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Stopping Bees From Swarming

5 methods used at the Brookfield Farm apiary to keep honey bees from swarming. Splits; adding boxes; pulling up bee brood; alternating foundation & drawn comb; & stopping honey blockades. Continue reading

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Eggs and Larvae For A Queen

Giving a frame of eggs and larvae to a queenless beehive. The timing and luck involved in going from a frame of eggs and larvae to a laying queen Continue reading

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Spring comes early

Musings on a hive with supercedure cells at a time when drones are not flying Continue reading

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