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Equipment for Keeping Bees

Equipment for Keeping Bees

What “WE” think you need: 1. 2 Hives – Everybody uses different things on their hives. Some use inner covers, some don’t. Here in Alabama it gets hotter than up North, so what you will need to use on your hive will differ. Our hives consist of: 1 DEEP SUPER or DEEP BODY – this is your most important part of the hive. This is where your queen bee will live and produce ALL the workers and drones … Read entire article »

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Honeybees – the beginning

Honeybees – the beginning

  Greetings in the Name of the Lord!!!!  As with all hobbies, each and every one takes lots of time. Time to read and study, and time to practice hands-on. All of the hobbies you read about on the Shepherd’s Hill Farm were done this way. This time, however, learning how to raise honeybees will be done differently. How so? Well, this time God has blessed me with a wonderful teacher, Mr. Hoggle. Mr. Hoggle works with … Read entire article »

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