Honey Bees

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by jc194, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. jc194

    jc194 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone raise honey bees, I was thinking of starting one hive in Pa.
     
  2. gmendoza

    gmendoza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here,but Im waiting til early spring next year.reading all about em.
     
  3. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    A friend of mine raises honeybees in the heart of Philly...I would love to raise them. I need to read a lot more before I dive into it.
     
  4. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to have honey bees too, but my allergy would mean probable death if I was stung..... [​IMG]
     
  5. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:Bee math is like chicken math ~ one leads to many!

    I'm in York County and currently have 7 hives and will be adding more in the spring.

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  6. Ozgoose

    Ozgoose New Egg

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    I have one hive in the yard. Two more on the way in the next month and I have managed to get the mother-in-law one too. The bees are great and my garden has never looked better. Then again it is spring for me now. I have heard of hives in many urban areas all around the world. I am just lucky that here in Oz we do not need to worry about too many diseases. The more people that get bee hives the better for food production all around the world. EVERYONE who even has a small space should have them.
     
  7. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:Beekeepers in PA should consider joining The Pennsylvania Backyard Beekeepers Association . It is a newly established Non-profit Association and a great group of Backyard Beekeepers with programs directed toward Backyard Beekeeping. If you are interested in joining contact me for more details. You don't need to be a PA resident to join!
     
  8. NoelTate

    NoelTate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have often thought I'd love to have a beehive because I enjoy watching the bees, they would be good for the garden, and they are so important to our environment and food supply. Unfortunately, I don't want to do to the work to get the honey out! lol If I could just leave the hive and it be ok with me never emptying the honey, I would not mind having one around.
     
  9. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    Quote:Beekeepers in PA should consider joining The Pennsylvania Backyard Beekeepers Association . It is a newly established Non-profit Association and a great group of Backyard Beekeepers with programs directed toward Backyard Beekeeping. If you are interested in joining contact me for more details. You don't need to be a PA resident to join!

    I will share this with my friend if he hasn't already joined! Thanks.
     
  10. noahsgeese

    noahsgeese Border Collie

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    Honey bees are the best!!! You should really get some!
     

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