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Her Highness Takes Flight!

If you read my last post, you know I discovered two queen cells in my hive and yesterday when I checked, they’d both been opened. ¬†Without actually “bee-ing” in the hive myself, I could only surmise that my colony had … Continue reading

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Counting Varroa Mites

Yesterday I went out to check and see how effective my Hopguard strip is at repelling those varroa mites. ¬†My Country Rubes screened bottom board has access at the back of the hive where I’ve placed a sheet of gridded … Continue reading

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