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  1. Bee Forum
    Hey guys. I'm a second year beekeeper. Just installed two packages. I was under the impression my queen cages would come with a queen candy inside, however they did not. I searched my pantry hoping to find some marshmallows with no success. The only thing I did find was some soft, chewy...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I got a new queen last week when it became clear that my package either didn't have one (all the bees in the queen cage were the same size) or she was a dud. No eggs after a couple of weeks. She came in a plastic, roundish cage with a pretty long tube of candy on one end, maybe a bit over an...