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  1. Beekeeping 101
    I installed my new hive 6 days ago. How soon is it ok to check on them and remove the queen cage. The beekeeper I got them from said 15 days but I am not a patient woman. Is there any problem with checking them sooner?
  2. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Hi All I am a new (as yet to be) beek, and I am starting my first TBH in SE Wisconsin. I plan to build 2 TBH of 48 inches. I am undecided if I should order one 3# package w/queen and use the second TBH as a split later this year? Or order one 4# package with 2 queens and put half in each...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    So I Installed 2 3lb of Italians on March 31st. Checked them April 6th Queens where released and eggs where present. Checked hives on April 10th and one of the hive had 6 to 8 Emergency Cells and was unable to locate Queen! 2 cells where capped and the rest were on there way so I think. I am...
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