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  1. Beekeeping 101
    I installed two Italian packages on May 5th in NYC area. Here is my first concern/problem with the hive #1 : On the 3rd day after installation candy was gone but could not spot the queen on any frames. A week later still no eggs. Started search for a new queen. 11 days later received Russian...
  2. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Hi All- So here's the layout: I have three hives - One of which is huge and healthy and in it's third year. The other two are new hives and new colonies this year. One of them, I put in a package of bees at the very end of April and they have done a gangbuster job setting up shop, with lots of...
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