This blog is for beekeepers in Northern climates. I will be describing what I am doing with my bees on a monthly schedule.
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This blog explains how I keep bees. It works for me, it might not work for you. Use my methods at your own risk.
Always wear protective clothing and use a smoker when working bees.
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Thursday, March 13, 2008
Queen mating yard
Drone Colonies For Queen Mating
Queen Mating Yard with Mating Nuc's
Queen Mating mini - Nuc
Queen rearing has been going on for two weeks now in California. The bloom of the almond trees is in full gear. Pollen is coming in in largequantities. The weather has been warm. The drone rearing colonies are loaded with bees. All this adds up to great queen rearing conditions.
I have kept bees for 26 years and run 50 colonies.
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