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Offline CaribBeeman

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Hello from the southern Caribbean
« on: Today at 02:19:14 AM »
Hello
I am new to the board. I am a newcomer to beekeeping, sort of.

I dont have my own bees yet, I still have to convince my family that its ok to have bees in our backyard, but I get to help out with 2 hives.
Both hives are owned by brand new beekeepers.
At the first place they have a hive that is one year old that started from a nuc.
At the other location they have a new hive that was given to them.

I have been doing alot of reading and watching videos over the past few weeks.
I am especially keen on find out the risks involved in a newbee beekeeper keeping bees in a residential area. From the videos I have seen it looks like there are quite a few people who keep bees near their homes.

I got the address of this forum from a youtube video.
I am looking forward to learning a lot more from the folks on this board.

Offline KeyLargoBees

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Re: Hello from the southern Caribbean
« Reply #1 on: Today at 09:01:26 AM »
Welcome to the forum!!

My hives in my home yard are about 20 feet from the back door.....typical flight path as the girls leave the hive takes them up and over the house at about 10 or so feet... so if we are sitting outside on the back patio and look up there is a steady stream of traffic over our heads and we are completely ignored :-)

I am up here in Key Largo FL so I guess you could say I am from the "northern carribbean" ;-)
Jeff Wingate

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Offline Rurification

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Re: Hello from the southern Caribbean
« Reply #2 on: Today at 10:26:34 AM »
Welcome to the forum!  Lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here.  [And lots of backyard bees!]
Robin Edmundson
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Offline cao

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Re: Hello from the southern Caribbean
« Reply #3 on: Today at 10:38:55 AM »
Welcome.  I have seven hives in my backyard and another 9 in my side yard.  Unless you are standing within 20 feet of the front of them, you wouldn't even know that the bees are there.

Offline yotebuster1200

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Re: Hello from the southern Caribbean
« Reply #4 on: Today at 04:40:06 PM »
Welcome to the forum, What part of the caribbean are you from. I lived in Trinidad for about 16 months. 4 months in Guyana, and 4 months in Barbados. 

Offline Maggiesdad

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Re: Hello from the southern Caribbean
« Reply #5 on: Today at 05:25:49 PM »
Welcome to Beemaster!

 

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