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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Friday, July 2, 2010

Update on the honey bound hive

This is the second super off the honey bound hive that has recovered and making honey.

A few weeks ago a beekeeper called me about a hive that became honey bound.
They became honey bound from swarming. He put a new queen in but she had no place to lay eggs.
I told him to extract out some of the deep frames so she has a place to lay eggs. He did and now it is going great. Here is his e-mail:


Your advice has paid off. One full super, another three quarters full
and they are starting in the third super.