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Top Bar & other Alternative Hives

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Your Favorite Recipes

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Everything Kids

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  1. Hello I am keeping bees in south central Missouri. Due to way to many frames to go through, I decided to go to five frame hive bodies. Maybe I'll be able to keep track. The weather changes so fast around here, Precipitation, Humidity, and temperature. I believe I have a plan to go threw the...
  2. For the past 2 years I have been selling my honey in glass mason jars~pint and quart size. I have no problem selling them but I am considering going to plastic bottles and /or bears. Just curious what those of you who have successful operations use and what are your best selling sizes/kinds of...
  3. I have two hives which are queenless, and two nucleus colonies with queens. The queenless hives swarmed and the virgin queens must've not made it back from their mating flights. Normally I might buy a new queen for each hive or transfer eggs, but the equipment does not match and buying a new...
  4. General Beekeeping
    i have been using a lot of natural things found around my property but i was wondering if anybody heard of any issues with burning oak galls?
  5. I just introduced a package to my first hive two days ago. I mistakenly left 3 if the frames out believing I was supposed to install them on my first inspection. I'm concerned they will start making comb in the open space instead of the frames. How do I fix this without killing off the hive?
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