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Offline Cockatoo

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OK, I was given this old bee hive.
« on: March 19, 2009, 10:34:31 PM »
Yes I know it's sad now.


But.
My friend Ralph had completely reconditioned my hive to like new!
I'll post pics when I go pick it up.

I bought a bunch of new wood parts at a supply place in Fairburn GA last weekend.
I assembled a bunch of the frames. Ralph had me get the black foundation for the brooder.
He says I can see the eggs better on it.
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Offline RayMarler

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Re: OK, I was given this old bee hive.
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2009, 10:39:47 PM »
Hi Cockatoo,
Nice hive! Bees like old wood, but they'll luv the newly reconditioned wood as well.  :-D
Yes, the black foundation is much easier to see eggs in, you're gonna like it.
Best of luck, beeking is a great hobby!
Sitting in the shade, drinking lemon aid.
Enjoying the breeze while counting the bees.

 

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