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  1. Bee Forum
    I'm new to the forum and a hobbyist. It seems the more I learn the more there is to learn. Two questions, 1. The behavior of the bees in a hive in my backyard have become more aggressive, chasing me across the yard, they didn't act like this a week ago when I did a maintenance check, is it...
  2. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    The last two years I have bought or traded with neighboring beekeepers for a frame of eggs and brood in order to pull queens from them. I have done this in an effort to diversify the genetics in my yard with other bee stock that has done well in our climate. This year, I know five local...