Hi, this is Dean from Northfield, Ma. I am new to forums and to BEE KEEPING. I have my 1st package going on 16 April. Everything is going good. Checked the hive this past Saturday, noticed pollen , some brood 5th frame in. Found the queen on 4th frame. ( nice I had her marked ) They are taking in a quart of 1 / 1 every 2 days. Getting an overwintered nuc first part of June, from northern Maine. Bee yard is a 16 x12 area with electric fence every 6â€ (7 wire high) for bears, skunks and raccoons, and anybody that might want to take my hive:shock: 11k volts M girls even have solar lights on the conner post, with a nice yellow sign saying bee crossing. A little over board, but sure looks nice.