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I began this blog to chronicle my beekeeping experiences. I have read lots of beekeeping books, but nothing takes the place of either hands-on experience with an experienced beekeeper or good pictures of the process. I want people to have a clearer picture of what to expect in their beekeeping so I post pictures and write about my beekeeping saga here.Master Beekeeper Enjoy with me as I learn and grow as a beekeeper.

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Monday, June 19, 2006

The inspection continues - part two

I'm using the hive tool to separate the medium from the brood chamber deep hive body on the bottom. I pried the two sections apart as gently as I could.
Now we're down to the bottom level. This is the brood chamber - LOOK AT THE BEES! There are bees by the thousands in this hive.
What can I say! Look at the bees
Here I've lifted the hive body off of the screened bottom board - look at the bees hanging on the bottom of the hive body in the upper right corner of the picture. I loosened the bungee cords to the robber screen, but it fell off with a crash and bees went everywhere. Look at all of them flying above the SBB. Posted by Picasa


  1. Anonymous7:09 AM

    I love your pictures Linda. I hadn't visited for a while...you are becoming a professional! I'm envious (in a GOOD way!)Keep up the good work.

  2. Great information, keep up the good work here.Thank You



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