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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello all, I am only days into my first year of beekeeping after a few years now of anticipation and research. I just three days ago got a 3 lb package of bees into my top bar hive and they seemed to be doing wonderful. They were largely preferring to forage over drinking from sugar water...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    This is a long shot.. anyone live in mid Missouri who would like to help a homesteading couple with there first year in beekeeping? I tried going to my local beekeeping club and asked if anyone would be interested in mentoring me. One lady gave me her number but then never called me back. I am...
  3. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    I was lucky enough to find bees for sale in June they are mutt bees carney/italian/russian They seem to be doing fine but they are still draining a quart of 2:1 sugar water every 4 days I am concerned there are no nectar flows at 7000ft. Any input?
  4. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    For those of you who remember, May 2013 I bought a shake of bees and dropped them in my homemade, cedar, TB hive. They left, I caught them, they left, I caught them again. After putting a queen excluder over the entrance they stayed. Once I saw brood, I removed the excluder. They swarmed in...
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