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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Checking my hives for stores and as I pulled the entrance reducer from one I found a pile of dead mites behind it! As I inspected all the bees were up in the top box with all the stores. The bottom box was empty except for a dozen capped cells, some chewing out as I watched. I found the queen...
  2. 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...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi, I combined two hives yesterday with the newspaper method. One was swarm from end of April and the other was a swarm that I caught last week. The last week swarm/hive seemed to be stronger. In the April hive I only could see drone brood. So I put the last week swarm on the bottom and the...
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