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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello, newbie here. I recently moved into a large property and I found a Langstroth hive (screened bottom board, 2 deep hive supers, a medium honey super, inner cover, and outer cover). It is completely abandoned and overtaken by mice. The hive has probably been abandoned for a number of...
  2. Equipment/Hardware
    Hi All I am new to bee keeping, and was just wandering, I have built a kind of upside down langstroth with the brood box on top of the supers and the queen excluder above the super and below the brood box. Is there any reason why this would not be a good design? Any suggestions will be much...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi All, It's my first year and my first post on Beesource. I purchased all the ingredients for a Langstroth hive, ordered a 6 frame nuc from a local UK supplier. The nuc arrived, I laid out all my equipment and donned my suit, opened up the nuc to the loud angry BZZZZ of recently transported...
  4. Bee Forum
    Hello Everyone, I may have an interesting situation on my hands soon that could lead to me getting some more bees! I've been asked to come out to remove a beehive from near someones house. They're pretty sure that they are honeybees, but I'll make sure once I get there. My question is how would...
  5. Beekeeping 101
    Hello Everyone, We are off to our first year with bees on our farm. We started two Langstroth hives with foundationless frames from BeeThinking.com. I got off to a rough start installing the bees but all went well overall. Today (4 days later), I checked to see if the queen was released from...
  6. Welcome Forum
    Just want to let you know I'm up here in the Lake Superior Region of Ashland, Wisconsin. 1 year at it. First year involved A LOT OF STUDY, in different forums etc. Ordered local nucs for the spring of 014 and will be ordering boxes in April from our local club. I am using two different hives...
  7. Beekeeping 101
    I'm still such a newbeek but I feel like I have at least been learning along the way. Today I installed more bees to bring the toal on my small plot to three colonies. I lost one of the two I had pre-winter due to Varroa Destructor and the loss and dejection I felt in December has long passed...
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