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Offline Redace38

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Soon to be a new bee keeper
« on: March 18, 2014, 11:17:41 AM »
Hi,I'm from northwestern Pennsylvania.I will be getting my bee's the 2nd week in May.I have a cousin that has a lot of bee and he's helping me get going.I used to help my uncle when I was younger paint hives bodies,extract honey,and work with the bees,and he told me he would set me up when I'm ready,well it's been some many years now and I finally,have my own home and a place to keep them.So just wanted to tell alittle about myself.

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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2014, 11:38:33 AM »
Hi,I'm from northwestern Pennsylvania.I will be getting my bee's the 2nd week in May.I have a cousin that has a lot of bee and he's helping me get going.I used to help my uncle when I was younger paint hives bodies,extract honey,and work with the bees,and he told me he would set me up when I'm ready,well it's been some many years now and I finally,have my own home and a place to keep them.So just wanted to tell alittle about myself.

Redace,
Welcome to the forum...Sounds like you've got both the benefit of some experience as well as some good support around you...that should put you well ahead of the curve of most newbie's. 
Good luck to you and your bees!  :)

When you have a chance, update your location in your profile.  It will display on you post and help folks out when offering advice that may be specific to your region.
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Offline Redace38

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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2014, 11:48:34 AM »
Thanks and I will update my profile

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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2014, 11:59:21 AM »
I will be helping my cousin as much as can this spring,moving bee's to cherry tree farms,and to grape vineyards.I want to get as much experience as I can

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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2014, 12:49:12 PM »
Welcome to the forum Redace.
That is beautiful country up there.
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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2014, 01:05:52 PM »
Welcome to the forum,  :cheer: Redace.   -Mike
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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2014, 01:06:39 PM »
Yea it is nice,but tired of the snow,and cold weather,I'm ready for the warmer weather!!

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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2014, 08:37:02 PM »
Welcome,Redace :)

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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2014, 09:11:21 PM »
Thank's buzzbee

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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2014, 08:46:26 AM »
Welcome to the forum. I am new myself and just got two established over wintered hives. They are amazing little creatures. Good luck!
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Re: Soon to be a new bee keeper
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2014, 06:31:47 PM »
Welcome to the forum, Redace.  Good luck to you and your bees.




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