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  1. Equipment/Hardware
    Does anybody know the cell size on the plastic frames with plastic foundation that kelley sells? They don't list it online. Thanks
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Looking for some minor feedback. 1st year beekeeper in Fayetteville, NC. I have two hives (Italians, started out as packages in late April). I am using medium boxes and both colonies have nicely filled out two boxes with brood (great pattern) and no signs of pests (as of yet). Two weeks ago...
  3. Diseases and Pests
    I finally got my observation hive back up and running last week. This morning, I went to check on the girls and watched the queen lay a few eggs. Right before I closed the outside doors though, I noticed a little black movement at the botttom of a plastic frame. There was a little black...
  4. Equipment/Hardware
    New is not always better. Why in the world would one think that changing from the tried and true to the new up-to-date plastic foundations/frames would improve the quality of a beehive? I have recently converted to plastic foundation/frames and much to my dismay, have had a complete failure. I...
  5. Bee Forum
    Hey everyone, I'm new to beekeeping, I acquired some equipment last year (that I plan on TRYING ti use this year) that I have been more closely inspecting. All of my frames, mostly hive body frames but also several small super frames, have no sort of wires or anything within the "space". I was...
  6. Equipment/Hardware
    We use primarily plastic frames or foundation. I am always in a discussion with people on the pro and cons on plastic foundation or frames. Even though we use the plastic frames on some of the hives, my first choice is wood frames and plastic foundation. The reason is that if a plastic frame...
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