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Offline bozbee

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Jumping waist deep in the hive
« on: April 16, 2007, 04:27:12 PM »
Southwest Virginia boy here. Just bought my first 2 boxes of bees the other day. Got 2 supers w/10 frames a piece. Made me a nice treated stand for them. After reading the forum  today, along with beemaster and gobeekeeping, I'm in for a experience. I admit that although i've had a general interest in beekeeping, I never really planned ahead. The opportunity arose and i jumped on it.
Thanks to the moderators and members of this board for your insight!

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Re: Jumping waist deep in the hive
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2007, 06:54:17 PM »
just wear your boots when you jump in.  the little buggers climb up your pants  :-)

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