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  1. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    I have a lot (well, for me) of honey supers with drawn comb, but would like to run small cell bees if possible. All of my bees are cutouts or swarms or splits, and I don't treat at all. My thought is just to use the triangle top bar as the top of my langstroth deeps. So, basically I'll...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I went to do my inspection today. First one since I added a 2nd hive body on the 15th. I filled the 2nd hive body with alternating frames of foundationless and small cell foundation. The small cell foundation seems to have a weird pattern where the bees have drawn it. I dont know if I should...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    Greetings: This is my first post, but I've been reading this forum for a year or so as well as doing research over the internet. The Varro mites seem like a very big issue and I would like to slow it down even before I get started. I've read about Glen Nurseries Cordovan queens that they are...
  4. Photo/Video Gallery
    The warm weather hit and the bees are active! Drone natural comb Removed drone comb. Can you see the eggs in the natural drone comb? Frame in place after planing down both sides.
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