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New Bee
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« on: July 03, 2013, 08:44:40 PM »

Hello, I live in south Louisiana. This is my first year of beekeeping. Purchased my first established hive last Oct. 2012. Then purchased another established hive in Jan. 2013 from a guy that was selling all his hives. Both seem to be during real well.
 Then in March, did my first cut out, which seems to be a success so far, just added the first super to this hive. Thanks to a lot of info that i've gained from this site.
 Built a homemade 4 frame radial extractor that i tested a couple weeks ago, it worked well so far. Just couldn't justify the money for a commercial extractor. I will probably pull some supers next week to extract.
 Enjoy all the information and different ideas on this site. Thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2013, 09:12:09 PM »

Sounds like everything is doing well.  Welcome to the forum.
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2013, 04:10:21 PM »

Welcome to the forum, cdl1560.  There are several here from south La.  Good luck to you and your bees

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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2013, 08:55:26 AM »

Welcome to the bee forum.
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« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2013, 11:52:04 AM »

welcome to the forum  cheer Please consider changing your profile to contain your town and state so we can better help you. -Mike

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