many first year bees are doing well. I started the colony on small cell plastic frames, 10 Frame medium Langstroth. Once they were strong I placed a medium on top and moved two frames up. hey had...
  2. Bee Forum
    I'm a newbee and started 2 hives this year from 2 five-framed nucs. One of the hives grew very fast and then decided to swarm. I captured the swarm and put it in a nuc with some foundationless frames with starter strips. Unfortunately the queen did not stick around. The hive that she left...
  3. Bee Forum
    I'm a newbee and started 2 hives this year from 2 five-framed nucs. One of the hives grew very fast and then decided to swarm. I captured the swarm and put it in a nuc with some foundationless frames with starter strips. Unfortunately the queen did not stick around. The hive that she left...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    I have several questions as I enter my first spring with full hives. I had 2 hives going into the winter and I fed them pretty continuously 2:1 to prevent starvation since it was their first winter and I didn't want to have a deadout from starvation. Hive #1 : 2 deeps and a medium had tons of...
  5. Bee Forum
    I have a hive (2 deeps , one med super) that swarmed a week or so ago because it was honey bound. I opened it up yesterday and found some honey in the super, the whole of the upper deep full of nectar and honey, some small space for a queen to lay in lower deep plus lots of pollen and some...
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