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  1. Bee Forum
    This is my first year trying to beekeep and so far so good, this is my package bees that I got last saturday. Today was the 48hr check-in after releasing the queen. There was a whole frame of just nectar and pollen then the next frame was filled with eggs, totally surprised with how quickly they...
  2. Bee Forum
    Here I will post pictures and video of honey bees and make observations. Dear Reader, I hope to learn from your observations as well, because I really don't know anything at all right now. This first picture is from bees I gathered on the ground near the three entrances. Some were right under...
  3. Photo/Video Gallery
    New gal - I was able to post pictures once - but have not been able to figure out how to get pictures off my cell phone and post here on beesource. You would think that it worked once it would again - not. OK, yes, must be operator error and new windows 10 on new computer that I hate both...
  4. Bee Forum
    So today I did the first thorough check on my new hive (8-frame deep with plastic foundation) that I installed a three pound package into on 3/21/2015 and thought I would share some picture with you folks. The brood section was on both sides of one frame and one side of another. It looked like...
  5. Photo/Video Gallery
    Hi, all. I'd like to see pictures of hives that have stains or finish on them. I'm thinking about sticking with the natural-wood look on some of my new hive locations next Spring. I'm open to suggestions, but I'd like to see pictures and a description of what you used on your hives. Thanks!
  6. Beekeeping 101
    Does this look right? Can anyone see eggs in any of these cells? I installed my package on Mother's Day- the queen was released a week ago because the bees had almost gotten to her through the candy, but she was still in her cage, so I helped them by opening up that candy for them and putting...
  7. Photo/Video Gallery
    I came home early today since I am way over on hours with the Florida State Fair and bees going to California. There was a swarm in progress going into a column of the carport on our farm. Stacks of supers wiith comb and they pick the column?!?! Videos on Dropbox...
  8. Photo/Video Gallery
    Here there are my personal photos with bees (except first 2 albums). Hope you like it.
  9. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    Hey there! I am trying to catch a swarm to start beekeeping, but i have almost no budget. So this is my first documented swarmtrap construction: First of course, and it is not pictured here, i got me a hive, some wooden frames and some beeswax foundations. As i am using the German standard...
  10. Bee Forum
    Can anyone ID this plant? They are out by my hives and the bees seem to love it. The bees are collecting a lot of pollen from these. Anyone know what it might be? We live in the North East. Thanks! Mike
  11. Bee Forum
    So today I did my first inspection of a hive that I installed last weekend. Everything looked great i saw my queen and eggs. I also saw a carpenter bee try to steal a bit of sugar water while i was in the hive he didn't get to far though there is also a pic of a worker just going through the...
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