colony collapse disorder

WHY do I keep Honeybees?

February 11, 2012

A fellow beekeeper recently implied that maybe I should reconsider how I manage my hives and that maybe I caused the problem with my now dead hives and that maybe I did so in an attempt to get more  honey production out of the girls (all worker bees are female).  I felt it necessary to […]

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Beehive DEAD …

February 2, 2012

So I hate to begin my blog and first entry with bad news,  but it does seem to be Spring in February here in the Midwest and that means our honeybees should be taking their cleansing flight. We are new to beekeeping;  this was our second winter with a hive.  Once the temperatures reach 50° […]

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