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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello everyone, My name is Guillaume Gingras. I am studying computer science at the University of Rimouski in Quebec, Canada. This year, we have considered the issue of finding the queen bee in a hive and decided to make an image recognition algorithm to ease the job of finding the queen bee...
  2. For Sale
    Hello.We are Mcfarline Apiary and are located in Benson,VT. We are selling Queens raised from Northern Overwintered Breeding Stock that are a mix of Carniolian, Buckfast, Russian, VP Queens and Purvis Queens. The first catch is June25th and then three more, every 8 days. The cost is $30.00 a...
  3. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    I always graft more queens than I have mating nucs. Sometimes I have great graft acceptance and have way too many cells. I end up putting 2 cells in each nuc, then I still have some left over. Next season, I was thinking about selling the xtra cells to the local folks via craigslist. What do you...
  4. Bee Forum
    About two weeks ago I started to see queen cells in my hive and couldn't locate the queen anywhere, still not sure what happened to her. I purchased a new queen and added her to the hive 1 week ago today. Performed an inspection today and the queen looks healthy and normal however doesn't seem...
  5. Bee Forum
    Today, I did a pretty thorough inspection of my hive that I started from a swarm I caught three weeks ago this Wednesday. This is one of two hives that I have right now. When I looked in last week, I found a good bit of eggs but no capped brood yet. They were drawing comb and storing up...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    On Tuesday, I caught a nice swarm and brought it to my bee yard and placed it on its stand. On Wednesday afternoon, I saw a lot of bee forming on the outside of the hive. I grabbed an entrance reducer, and ran out to stop the bees that were pouring out of the hive. Later, after things settled...
  7. Welcome Forum
    I went through one hive last week to see how things were going. It has 2 deep brood chambers, a medium super, and a small super. I didn't extract honey last year because I wasn't sure how much honey to leave for the winter. So, one brood chamber and the medium super were full of honey and...
  8. Photo/Video Gallery
    Since this batch doesn't have a lesson in it I figured it belonged here instead.. It was requested of me to Photograph the Sunkist Cordovan I order for my Dad as a gift.. so here she is with quite a few other images. I apologize for any quality of image issues as I had to watermark... It's...
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