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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.
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Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Checking my swarm
Looking at a frame of new honey. I should bring this frame to the State Fair. First prize in the honey frame competition is $75.00.
I checked my swarm today. The queen is laying and they have put up some honey. I had this beekeeper take it home and put it on a weak colony of his. Hopefully he will get some honey off of the combined colony.
I have kept bees for 28 years and run 25 colonies.
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