Starting a Bee Hive!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by americana-lover, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! Next year, my family was thinking of starting a bee hive! We thought it would be a fun experience, along with having fresh honey! I do know that I need to build a hive, but I only want a small one. Does anyone have a neat design I could use? We were going to build one in the summer.
    I would any information you have for me, this is my very first time with bees, and I don't want any one to get stung, and make sure my other pets, family, and neighbors are safe.
    When I do order my bees next year, where should I order them from? I live in lower Michigan, close to the Ohio border, so are there any bee store near where I live?


    Thanks for any information!
     

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