Bee Keeping

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by MRNpoultry, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
  2. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    I'm new to owning bees myself. But have been researching it for the past year. If you are just going to be wanting honey for your own family may I suggest bee-keeping in a TOPBAR hive? It is a lot simpler....easier on the bees.....natural......and did I mention EASY and cheap! Just google topbar beekeeping. There is a great site called BIO BEES....I belong to their forum.
    I got my bees from the wild.....but you can also order the package bees.
    Anymore questions feel free to ask. And with the Topbar hive the honey is COMB honey....you dont need the fancy extractors~
     
  3. chickypoo

    chickypoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 13, 2008
    Colorado
    I don't really have anything to add other than this is really cool. I like watching bees on the cherry tree in the summer and I would like to take up apiculture but I just don't have the time. Good luck!
     

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