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  1. Beekeeping 101
    I checked my 2 new hives on Saturday (1 week since package installation) and one had no evidence of a living queen or eggs. I added a frame from my other hive, which had queen and eggs. Last night I bought a new queen from my supplier. This morning I went in to check and I saw 2 supercedure...
  2. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    Hi all, I did a hive inspection this morning and while the bees are nice and busy I didn't find any evidence of the queen! She was laying last week when I checked but this time there is a supersedure queen cell (hatched) and no freshly laid eggs. Should I requeen, or assume that the new queen...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    Three months ago a local bee keeper put two hives in our vegetable garden and offered to split the honey. I wanted to get into bee keeping so I purchased the hives from him. I have since added one more deep hive body to the hives I got from him. I also purchased two packages of Cardovans. My...
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